Director of Facilities at RigUp

| Austin
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RigUp is changing the way work is done in the energy industry. Each one of our teams exists to move us closer to our north star -- “to empower the people who power the world.” The Facilities Team at RigUp is responsible for the day-to-day and long-term operational responsibilities for real estate and facilities around the world.
RigUp is hiring a Director of Facilities that will be responsible for planning, directing, and overseeing building operations and services, including but not limited to corporate real estate leases, move management, materials procurement, and vendor/service contract management. Primary responsibilities include daily facility operations; preparing and managing facility plans and budgets, including space, supplies and personnel resources; serving as facility risk manager, coordinating policies and procedures with IT and HR. The Director will also be responsible for creating the integration and maintenance strategy for a large number of facilities acquired through M&A activity.

What you'll be doing:

  • Lead facilities strategy for RigUp corporate offices and acquired locations. 
  • Develop annual budget for and manage inventory of RigUp footprint (corporate + acquired). 
  • Plan, schedule, and manage facilities service and maintenance contractors and personnel, including setting the standard for site service levels.
  • Plan for capacity as RigUp grows through a combination of new construction + short/long term leases.
  • Develop project development process at all phases: Inception (scope, budget and schedule development), design, bid and negotiation, construction (budget and scheduled status).
  • Evaluate acquired facilities and plan for integration (includes contract transition, office transition plan, site branding, facility closures, security services and building access, emergency response, facility service and maintenance, etc)Assess employee impact of any moves or changes.
  • Partner with Security and IT on establishing new localized vendors (eg. telephone, network service providers), maintaining workspace technology (phones, printers, etc), and maintaining business continuity and disaster recovery procedures.
  • Provide leadership and direction for all procurement activities, ensuring that facility space, furniture, supplies, equipment and services are purchased at the most competitive market price.

What you should have

  • 8-10 years of experience in facilities operations, building management, engineering or construction
  • Ability to design, plan and manage construction projects and office moves
  • Understanding of concepts and practical experience with planning, scheduling, project management, preventive maintenance, and reliability-centered maintenance philosophy
  • Ability to prioritize conflicts and effectively manage multiple projects and assignments under time constraints and changing priorities, including commitment to 7/24 availability
  • Experience managing office and/or facility staff
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills for building relationships at all levels of internal and external organizations
  • Ability to work independently and as an effective team member


  • Flexible PTO policy
  • 401k Program with 4% match
  • Fully paid employee health insurance for employee
  • Open office space in the heart of downtown Austin

RigUp is a technology company that's building a platform to better support the energy workforce. Through the industry’s largest marketplace, we’re improving the lives of contractors and helping service providers and operators find the people who will get the job done. Headquartered in Austin, TX, and backed by a16z, Founder’s Fund, Quantum Energy Partners, and Silicon Valley Bank, we’ve raised $423.8 Million in funding to support our mission to change the way work is done in the energy field.
Our goal is to make RigUp an environment where any and all people feel welcome, respected, and free to be their authentic selves. We welcome applicants of all gender identities, sexual orientation, educational background, religion, ethnicities, veteran status, and citizenships. We’d love to learn what you can add to our team!

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ReduxLibraries
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • TensorFlowFrameworks


RigUp is located in downtown Austin right next to Lady Bird Lake. We're close to a ton of restaurants, coffee shops, bars, and trails along the water!

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What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

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How has your career grown since starting at the company?

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What is your vision for the company?

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What’s the vibe like in the office?

The energy at the RigUp office is contagious. We work on interesting problems and are truly making a difference in people's lives. Work is simply better when you love what you do!


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What are RigUp Perks + Benefits

RigUp Benefits Overview

Competitive salary
Full health, dental, and vision coverage
Unlimited vacation
401(k) with 4% match
$2,000 annual vacation stipend starting on your 3rd anniversary
Regular off-site activities such as happy hours, team building events, intramural sports leagues, etc.
Catered breakfast, daily lunch stipend, and a fully stocked kitchen
75% tuition reimbursement on continuing education
Office in the heart of downtown Austin
Flexibility to work from home
Onsite gym

Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
We offer employees Paid on-site garage parking.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
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