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Account Director

EMCOR Group, Inc. • Fremont, CA
a month ago


About Us:

EMCOR Facilities Services (EFS), an EMCOR core business, services over 1 billion square feet of commercial space across the United States. From corporate campuses to single sites, EFS provides a range of services that support mission-critical areas of financial services, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, transportation, and education sectors.

Job Title:  Account Director

Job Summary: 

This position will be responsible for the total performance of a key strategic account. This will include, but will not be limited to, achieving/exceeding operational performance objectives, cost savings, and maintaining and improving employee morale, retention and productivity. In conjunction with the Vice President, this position will help develop and execute strategic direction and be accountable for implementation of identified strategic programs such as Reliability Maintenance, National Purchasing Leverage, Facility Maintenance Supplier Consolidation, increasing workforce productivity as well as best practice application across the portfolio. The Account Director will plan, direct, and coordinate all operational activities in order to maintain and improve overall account performance.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Business and Operations Planning. The Account Director will be responsible for ensuring alignment with client overall objectives and performance measurements
    • Use a collaborative process to review each Service Level Agreement (SLA) and Key Performance Indicator (KPI) to document and trend performance and results
    • This position will lead company’s specific management strategy for each location by developing a three (3) year timeline which includes operating and suggesting capital improvement
  • Scope Decisions. Identify best practices and KPIs that will be used to manage and evaluate performance
    • Identify critical services that will be required, and potential consequences should these services not be carried out in accordance with the Business Plan. The Business Plan shall also include a contingency plan for each of the critical services in the event they cannot be carried out
  • Service Level Agreements. Measuring performance is critical in our ability to continuously improve services. The Account Director will drive the service levels across the portfolio, working closely with the client team to develop specific performance metrics that are based on business strategy and operational requirements
  • Monthly Reporting. The Account Director will analyze monthly reports to ensure strategic alignment and optimal delivery of service
  • Accounts Receivable / Payable. The Account Director will manage weekly and monthly AR & AP to ensure the accounts stay current
  • Account Review Meetings. Our site team will regularly meet with clients to discuss performance results, operations reviews, work management process reviews, benchmarking reviews, etc.; monthly and quarterly meetings will be used to evaluate performance results and address issues and overall business objectives
  • Interface with client location point of contacts (POCs) as needed
  • Coordinate consistent service delivery
  • Review work requests that approach the monetary spending limit and escalate requests (with estimate) that exceed the limit to the client
  • Responsible for putting in place appropriate plans and programs to meet and/or exceed the client objectives within the account(s)
  • Responsible for helping set the strategic direction and implementation of business initiatives at the local/National market level
  • Responsible for establishing goals and performance criteria and measurement processes to proactively manage the business
  • Responsible for cost effectiveness, consistency, quality, accuracy, and performance to business standards
  • Represent the organization including managing the business relationships as well as performance of strategic alliances and joint ventures in assigned area
  • Responsible for the strategic planning and management of current and future client contracts including assessing alternatives and understanding future customer requirements to ensure adequate future growth and development in assigned area
  • Responsible for ensuring effective customer satisfaction, service, and relations by implementing processes and technology to deliver quality products and services
  • Responsible for creating a consistent operational image, implementing account wide initiatives, and producing a quality product in accordance with Company standards
  • Responsible for driving continuous improvement and innovation throughout account(s)
  • Responsible for ensuring high staff productivity and morale by working and ensures staffing with carefully selected people
  • Champions HR initiatives and always make the function an integral part of the organization
  • Responsible for creating an environment that gives team members and teams responsibility/authority to achieve goals, and then hold the team and team members accountable for accomplishing them
  • Responsible for the achievement of assigned team member’s responsibilities by providing guidance, mentoring, coaching and feedback to team members. Establish performance objectives, expectations and regular appraisals against those objectives and expectations


  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; MBA preferred
  • Seven to ten years related experience and/or training at a senior level in an organization managing multiple facility operations
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public 
  • Experience with operations and maintenance for Industrial Manufacturing Space is preferred.  Industry designation preferred.  Must have multi-site/account experience, ability to identify best practices within industry and a proven ability to apply across multi-site/account scope 
  • Facility Management, IFM experience preferred
  • Strong computer skills are required primarily utilizing Microsoft Office Suites 

EFS requires all new hires who will be required to work onsite, whether regularly or sporadically to be vaccinated for COVID-19.  This position will require the successful candidate to obtain/show proof of a complete COVID-19 vaccination.  EFS is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law. 

We offer our employees a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package and are always looking for individuals with the talent and skills required to contribute to our continued growth and success. Equal Opportunity Employer.