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POSITION SUMMARYChief Engineer is responsible for the effective daily leadership of his/her staff, managing the engineering program to the highest level of quality work and customer service as well as the administration of the engineering department in alignment with the management team, the C&Wengineering platform, and client expectations. The Chief Engineer will perform at the highest of ethical standards, reflecting the core values of C&Was defined in its Business Code of Conduct, Policies and Procedures Manual, and other related company policies. Responsible to plan, implement, coordinate, and supervise all mechanical operations, maintenance, communications, energy management, and manpower development programs for assigned properties. The Chief Engineer may be required to perform limited hands on operational duties and is not precluded from performing Watch
Activity. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSAND RESPONSIBILITIESSupervise engineers and maintenance staff including hiring, training, personnel development,etc. Ensureperformancemanagement,coaching,anddevelopmentofteammembersthroughestablishedHR processes and disciplinaryactions.Participate and coordinate annual scheduling and execution of the C&W Safety Program as directed by Asset Services, Engineering Leadership, EH&S Administration, and so forth. Responsible for 100% Compliance at his/her site.Manage operational accounts for building, including variance reporting, as required and assist in development of operating andcapital budgetsUtility Management such as tracking use, consumption, cost, reporting, comparison models, sub-metering, budgeting, variances as directed by Management and/or Leadership.Conduct regular inspections of building systems and equipment; identify and resolveissues.Assist in maintenance/engineering issues asrequiredRecommend and implement improvements for preventive maintenance programs on an ongoingbasis.Develop, implement, and maintain an effective preventive and predictive maintenance program for task scheduling, routines, and performance. Program to include procedures for annual, semi-annual, quarterly, monthly and other scheduled maintenance as provided by the manufacturer's recommendations and/or industry best practices.Develop and maintain effective building-specific maintenance and safety proceduremanuals.Coordinate development of and/or maintain an Operations Document Library, including but not limited to construction plans, structural plans, as-builtdrawings, MEP schedules, line diagrams and schematics, equipment and operation manuals, start up and commissioning documents, and equipment warranties.Formulate and conduct building-related systems and equipmenttraining.Coordinate maintenance efforts with outside contractors, tenant finish personnel, andengineers.Oversee all building systems including fire/life safety, plumbing, HVAC, and electrical issues; mustremain current with latest HVAC technologytrends.Maintain ongoing communication with tenants, clients, property management, andvendorsDate created or last reviewed: August 2017Page 2of 3Develop specifications and assist in solicitation, administration, execution and performance of maintenance/ repair servicecontracts.May assist in solicitation and acquisition of new managementcontractsRespond to all emergency situations quickly (fire, evacuation, equipment failure etc.) and customerconcernsImplement and administer inventory control programs, purchase parts andsupplies.Ensure compliance with applicable codes, requisitions, government agency, and company directives asrelates to buildingoperations.Duties are inclusive of approximately 50% operating engineerresponsibilities;May be only maintenance staff member on duty during certain shifts; may require shift work and/or on-call or stand-by dutiesKEY COMPETENCIESCommunication Proficiency (oral and written)Interpersonal SkillsOrganization SkillsTechnical ProficiencyLeadershipIMPORTANT EDUCATIONHigh School Diploma or GED EquivalentIMPORTANT EXPERIENCE7+years of related work experience in a commercial propertysetting or any similar combination of education orexperienceADDITIONAL ELIGIBILITY QUALIFICATIONSVocational/Technical training certificate Appropriate license/permit for trade as may be required, i.e. Journeyman or Master Electrician License orCity LicensesUniversal Technician for CFC's depending on market licensurerequirementsFinancial knowledge necessary for reading and understanding budgets, budget variances and basic reporting as required by managementFamiliar with Energy Management System (EMS)/programming and fire alarmsystemsBasic Computing Skills in Outlook, Excel & WordWORK ENVIRONMENTThis job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.PHYSICAL DEMANDSThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate with others and exchange accurate information; operate a computer and other office productivity machinery; move about the workplace; remain in a stationary position for 30-40% of the time; and extend hands and arms in any directionCushman & Wakefield provides equal employment opportunity. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated. Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.
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