Facilities Managers:

Plan, direct, or coordinate operations and functionalities of facilities and buildings. May include surrounding grounds or multiple facilities of an organization's campus.

Also includes

Security Managers

About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $90,550.00
Average Time to Fill 34 days
Typical Education Associate's degree
Typical Experience
10 Year Projected Openings (2021-2031) 4,867
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2021-2031) 9.30 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Critical Thinking
Information Gathering
Technology and Tool Usage
Resource Management
Following Directions
Oral Communication
Written Communication
Work Ethic

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Making Decisions and Solving Problems

Implement company or staff policies
Terminate personnel or staff employment
Terminate contractor employment
Implement organizational process or policy changes
Terminate client relationships
Implement employee bargaining agreements
Discharge workers using employee dismissal guidelines
Terminate vendor relationships
Execute employee bargaining agreements
Approve changes to business processes
Establish project teams
Follow installation, maintenance, or repair safety procedures and regulations
Determine service or repair needs for light mechanical equipment
Diagnose mechanical problems in machinery or equipment
Commission building systems upon construction completion
Follow construction related safety procedures and regulations
Follow safety procedures and regulations in architectural or engineering environments
Select tenants for rental properties
Detonate blasting charges for construction or extraction work
Implement air quality control measures
Diagnose electrical or electronic systems or equipment
Diagnose refrigeration problems
Determine administrative policies or standards
Determine project implementation methods and procedures
Charge blasting holes with explosives
Modify administrative work procedures, processes, or plans
Diagnose malfunctioning vehicle systems based on inspection or test results
Diagnose engine problems using diagnostic equipment
Implement freight shipping or storage procedures
Employ aircraft safety regulations
Employ visual flight procedures
Solve workplace administrative problems
Recommend personnel actions such as promotions, transfers, and dismissals
Authorize construction activities
Approve expenditures
Implement pollution control techniques
Implement employee compensation and benefit plans
Perform chemical processing emergency procedures
Appraise personal property or equipment
Discipline staff for infractions of rules or regulations
Implement design or process improvements
Modify production work procedures, processes, or plans
Solve engineering problems
Solve machining tool problems
Discuss resolution of production problems or equipment malfunctions with relevant personnel
Solve production problems
Appraise real estate values
Resolve operational shipping or transportation issues
Alter in-flight responses based on data provided

Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates

Manage building maintenance projects
Manage individual and organizational contracts
Manage organizational or program policies
Manage use and upkeep of organizational facilities
Coordinate production maintenance activities
Manage interdepartmental programs or initiatives
Manage industrial production activities or processes
Manage financial activities of the organization
Manage site preservation plan
Establish priorities for employees
Assign work to staff or employees
Coordinate operational activities
Oversee testing or construction of prototype
Manage quality control activities
Direct financial operations of organization
Manage waste removal and recycling programs
Set goals for workers or staff
Manage industrial projects
Generate work orders
Direct marketing activities
Direct sales related activities
Supervise construction related personnel or contractors
Supervise maintenance workers
Direct material handling or moving activities
Direct passenger or freight transport activities
Supervise technical personnel
Direct construction activities
Delegate administrative support activities
Oversee sales campaigns or programs
Manage project life cycle
Direct renewable energy production operations
Supervise clerical or administrative personnel
Lead engineering teams
Manage project teams
Supervise industrial, production, or manufacturing personnel
Perform marketing activities
Prepare employee work schedules or assignments
Direct construction or extraction personnel
Direct natural resources extraction or mining projects
Supervise business operations or analytics personnel
Supervise real estate or property personnel
Delegate authority for engineering activities
Direct construction of mine shafts or tunnels
Supervise transportation, shipping, or material moving personnel
Manage handling of hazardous, toxic, or non-compliant materials
Take responsibility for safety of group
Direct civil engineering projects

Monitoring and Controlling Resources

Develop operational budgets
Manage allocation or utilization of material resources
Manage operational budgets
Identify internal or external resources to support project
Manage inventories or supplies
Examine expenditures to ensure activities are within budget
Order supplies, materials, or equipment
Manage inventories of organizational resources
Maintain parts or equipment inventory
Maintain inventory of office equipment or furniture
Maintain inventory of office supplies
Manage program or project budgets
Purchase materials, equipment, or other resources
Determine supplier with best bid
Requisition stock, materials, supplies, or equipment
Manage organizational or operational finances
Prepare project budgets
Inventory stock to ensure adequate supplies
Purchase office equipment or furniture
Monitor inventories of products or materials
Execute procurement contracts

Handling and Moving Objects

Adjust industrial, manufacturing, or production equipment
Operate pipe fitting equipment
Weld metal structures
Adjust equipment to ensure optimal performance
Adjust electrical or electronic equipment
Align equipment or machinery
Adjust measuring or control devices
Adjust mechanical equipment
Bend tubing or conduit
Set mechanical or electrical controls or components
Perform basic plumbing
Install machine or equipment replacement parts
Install electrical fixtures or components
Install/Replace measuring or control devices such as meters or regulators
Install electrical or electronic cables or wiring
Install/Remove finish hardware such as locks or hinges
Install attachments to machinery or related structures
Prepare building surfaces for paint, finishes, wallpaper, or adhesives
Prepare sites or surfaces for concrete, masonry, or related construction work
Braze metal parts or components
Join materials using spot or tack welding
Weld metal parts and components
Solder electrical or electronic connections or components
Perform combination welding or cutting procedures
Solder metal parts, piping, or components
Install electronic equipment, components, or systems
Install electronic power, communication, or control equipment or systems
Cut construction material
Disassemble manufacturing or industrial equipment for maintenance and repair
Reassemble light mechanical equipment after repair
Assemble equipment or components
Prepare explosives for detonation
Assemble electronic, electrical, or electromechanical equipment
Install industrial machinery or equipment
Install electrical components, equipment, or systems
Set-up heavy construction equipment
Perform basic carpentry
Polish stone or concrete using a surfacing machine
Apply adhesives, caulking, or sealants
Apply protective sealants or coatings
Paint surfaces such as walls
Paint structures and objects using spraying equipment
Cut pipe or piping material for gas, air, hydraulic, refrigeration, water, or steam lines
Install heating, ventilation, or air conditioning (HVAC) equipment
Dismantle/Reassemble rigging
Cut masonry material such as stone, tile, or brick
Install water or sewer treatment plant equipment
Set-up welding equipment
Set-up production equipment or machinery
Assemble mechanical components or machine parts

Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings

Monitor financial performance
Ensure conformance to building regulations
Monitor contract performance
Monitor project performance metrics
Monitor repairs or maintenance to enforce standards
Monitor transportation operations to ensure compliance with regulations or standards
Monitor performance of others
Maintain consistent production quality
Track production costs
Monitor electrical or mechanical equipment operation to detect problems
Monitor construction operations
Detect installation, maintenance, or repair concerns by listening for abnormalities
Monitor production operations to ensure compliance with regulations or standards
Monitor conditions of production operations
Monitor assembly quality
Inspect production environment operations and processes
Observe equipment in operation to detect potential problems
Track facility costs
Track financial transactions such as deposits, payments, funding, or fees
Determine air, water, steam, or fluid pressure using gauges
Monitor operation of drilling equipment
Monitor operation of mail preparation or handling machines
Monitor production or manufacturing equipment operation to detect problems
Monitor project risk mitigation plan
Monitor project scope guidelines
Manage security for visitors or employees
Monitor work areas and activities to ensure compliance with safety procedures
Detect industrial, production, or manufacturing equipment malfunctions by listening for abnormalities
Monitor vehicle movement or location
Maintain safe work environment

Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material

Monitor administrative compliance with regulations or standards
Inspect facilities or equipment for regulatory or hazard compliance concerns
Inspect facilities to determine repair or replacement needs
Inspect materials or equipment to determine need for repair or replacement
Inspect property for condition, damage, or deterioration
Perform safety inspection related to an installation, maintenance, or repair
Perform construction related safety inspection
Test electrical or electronic wiring or fixtures
Test operation of malfunctioning machinery
Test electrical or electronic systems or equipment
Inspect sewer, drain, or water main pipe joints to detect leaks or verify alignment or fit
Perform production or manufacturing related safety inspection
Inspect facilities or sites to determine if they meet engineering specifications or standards
Test mechanical products or equipment
Test vehicle computer processors to detect malfunctions
Operate vehicle engine electrical systems test equipment
Operate engine emission testing equipment
Perform transportation or shipping related safety inspection
Inspect installation, maintenance, or repair machinery or equipment
Perform inspection of tools or equipment prior to use
Test piping systems or equipment for leaks under pressure
Inspect completed repair work to ensure proper functioning
Inspect production equipment
Test performance of electrical, electronic, mechanical, or integrated systems or equipment
Inspect mechanical systems to determine if they are operating properly
Perform quality assurance testing
Inspect equipment or tools to be used in construction or excavation
Ensure equipment is operating to prescribed standards
Test fluids to identify contamination or other problems
Inspect vehicle to detect malfunctions or maintenance needed
Inspect industrial, production, or manufacturing related work products to verify conformance with quality and standards

Repairing and Maintaining Mechanical Equipment

Complete routine building maintenance
Clean installation, maintenance, or repair tools, equipment, or machinery
Repair mechanical controls
Tighten/Loosen nuts, bolts, and fasteners
Repair mechanical equipment or machinery
Perform preventative maintenance on manufacturing equipment
Maintain mining machinery or equipment
Maintain construction machinery or equipment
Maintain physical building or grounds of property
Overhaul power-generating equipment or machinery
Overhaul major vehicle systems such as engines or transmissions
Repair railroad equipment or tracks
Overhaul industrial or construction machinery or equipment
Conduct tests to locate mechanical system malfunction
Level machines, equipment, or structures
Maintain masonry structures including kilns or furnaces
Align machines, equipment, or structures
Replace gas, steam, sewer, or water piping or fixtures
Replace malfunctioning or worn mechanical components
Install hydraulic and pneumatic plumbing
Adjust clearances of mechanical or electrical parts or components
Tend boilers or related equipment
Repair gas, steam, oil, sewer, or water piping or fixtures
Repair grounds keeping equipment and tools
Repair measuring or control devices
Repair work tools or equipment
Repair mechanical timing devices
Maintain work tools or equipment
Maintain welding machines or equipment
Maintain manufacturing equipment
Lubricate machinery, equipment, or parts
Maintain mechanical machinery or implements
Maintain general production equipment
Perform manual service or maintenance tasks
Maintain commercial, cargo, or passenger vehicle
Maintain heavy equipment
Repair finish hardware such as locks or hinges
Maintain small engines
Maintain boat or ship hull
Repair cargo or passenger vehicle
Repair commercial transportation equipment
Replace door hardware such as springs, cables, or related components
Repair malfunctioning or worn mechanical components

Documenting/Recording Information

Maintain operational records, files, or reports
Maintain personnel records
Maintain equipment service or repair records
Maintain transportation related repair or maintenance records
Maintain training records
Maintain transportation records
Maintain scientific or technical records
Maintain educational records
Maintain public records
Document operational activities
Maintain record of expenses
Maintain real estate or property records
Record information about parts, materials, or repair procedures
Write administrative procedures services manual
Record geological data
Record operational or environmental data
Maintain file of job openings
Maintain job descriptions
Record production data
Prepare partnership contracts or disclosures
Maintain processes and procedures manual
Maintain flight records or logs
Maintain detailed transportation logs
Prepare financial reports
Prepare forms or applications
Maintain call logs or records
Maintain customer and account records
Document technical design details
Integrate field notes into technical drawings
Prepare procedural documents
Prepare rental or lease agreements

Estimating the Quantifiable Characteristics of Products, Events, or Information

Estimate project labor requirements
Estimate project or production material requirements
Estimate project costs
Determine project parameters or specifications
Determine work priorities and requirements
Forecast departmental personnel requirements
Bid work projects
Prepare cost estimates
Measure work site or construction dimensions
Measure layout for construction projects
Verify levelness or alignment of construction structures
Estimate time or monetary resources needed to complete projects
Measure materials or objects for installation or assembly
Determine equipment or tool requirements for projects
Calculate grades and elevations
Read utilities metering devices
Estimate demand for products or services
Determine resource needs
Convert design specifications to cost estimates
Determine distances between two points
Determine voltage, amperage, or resistance
Measure workpieces for reference points or cutting lines
Measure tile or masonry materials
Estimate operational costs
Determine pump curves, size, and placement

Performing General Physical Activities

Build structures in construction, repair, or manufacturing setting
Remodel residential or commercial structures
Erect supports and hangers for equipment and piping
Install glass in windows, skylights, or other structural surfaces
Construct wooden frameworks or structures
Install roofing materials such as shingles, tile, slate, or asphalt
Mark reference points or cutting lines on workpieces
Repair prefabricated wooden building components
Repair cracks, defects, or damage in installed building materials
Erect scaffold on work site
Assemble structural components
Install interior wood fixtures such as doors, floors, window frames, trim, or stairs
Build masonry structures including kilns or furnaces
Install sheet metal assemblies in supportive framework
Install storm, sanitation, or water piping systems above and below ground
Install prefabricated building components
Install wooden structural components such as sub flooring, rough framing, or partitions
Install siding or sheeting materials
Install drywall, plasterboard, or wallboard
Install construction support structures such as lathing, back up frames, or metal studs
Install shock-absorbing or acoustical paneling or tiles on wall or ceiling
Install insulating materials
Perform structural metal repair or assembly work
Repair wooden frameworks or structures
Fit construction materials such as wood
Repair metal frameworks or structures
Join wood or other construction materials
Anchor wooden structures, frameworks, or forms
Lay masonry material such as brick, block, paver, stone, or tile
Apply plaster, stucco, or joint compound mixtures to walls or ceilings
Perform concrete fabrication
Identify production related safety procedures
Move materials, equipment, or supplies
Move heavy objects in installation, maintenance, or repair work

Getting Information

Interpret information from diagrams, blueprints, schematics, or technical drawings
Read operating, service, or repair manuals
Review construction blueprints or specifications to determine work requirements
Review installation, maintenance, or repair codes and specifications
Review installation, maintenance, or repair work orders
Review engineering data or reports
Review architectural, mapping, or drafting related codes and specifications
Review work orders or schedules to determine operations or procedures
Review construction, extraction, or mining related work orders
Review industrial, production, or manufacturing work orders
Review maps to determine location or routes
Research engineering designs or applications
Read work orders to determine material or setup requirements
Study blueprints or other instructions to determine equipment setup requirements
Review industrial, production, or manufacturing codes and specifications
Explain engineering drawings, specifications, or other technical information
Conduct client interviews to gather information, understand needs, or determine specifications
Locate procurement sources for goods or services
Survey land or properties
Investigate complaints, disturbances, or violations
Investigate customer complaints

Thinking Creatively

Develop business or organizational policies, programs, or standards
Develop operational policies and standards
Establish employee performance standards
Develop records management systems
Establish performance metrics for business operations
Design construction projects
Develop purchasing policies or procedures
Develop staff policies
Establish recruiting procedures
Plan facility layouts or designs
Write business project or bid proposals
Develop financial policies, procedures, or standards
Develop advertising or marketing policies, procedures, or standards
Establish operational policies
Establish architectural or engineering related performance metrics
Incorporate green or environmental protection features into the design of systems, structures, or facilities
Coordinate development of refining processes
Maintain quality assurance procedures
Create construction or installation diagrams
Determine operational criteria or specifications
Generate work template for repetitive tasks
Design brick, block, paver, stone, or tile installation plans

Real-Time Job Posting Statistics

Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Project Management
Security Operations
Security Clearance
Program Management
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Occupational Health and Safety

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