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Director Of Facilities Management

Riverside, CA 92508

Posted: 09/07/2023 Country: US Job ID: 1590965 Salary: 115000k/year - 140000k/year State/Province: CA

Job Description

Director of Facilities and Construction - Growing Restaurant

Locations: Inland Empire - San Diego - Orange County, 92508

We are in search of a seasoned and ambitious Director of Facilities to fortify our team. We pride ourselves on being a superior fast-casual dining establishment, underpinned by our dedication to premium food and unparalleled service. The candidate we seek should possess robust expertise in restaurant operations, excel in multitasking, and harbor an ardent drive for team recruitment, development, and cultivation.

About Us:

Rooted in our ethos of offering comforting food you can trust, we’re an upscale fast-casual eatery. Our mission revolves around furnishing our clientele with nutritious choices made from pristine ingredients, yet at accessible price points.

Our culinary offerings are mostly scratch-made, ensuring maximum freshness. We prioritize sourcing the finest ingredients, gravitating towards local produce and antibiotic-free, humanely raised meats. Eschewing preservatives, food colorings, flavor enhancers, and GMOs, we deliver classic American cuisine with a modern twist, while accommodating dietary preferences including vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Strategic Planning: Partner with top-tier management to chart growth tactics and facility requisites. Offer expertise on prospective sites, expansions, or refurbishments.
  • Facility Management: Guarantee all venues are operational optimally, safely, and in sync with Bushfire Kitchen standards.
  • Design Oversight: Liaise with architects and interior designers ensuring the Bushfire Kitchen's brand aesthetics and functionalities are reflected in new constructions and revamps.
  • Construction Management: Supervise the construction trajectory ensuring timely and budget-compliant completions.
  • Vendor Relationships: Forge and nurture associations with contractors, architects, and other key service providers.
  • Budgeting & Financial Oversight: Curate and oversee financial outlines for design, build, and upkeep projects.
  • Team Leadership: Spearhead recruitment, training, and mentoring within the construction and facilities spectrum, nurturing a culture rooted in excellence.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Construction Management, or a related domain. Advanced degrees are an asset.
  • 7+ years of experience in facilities management and construction, ideally within the restaurant or hospitality sectors.
  • Demonstrated prowess in leading substantial projects from inception to fruition.
  • Competence in CAD or analogous design tools.
  • Spanish proficiency is a considerable plus.
  • Openness to frequent travel and on-ground engagement across locations.

Physical Demands:

Routine office activities with prolonged computer usage, standing, walking, and verbal communication.

Working Environment:

Versatile working scenarios encompassing offices, restaurants, and outdoor environments. Flexibility for weekend engagements is a must.


  • Salary range: $115,000 -140,000 annually, commensurate with experience.
  • Bonus potential of up to 30% of the annual salary, performance-driven.
  • Company Car.
  • 50% of health premiums borne by the company.
  • Dental & Vision insurance.
  • Paid vacation and sick days.
  • Calsavers.
  • Employee discounts.
  • Defined avenues for personal and professional growth.

We champion diversity and are an equal opportunity employer.

If our vision resonates with you, we invite you to share your resume alongside a cover letter elucidating your relevant credentials and your motivation for joining us.

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Meet Your Recruiter

Lucas Andrews

Lucas Andrews has over 15 years of experience in restaurant operations and another 5 of that being in recruiting and onboarding and leadership experience. During high school, Lucas began his career as a busser and moved up the ranks and was a part of the managing team within three years while going to college. Lucas had held many different management positions before transitioning into recruitment.

He grew up in a suburb of Roseville in Northern California, then moved to Southern California to pursue his successful restaurant management career. Lucas’s’ ability to see talent and passion for others makes him an exceptional recruiter.

Lucas is a devoted family man and spends most of his free time with his wife Ashley, and his two sons – Callum and Liam, and daughter Presley. He enjoys football, boating, basketball, hiking and fantasy sports!

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