The Infrastructure Manager is a key member of the Preserve’s management team and will oversee and maintain the Preserve’s physical resources, including facilities, grounds, utilities, equipment, and roads. They will have the experience and skills needed to build, improve and maintain all aspects of Preserve infrastructure, including experience managing the bidding, contracting and construction work for seven-figure infrastructure projects. The Infrastructure Manager is responsible for ensuring that the Preserve’s vehicle fleet is sufficient to meet the overall Preserve team’s goals and that vehicles are maintained in a proactive, safe and economical manner. And they will also oversee the supply, inventory, transportation, and use of fuels, equipment, tools, and supplies.
The Infrastructure Manager will be responsible for ensuring that all infrastructure work at the Preserve is conducted in accordance with all local, county, state and federal permitting guidelines, including compliance with all relevant building codes, land use ordinances, coastal zone restrictions, and state and federal environmental quality standards.
In collaboration with the Preserve team, the Manager educates staff and Preserve users on the proper use and care of facilities, vehicles, and equipment, implementing and documenting processes to ensure their appropriate, safe use. The Manager will be responsible for advising on visitors’ use of resources and activities, exercising discretion, judgment, and tact. Where needed, they may guide TNC’s guests on technically challenging terrain in vehicles or on foot. And the Manager is responsible for maintaining the overall integrity of the Preserve’s security infrastructure including monitoring, maintenance and repair of all access points and fencing.
Due to the remote location, rugged geography, and communication technology challenges, they must exercise careful judgment, communicate proactively and operate with flexibility and responsiveness. The Manager makes safety decisions in the absence of supervision, applying established policies and protocols in response to emergencies on a 24-hour basis.