Building Operating Engineer

Location: Los Angeles, CA
Job Code: 1268
# of openings: 1

Description

Cushman & Wakefield is the world’s largest privately held commercial real estate services firm. Founded in 1917, it has 253 offices in 60 countries and nearly 15,000 employees. It offers a complete range of services for all property types, including leasing, sales and acquisitions, equity, debt and structured finance, corporate finance and investment banking, corporate services, property management, facilities management, project management, consulting and appraisal.

It is our policy to afford equal employment opportunity and, as such, we the most talented professionals and invest in superior resources and technologies. The talent of our extraordinary people and the culture and business approach we foster, coupled with the exceptional, creative services we provide and the results we deliver worldwide for owners, occupiers, and investors are what distinguishes Cushman & Wakefield.

Job Title: Building Operating Engineer - Glendale/Pasadena

Job Summary: Operates, inspects, and maintains all HVAC, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing equipment and systems in assigned facilities to obtain most efficient operating results and life expectancy. Assures that equipment is being maintained in an energy efficient, safe manner and down time is reduced to a minimum by anticipation of necessary repairs, keeping records of past operating experiences. Performs inspections and repairs to assigned property interior and exterior areas, including walls and flooring, installed fixtures, roofing systems, lighting, etc.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Performance of ongoing preventive and repair response work orders on facility mechanical, electrical and other installed systems, equipment, and other components.
  • Maintain, operate, and repair all HVAC systems and associated equipment, electrical distribution equipment, plumbing systems, building interior/exterior repair, lighting services, doors and hardware, locks, and related equipment as it pertains to assigned buildings.
  • Perform assigned facility inspections and due diligence efforts, reporting on as found conditions impacting satisfactory client occupancy and operations.
  • Respond effectively to all emergencies.
  • Prepare and submit to management summary reports listing conditions found in the performance of assigned work, and recommend and/or suggest action to be taken.
  • Study and become familiar with the various items of equipment, and the methods required to use them properly, that are required in every-day activities. This to include building automation systems, fire / life safety systems, and any other building related equipment.
  • Comply with all safety procedures, maintaining good housekeeping and safety of work areas. Recognize danger and safety hazards and propose methods to eliminate them.
  • Maintain compliance to State, County, or City Ordinances, Codes, or Laws.
  • Must be willing and able to support any after-hours building related activity as required.
  • Attend periodic training seminars.
  • Other assigned operational tasks as may be typically expected of the Building Engineer role.

 

Requirements:

Candidate must possess and maintain a valid state driver’s license, Universal CFC recovery certification, have a minimum of six (6) years of technical experience in all aspects of building engineering with a strong background in technical aspects of packaged/building HVAC, plumbing, electrical, equipment repair and maintenance and overall system design and application.





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