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FM Engineering Ops Manager

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

Job Description:

FM Engineering Ops Manager

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GWS Segment

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Areas of Interest

Building Management, Construction, Engineering/Maintenance, Facilities Management, Property Management


Lexington - Kentucky - United States of America

About the role

Plans, implements, coordinates and leads all mechanical operations, maintenance, communications, energy management, and workforce development programs for a facility, campus or portfolio of buildings.

What you'll do

  • Leads technical staff, including hiring, training, personnel development.
  • Perform small scale project management on a wide range of site projects at Facilities Engineering request.
  • Provide budgetary estimates for project work on small projects to mid-level construction projects.
  • Identify high priority deficit areas and bring to Facilities Engineering management attention for review and consideration of correction and/or solution implementation.
  • Recommends/implements improvements for preventive maintenance programs on an ongoing basis and develop/maintain effective building-specific maintenance and safety procedure manuals.
  • Coordinates maintenance efforts with outside contractors, tenant finish personnel and technicians. Lead all aspects of building systems including fire/life safety, plumbing, HVAC and electrical issues and must remain current with the latest HVAC technology trends.
  • Oversight and mechanical engineering support for utility plant systems including steam, chilled water, compressed air, utilities provided throughout the campus, and rainwater harvesting for reduction of city water usage in the cooling towers.
  • Maintains ongoing communication with tenants, clients, owners, facility management team and vendors.

    What you'll need
    • Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from four-year college or university and a minimum of four years experience and/or equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge and understanding of all applicable practices and techniques, laws, project controls and environmental regulations to include safety laws.
    • Universal CFC certification. Certification / license in two or more of the following is desired, and certain certifications may be required by local / state jurisdiction: electrical, mechanical, HVAC and refrigeration systems, boiler, plumbing. Facilities Management certification is desired
    • Ability to respond effectively to the most critical issues, write reports, manuals, speeches and articles using distinctive style to present complex topics to employees, clients, top management and/or public groups.
    • Requires in-depth knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to forecast and prepare budgets. Conducts financial/business analysis including the preparation of reports.
    • Ability to address advanced problems and deal with a variety of options in complex situations. Requires expert level analytical and quantitative skills with shown experience in developing strategic solutions for a growing matrix-based multi-industry sales environment.
    • Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook, and intranet/internet. Ability to use work order system.

      Why CBRE?

      A culture of respect, integrity, service and excellence crafts our approach to every opportunity!

      We are guided by the needs of the cities we inhabit, the communities we build and the world we thrive in!
      • Benefits start 1st of the month: Company paid medical insurance and pension
      • Internal advancement available after 6 month mark
      • Work/life balance: 40-45 hours a week
      • Competitive Pay

        Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future

        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 recruitingaccomodations@cbre.com 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.

        CBRE GWS

        CBRE Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) works with clients to make real estate a meaningful contributor to organizational productivity and performance. Our account management model is at the heart of our client-centric approach to delivering integrated real estate solutions. Each client is entrusted with a dedicated leader and is supported by regional and global resources, leveraging the industry's most robust platform. CBRE GWS delivers consistent, measurably superior outcomes for our clients at every stage of the lifecycle, and across industries and geographies.

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