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Chief Engineer-58SD

Company: US Facilities Inc
Location: San Diego
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Job Summary: U.S. Facilities, Inc., a consolidated facility management service, is seeking a Chief Building Engineer for one of its sites located in San Diego, CA. In partnership with the entire U.S, Facilities, Inc., the Chief Building Engineer will work to meet the on-going maintenance demands of the team to assure a high level of professionalism regarding all portfolio maintenance requirements, including timely response to and resolution of any client requests or concerns. The Chief Engineer is responsible for overseeing and supervising the safe operation and maintenance of the facility utility systems and equipment assigned to the campus. Responsible for the operating and maintaining the property's exterior and interior facilities including HVAC, plumbing, electrical systems, and general equipment. Responsibilities include: Providing leadership, direction, and supervision for the engineering team Planning, scheduling, and coordinating the work of the engineering team Supervising the team's response to emergency events Assisting team members to carry out maintenance duties Essential Duties: Manage and lead team of Building Engineers and Maintenance Technicians Responsible for maintaining the entire facility including physical building structure, all mechanical, electrical, HVAC systems and related equipment. Responsible for preventive maintenance and upkeep of the facility Monitor life safety systems and utilities Provide coaching, direction and leadership to employees in order to achieve portfolio, company and client results Promote and maintain a positive working environment in alignment with US Facilities values Conduct regular team meetings and safety trainings Develop and implement the preventative maintenance program for the portfolio Ensure scheduled inspections are completed and turned in on time; perform inspections on assigned properties Ensure noted items on inspection checklists which require additional follow up are resolved and/or communicated to the Senior Account Director Provide feedback Senior Account Director regarding needed repairs, special services, etc Ensure routine and scheduled maintenance are completed (e.g. change HVAC filters, rebuild faucets, fix toilets, clear roof drains, etc.); perform these tasks on assigned properties Read and interpret manuals, constructions drawings, diagrams, and work orders to perform required maintenance and tasks Maintain quality appearance of property to US Facilities and client's standards Participate in property tours or meetings with clients Partner with contracted vendors and ensure quality of work performed by them Review, monitor and/or draft scope of services/specifications for contracted services Partner with management to develop specifications for contracted services Provide direction or supervision to contracted vendors and contractors ensuring quality of work is completed as expected Respond to and resolve client service requests (e.g. running toilets, leaking faucets, etc.) Provide excellent customer service by interacting in a professional and positive manner with clients, vendors, coworkers, etc. Support and participate in annual operating and capital budgeting process as requested Use a variety of hand and power tools following all safety practices Ensure a safe, clean work environment is maintained and that all safety procedures are being followed Ensure that all accidents and any potential safety hazards are reported immediately Additional Responsibilities: Oversee renovations and special projects. Effectively maintains maintenance request system. Maintains punctual, regular, and predictable attendance. Works collaboratively in a team environment with a spirit of cooperation. Displays excellent communication skills including presentation, persuasion, and negotiation skills required in working with client and coworkers and including the ability to communicate effectively and remain calm and courteous under pressure. Respectfully takes direction from supervisor. Complies with all safety policies, practices and procedures and reports all unsafe activities to supervisor. Provides leadership to others through example and sharing of knowledge and skills. Perform other duties as assigned. May be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth above to address business needs and changing business practices Job Requirements: ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the competencies (minimum knowledge, skill, and ability) required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. High School diploma or equivalent A valid driver's license On call Weekend availability Preferred qualifications: 10+ years' experience in commercial building maintenance or related field. 10+ years' experience operating relevant computer hardware/software (e.g. HVAC, security, MS Office, Work order system, smart phones, etc.) 5 years of supervisory experience Experience using a computer in an iOS environment SKILLS AND ABILITY Ability to prioritize, multi-task and utilize resources to execute tasks within a deadline-oriented environment Demonstrated initiative and trouble shooting skills Demonstrated ability to use relevant technology including work order system and smart phone Willingness and demonstration of professional development and continual learning Demonstrated working knowledge of typical office building systems (e.g. mechanical, fire and life safety, electrical, HVAC, security systems, plumbing, etc.) Able to work with minimal supervision and lead by example Demonstrated working knowledge of typical office building systems (e.g. mechanical, fire Demonstrated ability to function in a team environment and proactively problem solve PHYSICAL DEMANDSThis position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling and climbing all day. The employee must frequently lift and/or move items up to 10 pounds and sometimes more than 10 pounds and rarely over 50 pounds. The employee must frequently drive an automobile. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES- Direct supervisory responsibility for Building Engineers and/or Maintenance Technicians U.S. Facilities, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities PDN-993d60fa-9fd7-41d4-8952-ec2919a469d5

Keywords: US Facilities Inc, San Diego , Chief Engineer-58SD, Professions , San Diego, California

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