• Chief Engineer

    Location US-DC-Washington
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/28/2018 11:57 AM)
    Job ID
    Experience (Years)
    Operations and Maintenance - Experienced
    Company : Name Linked
    Complete Building Services
  • Overview

    Complete Building Services, a building operations/facilities maintenance company, is currently seeking a Chief Engineer for one of our hotels in the Washington, DC area. CBS is a division of The Donohoe Companies, Inc. - Washington's oldest real estate company.

    The Chief Engineer is responsible for the supervision of project staff, in addition to the administrative, financial, logistical training and safety functions to include operations, maintenance and repair services required for the assigned task. Controls overall efficiency of the job-site.  Accountable for job-site actions.  All tasks are to be completed at the job-site to the appropriate customer, company or industry standards of excellence.


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    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



    • CFC Universal license (410A)
    • 3-5 years working in a Hotel as a Building Engineer or Chief Building Engineer 
    • Must possess excellent customer service skills
    • Must be available to work all shifts
    • Must be available to be on call 24/7
    • Able to lift up to sixty (60) pounds
    • Capable of ascending ladders up to a height of thirty (30) feet


    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 planning skills
    • Excellent time management skills
    • Highly motivated
    • Teamwork oriented
    • 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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