Facilities Manager

Location: Cambridge, MA
Job Code: 1905
# of openings: 1


Aurora Flight Sciences, a world leader in the development of highly autonomous aircraft.  Our mission is to apply autonomy and robotics to the development, production, and operation of advanced aircraft.  We aim to change the way we travel.

We are looking for experts and explorers across the lifecycle of vehicle development.  Cross-disciplinary interests are strongly desired; we love people that combine world-class expertise with a diverse background and interesting hobbies.

We are currently seeking a Facilities Manager to (1) support expansion of our Massachusetts facilities (2) maintain the laboratory and office space to ensure that all equipment is functional, safe, and suited for the task or process at hand. 

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Evaluation of process equipment condition for suitability

  • Maintenance, repair, and upgrading of the existing facility

  • Interface with design/build team and subcontractors in the event of renovations and facility build-out

  • Coordinate with contractors and landlord when HVAC, electrical, plumbing, etc. repairs or upgrades are needed

  • Repair and maintenance of lab and process equipment

  • Identifying and procurement of new equipment as needed by the engineers

  • Primary liaison with outside machine shops and equipment vendors for both fabrication and repair work

  • Maintain equipment documentation

  • Assist in safety operations, including routine scheduled inspections of equipment including fire extinguishers, safety showers, etc.

  • Mounting items, securing ladders, build and stock shelving, organize materials

  • Perform facility-based tasks for the EHS Coordinator

  • Respond to employees to address their facility needs in a friendly and efficient manner

  • Meet with all standard operating procedures, codes and regulations.

  • Perform additional job duties as requested.

  • Ensure Safety First is executed at workplace and culture.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering (preferred), science, or business.

  • 5-10+ years related work experience in Facilities

  • Excellent inter-personal skills, organization skills, and strong analytical ability

  • Excellent communication skills – oral and written

  • Desire and aptitude to work in a creative start-up environment

  • A valid US drivers license

Physical Requirements:

The employee must be willing to work safely and obey all safety regulations a must. Moving and lifting of heavy equipment will be involved; intelligent operation and use of lift assistance equipment required.


Shift Requirements: 

Must be available 24/7 to respond to building emergencies or to respond to work being performed by contractors after hours.

Aurora Flight Sciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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