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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

  • $76,738

    Average Salary

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 operations, assigns work orders, and/or provides technical and procedural training of coworkers and subcontractors.
* Arranges for subcontractors as needed.
* Consults with clients to schedule preventive maintenance and other downtime to minimize business interruption and inconvenience.
* Formulates and implements a preventive maintenance program to ensure that building machinery and systems meet or exceed their rated life.
* Monitors building systems including fire alarms, HVAC, and plumbing to ensure operation of equipment is within design capabilities and achieves environmental conditions prescribed by client.
* 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.
* 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 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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Chief Building Engineer Demographics

Gender

Male

95.1%

Female

4.3%

Unknown

0.6%
Ethnicity

White

60.0%

Hispanic or Latino

19.8%

Black or African American

11.0%

Asian

5.8%

Unknown

3.4%
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Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

66.7%

Greek

16.7%

Carrier

16.7%

Chief Building Engineer Education

Schools

Ferris State University

18.2%

Los Angeles Trade Technical College

6.8%

University of Phoenix

6.8%

Renton Technical College

6.8%

Moraine Valley Community College

4.5%

Community College of the Air Force

4.5%

Southeast Missouri State University

4.5%

Colorado Technical University

4.5%

Southwest Tennessee Community College

4.5%

More Tech Institute

4.5%

Prairie State College

4.5%

Gateway Community College

4.5%

Environmental Technical Institute

4.5%

Grand Canyon University

4.5%

Butte College

4.5%

Saint Louis Community College

2.3%

Refrigeration School Inc

2.3%

Spokane Community College

2.3%

Pima Community College

2.3%

Suffolk County Community College

2.3%
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Majors

Heating And Air Conditioning

22.1%

Environmental Control Technologies/Technicians

14.5%

Business

13.8%

Electrical Engineering

9.7%

Electrical Engineering Technology

5.5%

Industrial Technology

4.1%

Drafting And Design

3.4%

Mechanical Engineering

3.4%

Mechanical Engineering Technology

2.8%

Management

2.1%

Political Science

2.1%

Engineering

2.1%

Elementary Education

2.1%

Parks And Recreation Management

2.1%

Graphic Design

2.1%

Public Administration

2.1%

Real Estate

2.1%

Mathematics

1.4%

Engineering Technology

1.4%

Engineering And Industrial Management

1.4%
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Degrees

Other

46.5%

Bachelors

15.2%

Certificate

13.6%

Associate

13.1%

Masters

6.1%

Diploma

2.5%

License

2.0%

Doctorate

1.0%
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Top Skills for A Chief Building Engineer

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  1. Hvac
  2. Preventative Maintenance
  3. Life Safety
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Involved with building automation control systems upgrades including card access security, HVAC controls, and fire system controls.
  • Managed all maintenance work orders and established preventative maintenance program to conform to installing contractors warranty requirements.
  • Provide oversight, assessment and coordination of service for HVAC, Life Safety, Janitorial, Elevator and all other vendors.
  • Analyzed and prioritized service calls and facility maintenance problems; developed and implemented repair/overhaul plans.
  • Performed regular inspections of building and identify any problems.

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