Assisstant Chief Engineer - Military veterans preferred

Cushman & Wakefield (


  full-time   employee

Mountain View
United States

Job Title
Assistant Chief Engineer
Job Description Summary
Responsible 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
? 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
? 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
? Prepares and maintains engineering reports
Date created or last reviewed: August 2017 Page 2 of 3
? Ensures compliance with applicable codes, regulations, governmental agency, and company directives
as it relates to building operations
? Communication Proficiency (oral and written)
? Organization Skills
? Technical Proficiency
? Decision Making
? Problem Solving/Analysis
? High School Diploma or GED Equivalent
? 5+ years of related work experience in a commercial property setting
? 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
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.
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 20% of the time; and extend hands and arms in any direction.
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.
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.