Barr project work offers challenges as well as opportunities for learning and growth
working at Barr

contact information for our corporate headquarters:

Barr Engineering Company
4300 MarketPointe Drive, Suite 200
Minneapolis, MN 55435

Phone: 952-832-2600

Fax: 952-832-2601
Toll free: 800-632-BARR (2277)
back to careers

open positions

Minneapolis, MN

position location
apply online

Description of Company

Barr is a consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, process, and restore natural resources across North America and around the world. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s. Today, we have over 800 employees across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, fuels, public, and manufacturing sectors, as well as attorneys, developers, and others with complex problems.

Why Choose Barr?

If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment, focuses on providing exceptional client service, offers the opportunity to work on challenging projects, and makes employee safety a top priority, Barr is the place for you. In addition to a highly competitive benefits package, we offer mentor and coaching programs to help our employees develop and grow their careers, along with opportunities for volunteering and community involvement.


This position will provide full-time (40 hours/week) facilities support to Barr’s Facilities & Services Manager to manage and oversee 150,000+ square feet in Minneapolis and nine branch offices ranging in size from 8,000 SF to 40,000 SF

As the Facilities Coordinator, you will work with the Facilities Manager to ensure that the organization’s office space is properly managed and maintained. Tasks include but are not limited to: obtaining, reviewing, and summarizing bids from technicians, vendors, contractors; overseeing repairs and improvements; serving as a liaison with property management firms; communicating work efforts to staff; administering card access/security programs; working with established vendors to procure furniture, coordinating delivery, providing installation oversight; supporting the Facilities Manager with lease renewals, office expansion and renovations; responding to requests from staff; assisting with annual budget preparation and ongoing review; coding invoices to proper cost centers; helping develop and update the facilities intranet page; working with facilities staff to complete moves, adds, and change activities; working with Minneapolis Services contract staff to ensure expectations are met; and assisting office coordinators and facilities staff at branch offices as needed to address space maintenance issues and furniture needs.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associates degree or college coursework or certificates in related fields of study
  • 2 years of experience in comparable position
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency with MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat
  • Exceptional organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Strong oral and written communication skills including excellent listening skills
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and task follow-through
  • Demonstrated ability to develop new skills
  • Desire to provide high quality service to office staff
  • Ability to occasionally lift 40-lb. boxes and re-position office furniture
  • Ability to work effectively with a variety of personalities and build positive working relationships
  • Ability to work with partial information, identify further data necessary to effectively complete tasks, and either prepare preliminary but incomplete work products or work with individuals to collect necessary data to complete work products
  • Flexible working style and willingness to occasionally modify personal schedules to help meet project deadlines and meet office needs
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Ability to occasionally travel to an office outside of Minneapolis (up to 5% on an annual basis)
  • Acceptable driving record

Preferred Qualifications

  • Five or more years of facilities support related experience
  • Experience preparing presentation materials
  • Familiar with reading and understanding office space construction documents
  • Knowledge of office space design and furniture systems

Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
Barr strives to make accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

apply online

Minneapolis, MN link print