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Facilities Manager

Company: Rocket Lab
Location: Long Beach
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Facilities Manager
Based on site at Rocket Lab's headquarters in Long Beach, California (RLHQ) the Facilities Manager is responsible for facilities maintenance, operations, and improvement projects across our North American facilities, with the main focus being on RLHQ facility. It also encompasses equipment maintenance and tool calibration responsibilities. You will report to the operations organization in RLHQ with deliverables required for internal leadership, board of directors, and investors.

  • Utilizing internal and external resources-. Manage RLHQ facility operations as primary responsibility, including janitorial, maintenance, repair, and update/upgrade activities. Support to other Rocket Lab North America facilities may be requested. Note: This does not include responsibility for major facility renovations / construction projects, but support may be requested for the timely execution of these projects.
  • Develop maintenance policy and procedures that ensure the optimal functioning of buildings, grounds, and associated equipment.
  • Develop and execute plan to manage all building systems including mechanical, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, safety, and waste management.
  • Develop and execute plans for facilities modifications and improvements with the focus on scope, schedule, and budget.
  • Manage and train a staff of employees in the general maintenance of buildings, grounds, and equipment.
  • Ensure facilities maintenance work follows safety standards, conforms to specifications, and that work orders are tracked and completed within the budgeted guidelines.
  • Works hand in hand with subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. Ensures that project milestones are met and adhering to approved budgets.
  • Manages facilities and equipment breakdown ticketing system (JIRA) and set priorities for resolution.
  • Manages team to handle hazardous waste streams in compliance with local, state, and federal regulations.
  • Manage RLHQ Equipment Engineering, including equipment maintenance, repair, and update/upgrade activities, planning, procurement, installation and (de)commissioning of equipment to ensure equipment uptime and reliability in safe conditions.
  • Effective oversight & maintenance of the RLHQ facility and building & manufacturing infrastructure therein, adherence to and enforcement of site safety, security and cleanliness requirements.
  • Manage tool calibration program.
  • Some travel is required. Other duties as assigned


    • 5 years in the related area as an individual contributor.
    • 2 - 3 years supervisory experience
    • Extensive knowledge of facilities systems and improvement projects.


      • Bachelor's Degree in a related subject area

Keywords: Rocket Lab, Long Beach , Facilities Manager, Professions , Long Beach, California

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