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Senior Building Engineer

Company: CBRE
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Senior Building Engineer

Job ID

160586

Posted

29-Mar-2024

Service line

GWS Segment

Role type

Full-time

Areas of Interest

Engineering/Maintenance

Location(s)

Los Angeles - California - United States of America, Pasadena - California - United States of America, Rosemead - California - United States of America

CBRE Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) works with clients to make real estate a significant contributor to organizational productivity and performance. Our account management model is at the heart of our client-centric approach to delivering integrated real estate solutions. Each client is entrusted with a dedicated leader and is supported by regional and global resources, demonstrating the industry's most robust platform. CBRE GWS delivers consistent, measurably superior outcomes for our clients at every stage of the lifecycle, and across industries and geographies.

About the role

Perform complex preventive and corrective maintenance, repairs and installations of electrical, mechanical, plumbing and/or HVAC equipment, machinery and controls located in the interior and exterior of buildings. Working under general direction, monitor building system operations and performance. Has critical, specialized knowledge required at client site.

What you'll do

--- Follow all applicable codes, regulations, governmental agency and Company directives related to building operations and work safety.

--- Operate, maintain, monitor, and perform preventive, predictive, and corrective maintenance on building equipment, which may include: mechanical/HVAC/plumbing systems, electrical/cabling, fire detection and suppression, life safety, lighting, temperature control systems, building management systems, and digital systems.

--- Maintain the professional appearances of the property, equipment, engineering spaces, and common areas.

--- Maintain the building lighting system, including element and ballast repairs or replacements.

--- Prepare estimates detailing the amount of time and materials needed for completing tasks. Maintain adequate supplies and tools and orders necessary materials to complete all tasks.

--- Maintain an energy management program to ensure measures are taken to operate all systems in the most efficient manner to keep operating costs at a minimum.

--- Oversee and inspect the work performed by outside contractors. Contracted work may include landscaping, snow removal, remodeling, HVAC, plumbing, and cleaning.

--- Perform work in compliance with standard operating procedures and/or critical work packages, and maintenance work instructions.

--- Perform specialized and complex tasks such as carpentry, electrical, painting, roofing, HVAC, welding, furniture assembly/relocation and locksmith tasks. Perform inspection of building systems including fire alarms, HVAC, plumbing and electrical.

--- Use pc and/or pda for work order system, email, ESS and training. Respond to emergency situations and customer concerns.

--- 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.

What you'll need

--- 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.

--- High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and eight years experience in electrical systems, refrigeration and/or HVAC. Or equivalent combination of education and experience.

--- Universal CFC certification required. Additional certification in one or more of the following: 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.

--- 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.

--- Use 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. or more.

--- Decisions made with thorough knowledge of procedures and company policies to achieve set results. 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:

*California Residents: CBRE carefully considers multiple factors to determine compensation, including a candidate's education, training and experience. The salary range is $38 - $42 per hour. The compensation offered to a successful candidate will depend on the candidate's skills, qualifications and experience.

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, Los Angeles , Senior Building Engineer, Professions , Los Angeles, California

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