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Maintenance Manager in Lisle, IL at Circle K

Date Posted: 8/22/2020

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  • Location:
    550 Warrenville Road
    Lisle, IL
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Job Description


Under the leadership of the Director of Facilities, the Maintenance Manager will be responsible for the leadership and development of a team of up to 25 individuals, including in-house maintenance supervisors, technicians and coordinators. This role will oversee all maintenance activities and expense management for approximately 400 store locations in the Heartland Division. The Maintenance Manager will utilize well-rounded knowledge of the convenience store industry or other similar retail businesses to oversee budget control, asset management/tracking, preventive maintenance, vendor management, and vendor contracts regarding all maintenance-related projects. This role will need to provide strong leadership and problem-solving skills to ensure all aspects of projects are completed on time and within budget.


  • Oversee all day-to-day functions of the maintenance department.
  • Leads and develops a team of up to 25, including maintenance supervisors, technicians and coordinators.
  • Manages Maintenance Expense and Maintenance Capital Budgets.
  • Works with supervisors and coordinators on daily issues that need immediate attention.
  • Meets and discusses with supervisors and coordinators to resolve ongoing maintenance issues.
  • Resolves any and all maintenance issues with vendors.
  • Assists coordinators with day to day duties as needed.
  • Provides budget updates to Director of Facilities each period.
  • Continues to develop Preventive Maintenance programs to provide more uptime and increased profits.
  • Performs cost tracking and budget comparisons.
  • Negotiates all vendor pricing and contracts.
  • Assists Facilities Director with annual budgets.
  • Verifies and codes all maintenance invoices; approves invoices within their authority.
  • Identify and manage special capital projects on time and within budget.
  • Improves customer service and communication to our locations.
  • Performs site rides as needed with Regional Directors of Operations.
  • Performs semiannual visits with all vendors.
  • Completes other duties assigned by management that supports the continued success of the Heartland Region.

To properly perform the duties of this position as outlined above, it is essential that the individual be able to meet the following physical demands:

  • Ability to communicate in writing and verbally to and with associates, vendors and other external stakeholders in a manner consistent with business needs. Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations.
  • Ability to frequently move or transport items weighing up to 50 pounds or more.
  • Ability to use his/her hands in order to handle or grasp items of varying weight. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, and reach with both hands, arms and legs.
  • Ability to position self to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
  • Ability to operate a computer keyboard for data entry and observe computer screens accurately for data entry, use fax machines and copiers, and exchange information accurately for support via telephone communications.
  • Ability to ascend/descend a 20-foot ladder within an outdoor environment.
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines, interruptions, and stressful situations.

The physical requirements described herein are essential functions of this job. The Company complies with all federal, state, and local laws concerning the employment of persons with disabilities, including providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability so they can perform the essential functions of a job unless doing so creates an undue hardship.


  • College background preferred but not mandatory.
  • Certifications preferred but not mandatory.
  • C–Store and fuel maintenance experience preferred.
  • Must possess a strong understanding of retail facility management including mechanical/plumbing equipment, electrical, HVAC, petroleum related equipment and general repair knowledge.
  • Prior experience managing and leading people and projects.
  • Experience with creating and managing a budget to ensure results delivered within budget.
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Works well independently and in team settings.
  • Possess intermediate skillset in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and Power Point.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and be able to operate a motor vehicle.
  • Ability to travel to and from store locations 65% of the time.
  • Working Conditions: Consistent exposure to outdoor weather conditions when working in the field. Occasional work within a normal office environment. Work may occasionally include long hours, week-ends, and holidays.

Nothing in this job description limits management’s ability to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time with or without notice.

Circle K is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The Company complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (the ADA) and all state and local disability laws.  Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to a reasonable accommodation under the terms of the ADA and certain state or local laws as long as it does not impose an undue hardship on the Company. Please inform the Company’s Human Resources Representative if you need assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process.

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