Facilities Specialist
Chipotle Mexican Grill - Washington, DC

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Facilities Specialist


The Facilities Specialist trains and educates restaurant staff on facility maintenance. S/He performs routine preventive maintenance and repairs on cooking equipment, HVAC and refrigerated equipment as well as various plumbing and electrical procedures.

In addition to following Chipotle’s policies and procedures, principal responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Assisting the Facilities Manager by supervising facility aspects of restaurant management at the market level
• Performing facility maintenance and repair through monthly site visits and analysis of restaurants
• Formulating preventative maintenance schedules for the safe, efficient, and effective operation of restaurant facilities, including but not limited to cooking equipment, HVAC systems, sinks, plumbing, electrical circuits, and refrigeration units
• Carrying out set procedures to be followed in the event facilities cease functioning, function improperly, or present a threat to the health and safety of employees or customers
• Training managers, crew, and other restaurant staff on how to manage, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair restaurant facilities; assessing the need for additional training on an individual, as needed basis
• Ensuring managers, crew, and other restaurant staff are correctly and consistently following facility maintenance practices and procedures
• Conducting detailed facility maintenance and repair seminars on an individual basis or in a group setting
• Providing the Operations Team and Regional Facility Manager with comprehensive maintenance visit recaps detailing restaurant strengths and areas of opportunity, as related to facilities
• Identifying specific issues which contribute to higher M & R costs or capital reinvestment costs and communicating these issues to the Regional Facilities Manager, Field Controller and Operations Team
• Providing guidance to restaurants on how to maintain and update facility records
• Performing equipment and building repairs on a regular basis (e.g., in the case of an emergency or during routine scheduled site visit)
• Performing new store turnover, 90 day and one year walks/punches with Contractor and Operations Team for all new restaurants
• Serving as liaison between restaurants, landlords, contractors, and vendors when needed to repair facilities
• Assisting Operations Team to investigate, analyze, and determine whether to escalate facilities issues to the Regional Facilities Manager
• Serving as the facilities representative at operations management meetings and is responsible for communicating information back to the Apprentice Facilities Manager and Regional Facilities Manager
• Providing field support and communication to the Development Department relating to Wynkoop and regional/market initiatives and needs
• Assisting with communicating contractor deficiencies on re-investment or repair projects
• Following all Development Department guidelines
• Completing other duties to advance a particular project or resolve a business issue, as needed

The ideal candidate will :

• Possess a strong trade knowledge of carpentry, plumbing, electrical, commercial cooking equipment, appliance repair and basic HVAC/refrigeration
• Be knowledgeable of rules and regulations governing facilities safety requirements
• Demonstrate the ability to manage and coordinate multiple schedules while planning work to facilitate timely achievement of results
• Effectively, clearly, and patiently communicate and train facility maintenance and repair concepts
• Have a clean Motor Vehicle Report in order to travel between restaurants
• Be responsible for safe driving requirements as determined by the law
• Have a B.A./B.S. in related field or an equivalent in education and experience with two (2) years formal or informal training on how to repair and maintain facilities; experience with restaurant equipment, HVAC, electrical, plumbing, refrigeration or appliance repair preferred

Primary Location : DC-Washington-MCI-(00349)

Work Locations : MCI-(00349)
601 F Street NW
Washington 20002

Job : Operations Management
Job Posting : Apr 5, 2013, 6:21:24 AM
Job Number: 13000321

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