Assistant General Manager - Indianapolis-Marion County Building Authority

Position Summary:
Provide administrative oversight for all Building Authority properties, including the operation, maintenance, budgeting, alteration and construction of facilities managed by the Indianapolis-Marion County Building Authority. This position is located in downtown Indianapolis and properties are located in Marion County.


Position Responsibilities:

  • Discharge the duties associated with all aspects of managing the Building Authority in support of and as directed by the General Manager.
  • Assist with long-term planning, budget preparation and analysis.
  • Assist with the formation of agreements enhancing cost savings.
  • Assist with bonded project initiatives and successful execution of plan.
  • Assist with the Authority’s insurance bids and renewals.
  • Oversee property maintenance service contracts and renewals.
  • Oversee Facility Alterations and Public Service departments.
  • Assume lead management role in large-scale construction projects.
  • Oversee insurance claims and provide direction for proper processing.
  • Manage Information Technology systems, equipment and security/ access.
  • Chair safety committee and manage & provide training for safety programs.
  • Oversee asbestos program and coordinate documentation and certifications.
  • Initiate & oversee development/ skills training for employees.
  • Create and implement employee recognition initiatives, rewards and incentives.
  • Prepare regular communications to employees via sources such as the newsletter.
  • Serve as liaison to the other agencies for reporting and documentation requests.
  • Assist in the hiring process of administrative and supervisory personnel.
  • Assume lead role in implementing and maintaining disability ADA upgrades.
  • Assume the responsibilities of the General Manager in his absence.

Education / Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering/ technology or related field.
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in facility management.
  • Demonstrated success in facility operations leadership.
  • Knowledgeable of HVAC control technology.
  • Industry designation or certification preferred.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Exhibit attention to detail and possess good listening skills.
  • Mathematical inclination and aptitude for analysis.
  • Familiarity with the language and terms used in contracts.
  • Excellent written and oral communications; team player.
  • Professional with a personality compatible with service to the public.
  • Proficiency in modern technology and able to improve processes.
  • Understanding of construction /design process as owner’s representative.
  • Residency qualifications apply.

Please contact Mark Peterson, RPA, Assistant General Manager, Indianapolis-Marion County Building Authority, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., for more information.

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