Riverside Research Institute

Facility Operations Engineer

Location US-OH-Dayton
ID 2023-1833
Position Type
Full Time Salary

Riverside Overview

Riverside Research is an independent National Security Nonprofit dedicated to research and development in the national interest. We provide high-end technical services, research and development, and prototype solutions to some of the country’s most challenging technical problems.
 All Riverside Research opportunities require U.S. Citizenship.

Position Overview

The candidate shall coordinate with the squadron, center, and base personnel to fully understand the NASIC mission facility operations requirements and make recommendations for facility operations process improvements in compliance with host base, US Air Force, and DoD policies, procedures, standards, instructions, and guidance. Additionally, The Facility Operations Engineer will have experience with facility operations planning designed for least disruption of the facility occupants and experience in workspace optimization.


Job Duties:

  • Create new and improve existing Facility Operations Standard Operating Procedures 
  • Determine the necessary processes and functions within the Logistics Management division of NASIC and make recommendations to leadership
  • Utilize and facilitate the implementation of Air Force Smart Operations for the 21st Century (AFSO 21) process improvements within ongoing and future MILCON projects
  • Prepare reports regarding job status
  • Ensure compliance with applicable safety regulations and building codes and evaluate risks and resolve any problems that may arise
  • Coordinate with multiple military and government organizations for necessary process improvement opportunities
  • Collaborate with subcontractors, engineers, architects, and key team members of the project team
  • Keep all stakeholders aware of the progress on projects and prepare progress reports regularly
  • Other duties as assigned


Required Qualifications:

  • Must have a current Top Secret/SCI security clearance or ability to obtain
  • BS degree in Engineering
  • Must have experience working with facility operations and workspace optimization.
  • Must have at least 5 years’ experience Facility Operations Management and serve as the process improvement specialist for our Government/Military customer ensuring the missions’ interest are met with projects that are managed.
  • Excellent knowledge of workspace utilization and optimization
  • Highly organized
  • Previous experience in a leadership role with strong and proven leadership skills
  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite
  • Familiar with project management software programs
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to plan ahead
  • Able to multitask with a strong understanding of core manager duties
  • Excellent communication skills and interpersonal abilities, including negotiation

Desired Qualifications:

  • Six Sigma, AFSO 21 or other process improvement related certification
  • PE Certified

Global Comp

This represents the typical compensation range for this position based on experience, location and other factors.

Closing Statement

Riverside Research Institute is a not-for-profit, technology-oriented defense company, where service to our customers and support of our staff is our overall mission. Riverside is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring.  Riverside offers comprehensive compensation and benefit packages to our employees.
Riverside bases its employment decisions solely on technical experience, qualifications and other job-related criteria related to our organizational purpose as a not-for-profit company, and without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, veteran’s status or any other status legally protected by applicable federal, state, and local law.


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