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Assistant Chief Engineer at Cushman & Wakefield, Inc. in Louisville, Kentucky

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full Time





Job Description:

Job TitleAssistant Chief Engineer
Job Description SummaryResponsible to assist the Chief Engineer with the planning, implementation, coordination, and supervision of mechanical operations, maintenance, communications, energy management, and manpower development programs for assigned properties. The Assistant Chief Engineer will perform at the highest of ethical standards, reflecting the core values of C&W as defined in its Business Code of Conduct, Policies and Procedures Manual, and other related company policies. The position typically requires hands-on operational duties, maintenance work, and is not precluded from performing Watch Activity.
Job Description
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Supervises maintenance staff in the absence of the Chief Engineer and assigns and monitors maintenance projects for them
Assists with maintenance/engineering issues (plumbing, HVAC, electrical) as required
Remains proficient in the C&W Engineering Standards and all operational aspects of building systems
Provides for quality assurance by creating and implementing preventive maintenance programs and recommending improvements to existing programs on an ongoing basis
Develops/maintains effective building-specific maintenance and safety procedure manuals
Coordinates/Conducts staff training
Completes all mandatory C&W Compliance Training, including the Annual Safety Training Program and directs staff subordinates to do so as well
Coordinates maintenance efforts with outside contractors and technicians
Conducts regular inspections of operating mechanical, electrical, and equipment systems; makes necessary adjustments to operating equipment and controls
Conducts periodic inspections of mechanical equipment rooms and work areas to ensure clean and safe conditions are maintained
Ensures all mechanical equipment, systems, and electrical distribution are properly identified, labeled, color-coded and/or tagged as required, and that mechanical rooms are painted
Ensures all mechanical equipment rooms are painted and identified as required
Responds quickly to emergency situations (i.e. fire, evacuation, equipment failure, etc.) and customer concerns
Maintains ongoing communication with tenants, clients, property management, and vendors
Assists with the administration of inventory control programs and systems
Coordinates development of and/or maintain as-built drawings, equipment manuals
Participates in and provide input for maintenance staff s year-end reviews conducted by the Chief Engineer
Prepares and maintains engineering reports
Ensures compliance with applicable codes, regulations, governmental agency, and company directives as it relates to building operations

KEY COMPETENCIES
Communication Proficiency (oral and written)
Organization Skills
Technical Proficiency
Decision Making
Problem Solving/Analysis
IMPORTANT EDUCATION
High School Diploma or GED Equivalent

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

ADDITIONAL ELIGIBILITY QUALIFICATIONS
Vocational/Technical Training Certificate
Appropriate license/permit for trade as may be required, i.e. Journeyman or Master Electrician License or City Licenses
Certification as a Universal Technician for CFC s
Possess and maintain a valid driver s license and good driving record with periodic checks
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
Basic Computing Skills in Outlook, Excel & Word
WORK ENVIRONMENT
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. Regularly required to travel outside between properties in varying weather conditions.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Must have 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

AAP/EEO STATEMENT
C&W provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, the company takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and employees during employment are treated without regard to any of these characteristics. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated.
OTHER DUTIES
This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without noticeCushman & Wakefield provides equal employment opportunity. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated. Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.