Charles Schwab Regional Property Manager in Austin, Texas


Austin - TX, AUSA, 2309 Gracy Farms Lane, 78758

Keith Andrew Vogel


We believe that , when done right, investing liberates people to create their own destiny. We are driven by our purpose to champion every client’s goals with passion and integrity. We respect and appreciate the diversity of our employees, our clients, and the communities we serve. We challenge conventions strategically to create value for our clients, our firm and the world. We live and bring to life the concept of ‘own your tomorrow’ every day. We champion our employee strengths, guide their development, and invest in their long-term success. We hire optimistic, results-oriented, curious, innovative, and adaptable people with the desire to help our clients and one another succeed.

As a company, we were established by Chuck at over 40 years ago to champion Main Street over Wall Street, and to help Americans transform themselves from earners to owners. Through advocacy and innovation, we work to make investing more affordable, accessible and understandable for all. As we enter our fifth decade, we are looking for talented, innovative and driven people who believe they can help themselves, and our clients, create a better future.

Our Opportunity:

Schwab Corporate Real Estate (CRE) provides safe, reliable and effective facilities that support the Company’s business needs. We oversee a portfolio of over 5.5 million square feet consisting of over 350 offices. Our services include facility management, property management, project management, design, construction, transaction management and lease administration.

CRE is looking for a Regional Property Manager to join our team. This full-time position will be based at our new corporate service center located in Austin, Texas.

What you’ll do:

  • Comprehensive property management for Schwab’s 460,000+ square foot Austin service center, and a limited number of retail branch properties located in Texas.

  • Cultivate and own relationships with corporate & retail management providing a safe, comfortable and efficient workspace for employees to do their best work

  • Partner with Sourcing Managers (Vendor Management) to bid and contract for scheduled and operational maintenance and project services.

  • Develop and manage annual operational and capital budgets; create and implement savings initiatives

  • Sets vision and leadership for the operations teams including maintenance & engineering, mail, MAC and food service .

  • Responsibility for managing support services including janitorial, landscaping, pest control, document destruction, vending, and beverage service.

  • Partner and align with other CRE functions including design,construction, strategy, finance and security

  • Inspect buildings’ physical plant, office space and grounds routinely to guarantee that building services are at the highest level of quality standards. Monitor and review preventive maintenance programs.

  • Utilize data to develop trends and insights that will drive continuous improvement in the site performance .

  • Co-manage third-party contractors / vendors engaged in operating and maintaining properties .

  • Lead / assist in site incident investigation, utilize structured problem solving to identify root cause of failures.

  • Manage small to moderate sized capital projects (typically <$150K) to include scope develop, business case justification, competitive pricing, contract administration, project execution and close-out.

  • Participate in schematic and design development review sessions with design and construction teams during building planning to ensure facility operations representation

  • Collaborate with Strategy team on space and seat allocation planning providing guidance

  • Direct oversight of third party move contractors

What you have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience in Facilities Management with management/financial expertise. Minimum of 8 years of facilities management in a corporate environment.

  • CFM, FMA, RPA industry certifications preferred.

  • Experience managing large campus properties in excess of 400,000 square feet preferred.

  • Demonstrated understanding of MEP systems to include central plant operations

  • Knowledge and experience of leases, lease administration, tenant improvement allowances and dealing with landlords and property managers

  • Experience and awareness of EH&S and general compliance requirements with programs such as ADA, TDLR and TNRCC

  • Business acumen including the ability to create financial plans, manage within time and budget constraints and achieve the desired outcomes.

  • Superior interpersonal skills including client relationship management and teamwork mindset.

  • Willingness to adjust schedule to work after hours or weekends as required during major project execution

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills.

  • Ability and willingness for periodic overnight travel (less than 10%)

  • Computer efficiency with Excel, Word, Outlook and other platforms normally used by Corporate Real Estate teams such as CMMS, CoStar, etc.

You demonstrate these behaviors:

Leadership Skills


Personal Integrity


Problem solving and decision making

Technical competency

Team work

What you’ll get:

  • Financial Fitness: 401k Match, Employee Discounts, Personalized advice, Brokeragediscounts• Work/Life Balance: Sabbatical, New Mothers returning to work Program, TuitionReimbursement Programs, Time off to volunteer, paid vacation• Inclusion: Employee Resource Groups, Commitment to diversity, Strategicpartnerships• Not just a job, but a career, with an opportunity to do the best work of yourlife

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Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversifying its workforce. It is Schwab's policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, legally protected medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, military status, citizenship status or any other status that is protected by law. Schwab also does not discriminate against applicants or employees because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. At Schwab, we believe that every employee, through their diverse abilities and experiences, can contribute to our growth, innovation and client loyalty. We embrace diversity and are committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants. If you have a disability, and require reasonable accommodations in the application process, call Human Resources at 800-725-3535. We will be happy to assist you. Schwab will only share your accommodation request with those individuals who have a specific need to know. The request for an accommodation will not affect Schwab's hiring decisions. All other submissions should be performed online.

Job Specifications

Relocation Offered?: No

Work Schedule: Days

Languages: English - spoken

Current Licenses / Certifications: None

Relevant Work Experience: Corporate Staff-6+ yrs

Position Located In: TX - Austin

Education: BA/BS

Job Type: Full Time

Category:Facilities/Real Estate

Activation Date: Monday, March 12, 2018

Expiration Date: Sunday, April 1, 2018

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