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Building Engineer- 3rd shift Nights and Weekends

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Employer
First Advantage Recruiting Solutions
Posted
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Closes
Friday, March 29, 2013
Ref
18572
Location
West Des Moines, IA
Category
Job Type
Employment Status

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About CBRE Group, Inc.

CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Los Angeles, is the world’s largest commercial real estate services firm (in terms of 2011 revenue).  The Company has approximately 34,000 employees (excluding affiliates), and serves real estate owners, investors and occupiers through more than 300 offices (excluding affiliates) worldwide. CBRE offers strategic advice and execution for property sales and leasing; corporate services; property, facilities and project management; mortgage banking; appraisal and valuation; development services; investment management; and research and consulting. Please visit our Web site at www.cbre.com.​​​

To be considered for a position with CBRE, please apply online at http://cbre.com/careers.  Click on “Search and Apply” on the left side of the screen.  If a pop-up window does not open, please check your browser’s settings.  On the login window either login with your existing username and password or click on “Register Today” to create one.  Once you are logged in you can either apply for specific jobs or submit your general application using the link at the bottom of the page.

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EOE & AA Employer M/F/D/V

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Utilizes advanced skills to perform complex preventive maintenance and corrective repair of buildings, industrial systems, vehicles, equipment and grounds.  Working under limited supervision, monitors building system operations and performance. Utilizes several trade skills such as carpentry, plumbing, electrical, painting, roofing, heating and cooling.

Complies with all applicable codes, regulations, governmental agency and Company directives related to building operations and work safety. Inspects building systems including fire alarms, HVAC, and plumbing to ensure operation of equipment is within design capabilities and achieves environmental conditions prescribed by client. Oversees and inspects the work performed by outside contractors. Contracted work includes landscaping, snow removal, remodeling, HVAC, plumbers, and cleaning. Performs assigned repairs, emergency and preventive maintenance.  Completes maintenance and repair records as required. Reviews assigned work orders.  Estimates time and materials needed to complete repair. Orders necessary materials and supplies to complete all tasks. Maintains an energy management program to ensure measures are taken to operate all systems in the most efficient manner to keep operating costs at a minimum. Maintains the building lighting system, including element and ballast repairs or replacements. Performs welding, carpentry, furniture assembly and locksmith tasks as needed. Responds quickly to emergency situations, summoning additional assistance as needed. Performs other duties as assigned.

No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. May provide informal assistance such as technical guidance and/or training to coworkers. May coordinate work and assign tasks.

REQUIREMENTS:

Requires 5-10 years of facilities experience with at least 6 months of data center experience preferred. UPS, battery rooms, generators, chiller plant operation experience highly preferred. Requires strong Problem solving skills and must be self-sufficient; Shifts are Nights and Weekends from 6pm- 6am.

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and a minimum of four years of related experience and/or trade school training. Universal CFC certification required. Additional certification in one or more of the following: electrical, mechanical, HVAC and refrigeration systems, process controls, mechanical power transmissions, painting, plumbing, carpentry or engine repair.  Certifications/licenses as may be required by local or state jurisdictions. Ability to comprehend and interpret instructions, short correspondence, and memos and ask clarifying questions to ensure understanding. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from clients, co-workers, and/or supervisor. Ability to effectively present information to an internal department and/or large groups of employees. Requires basic knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate simple figures such as percentages. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situation where only limited standardization exists. Requires intermediate analytical skills. Uses personal computer and / or PDA for work order system, email, ESS and training. Basic skills with Microsoft Office Outlook. Physical requirements include stooping, standing, walking, climbing stairs / ladders and ability to lift / carry heavy loads of 50 lbs. or more. Decisions made with general understanding of procedures and company policies to achieve set results and deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to co-workers and supervisor.

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