Facilities Manager – Cline Avenue Bridge

Facilities Manager – Cline Avenue Bridge

United Bridge Partners is seeking a Facilities Manager to manage the operations and maintenance of the Cline Avenue Bridge (“CAB”) project. This position will report directly to the General Manager of Operations and is based in East Chicago, IN. Key project areas include but are not limited to the following functions.

Identify operations and maintenance outsourcing needs, establish request for proposals, obtain bids, recommend contractor/vendors to perform necessary operations and maintenance functions. Said functions may include the following:

Roadway Operations
Roadway Operations include activities associated with traffic incident management including service patrol, toll system maintenance, emergency response and debris removal and sweeping.

The significant activities include:

  • Traffic management/monitoring
  • Routine incident response and Driver Safety/Service patrol
  • Emergency response to major events or incidents (EMT services, law enforcement, etc.)
  • Support toll system contractor(s) with toll system maintenance and on-site response – Functional knowledge of toll system maintenance program a plus
  • Support CAB facility camera operation and maintenance
  • Technical support of CAB LED/Digital Message Boards
  • Roadway cleaning and debris removal
  • Coordinate snow and ice control/severe weather monitoring and support
  • Coordinate grounds maintenance (grass cutting, litter pickup and weed control)
  • Coordination of routine maintenance, including Backup Generator, Weather Station, Traffic Cameras, etc.
  • Environmental support (roadway spills, etc.)
  • Heavy loads/hauling permit coordination

Roadway Maintenance
Roadway Maintenance includes the routine maintenance activities that are performed on a regular basis such as, lighting repairs, sign maintenance, pothole repairs, traffic control devices and graffiti removal.

Bridge Inspection and Maintenance
Bridge Inspection and Maintenance includes the inspection activities performed on the bridge as specified in the National Bridge Inspection Standards (NBIS) and subsequent maintenance requirements as identified during these inspections.

The significant activities include:

  • NBIS inspections usually conducted once every two years
  • Periodic inspections (annually) to identify routine and preventive maintenance activities
  • The preservation and upkeep of a structure, including all its appurtenances, in a manner to maximize element/asset life
  • Maintain NBIS findings, repairs, etc. in maintenance software

Capital Maintenance and Rehabilitation
Capital Maintenance and Rehabilitation includes activities associated with major maintenance or repairs, asset replacement/renewal, and rehabilitation.

Other Responsibilities
Routinely provides the added support in the following areas that fall outside the key Operations and Maintenance responsibilities, including:

  • Prepare and manage annual budget/forecasts based on inspection reports and recommendations from the NBIS inspections
  • Ensure all documentation, including all required infrastructure and engineering records are maintained in accordance with the record retention policy
  • Computer/IT/Network support
  • Phone system support
  • Sign installation/replacement
  • Community Events/Appearances

Facility OMR Activity Requirements

Activity NameRelationshipType Comments
Traffic MonitoringContractArranged between specific hours with State
or local transportation authority, counties or
municipalities or a 3rd party.
Traffic Enforcement and
Temporary Traffic Control
ContractTraffic enforcement agreement with local
law enforcement agency
MOTContractLonger term incident response and OMR
activities
HAZMAT CleanupContract
Light & Heavy Towing/RecoveryPreferred Provider
Contract
Contract may be necessary for abandoned
vehicles
Roadway cleaning/sweeping, debris
removal, EJ cleaning, and litter pickup
Contract
Snow and Ice ControlContract
Asphalt Pavement RepairPreferred Provider
Shoulder/Ditch MaintenancePreferred Provider
Maintenance, repair, and cleaning of
drainage structures
Contract
MowingContract
Brush & tree control, landscape
maintenance, landscaping
Contract
Maintenance/repair of attenuators,
steel barriers, and fencing
Preferred Provider
Sign maintenanceContract
Electrical/lighting maintenanceContract
Pavement marking maintenancePreferred Provider
Concrete repairContractSpall repair (superstructure, substructure,
barriers), crack injection, joint sealing, etc.
Concrete cleaning and graffiti removalContract
Bridge Inspection ActivitiesContractPreparation for, conducting of, and reporting
results for biennial NBIS inspection

Education/Qualifications

  • Proficient in MS Office software applications
  • High level of organizational and administrative skills
  • Excellent communicator with strong written and oral communications skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related field preferred
  • Certification in Temporary Traffic Control/Flagger, Roadway Safety, Snow and Ice Control, and Confined Space Training a plus
  • 5+ years in facilities management, engineering, or maintenance

Other Personal Characteristics

  • Extroverted, positive individual
  • Self-starter; take-charge attitude
  • Collegial; partnership mentality
  • Unassailable integrity and ethics

Other Position Characteristics

  • This position is an on-site position in East Chicago, IN.
  • Salary will be commensurate with experience.
  • Full array of benefits, generous paid leave, and extensive paid holidays are offered.
  • Forward resumes to recruiting@unitedbridgepartners.com with the subject line of CAB FM and your name.
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: East Chicago

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