Asset Manager / Facilities Manager

at Bernhard, LLC in Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

Job Description


Bernhard’s core mission is delivering innovative engineering, construction, and energy solutions that empower our clients and promote a sustainable future. Bernhard is comprised of four divisions: Mechanical, Electrical, Engineering, and Development, each with a distinct identity and service offerings. The intersection of our capabilities enables Bernhard to provide turnkey Energy-as-a-Service (“EaaS”) solutions to our clients. At the same time, our divisions continue working in the market sectors and communities that the Company has traditionally served. Bernhard’s vision is to be the leading EaaS provider in North America through the delivery of excellent, high-value service and innovative solutions for our clients. Purpose and Essential Duties The Asset Manager III will be responsible to work with a set of Bernhard customers to review energy usage and strategies in order to implement the best practices. This will include directly managing the O&M of the CEP for the campus and working with and mentoring the owner’s staff on the O & M and energy usage of multiple facilities as part of a greater campus effort. Specific responsibilities include:

+ Reviewing of energy usage on a daily basis for the facility and to provide guidance, best practices, and modifications of current operations.

+ Mentoring the owner on energy strategies.

+ Managing the Central Energy Plant Operation and Maintenance including subcontractors, operators, and internal service providers.

+ Managing the Maintenance Reserve Accounts for the CEP.

+ Working with the operators to ensure the plant operates efficiently.

+ Performing on-going training of the Plant Operators.

+ Developing and maintaining the Plant Operating Manual.

+ Assisting the Bernhard EPC team with the coordination of engineering, procurement and construction activities with OMC operations.

+ Coordinating on-site troubleshooting and diagnostic efforts with remote support services team.

+ Responsible for managing a single team or multiple teams consisting of one or more Asset Managers.

This position is Full-Time, Exempt, and reports to a Director or Vice President. Required Education, Experience, and Qualifications

+ 4+ years of experience in one of the following: Managing multiple sites and/or multiple Assistant Asset Manager(s)/Asset Manager I/II and/or size/complexity of single site, or 4+ years of management experience in a central plant or facility, or 4+ years of experience in mechanical construction with a large mechanical subcontractor or MEP design consultant.

+ Well versed in building codes and associated standards.

+ Excellent communication and organizational skills.

+ Effective verbal and written communication skills.

+ Detail-oriented and willing to tackle various ongoing projects in a fast-paced environment.

+ Versed in the industry and the Company’s competitors.

+ Ability to multitask and perform duties outside of the scope of work when necessary.

Preferred Education, Experience, and Qualifications

+ 4 year Mechanical Engineering degree (ABET Accredited Program).

+ PE preferred or FE and working towards obtaining PE.

Travel Requirements

+ 15% of time will be spent traveling to job site(s)/office location.

Physical/Work Environment Requirements

+ Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.

+ Ascending and descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, and/or poles.

+ Climbing stairs.

+ Moving self in different positions to accomplish tasks in various environments including tight and confined spaces.

+ Remaining in a stationary position, often kneeling, standing or sitting for prolonged periods.

+ Noisy environment.

+ Quiet environment.

+ Medium work that includes adjusting and/or moving objects up to 50 pounds.

Bernhard is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Women, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities, and participates in the e-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other classification protected by law.

To staffing/placement agencies: We are not responsible for any fee related to unsolicited resumes from 3rd party staffing and placement agencies (whether submitted through this website or sent directly to an employee of Bernhard LLC or its operating companies) unless a written agreement is in place between the agency and Bernhard, LLC (“Company”) and an authorized Company representative makes a written request to the agency to assist with a requisition. Similarly, no fee will be paid for candidates who apply and claim to be represented by an agency. Any unsolicited resumes, CVs, or other candidate information submitted by an agency will become the property of Company, and no fee will be paid in the event such candidate is hired. If you are an agency and would like to be considered for partnership with Bernhard, LLC please send your company’s information to agency

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that diverse candidates are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Bernhard, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or © consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35©

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Job Posting: JC246780806

Posted On: Aug 30, 2023

Updated On: Dec 01, 2023

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