Assistant Chief Bldg Engineer
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: November 19, 2021
An additional requirement for this role is the ability to comply
with COVID-19 health and safety protocols, including COVID-19
vaccination proof and/or rigorous testing.
Leads shift operations and directs vendors and subcontractors.
Utilizes advanced skills to perform complex preventive maintenance
and corrective repair of buildings, industrial systems, vehicles,
equipment and grounds. Working under limited supervision, monitors
building system operations and performance. Utilizes several trade
skills such as carpentry, plumbing, electrical, painting, roofing,
heating and cooling.
AS Scope: Typically supports properties of .5 million to 1.2
million sq. ft...
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Complies with all applicable codes, regulations, governmental
agency and Company directives related to building operations and
Leads shift operations, assigns work orders, and/or provides
technical and procedural training of coworkers and subcontractors.
Arranges for subcontractors as needed.
Reviews monthly tenant service request summaries to pinpoint and
correct recurrent operational problems.
Oversees and inspects the work performed by engineering staff.
Determines that work is complete, equipment is fully functional and
client space is in prime working condition.
Formulates and implements a preventive maintenance program to
ensure that building machinery and systems meet or exceed their
Inspects building systems including fire alarms, HVAC, and plumbing
to ensure operation of equipment is within design capabilities and
achieves environmental conditions prescribed by client.
Reviews assigned work orders. Estimates time and materials needed
to complete repair. Maintains inventory of adequate supplies and
tools and orders necessary materials to complete all tasks.
Consults with clients to schedule preventive maintenance and other
downtime to minimize business interruption and inconvenience.
Performs assigned repairs, emergency and preventive maintenance.
Completes maintenance and repair records as required.
Responds quickly to emergency situations, summoning additional
assistance as needed.
Performs other duties as assigned.
No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. Provides
informal assistance such as technical guidance, and/or training to
coworkers. Coordinates and assigns tasks to co-workers within a
work unit and/or project.QUALIFICATIONS
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
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
Associate's degree (AA) or equivalent from two-year college or
technical school and minimum of four years experience in complete
building operations. Or equivalent combination of education and
CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES
Universal CFC certification required. Additional certification in
two or more of the following: HVAC, electrical, mechanical, HVAC
and refrigeration systems, process controls, mechanical power
transmissions, painting, plumbing, carpentry or engine repair.
Certifications/licenses as may be required by local or state
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong
organizational and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient,
timely, reliable and courteous service to customers. Ability to
effectively present information.
Requires knowledge of financial terms and principles and to
understand operating budgets. Ability to calculate intermediate
figures such as percentages, discounts, and/or commissions.
Conducts basic financial analysis.
Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret documents. Ability to
solve problems involving several options in situations. Requires
intermediate analytical and quantitative skills.
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES
Uses personal computer and / or PDA for work order system, email,
ESS and training. Basic skills with Microsoft Office Outlook.
Physical requirements include stooping, standing, walking, climbing
stairs / ladders and ability to lift / carry heavy loads of 50 lbs.
SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY
Decisions made with thorough knowledge of procedures and company
policies to achieve set results and deadlines. Responsible for
setting own project deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause
short-term impact to co-workers and supervisor.
Responsible for personal safety and the safety of those who are
affected by your work. This includes but is not limited to:
1. Complete all required and assigned HSE training at a
2. Follow all activity policies and procedures, including all
HSE-related requirements at all times,
3. Participate in all HSE-related programs & activities as
required, including incident investigations, interviews, auditing
and assessment, etc.
4. Report any conditions which you feel could result in an accident
or injury and / or stop work if required.
CBRE is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with 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
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