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Preventative Maintenance Manager

Are you an experienced Maintenance Manager that has proven history of your abilities to coordinate the preventative maintenance activities for a high paced maintenance department? We are seeking a skilled and qualified candidate that would be responsible for programming and ensuring the completion of preventative, deep maintenance, and phased replacement of equipment and systems throughout the Zoo. This role would manage and maintain the technical library to include operator’s manuals, technical manuals, and Zoo master specification documents. Candidates must maintain a Texas Driver’s license and comply with driving policy.

Our Mission: Houston Zoo connects communities with animals, inspiring action to save wildlife.
Our Vision: Houston Zoo will be a leader in the global movement to save wildlife.

• Develops and maintains preventative maintenance programs and systems for the Zoo to include but not limited to: building and exhibit inspections, HVAC systems, LSS systems, heavy equipment, generators, fleet management, shop tools, individual power tools and materials.
• Coordinates the efficient operation of preventive maintenance activities throughout the Zoo
• Compiles, prepares, and submits required reports for preventative, deep maintenance, and phased replacement of equipment and systems.
• Manages technical information and records for equipment and systems
• Mentors and educates facilities staff on proper maintenance techniques and standards
• Reviews and approves shop projects for Zoo specifications
• Conducts inventories on a scheduled and random recurring basis.

Experience and Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree (B. A.); or five years related management experience in facilities management, construction, engineering technology and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Must have a valid Texas driver’s license

The Houston Zoo is made up of many moving parts with over 6,000 permanent residents (our animals) for whom we provide housing, meals, medical care and, yes, even education! There are over 2 million guests each year who come to experience our incredible variety of animals and ecosystems, as well as attend special private and public events and entertainment. Our dedicated staff works around the clock to ensure that the Zoo is always running smoothly for the safety and well-being of our residents and guests. We strive to ensure the protection of all the counterparts of the animals we have at the Zoo and in the wild.

Join the Houston Zoo and become a part of an organization that is focused on the preservation of wildlife and their habitats by combining conservation with education and promotion of sustainable livelihoods in the local communities. Houston Zoo is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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