Sr. Project Engineering & Technical Operations Manager at Cushman & Wakefield in Mountain View, California

Posted in Other 15 days ago.





Job Description:

Job Title

Sr. Project Engineering & Technical Operations Manager

Job Description Summary

The Sr. Project Engineering and Technical Operations Manager provides program management experience to designated projects and assignments for a client account, property portfolio, or large facility/complex through interaction with the client, property or facility management team, and project management staff. Monitors and coordinates the execution of mechanical, electrical and plumbing services and processes relating to client contracted agreements for project management and tenant improvement consulting services. Works closely with and provides detailed progress reports to senior management across several business lines.


The Sr. Project Engineering and Technical Operations Manager is expected to have significant technical knowledge and awareness to be able to recognize when technical problems are developing and to initiate appropriate corrective actions.

Job Description






  • PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES





    • Prepare project reports illustrating conclusions and recommendations and conduct meetings with owners and project team members to resolve issues during the project design development stages.




    • Participate in structuring the selection of professional partners and advise on final recommendations. Evaluate existing and proposed project sites and facilities with respect to program requirements. Ensure the resolution of programming issues through project completion.




    • Ability to create defined Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) around program goals and initiatives.




    • Work in an autonomous role contributing to team collaboration and partnership to ensure a successful program outcome. Obtain buy-in for organizational changes, team commitments, and expenditures in excess of approved budget.




    • Advise members of the project team with respect to base building, mechanical, electrical and plumbing needs. Evaluate and critique the progress of design development, project scope, budget and schedule from a client point of view - recognizing that base building and interiors issues




    • overlap and are part of an integrated system. Provide work/time recommendations for ongoing support of a site or building for all MEP preventive and reactive workflow.




    • Maintain high qualitative and quantitative standards of work performance. Work with multiple business lines, with the approval of appropriate supervisors; delegate to each necessary authority and responsibility for performance of assigned functions.




    • Define success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project and program life cycle. Identify and develop trusted adviser relationships with project and program stakeholders. Coach, mentor and motivate project and program teams.




    • Ensure project design meets guidelines or approval is obtained for any deviations.




    • Recommend for approval of value engineering efforts while ensuring systems will function to support typical building operations.




    • Coordination with Critical Operations team to review commissioning protocols to ensure equipment and sequence of operations are adequately tested prior to handover from projects to facilities.




    • Maintain document repository by project for drawings, submittals, etc.




    • Continue professional development in order to keep abreast of emerging technologies, methods and best practices. Extensive understanding of project and program management principles, methods and techniques.




    • Observe corporate policies and procedures.








  • JOB REQUIREMENTS & QUALIFICATIONS





    • B.S. Degree in Engineering or related field required.




    • Current P.E. registration preferred.




    • Minimum of 5 years directly related experience in an engineering/construction project accountability role or a minimum of 7 years equivalent combination of experience in an advisory and/or engineering supervisory capacity required in corporate office and facilities market sectors.




    • Previous experience in managing mechanical, electrical and plumbing retrofits.




    • Demonstrated ability to coordinate multiple projects within an existing and operational environment.




    • Experience in mechanical, electrical and plumbing design, operations experience, startup, commissioning (fundamental and enhanced), retro-commissioning, and witness testing, commercial interior construction, or ground-up building construction.




    • Excellent client relations, client management, and consultation skills required.




    • Proven leadership ability, administrative ability, technical background and project responsibility experience required.




    • Experience and ability to follow mandated process and maintain compliance with detailed administrative procedures.




    • Superior oral and written communication skills required.




    • Software Competency: Google suites, Microsoft Office with emphasis on Project and Excel.




    • Knowledge and understanding of applicable codes and standards, including LEED and green building requirements.




    • Ability to consistently analyze and execute financial trade-offs which may or may not involve dealing with incomplete data and ambiguity.




    • Highly organized and strong analytical skills.








  • 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. May be required to travel outside between properties in varying weather conditions. Will require frequent visits to active construction sites.








  • 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.




    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate with others and exchange accurate information; operate a computer and other office productivity machinery; move about the workplace; remain in a stationary position for 50-75% of the time; and extend hands and arms in any direction.








  • 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 notice.






Cushman & 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.




This position requires that the employee perform services for a customer at a customer facility. The customer mandates that all service providers entering its facility be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. In light of the customer's requirement, C&W will require each individual to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to commencing employment in this position, except to the extent that applicable law requires a reasonable accommodation for the individual (and to the extent that such accommodation does not impose an undue hardship on C&W).



Cushman & 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.
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