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Working As A Chief Building Engineer

  • Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material
  • Getting Information
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events
  • Deal with People

  • Make Decisions

  • Stressful

  • $66,079

    Average Salary

What Does A Chief Building Engineer Do At Firstservice Residential

* Maintains a safe and secure environment throughout the building(s).
* Supervises, trains and directs maintenance staff through work orders.
* Plans, monitors, and appraises job results; coaches, counsels and disciplines employees.
* Assesses repair needs and estimated time needed for repair (including evaluating problems to determine whether or not professional assistance or further instruction is needed in order to complete task/repair).
* Monitors the functions of service contractors and building repair and maintenance contractors.
* Inventories and acquisitions maintenance supplies.
* Maintains disaster preparedness by identifying potential problems, developing response plans, managing crises.
* Completes reports/work orders of repairs (work needed).
* On call availability for emergencies and projects as assigned by property manager.
* Schedules and assigns work responsibilities to employees to meet shift requirements.
* Requests materials, tools, and supplies needed for a job.
* Administrates preventive/reactive maintenance schedule.
* Records and evaluates preventive maintenance activities and programs.
* Oversees or participates in construction, installation, and preventative maintenance of equipment.
* Observes/evaluates corrective maintenance or repair on equipment.
* Orients and trains employees to perform maintenance activities and tasks.
* Follows safety procedures and maintains a safe work environment.
* Performs maintenance replacement and repair in areas of carpentry, electrical work, plumbing, mechanical, painting, flooring, and other minor building repairs as long as a permit is not required to conduct the job.
* Ability to properly utilize new equipment and follow safety procedures prior to using this equipment.
* Job Requirements

What Does A Chief Building Engineer Do At The Hertz Corporation

* Respond quickly to emergency situations, summoning additional assistance as needed including nights weekends and holidays.
* Formulate and implement a preventive maintenance program to ensure that buildings, systems and equipment meet or exceed their rated life.
* Coordinate with business units to schedule preventive maintenance and other activity to minimize business interruption.
* Utilize CMMS data and develop RC/CA plans.
* Coordinate construction as directed by and Facilities Management.
* Ensure service providers deliver their contracted service levels to the standards required within the cost guidelines established.
* Monitor building systems such as Building Management Systems to ensure business continuity and operation of equipment.
* Key-result areas:
* Ensure headquarter location is maintained to standard for safe and efficient occupancy.
* Adhere to facilities standards to ensure consistent delivery maintenance services.
* Manage Service Providers ongoing maintenance standards, quality and costs to ensure delivery is as contracted and is appropriate.
* Implement asset assessment programs to provide condition codes for capital planning and risk mitigation.
* Efficiently operate buildings and systems to optimize energy consumption.
* Ensure appropriate and consistent reporting of the facilities programs and issues to Facilities Management.
* Mandatory Requirements
* The position plays a key role within North America and assumes responsibility for preventive and reactive maintenance of the headquarter location.
* The position has authority to develop standards in conjunction with the Facilities Manager/Director for all preventive and reactive maintenance activities, capital expenditure requirements for minor projects, implement processes and standards and control cost, quality and efficiency programs

What Does A Chief Building Engineer Do At CBRE

* Complies with all applicable codes, regulations, governmental 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 monthly tenant service request summaries to pinpoint and correct recurrent operational problems.
* Oversees 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 necessary materials to complete all 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 required.
* Responds quickly to emergency situations, summoning additional assistance as needed.
* Performs other duties as assigned.
* SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
* 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 Does A Chief Building Engineer Do At Sunrise Senior Living

Maintaining a safe, clean and comfortable environment for the residents

What Does A Chief Building Engineer Do At CBRE

* Manages the building's operational accounts and assists in development of operating and capital budgets.
* Assists in operations and maintenance issues, troubleshooting and problem solving as required.
* Recommends and implements improvements for preventive maintenance programs on an on-going 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 latest HVAC technology trends.
* Maintains on-going communication with tenants, clients, owners, facility management team and vendors.
* May assist in solicitation and 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 administers 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.
* 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.
* Effectively recommends same for direct reports to next level management for review and approval.
* Plans and monitors appropriate staffing levels and utilization of labor, including overtime.
* Prepares and delivers performance appraisal for staff.
* Mentors and coaches team members to further develop competencies.
* Leads by example and models behaviors that are consistent with the company's values

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Top Chief Building Engineer Skills

  1. Hvac
  2. Fire/Life Safety
  3. Facility Operations
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Maintained and repaired all HVAC, plumbing, electrical systems, oversaw building security, and office cleaning.
  • Established, implemented and administered preventive maintenance programs.
  • Participated in two 8-year stop inspections on 600 ton Carrier 19EB chillers.
  • Supervised tenant improvement, and remodeling.
  • Supervised upgrading of total building electrical service to include new 240kw emergency generator and automatic switchgear equipment.

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