The Lead Engineer organizes, monitors, and supervises the maintenance and repair activities associated with a commercial property. The Lead Engineer works under limited supervision of the Property Manager with the overall intent to ensure a safe, efficient and comfortable environment for building tenants and to maintain the building’s value, extending the life of the buildings systems and infrastructure with a strong emphasis on service excellence.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
Education and Experience:
- High School Diploma or equivalent; Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree preferred: and
- Five to seven years of progressively responsible related experience in a commercial property, tenant management setting; or
- Any combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
- Assist in the establishment and implementation of preventative maintenance programs for the associated building systems, facilities, and equipment.
- Manage engineering staff, promoting the safe and effective use of labor resources.
- Work with tenants to understand their needs in order to build and maintain positive, productive and professional relations.
- Manage and schedule engineering personnel in completing daily maintenance initiatives, as well as special projects and emergencies.
- Assist Chief Engineer in the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual engineering reports.
- Assist in negotiating contracts for various building services, interacting and supervising contract personnel as directed.
- Coordinate on-site construction activities, attend construction meetings.
- Review plans to ensure local, state, and federal compliance.
- Remain current in technology trends and recommend new technology for repair and/or capital replacement of obsolete building systems.
- Work with Property Manager/General Manager on projects as directed.
- Coordinate and record training and certifications for engineering staff.
- Maintain tool, supply, and equipment inventory.
IMPORTANT JOB FUNCTIONS:
- Performs other related duties as assigned.
MATERIAL AND EQUIPMENT USED:
- Tools and equipment needed for building maintenance and repair.
- General Office Equipment
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
- Local, state, and federal building codes and regulations.
- Building and equipment maintenance/repair techniques.
- Basic property management tools and skills.
- Organizational and interpersonal skills
- Applying building and equipment maintenance/repair technique.
- The ability to meet deadlines, accomplish work in order of priority; professionally maintain composure & effectiveness under pressure and changing conditions
- Self-motivation, leadership, teamwork and collaboration.
- Conflict Management Resolution
- Responsibilities may require an adjusted work schedule, overtime, and evening/weekend hours in order to meet deadlines.