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POST DATE 9/6/2016
END DATE 10/8/2016

Cushman & Wakefield, Inc. New York, NY

Company
Cushman & Wakefield, Inc.
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
R2972-1528
AJE Ref #
576100647
Location
New York, NY
Job Type
Regular

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Job Title

Superintendent

Job Description Summary

Supervises a smaller facility, office building, apartment complex or similar commercial or residential space. The Superintendent is expected to conduct site and facility inspections, to be hands on in performing work, to supervise and coordinate contractors/vendors, execute a preventive maintenance program, purchase materials, supervise day-to-day maintenance and janitorial duties of the property, and perform budget tracking. Also expected to determine need and extent of service, equipment required, type and number of operation and maintenance personnel needed, and to perform and assign work.

Job Description



Inspects facilities and equipment to determine need and extent of service, equipment required, and type and number of operation and maintenance personnel needed.



* Prioritizes work to ensure building occupants' needs are met in a timely fashion and assigns work requests to appropriate personnel to perform required maintenance, servicing and repairs. May also perform some repairs and servicing.



* May conduct the hiring of building support staff. Conducts training on maintenance, safety, equipment and systems.



* May directly or indirectly supervise both skilled (plumbing, carpentry, painting, electrical, mechanical, maintenance) and unskilled staff (cleaning, moving, dispatch, security) and assign them to perform facility/building and site maintenance, repairs, cleaning, and servicing.



* Develops, implements, and oversees a preventive maintenance program for all facilities and equipment.



* Coordinates, oversees, and directs vendors and contractors performing servicing, repairs, and construction on site.



* Visits with building occupants to ensure that their needs are met and solicits suggestions for improvements.



* Compiles records of labor and material cost for operating building and issues cost reports to owner or managing agents.



* Expected to reviews plans and specifications for projects, construction, and servicing/maintenance and to make recommendations as to improving the maintenance and operation of the facilities to management and owner.



* Prepares budget estimates, makes recommendations to management and owner, makes purchases within policy guidelines, maintains equipment and materials inventory, and controls expenditures.



* Expected to demonstrate continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service.



* Performs general office work including maintaining work logs, employee time, log books, keeping inventories and providing management with monthly reports and budget information.



KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE



* High school diploma or equivalent required; 2-year college degree or technical/vocational degree/certification desired.



* A minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience in commercial or residential maintenance, repair, or equipment servicing including at least 2 years of supervisory experience.



* General knowledge of all construction trade types (carpentry, plumbing, painting, electrical, mechanical, etc.).



* Hands-on ability to maintain building mechanical systems, equipment, and fire systems plus strong HVAC background.



*The ability to promptly and successfully respond to client and tenant issues and work requests.



* Experience in conducting building inspections, correcting deficiencies and follow-up.



* Excellent organizational, communication and time management skills.



* Ability to handle multiple priorities with efficiency and accuracy with a commitment to maintaining high building standards.



* Excellent customer service skills.



PHYSICAL CONDITIONS



While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to travel from floor to floor and may be required to travel outside between buildings in varying outdoor weather conditions. The employee may also be regularly required to sit or stand for prolonged periods of time; regularly use hands to operate office machinery including, but not limited to, telephones, computers, fax, and photocopy machines; regularly required to walk, talk, and hear.



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, disability, or protected veteran status.



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, disability, or protected veteran status.