• Chief Engineer

    Location US-DC-Washington
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(2/28/2018 9:52 AM)
    Job ID
    Experience (Years)
    Operations and Maintenance - Experienced
    Company : Name Linked
    Complete Building Services
  • Overview

    Complete Building Services, a building operations and facilities maintenance company, is currently seeking a Chief Engineer in Washington DC. CBS is a division of The Donohoe Companies, Inc. - Washington's oldest real estate company. The Chief Engineer shall be responsible for all mechanical and electrical operations, maintenance, plumbing, keying, life safety, and energy management within the facility. 


    Major Duties:

    • Assist in developing, managing and operating and capital budgets
    • Develop and implement plans and schedules to achieve company and department goals
    • Develop processes, procedures and standards for the facilities operational performance
    • Read and understand contract and RFP requirements
    • Create an atmosphere of professionalism and mutual support among employees
    • Review work performance of subordinates
    • Manage and maintain the completion of the facilities scheduled PM's through the CMMS
    • Assist with environmental compliance
    • Assist with the compliance of local, state, and federal codes
    • Develop, manage and coordinate all shift schedules including holiday, vacation, sick and emergency coverages
    • Conduct weekly staff meetings to discuss facility operations, project status, toolbox safety and other relevant information
    • Review, approve and submit weekly time sheets, work order tickets and other required documentation
    • Accurately document work performed on tickets and/or work orders
    • As required, prepare and submit a cost analysis report for contracted work
    • Assist with updating and implementing HAZCOM and environmental programs
    • Set-up, maintain and use filing system
    • Perform tool and equipment inventory monthly
    • Maintain skills and knowledge to industry standards
    • Perform annual and semi-annual performance reviews
    • Perform other duties as assigned




    • Will have completed formal vocational/technical training in maintenance/mechanical/electrical related work
    • Three (3) years' experience within the last five (5) years in a supervisory capacity for an operation and maintenance program with HVAC, Elevator/Escalator, Electrical and General Maintenance mechanics in a single building of comparable size (1,000,000 sq. ft.)
    • Ability to plan, organize and meet deadlines
    • Ability to work on several projects simultaneously and prioritize work, as required
    • Demonstrate working knowledge of engineering and building systems
    • Ability to read, review and understand blueprints
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Experience in managing a data center to include Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS), Power Distribution Units (PDU's) and back-up generators


    Skills & Attributes Necessary for Success:

    • Strong written, oral and interpersonal communication skills
    • Strong planning, organizing and supervisor skills
    • Coaching, counseling, initiative and leadership skills
    • Strong customer services skills
    • Business acumen and P&L experience
    • Initiate continuous improvement skills initiatives for staff
    • Able to read and understand blue prints, schematics, technical materials, and manufacturer's manuals
    • In-depth working knowledge of electrical, plumbing, HVAC systems and hardware
    • In-depth knowledge of hand tools, electrical, power tools, meters and gauges
    • Ability to plan and execute work activities with minimal direction
    • Excellent time management skills
    • Highly motivate
    • Detail oriented
    • Adaptability
    • Strong Initiative
    • Extremely flexible
    • Multi-tasking abilities
    • Good manual dexterity
    • Creative problem solving skills
    • In-depth knowledge of industry guidelines and regulations
    • Moderate computer skills




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