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Senior Manager, Facilities - Cox Communications (Job Number: 1810877)

Posted by: Cox Communications

Posted date: 2018-Oct-05

Location: Baton Rouge, LA

Responsible for overseeing multiple markets within the region and daily operations of all leased/owned facilities (including retail and administrative) with regard to:   leasing, maintenance programs, facility contracts, energy conservation, office equipment and furnishings procurement. Assists with new facility planning, design, engineering, acquisition and build out along with existing facility modifications or retrofit.  Prepares and oversees operating budget for all leased/owned facilities.  Performs onsite inspections of work and coordination with contracted Construction or service companies during the work performed.  Ensures all Cox buildings and facilities are in compliance with all local, state and federal OSHA facility related regulations.


Primary Responsibilities and Essential Functions

  • Ensures preventative maintenance of all assets within the facility and surrounding property and the safety of all assigned personnel.
  • Coordinates the pre-qualification, bidding, proposal evaluation and subcontractor selection process for periodic maintenance contracts along with site/facility cleaning. Ensures cost control, quality and completeness of work and expedient reactions to emergency situations.
  • Develops ROI analysis as it relates to Facility management and ensures approved projects are documented with accurate and timely Capital Investment Requests
  • Coordinates facility management activities with Cox Enterprises to ensure decisions are consistent with existing business plans, visions and operations. (Cox Family:  CEI, CCI, Manheim, Cox Conserves, Auto Trader)
  • Maintains Critical Building Infrastructure to include Life Safety and Fire Suppression Systems, UPS, Battery Backups, Generators, HVAC. Documents and manages vendors, contractors, and professional consultants which may include architectural, pest control, plumbing, landscaping, HVAC, electrical, fire suppression systems, employee dining facility, document production/mailroom
  • Provides leadership, coaching and counseling to department members. Includes assigning and developing Team goals, Regional goals and IDP's
  • Establishes key delivery dates and oversees project completion through customer occupancy, providing a turnkey solution to end-users.
  • Develops strategic and feasibility studies/analysis and long range Facility Planning. Develops and updates budgetary life cycle estimates as needed in support of facility maintenance and construction.
  • May interface with landlords, municipalities, land and property developers and other regulatory authorities on permits, agreements, easements and right-of-way negotiations in conjunction with CCI Legal. 
  • Develops and adheres to the System's/Regional Facilities capital and expense budgets. Maintains pipeline tool and LRP plan.
  • Acts as primary point of contact for in-house and developer representatives regarding construction negotiations and project development.
  • Responds to emergency calls, evaluating damages and takes necessary steps to protect customers, employees and property. 
  • Demonstrates continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide outstanding customer service.
  • Facilitates regular project coordination meetings with in-house and developer representatives.
  • Reviews business case analyses to ensure current and future development initiatives are correctly aligned with Cox business initiatives and strategies.
  • Manages vendors, contractors, and professional consultants and ensures that all contracts, designs and vendor performance are in accordance with CCI requirements.
  • Provides oversight, direction, and project management for all land and building purchases/leases/renovations/new construction, coordinating with CEI as appropriate.
  • Assesses and Coordinates with Risk Management and Human Resources on BCP, OSHA, ADA, safety and other related facility matters including evacuation procedures and natural disasters. 


Minimum Qualifications

  • 7 or more years of experience required in related field (i.e. Business, Facilities Management, etc.)
  •  5 or more years of experience required if candidate possesses a related advanced degree
  • Requires strong knowledge of MS Office Applications, i.e. Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Excellent leadership, coaching, mentoring, organizational, multi-tasking, math, verbal, written, presentation, and collaborative skills to work effectively with teams throughout the organization as well as external contacts
  • Valid local State Drivers’ License with driving record that meets Cox standards

Preferred Qualifications

  • BS/BA degree in related discipline strongly desired (Business, Management, etc.) 
  • 3 or more years of experience in a management role preferred
  • Experience in telecommunications industry desired
  • Experience managing staff/projects from remote location
  • Certification in a Facility related function, i.e. Building Maintenance, HVAC, Electrical, etc.
  • Experience operating commercial chillers, cooling towers, boilers, HVAC, VFD drives and pumps
  • Experience operating automated Building Management Systems to include Central Plant and Lighting
About Cox Communications

Cox Communications is a broadband communications and entertainment company, providing advanced digital video, Internet, telephone and home security and automation services over its own nationwide IP network. Cox Business is a facilities-based provider of voice, video and data solutions for commercial customers, and Cox Media is a full-service provider of national and local cable spot and digital media advertising. Cox is known for its pioneering efforts in broadband, voice and commercial services, industry-leading customer care and its outstanding workplaces. Cox Communications, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, is available at and

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations:  Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services.   Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility. Cox is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.

Organization: Cox Communications, Inc.

Primary Location: US-LA-Baton Rouge-7401 Florida Blvd

Other Locations: 3405 McLemore Dr,US,FL,Pensacola,32514|2121 Airline,US,LA,New Orleans,70001

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Manager/Senior Manager

Shift: Day Job

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

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Job Title Senior Manager, Facilities - Cox Communications (Job Number: 1810877)
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Location Baton Rouge, LA
Deadline 2018-Nov-05
Location Location -> USA - Southeast
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Classification Job Classification -> Management - Operations
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