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Senior Manager of Facilities

Harkins Theatres, 8901 E. McDonald Drive, Scottsdale, Arizona, United States of America Req #231
Thursday, June 3, 2021

Harkins Theatres is a privately owned and operated business, founded and based in Arizona since 1933. With 33 locations in 4 states, Harkins Theatres is the 5th largest theatre chain in North America.  With more than 80 years of colorful history, Harkins Theatres remains the Southwest’s premier entertainment company.

The Senior Manager of Facilities provides leadership and training for internal and external teams that maintain Harkins’ facilities in best-in-class condition across the portfolio.


Provides leadership and direction that supports Harkins’ strategic growth initiatives.

Develops scope of work and negotiates vendor contracts and Service Level Agreements/Key Performance Indicators

Oversees repair and maintenance of Harkins’ portfolio of facilities including HVAC, electrical mechanical, plumbing, carpentry, welding, etc.

Oversees Parts and Logistics facility, ensuring repair parts are adequately stocked and company vehicles are utilized efficiently. Plans and schedules pro-active and reactive maintenance activities.

Develops and maintains relationships with contracted services vendors

Monitors energy consumption and use and recommends sustainability improvements

Negotiates energy rates with appropriate service providers

Develops budgets and tracking reports for all maintenance-related spend,

Establishes team and vendor performance evaluations, providing regular updates to Department Head

Regularly reviews ZenDesk tickets and associated spend and makes recommendations for improvement to internal departments

Serves as owner's representative with vendors, service providers, tenants, neighbors and other interested parties.

May conduct roof inspections and recommend schedule for repair/replacement.

Department supervision including interviewing, selecting, training, mentoring, supervising, team building, performance evaluations and setting development goals.

Review and approve all department expenses, as well as all company facility related invoices.

Ensure OSHA, EPA, elevator/escalator, fire and life safety compliance with all markets/codes/laws, etc.

Reads, interprets and implements solutions from blueprints, drawings and system specifications.

Coordinates special projects, as assigned.

Support new openings by providing team to assist with various construction-related tasks


Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction, or related field, plus 10 years’ experience with 5 years leading high-performing teams.

Highly developed skills in all aspects of a facility including electrical, mechanical, plumbing, carpentry, welding, building automated systems, energy, LEED.

Strong critical thinking and problem-solving capabilities.
Maintains a professional attitude and demeanor. Demonstrates unimpeachable integrity and accountability. Communicates professionally in all circumstances.
Embraces Harkins inclusiveness and treats everyone with respect. Works well as part of a team and assumes the best intentions of everyone. Works collaboratively to achieve company goals.

We offer:

  • Competitive pay
  • Excellent Health Insurance Package (medical, dental, vision) dramatically subsidized by the company
  • Short/long-term disability and life insurance plans 100% paid by company
  • Paid time off in addition to sick pay benefits and paid holidays
  • Free soda and popcorn in the office
  • FREE MOVIES and much more!

Harkins Theatres is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or national origin.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.   

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  • Harkins Theatres, 8901 E. McDonald Drive, Scottsdale, Arizona, United States of America