1+ months

Facilities Life Safety Manager

Grand Forks, ND 58201
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Unit Description



You want high visibility, challenging opportunities and a rewarding environment.


Sodexo is hiring a Facilities Life Safety Manager for our client, Altru Health, a growing hospital system located in Grand Forks, North Dakota.

Altru Health is a regional hospital system with 2 hospitals, 5 ambulatory sites, and 20+ off-site locations.  An additional hospital is currently under construction. This is primarily a day shift opportunity, but the selected candidate will need to be flexible to work additional hours as needed including some weekends and holidays.


Key Responsibilities:


This Manager will oversee life safety compliance for the entire health system, participate in permitting, ILSM, vendor management, training. Participate as key member of facilities management team and client leadership.  Highly customer interactive position. This position will maintain continuous survey readiness through compliance with regulations from a number of regulatory agencies, including The Joint Commission (TJC), the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). Will maintain regulatory readiness documentation, ensuring system is in compliance with regulatory standards and team is trained and ready for regulatory inspections.


Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who have:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Environmental Safety or related field OR a minimum of 5 years of related experience;
  • Certified Healthcare Facility Manager (CHFM) and/or other safety certification is preferred;
  • Previous experience working with The Joint Commission and compliance agencies in a healthcare environment;
  • Specialized knowledge of building systems, utility systems, and fire protection systems is a preferred;

Working for Sodexo:

How far will your ambition, talent and dedication take you? Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and career growth opportunities.

Position Summary

Back up to GM; 2nd in command; Supervises the account as the #2 manager and has full responsibility including supervision of other managers. Responsible for entire account when the Director of Facilities Ops is not present.Two scenarios for this position in Univ.:A) Has all facilities rolling up Custodial / maintenance and grounds, and FM who reports to GM; very large integrated operation.B) Mega account multiple managers of maintenance; PM function; other specific managers unifying position.

Key Duties- Manage other managers; manage by walking around (rounding); Staffs, trains, and is responsible for employee development- client interface; - payroll oversight;- budgetary oversight on some services; - Oversees and coordinates projects- Manages work orders/CMMS- Manages mechanicals (i.e. HVAC)- Manages QA and Safety



Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience

Basic Management Experience - 5 years   

Basic Functional Experience - 3 years work experience in facilities maintenance, plant operations or engineering services

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

Posted: 2021-11-04 Expires: 2022-02-06
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