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Chief Building Engineer Supervisor

Company: CBRE
Location: Seattle
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Chief Building Engineer Supervisor

Job ID

164450

Posted

24-Apr-2024

Service line

GWS Segment

Role type

Full-time

Areas of Interest

Engineering/Maintenance

Location(s)

Seattle - Washington - United States of America

ABOUT THE ROLE

Plans, implements, coordinates and manages all mechanical operations, maintenance, communications, energy management, and manpower development programs for a facility, campus or portfolio of buildings.

AS Scope: Typically supports a multi-property portfolio with multiple owners.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manages the building's operational accounts and assists in development of operating and capital budgets.
  • Assists in operations and maintenance issues, troubleshooting and problem solving as required.
  • Recommends and implements improvements for preventive maintenance programs on an on-going basis and develop/maintain effective building-specific maintenance and safety procedure manuals.
  • Coordinates maintenance efforts with outside contractors, tenant finish personnel and technicians. Oversees all building systems including fire/life safety, plumbing, HVAC and electrical issues and must remain current with latest HVAC technology trends.
  • Maintains on-going communication with tenants, clients, owners, facility management team and vendors.
  • May assist in solicitation and acquisition of new management contracts. Coordinates development and maintenance of as-built drawings.
  • Responds to all emergency situations quickly (fire, evacuation, equipment failure etc.) and customer concerns.
  • Implements and administers inventory control programs/purchase parts and supplies.
  • Develops specifications and assists in solicitation and administration of maintenance/repair service contracts.
  • Establishes and monitors programs to ensure compliance with applicable codes, requisitions, government agency and company directives as relates to building operations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

    Provides formal supervision to individual employees within single functional or operational area. Approves subordinate's recommendations for staff recruitment, selection, promotion, advancement, corrective action and termination. Effectively recommends same for direct reports to next level management for review and approval. Plans and monitors appropriate staffing levels and utilization of labor, including overtime. Prepares and delivers performance appraisal for staff. Mentors and coaches team members to further develop competencies. Leads by example and models behaviors that are consistent with the company's values.

    WHAT YOU'LL DO

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

    Responsible to plan, implement, coordinate, and supervise all of the following:

    • HVAC, Electrical, Mechanical and related Engineering operations
    • Project/Tracking
    • Job Safety Planning
    • Engineers and Maintenance staff

      WHAT YOU'LL NEED

      Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future.

      EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE

      • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent
      • Minimum of 5 years of related work experience in a commercial property setting or any similar combination of education or experience in the operation, installation, and maintenance of building systems with in-depth technical understanding and knowledge of all HVAC, electrical, plumbing, fire/life safety, and control systems.
      • Communication and Leadership skills

        OTHER SKILLS and/or ABILITIES

        Meet the physical requirements of this role including stooping, standing, walking, climbing stairs/ladders, and the ability to lift/carry heavy loads of 50 lbs. or more.

        Understanding of existing procedures and standards to solve slightly complex problems.

        Ability to analyze possible solutions using technical experience to apply appropriate judgment and precedents.

        Strong organizational skills with an inquisitive mindset.

        In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)

        WHY CBRE?

        A culture of respect, integrity, service, and excellence crafts our approach to every opportunity!

        We are guided by the needs of the cities we inhabit, the communities we build and the world we thrive in.

        BENEFITS

        - Benefits start 1st of the month following your hire date: Medical, dental, vision, 401k, etc.

        - First year of employment - 15 Days of PTO. Year 1 - 4 of employment 20 days of PTO!

        - Internal advancement available after 6 month mark

        - Competitive Pay

        CBRE carefully considers multiple factors to determine compensation, including a candidate's education, training and experience. The salary range is $60 - $65 per hour. The compensation offered to a successful candidate will depend on the candidate's skills, qualifications and experience.

        Equal Employment Opportunity: CBRE is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We have a long-standing commitment to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, veteran status, political belief, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

        Candidate Accommodations: CBRE values the differences of all current and prospective employees and recognizes how every employee contributes to our company's success. CBRE provides reasonable accommodations in job application procedures for individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance due to a disability in the application or recruitment process, please submit a request via email at recruitingaccomodations@cbre.com or via telephone at +1 866 225 3099 (U.S.) and +1 866 388 4346 (Canada).

        NOTE: Some, but not all, of our positions may have an additional requirement to comply with COVID-19 health and safety protocols, including COVID-19 vaccination proof and/or rigorous testing. If you have questions about the requirement(s) for this position, please inform your Recruiter.

Keywords: CBRE, Seattle , Chief Building Engineer Supervisor, Professions , Seattle, Washington

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