Chief Engineer

Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated   •  

Dallas, TX

Industry: Real Estate & Construction


8 - 10 years

Posted 37 days ago

Building Management

Monitors operation and maintains refrigeration, water cooling and air conditioning equipment; boilers, heating, ventilating and hot water equipment; pumps, valves, piping and filters; other mechanical and electrical equipment; reviewing logs as necessary to assure proper operation of equipment; responsible for reporting any problems/malfunctions on an as need basis. Performs preventive tasks when required. Oversees repair and P.M. of HVAC systems; determines frequency of repair and/or P.M. for HVAC systems.

Ensures the availability of an adequate inventory of tools and other supplies to operate the building. Specific duties include but are not limited to: preparing and submitting purchase orders requests, developing sources for stock materials and performing periodic checks of inventory levels and equipment conditions.

Responsible for overseeing the activities of contractors working within the building either as representatives of the building itself or tenants.


Identify safety hazards within the building and incorporate the remediation of such hazards to ensure that the building's staff and occupants work in a safe environment. Implement, administer, and manage safety training program.

Ensure that compliance of all regulatory laws and guidelines are met as they relate to the operation of the building's infrastructure. Responsible for alerting management of building discrepancies.

Maintain all infrastructure and compliance documentation for the building including up-to-date building drawings and single-lines as well as documentation mandated for the purpose of maintaining regulatory compliance with Federal, State or Local law.


Supervise and manage engineers and maintenance staff including hiring, training and personal development.

Ensure that the compliance program is a well-understood process among the building staff, engineers, tenants and contractors who perform work on the building's infrastructure.


Provides training and support aimed at expanding the capabilities of the operations staff. Specific duties include but are not limited to: demonstrating the proper use and care of tools and instruments, giving hands on instruction in basic maintenance, safety and troubleshooting procedures, recommending relevant outside engineering courses for enrollment and instilling an overall level of professionalism in manner and appearance.

Must complete leadership training as assigned by the firm and or the Engineering Manager.

Any and all other duties and tasks assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Education / Training

Associate Degree in an engineering discipline or equivalent work experience.

Years of Relevant Experience

7+ years facility related work experience, including customer service, leadership and supervisory experience.

Skills and Knowledge

Comprehensive knowledge of maintenance processes.

Understands aspects of construction planning and execution.

Exposure to HVAC, fluid handling/pumping, fluid filtering, mechanical systems, welding, and electrical systems engineering and operation.

Proficient computer skills and able to work with work order/PM systems

Other Abilities

Working knowledge of computer applications including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook)

Demonstrated strong verbal/written communication skills.

Proven record of excellent internal and external customer service

People oriented, able to multitask operational issues working with the staff assigned to each site.

Strong organization skills and understanding of UPS/battery systems, PDU's, generators, chillers, cooling towers, pumps, water treatment, FLS systems, BMS systems, and overall infrastructure operation/maintenance

Certifications / Licenses

Certification as a Universal Technician for CFC's (or within 90 days of employment).