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Lead Building Engineer

Company: CBRE
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: July 1, 2024

Job Description:

Lead Building Engineer

Job ID

168032

Posted

17-May-2024

Service line

Advisory Segment

Role type

Full-time

Areas of Interest

Engineering/Maintenance

Location(s)

Fort Lauderdale - Florida - United States of America, Hollywood - Florida - United States of America

About this Role:

Leads shift operations and advises vendors and subcontractors. Applies skills to perform sophisticated preventive maintenance and corrective repair of buildings, industrial systems, vehicles, equipment and grounds. Working under limited supervision, monitors building system operations and performance. Uses several trade skills such as carpentry, plumbing, electrical, painting, roofing, heating and cooling.

What You'll Do:

  • Complies with all codes, regulations, agency and Company directives related to building operations and work safety.
  • Leads shift operations, assigns work orders, and/or provides technical and procedural training of coworkers and subcontractors. Arranges for subcontractors as needed.
  • Reviews tenant service request summaries to pinpoint and operational problems.
  • Coordinates 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 rated life.
  • 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 vital materials to finish the 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 the need arises.
  • Responds quickly to emergency situations, summoning additional assistance as needed.
  • No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. Provides informal assistance such as technical mentorship, and/or training to coworkers. Coordinates and assigns tasks to co-workers within a work unit and/or project.

    What You'll Need:

    • To perform this job effectively, 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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    • 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 experience.
    • 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 jurisdictions.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong interpersonal 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.
    • 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.

      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 live in!

      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, Fort Lauderdale , Lead Building Engineer, Professions , Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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