Chief Engineer (Philadelphia, PA)

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We're JLL-a leading professional services and investment management firm specializing in real estate. We have operations in over 80 countries and a workforce of over 98,000 individuals around the world who help real estate owners, occupiers and investors achieve their business ambitions. As a global Fortune 500 company, we also have an inherent responsibility to drive sustainability and corporate social responsibility. That's why we're committed to our purpose to shape the future of real estate for a better world. We're using the most advanced technology to create rewarding opportunities, amazing spaces and sustainable real estate solutions for our clients, our people and our communities.

Our core values of teamwork, ethics and excellence are also fundamental to everything we do and we're honored to be recognized with awards for our success by organizations both globally and locally.

Creating a diverse and inclusive culture where we all feel welcomed, valued and empowered to achieve our full potential is important to who we are today and where we're headed in the future. And we know that unique backgrounds, experiences and perspectives help us think bigger, spark innovation and succeed together.

If this job description resonates with you, we encourage you to apply even if you don't meet all of the requirements below. We're interested in getting to know you and what you bring to the table!

Job Title : Chief Engineer

Reports To : General Manager

Summary of Job Description:

The Chief Engineer is responsible for the operational management and effective daily leadership and administration of the engineering team with the objectives of safely, efficiently, and effectively operating machinery and systems in a cost-effective manner. The Chief Engineer must ensure the highest level of professionalism, while meeting the client's needs, and a commitment to achieving the goal of 100% uptime throughout the engineering team. Responsible for protecting and improving the value of the client's assets and ensuring that building engineering systems continue to perform their intended function.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Oversee the maintenance and continuous operation of all building systems including: fire/life safety, mechanical (HVAC, plumbing, controls) electrical (lighting, UPS, PDU, generators, primary switch gear), cabling (data and voice, broad band), lighting and temperature controls systems, critical environments, light construction (painting, doors, relights, locks), digital systems (fire alarm, duress, card access, radionics, CCTV). Utilize staff and contracting with outside vendors as necessary.
  • Supervise and manage engineers and maintenance staff including hiring, training and personal development
  • Identify the maintenance objectives of the facility and incorporate those objectives into a documented plan that includes preventive, predictive and reactive maintenance procedures.
  • 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.
  • Assist in the development of a Capital plan which would include planning for infra-structure upgrades, equipment replacements and building modifications to ensure the building's future capabilities are maintained.
  • Responsible for ensuring that major projects performed at the building are properly planned, executed and closed out in accordance with standard industry practices.
  • 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.
  • Responsible for overseeing the activities of contractors working within the building either as representatives of the building itself or tenants operating within the buildings.
  • Responsible for keeping records of buildings rounds and readings, all engineering logs and engineering data sheets.
  • Responsible for advance training and notification to all contractors so that they are informed and knowledgeable with respects to the building's functions and the work they are to perform, including an incident contact response list.
  • Ensure all critical equipment and events are a well-understood process among the building staff, engineers, tenants and contractors who perform work on the building's critical infrastructure.
  • Performs additional job duties as requested.

Qualifications
  • High School diploma or GED equivalent
  • 10+ years related work experience, including supervisory experience
  • Experience of 5+ years managing a crew
  • 3-5 years critical environment experience. High-density data center experience a plus.
  • Experience managing major electrical shutdowns strongly desired.
  • Deep understanding of critical power systems including, UPS, PDU, ATS, STS, and generators.
  • Universal CFC certification required
  • Working knowledge of computer applications including Word and Excel
  • Excellent customer service skills mandatory.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and professionally.
  • Excellent writing skills required.
  • Ability to comply with both Jones Lang LaSalle and client-directed Policies & Procedures.
  • Successful candidate must be self-motivated who can work independently or on a team.

Benefits:

Our benefits are a good reason to come to JLL.

We are committed to hiring the best, most talented people in our industry, and then empowering them with the resources and support to enhance their health, financial and personal well-being. Our underlying benefits philosophy is this: be fair to our people, and provide opportunities for those who take advantage of our programs and resources to lower their health costs and increase their personal and financial security.

Benefits to eligible employees, include:
  • 401(k) plan with matching company contributions
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Care
  • 6 weeks of paid parental leave at 100% of salary
  • Paid Time Off and Company Holidays
  • Flexible Work Arrangements may be available
  • Executive Benefits

What you can expect from us

We succeed together and believe the best inspire the best, so we invest in supporting each other, learning together and celebrating our success.

Our Total Rewards program reflects our commitment to helping you achieve your career ambitions, recognizing your contributions, investing in your well-being and providing competitive benefits and pay.

We can't wait to see where your ambitions take you at JLL. Apply today!

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More Information on JLL
JLL operates in the Financial Services industry. The company is located in Chicago, IL, Seattle, WA, Sacramento, CA, San Francisco, CA, Brea, CA, San Diego, CA, Las Vegas, NV, Phoenix, AZ, Denver, CO, Dallas, TX, Austin, TX, San Antonio, TX, Houston, TX, Miami, FL, Jacksonville, FL, Atlanta, GA, Nashville, TN, Charlotte, NC, Raleigh, NC, Minneapolis, MN, Washington, DC, Baltimore, MD, New York, NY, Boston, MA, Pittsburgh, PA and Columbus, OH. JLL was founded in 2022. It has 66101 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 170 open jobs at JLL, click here.
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