A Facilities Engineer Plans and implements the design of plants, offices, and production lines in order to maximize the use of available space and improve production efficiency.
Estimates costs related to layout design, including equipment and materials, labor, etc and monitors the construction process. Researches production/processing equipment or fixtures for purchase and gathers data relating to their ability to meet organizational needs.
A Facilities Engineer could work for a facilities management company that is contracted to manage facilities for a number of organisations. In small companies, facilities management may be part of a general management role.
A Facilities Engineer may have another job title such as business services manager, support services manager or contracts manager.