Lead Engineer

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POST DATE 8/26/2016
END DATE 10/13/2016

Jones Lang Lasalle Phoenix, AZ

Phoenix, AZ
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
High School Diploma or GED


Position Title
Lead Engineer

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Job Description
The Lead Operating Engineer s primary responsibility is to oversee the efficient operation of all building systems and to inform the Chief Engineer and General Manager of any condition affecting building services and Facility or Client safety and comfort

Specific areas of responsibility include Client services, preventive maintenance, assisting the Chief Engineer in the supervision of the crew (including staff development), purchasing and inventory control, contracted maintenance, and following the Firm s guidelines regarding general maintenance practices.

The Lead Operating Engineer is responsible for protecting and improving the value of the Owner s or Client s asset, and ensuring that the facility and building systems meet or exceed their rated life. Additionally, the Lead Operating Engineer is expected to have an intimate knowledge of codes, laws and regulations pertaining to the operation of the facility, and be able to implement and supervise activities while mitigating risk of the Client and Jones Lang LaSalle. The Lead Operating Engineer will be held accountable to be in compliance with all firm policy and procedures including any audit requirements.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE Lead Operating Engineer (LOE) should have a High school diploma or equivalent. The LOE will have a minimum of five (5) years experience with commercial building operating systems and general building maintenance procedures, and a minimum of two (2) years of maintenance management experience. This position requires the Universal Technician Certification, (CFC) and Operating Engineer s license (SMA) or equivalent. Additionally, the Lead Engineer should have certificate s showing advance training on each of the major building systems (Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing and General Building Operations).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks, effectively solve problems in stressful situations, and consistently make effective, high quality decisions. Assist the Chief Engineer in the organization and management of all administrative functions related to the engineering department including budgeting and financial control, compliance with all applicable national and local codes and regulations, reporting on budgets, energy accounting, and productivity.

Be responsible for insuring and maintaining up-to-date files of building plans, equipment specifications, and all maintenance logs as required by Owner, Jones Lang LaSalle, Local, State and National regulations.

Respond to building emergencies as needed and as directed in accordance with the building Life Safety Program.

Order supplies and parts for delivery and/or pick up as approved and directed by Chief Engineer and /or Property Manager.

Assist the Chief Engineer in the formulation and implementation of the preventive maintenance program including scheduling of preventive maintenance with minimum disruption of building services

Participate in the implementation of new systems and processes from a mechanical perspective in order to thoroughly understand the principal assuring the ability to train all maintenance staff on preventive and corrective maintenance.

Assist in creating purchasing specifications and competitive bid analysis and assist the Chief Engineer relative to monitoring the quality and pricing of maintenance work performed by outside contractors including insuring the timely performance of maintenance contract

Work with vendors and contractors regarding installations, preventative maintenance, and modifications ensuring that all JLL safety procedures and guidelines are followed.

Ensure a safe work environment while maintaining a clean and organized work area.

Maintain compliance with the Engineering Services Compliance Program. Demonstrate improvement from previous scores.

Demonstrate the ability to understand the engineering design and operational aspects of the Base Building systems and be able to immediately recognize system performance deficiencies and respond to operational and emergency situations.

Assist the General Manager and Chief Engineer with management of all tenant and capital improvement construction projects from construction document review to project closeout and completion.

Construction coordination including contractor management and review, review of facility build out plans and pre-occupancy inspections.

Setup a comprehensive program to track and manage the consumption of all utilities servicing the property, such as Electricity, natural gas, fuel oil and water.

Working with the General Manager and Chief Engineer, annually prepare the operational and capital portion of the budget.

Provide support to the Chief Engineer or General Manager on all standard JLL initiatives such as 4Sight, Compliance Excellence Program, IPMP, Energy Star, Engineering Audit, etc.


Conduct or assist with semi-annual reviews of the engineering staff using the IPMP Tool. Assist engineering staff in developing their goals and objectives.

Organize and manage all administrative functions related to the engineering department, such as a work order and PM program, work schedules, monthly reports, budgets, timesheets, ordering supplies, etc.

Provide training and supervision aimed at expanding the capabilities of engineering team members.

Plan and layout the daily assignments of maintenance personnel insuring that required tools, skills and safety procedures are available and understood.

Demonstrate the proper use and care of tools and instruments .

Evaluate job performance for all employees that report directly to the Assistant Chief Engineer on an ongoing basis and conduct progress reviews in conjunction with the Chief Engineer.

Recommending enrollment in relevant inside or outside courses as is permissible within the guidelines of the operating budget.

Administrating and coordinating team training using a comprehensive training program in accordance with the firm s technical training and advancement initiative.


Directly supervises employees reporting to the assigned buildings. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the policies enumerated within the Jones Lang LaSalle Personnel Handbook and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. Knows, understands and sets an example relative to the policies within the Jones Lang LaSalle Personnel Handbook.

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JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a professional services and investment management firm offering specialized real estate services to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying and investing in real estate. A Fortune 500 company with annual fee revenue of $5.2 billion and gross revenue of $6.0 billion, JLL has more than 280 corporate offices, operates in more than 80 countries and has a global workforce of more than 60,000. On behalf of its clients, the firm provides management and real estate outsourcing