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Chief Engineer

ABM Industries
Seattle, WA
  • Expired: June 05, 2020. Applications are no longer accepted.

Responsible for overseeing the day to day management of facilities engineers within a portfolio  
In addition to managing the facilities engineers in accordance with established maintenance and operational requirements and quality standards, the Chief Engineer is responsible for the following:
    Assist site engineers in managing external service providers, including consultants, and other contractors to ensure that the delivery of facilities services is done according to clients' expectations and contractual obligations. 
    Respond to emergency situations in relation to facilities. 
    Assist site engineers to manage assigned projects, including outside contractors; and monitor all work that is being done to help ensure success. 
    Conduct regular inspections of facilities for compliance, client satisfaction and asset integrity. 
    Help to resolve client service contract issues to ensure a high level of client service. 
    Represent the client with respect to the management of the clients' facilities. 
    Administer environmental and energy management strategies and initiatives. 
    Ensure client satisfaction; identify / monitor issues as they arise and implement prompt solutions. 
    Implement and manage a preventative and corrective maintenance program to ensure compliance with applicable regulations and asset integrity; 
    Ensure compliance with Occupational Health and Safety policies, regulations, legislation and cultivate a workplace where health and safety is a priority for clients, team members and contractors. 
     Conduct interviews with potential engineers for current and new clients.
    Administer the Washington State 07 Electrical program for cardholders. 

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
    Very strong teamwork and customer service skills with ability to quickly develop client and employee relationships. 
    Self motivated, professional and flexible; able to work both independently and as part of a team. 
    Autonomous, able to act with a minimum of direction to prevent and resolve situations that will arise in the portfolio. 
    Excellent computer skills, knowledge of web/internet technologies and MS Office for workplace productivity. 
    Ability to travel within specified region on a regular basis with periodic overnight travel. 
    Excellent time management skills to simultaneously handle and prioritize multiple projects, tasks and requests. 

    Technical knowledge on HVAC, electrical systems, plumbing, building maintenance; ability to manage capital/repair projects and oversee commissioning process. Knowledge of Municipal, Provincial and Federal safety and legislative requirements. 
    Minimum 3 years facilities management or property management experience including experience in facility planning and/or building operations and construction. 
    Must have valid Driver's License
    Must meet Company standards for annual Motor Vehicle Record check
    Universal CFC certification required. 
Additional certification in one or more of the following, is preferred:
In Washington:  Washington State 07 Electrical License 
In Oregon:  Oregon State Maintenance Electrician License

ABM Industries


Seattle, WA
98119 USA
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