Primary Purpose of Position: Assist the Chief Engineer to lead, execute and monitor initiatives related to ensuring the efficient operation and maintenance of the mechanical, electrical, plumbing, carpentry, and energy management controls systems in assigned portfolio.
Ensure the proficient operation and maintenance of all building systems including but not limited to HVAC, water treatment program, electrical, lighting, plumbing, carpentry and building/energy and management systems, ensuring all systems are maintained in first class condition.
Assist with managing all aspects of the facility maintenance operations and initiatives for a portfolio of buildings as assigned.
Monitor maintenance schedules including preventive maintenance, demand work orders, and risk management/fire safety. Produce monthly status reports for the Property Management Staff including recommendations for improvements or modifications to schedules.
Manage Angus Anywhere preventative maintenance, loss control and service call programs. Monitor and manage work productivity through service call and preventative maintenance call program reporting.
Conduct periodic inspection and audits to confirm compliance with operations and maintenance programs including: service call programs, preventative maintenance, loss control prevention activities, safety programs, hazardous materials, OSHA compliance, water treatment and record keeping.
Assist Engineering and Property Management to develop scope and bid engineering related services or CAPEX projects.
Represent Property Management at tenant and Construction Department meetings as necessary.
Ensure compliance of all code required testing and maintenance of building systems, including NFPA 92, Ashrae 188, ACM O&M requirements and Boston Properties Arc Flash policy.
Maintain and refine a documented preventative maintenance and service call program for all building systems.
Organize and maintain comprehensive files consisting of operations and maintenance manuals, blueprints (tenant and base building), loss prevention activities, safety training, material safety data and other pertinent documents.
Regularly inspect all MEP machinery/equipment and rooms as well as other work areas to ensure good housekeeping and safe working conditions. Produce monthly report on conditions of same.
MEP and building/energy management related input for annual operating budgets and 5-year capital plans for each asset.
Review tenant and base building renovation/development plans and specifications, providing comments relating to design problems or conflicts to existing building systems or structures.
Monitor all contracted maintenance, repair and construction activities for conformance to established building policies and standards. Inform Account Director of all defective or nonconforming conditions.
Provide suggestions and/or plans to improve the operating or energy efficiency of building systems
Review emergency operational procedures including OSHA with staff such as equipment changeover, isolation of electrical and water systems, power outages, and other department-wide emergency procedures.
Respond to building emergencies and provide back up support to other Lead Engineers.
Ensure building standards are maintained as established.
Review Boston Properties Control Center logs daily and coordinate necessary action plan if needed.
Responsible for the overall direction, setting priorities and coordination of engineering staff at assigned site.
Coordinate and manage all energy star related programs
Other duties as assigned, and needed at the assigned property
Assist in the technical training and upgrading of skills of less qualified staff.
Pursue employee development objectives recommended by the Account Director.
Assist in the administration of the properties impairment and loss prevention program.
Participate in C&W Safety Committee.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Requirements and Qualifications:
High school diploma or equivalent certification required. Collage Degree preferred.
A minimum of 10 years of operational experience required with 5 or more years as a Senior Engineering Manager preferred.
Accredited technical school, military, or college certification in HVAC and/or Operating Engineering Technologies and/or equivalent job related training and experience required.
Universal CFC certification required.
Continuing education in field.
Advanced working knowledge of Building Automation Systems, Microsoft Windows, Excel and Lotus Notes knowledge.
Strong technical and problem solving abilities.
Ability to work independently.
Ability to organize and coordinate work efficiently, set priorities and motivate others.
Familiarity with OSHA, NEC, NFC and life safety codes.
Regularly required to stand, walk, reach and use arms to perform tasks as well as push and pull objects and grasp with hands.
Regularly use fingers to type or write as needed.
Regularly required to talk and hear and occasionally required to smell.
Frequently required to sit, stoop, crouch, kneel, crawl, balance, climb stairs and ladders, work at heights and in environments with temperature ranges both while working outside and inside.
Occasionally required to work around vibration or noise as well as dust.
Regularly required to lift and/or move up to 20 lbs. and occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 50 lbs.
Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision color vision and depth perception.
Ability to operate a motor vehicle.
Internal and External Contacts:
This position interacts extensively with tenants, vendors, and contractors, as well other employees within Boston Properties.
The Assistant Chief Engineer will receive supervision and direction from the Chief Engineer Account Director and Project Manager
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function in a satisfactory manner. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
C&W Services is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
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