Assistant Chief Engineer (94) in New York, NY

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Real Estate & Construction   •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 7 weeks ago

Job Description Summary

Responsible to assist the Chief Operating Engineer with the planning, implementation, coordination, and supervision of mechanical operations, maintenance, communications, energy management, and manpower development programs for assigned properties

Job Description


May be responsible for one or more of the following:

• Supervise maintenance staff in the absence of the Chief Engineer; and assign and monitor maintenance projects for them

• Participate in and provide input for maintenance staff's year end reviews conducted by the Chief Engineer

• Conduct regular inspections of operating mechanical, electrical and equipment systems; make necessary adjustments to operating equipment and controls

• Conduct safety training

• Assist with maintenance/engineering issues (plumbing, HVAC, electrical) as required

• Assist with the administration of inventory control programs and systems

• Provide for quality assurance by creating and implementing preventive maintenance programs and recommending improvements to existing programs on an on-going basis

• Develop/maintain effective building-specific maintenance and safety procedure manuals

• Coordinate maintenance efforts with outside contractors and technicians

• Maintain on-going communication with tenants, owners, property management, and vendors

• Remain proficient in all operational aspects of building systems.

• Coordinate development of and/or maintain as-built drawings

• Respond quickly to emergency situations (i.e. fire, evacuation, equipment failure etc.) and customer concerns

• Prepare and maintain engineering reports

• Ensure compliance with applicable codes, regulations, governmental agency and company directives as relates to building operations


• Vocational/Technical Training Certificate

• 5+ years of related work experience in a commercial property setting

• Appropriate license/permit for trade as may be required, i.e. Journeyman or Master Electrician License or City Licenses (Q01, Q99)

• Certification as a Universal Technician for CFC's

• Or any similar combination of education or experience

• Possess and maintain a valid driver's license and good driving record with periodic checks

• Background checks may be required by client

• Proven record of providing excellent internal and external customer service

• Excellent interpersonal skills

• Excellent oral and written communication skills

• Proficient in the use of computer systems

• May be only maintenance staff member on duty during certain shifts; may be required to work extended periods of time without relief when responding to priority/emergency situations (including overtime type assignments); may require shift work and/or on call duties


• Ability to stoop, stand, climb, frequently lift a minimum of 50 lbs. of equipment (pumps, tools, ladders) and safely install rigging/lifting devices

• Regularly required to crouch and reach to install/move equipment by bending forward at the waist or by bending legs and spine

• Involves movement between departments, floors, and properties to facilitate work

• Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you

• Ability to read and understand information presented orally and in writing

• Regularly required to utilize vision abilities, allowing reading of printed material, drawings, and schematics