YMCA of Metropolitan L.A.
  • 01-Jan-2020 to 31-Jan-2020 (PST)
  • Property and Facilities
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • D.O.E.
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Includes comprehensive benefits package as well as retirement fund contribution, upon eligibility

The YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles is not only the premiere non-profit in Los Angeles, it is also a great place to work, make a difference in your community and meet like-minded individuals. With twenty-six branches, three camps and over fifty child care sites, the LA Y is a highly-collaborative, rewarding and fun environment where you will discover your passion, grow your career and make an impact!

We believe in the four Core Values of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility and understand that our staff are our biggest asset! We strive to create high-performing, strong teams in each of our branches and are looking for passionate and enthusiastic staff who will help us to strengthen our impact, empower our community and deliver incredible programming!

Join a team that makes an impact daily in Los Angeles. The YMCA of Los Angeles has been making a positive impact in our communities for over 130 years. We seek a dynamic and creative leader to join our team in environmental Services management team to take us to the next level in quality.

The Y is committed to providing programs and services that are inclusive and welcoming to all. We value an environment that fosters dignity, respect, fairness and appreciation for all aspects and dimensions of diversity.

Position Description

The Director of Line Maintenance and Projects is responsible for directing all maintenance-related activities, ensuring equipment and building safety systems. The Director will ensure building systems are at optimal functioning capacity within the facility through coordinated repairs, regularly scheduled preventative maintenance, and regular inspection of facilities. The Director will maintain a good working relationship with the branch staff, janitorial service company and other vendors.

Specific duties will include coordinating and completing repairs, preventative maintenance and safety issue resolution, directing the Association's janitorial service company, outsourcing maintenance staff as needed, staff development and supervision, as well as some administration, payroll, and fiscal management.

If this challenge and opportunity resonates with you, we look forward to receiving your application. 


  • Associates degree in Construction Management, Project Management, Business or related field (or equivalent experience).
  • 3-5 years managing facility maintenance and/or construction projects; 3-5 years supervisory experience.
  • Ability to understand, building systems, energy management software, interpret and analyze blueprints, schematics, layouts, wiring diagrams and equipment specifications; ability to read, understand and interpret documents such as safety rules, and operating and maintenance instructions.
  • General or trade specific construction licenses, preferred.


1. Develops and manages monthly facility inspections for facilities to ensure high quality care, cleanliness and safety in partnership with the Association's Risk Department.

2. Manages and resolves any facility inspection deficiencies, e.g. fire inspections, life safety systems, etc.

3. Assists with the development of repair and replacement schedules focusing on efficiency and productivity.

4. In association with the VP of Properties and Facilities, develop the annual repair and replacement schedule for the assigned branches during their annual planning cycle.

5. Responsible for managing the YMCA's Facility services technicians to make sure building repair standards are met.

6. Review all new maintenance work requests posted on internal work order database (Maintenance Edge) daily.

7. Work closely with the facility dude admin assistant to monitor work orders and dispatch crews in an efficient and timely manner planning work in a pre-planned schedule to maximize crew travel, efficiency, and productivity.

8. Inspect all branch facilities monthly and review results with executive director.

9. Review all open corrective maintenance work orders that are over 14 days old or on hold awaiting bids or parts.

10. Responsible for partnering with the YMCA's Environmental Services Director to make sure custodial standards are maintained.

11. Responsible for evaluating performance of outsourcing partners in projects and repairs and maintenance activities.

12. Responsible for ongoing and frequent evaluation opportunities by developing and managing outside vendors and reported feedback from Executive Directors during monthly scheduled meetings.

13. Review and identify recurring issues with vendors.

14. Recruits, trains and supervises building engineers.

15. Manages safety aspects of facilities.

16. Ensures safety requirements and procedures are adhered to by maintenance staff, and vendors.

17. Builds branch maintenance and safety budgets.

18. Oversees the development of branch maintenance and repair & replacement budgets and provides research and guidelines regarding cost indices for utilities, vendors, and materials.

19. Develop, supervise and manage Association-approved renovation plan(s).

20. Receive, authorize, prioritize and delegate project requests.

21. Communicate details of capital reinvestment/renovation plans to Branch and Association leadership to include timely project scheduling.

22. Develop and manage capital reinvestment budget; meet budget targets as approved.

23. Work with VP of Property, Facilities to develop five-year goals that support making our branches member-friendly.

24. Negotiate minor contracts with vendors related to approved renovations as well as manage the RFP process.

25. Oversee and inspect the work of contracted skilled tradespersons.

26. Sign off on all project final inspections. Report all contractor performance/workmanship issues to supervisor.

27. Keep project records and prepare required reports.

28. Prepare or participate in preparation of specifications for materials and equipment required.

29. Consult with outside authorities and agencies regarding facility maintenance and environmental issues.

30. Maintains records keeping of work orders and projects.

31. Completes timely and accurate reports for all areas of responsibility.

32. Maintains all records as pertains to safety and maintenance services of each branch assigned.

33. Attend staff meetings and trainings as required.

34. Uphold YMCA policies for safety, supervision, mandated reporting and risk management.

35. Demonstrate the Six Pillars of Character (Trustworthiness, Citizenship, Respect, Responsibility, Caring, and Fairness) as well as the YMCA Core Values of caring, respect, honesty and responsibility in all dealings with members, guests, volunteers and fellow staff.

36. Demonstrate competencies in and willingness to develop in the Cause Driven Leadership areas of mission advancement, collaboration, operational effectiveness and personal growth.

37. All other duties as assigned by your supervisor.

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