Responsible for providing technical leadership and operational support to Facility Management and building Engineering teams based on the core Engineering Disciplines pertaining to all facilities. This includes assisting with managing the operational performance of all systems and ensuring that the engineering staff maintains continuity and reliability throughout the portfolio resulting in overall quality control for all properties. Responsible for the development and implementation of and compliance with policies and procedures for the maintenance and operational up-time of mission critical, mission important, business critical and business important facilitiesâ™ mechanical, electrical, plumbing, life/safety, and energy management systems with a strong emphasis on operations. Interacts and coordinates with facilities management, engineers, and IT.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES â¢ Manage all facets of inspections and assessments, including energy audits and analysis, HVAC, electrical, and plumbing systems, environmental compliance, ADA compliance, acquisition, and third-party surveys. â¢ Supervise building operations to include industry standard best practices for all building systems including but not limited to all MEP systems, Fire & Life Safety Systems, BAS/EMS systems, Emergency Power systems, Mission Critical Systems, Security Systems, and Building Envelope Systems. Ensure that engineering staff are using these systems effectively. â¢ Develop and update preventive maintenance and engineering procedures based on the Engineering Disciplines and property-specific requirements. Ensure that all critical equipment is maintained in accordance with manufacturerâ™s recommendations, local codes, building standards and Cushman & Wakefield Policies and Procedures. â¢ Comply with life safety programs and procedures, domestic water quality control, and water treatment programs to include EPA and OSHA compliance and ASHRAE 188 water management plans. â¢ Compile, maintain, and submit monthly critical operations reports for each facility. Work with facilities managers and engineers to ensure all equipment and systems are providing healthy environmental conditions within the facilities for the optimum expenditure of energy. â¢ Assist with evaluating prospective engineering employee qualifications, develop a network of engineering contacts, conduct manpower studies, and establish career development track for engineers. Responsible for ensuring completion of performance evaluations. â¢ Design and develop project/construction management processes inclusive of Client/Team capital planning and energy initiatives. Energy retrofit process groups to include design, implementation, monitoring, metering, and commissioning. Include any utility incentives as part of capital avoidance measures â¢ Develop and deliver training methods, materials, and program relative to building operations standard and Engineering Disciplines. Ensure compliance with the C&W OSHA web-based training requirements.
â¢ Evaluate and recommend building automation, energy management, and automatic temperature control systems. Systems to be open & non-proprietary in nature. â¢ Partner with budget owners to create reliable budgets and manage actual spend within the variance tolerance specified in contract KPIs. Perform value-engineering studies and evaluate contractor qualifications and recommendations.
â¢ Carry out thorough Root Cause Analyses and create timely Incident Reports. Verify that corrective action and measures to prevent reoccurrence have been implemented by engineering teams.
â¢ Maintain effective communications with IT and Safety & Security personal on all work related to critical operations and fire life safety systems. Report abnormal or critical conditions immediately to the relevant Facilities Management personnel.
â¢ Review all plans for adding, upgrading, and replacing equipment, infrastructure, building improvements, and the like, interface with applicable building management and operational staff, provide technical guidance and leadership, and oversee contracted labor and vendors.
KEY COMPETENCIES â¢ Communication Proficiency (oral and written) â¢ Interpersonal Skills â¢ Organization Skills â¢ Technical Proficiency â¢ Leadership Â
IMPORTANT EDUCATION â¢ Required - Engineering Degree from a 4-year University.
IMPORTANT EXPERIENCE 10+ years engineering experience with significant supervisory responsibility in a commercial property setting.
ADDITIONAL ELIGIBILITY QUALIFICATIONS â¢ Preferred â“ State Licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.)
â¢ Appropriate license/permit for trade as may be required, i.e. Journeyman or Master Electrician License or City Licenses â¢ Knowledge and understanding of all applicable practices/techniques, laws, project controls and environmental regulations to include OSHA safety regulations â¢ Familiar with Energy Management System (EMS) programming and fire alarm systems â¢ Basic Computing Skills in Outlook, Excel & Word Â
WORK ENVIRONMENT This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. Â
PHYSICAL DEMANDS The PHYSICAL DEMANDS described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate with others and exchange accurate information; operate a computer and other office productivity machinery; move about the workplace; remain in a stationary position for 60-70% of the time; and extend hands and arms in any direction.
AAP/EEO STATEMENT C&W provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, the company takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and employees during employment are treated without regard to any of these characteristics. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated.
Cushman & Wakefield also provides eligible employees with an opportunity to enroll in a variety of benefit programs, generally including health, vision, and dental insurance, flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts, retirement savings plans, life, and disability insurance programs, and paid and unpaid time away from work. In addition to a comprehensive benefits package, Cushman and Wakefield provide eligible employees with competitive pay, which may vary depending on eligibility factors such as geographic location, date of hire, total hours worked, job type, business line, and applicability of collective bargaining agreements. The compensation that will be offered to the successful candidate will depend on factors such as whether the position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement, the geographic area in which the work will be performed, market pay rates in that area, and the candidateâ™s experience and qualifications. The company will not pay less than minimum wage for this role. The compensation for the position is: $170,000.00 - $200,000.00 Cushman & Wakefield provides equal employment opportunity. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated. Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmativeâ‹ Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment withoutÂ regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.
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