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Union Chief Engineer

Company: CBRE
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: June 8, 2024

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Union Chief Engineer

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Philadelphia - Pennsylvania - United States of America

Are you ready to start an exciting career with CBRE?

About The Role:

The Union Chief Engineer is responsible for engineering operations. Working under limited supervision monitors building system operations and performance. Use several trade skills such as carpentry, plumbing, electrical, painting, roofing, heating, and cooling.

What You'll Do:

  • Plan, implement, coordinate and lead all mechanical operations, maintenance, communications, energy management, and workforce development programs for a facility, campus or portfolio of buildings
  • Coordinate maintenance efforts with outside contractors, tenant finish personnel and technicians.
  • Coordinate all building systems including fire/life safety, plumbing, HVAC and electrical issues and must remain current with HVAC technology trends.
  • Maintain ongoing communication with tenants, clients, owners, facility management team and vendors.
  • Respond to all emergency situations quickly (fire, evacuation, equipment failure etc.) and customer concerns.
  • Supervise the performance and developing of preventative maintenance measures.

    What You'll Need:

    • To perform this job successfully, an individual will need to perform each crucial 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 essential functions.
    • 4+ years of commercial chief or supervisory level experience in operating mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems in a commercial property setting
    • EPA Universal License preferred. Additional certification in one or more of the following: electrical, plumbing or carpentry. Certifications/licenses as may be required by local or state jurisdictions.
    • Physical requirements to include stooping, standing, climbing and frequent lifting of a minimum of 50 lbs. Must have the ability to operate an EMS and CMMS system. Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to prioritize different projects and make decisions.

      Why CBRE?

      When you join CBRE you will have the support and resources of a global firm where an entrepreneurial mentality is encouraged. You'll realize your potential with exciting work, fast-paced assignments, an environment of constant learning and dedication to results! To enable your success, we provide the best tools, training and leaders in the industry.

      Our culture is built on our RISE ( values and reflects the needs and perspectives of our clients and our people. Our work is guided by our North Star: Crafting the real estate solutions of tomorrow, so businesses and people thrive.

      Coming to work for CBRE, you will receive a comprehensive benefits package, 401k, and extraordinary perks such as career growth and longevity!

      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 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, Philadelphia , Union Chief Engineer, Professions , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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