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Job #: 515
Title: Director of Maintenance
Region: Midwest
Compensation: $ 107,000.00

Compensation: Base + Bonus ~ $113K

Position Title: Director of Maintenance

Reports To: Senior Vice President Position

Summary: Director of Maintenance is responsible for executing all aspects of the company maintenance, repairs and some construction. This position will be responsible to plan, direct, coordinate activities concerned with the maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems for company sites including a rapidly growing chain of gas stations, carwash facilities and convenience stores.

Typical projects will include, but are not limited to, interior and exterior common area renovations, maintenance, site improvements, building systems replacement and exterior restoration. Typical gas station, car wash and convenience store projects will include construction, interior and exterior remodeling, site work, signage, equipment maintenance & replacement.

Many of these projects and activities will be coordinated through approved third party contractors and service providers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Oversee the Maintenance Technician team and Maintenance Dispatch team. Supervise the daily activities to ensure the most efficient processes are being used. Provide insight and training to better the processes of the teams.
  • Schedule maintenance projects in logical steps and budget time for deadlines appropriately.
  • Determine labor requirements and dispatch workers to facility sites appropriately to ensure that company needs and objectives are met.
  • Create and manage project schedules and provide periodic status updates to the project team and senior management.
  • Research or work with third party vendors to understand local entitlement processes and timing. Coordinate preparation of permit applications. Prepare/gather documents and renderings.
  • Manage construction projects, remodeling projects, site maintenance overseeing architects, engineers, construction managers and general contractors, ensuring delivery of completed work on time and on budget.
  • Partner with Human Resources for resolution of employment and disciplinary issues.
  • Review construction plans, specifications, submittals and all other related project documents.
  • Perform periodic inspections to ensure that installations and maintenance work are performed as specified.
  • Participate in strategic and tactical planning sessions with senior management.
  • Responsible for invoice review for all major capital projects.
  • Communicate effectively in writing and verbally to all levels of company management, third party consultants, local officials and other project-related personnel.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline, or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in multi-site facility management in the fuel, convenience store and carwash industry.
  • Thorough knowledge of all aspects of maintenance/facility management
  • Demonstrated success with managing multiple projects related to maintenance from start to finish.
  • Operational experience required – demonstrated success managing and developing teams.
  • Experienced at developing client proposals including construction approaches, schedules, construction estimates and subcontractor bid packages.
  • Experience with interpreting and negotiating contract terms.
  • Adept at planning and coordinating construction and installation work for developing sites.
  • Ability to Interface with client representatives and build/maintain productive customer relationships.
  • Experienced at tracking and reporting project progress to management and clients.
  • Demonstrated success at maintaining detailed, accurate, and complete documentation of all maintenance activities.
  • Proven ability to successfully deliver assigned projects within established budget and schedule.
  • Excellent computer and software skills (Microsoft Office, Outlook, etc.).
  • Excellent oral, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to travel locally as job needs require

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