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Chief Engineer (Supervisor)

Company: CBRE
Location: Pleasanton
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Chief Engineer (Supervisor)
Job ID
Service line
GWS Segment
Role type
Areas of Interest
Building Management, Engineering/Maintenance, Facilities Management
Fremont - California - United States of America, Hayward - California - United States of America, Los Angeles - California - United States of America, Oakland - California - United States of America, Pleasanton - California - United States of America, Sacramento - California - United States of America, San Ramon - California - United States of America
Plans, implements, coordinates and leads all mechanical operations, maintenance, communications, energy management, and workforce development programs for a facility, campus or portfolio of buildings.
General maintenance of renewable energy systems, fuel delivery stations and vehicles; CNG (Compressed Natural Gas) and Hydrogen.

  • Manages the building's operational accounts and assists in development of operating and capital budgets.

  • Assists in operations and maintenance issues, trouble-shooting and problem solving as needed.

  • Recommends and implements improvements for preventive maintenance programs on an ongoing 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 the latest HVAC technology trends.

  • Maintains ongoing communication with tenants, clients, owners, facility management team and vendors.

  • May assist in 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 coordinates 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.

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    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.

    • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and at least four (4) years of related experience and/or training.

    • Experience managing all building systems including fire/life safety, plumbing, HVAC and electrical issues.

    • Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from four-year college or university preferred.

    • Universal CFC certification required.

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

      Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from four-year college or university and a minimum of four years experience and/or training. Or equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge and understanding of all applicable practices and techniques, laws, project controls and environmental regulations to include safety regulations.
      Universal CFC certification required. Additional certification in three 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 jurisdictions.
      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.
      Ability to respond effectively to sensitive issues.
      Requires advanced knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and commissions. Conducts advanced financial analysis.
      Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex documents. Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations. Requires advanced analytical and quantitative skills.
      Physical requirements to include stooping, standing, climbing and frequent lifting of a minimum of 50 lbs. Must have the ability to operate an EMS and CMMS system. Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to handle multiple projects and make decisions.
      Decisions made with thorough understanding of procedures, company policies, and business practices to achieve general results and deadlines. Responsible for setting work unit and/or project deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to department.
      Responsible for personal safety and the safety of those who are affected by your work. This includes but is not limited to:

    • Complete all required and assigned HSE training at a satisfactory level,

    • Follow all activity policies and procedures, including all HSE-related requirements at all times,

    • Participate in all HSE-related programs & activities as required, including incident investigations, interviews, auditing and assessment, etc.

    • Report any conditions which you feel could result in an accident or injury and / or stop work if required.

      As a Manager:

    • While adhering to all HSE requirements established for CBRE employees, supervisors and managers are additionally required to:

      a. Provide sufficient distraction-free time for employees to complete all required HSE training & support the HSE training program implicitly,
      b. Investigate and resolve (if possible) all reported unsafe conditions / acts and communicate results back to the affected stakeholders,
      c. Support "stop work" authority when it is exercised in good faith,
      d. Communicate any / all potential workplace hazards and workplace procedures.
      *California Residents: CBRE carefully considers multiple factors to determine compensation, including a candidate's education, training and experience. The salary range for the position is $100,000 - $110,000 annually. The compensation offered to a successful candidate will depend on the candidate's skills, qualifications and experience.
      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. We also provide reasonable accommodations, as needed, throughout the job application process. If you have a disability that inhibits your ability to apply for a position through our online application process, you may contact us via email at 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.
      CBRE, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer (Women/Minorities/Persons with Disabilities/US Veterans)

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