Related Management a premier Property Management company has opportunity for a Facilities Engineer in the Chicago area. This individual will provide technical expertise for the efficient operation of all facilities assigned to them. Working closely with District Managers supporting the identification, troubleshooting, oversight, and upgrades/repair efforts. Responsibilities include the review of maintenance and repair work on all mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) systems. Focus on energy efficiency procedures and the performance of the sites' preventive maintenance programs in accordance with all applicable Fair Housing/Human Rights statuses, and all Municipal and Local Laws. We are looking for an individual who possesses strong prior Building Systems and Facilities Engineering experience.
Job Functions / Duties / Responsibilities
Candidates should possess strong employment record exhibiting progressive achievement of skills and expertise. A thorough knowledge and understanding of building systems including, but not limited to, HVAC, Plumbing, Electrical, BMS, Fire & Life Safety and all related systems. The ability to read and interpret drawings, blue prints and specifications is a must. Ability to utilize computer software packages such as Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, and Project and CMMS programs. Any additional program knowledge would be a plus. An understanding of financial models, ROI, Simple Payback. Knowledgeable in standard operational and safety techniques of building maintenance and applicable safety precautions and able to confirm appropriate implementation of site safety requirements. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills is required. The ability to plan, organize and monitor the work and activities of self and direct reports, and monitor activities according to priorities, established schedules and deadlines. Partners effectively with all levels of the organization. Should be highly motivated and organized and have a strong understanding of the latest technologies in energy management and building technologies.
Education / Skills / Experience Required
This position will require visits to multiple sites on a regular basis and some sites will require occasional out of state travel. Will conduct periodic engineering audits of the sites assigned. Develop and manage capital programs as required. Evaluating energy consumption and developing cost-savings initiatives. Maintain high SOP standards while supporting on-site staff. Coordinate projects with contractors, third party engineers, internal departments and agencies. Evaluations of professional, technical and support staff for training needs. Prepares various written materials, including but not limited to, staffing reports, engineering reports, etc. Participants in annual budget estimates and works with District/Regional Managers to identify maintenance/technical needs for all properties. Tracks all necessary operational site permits and certification for the properties to ensure they are renewing accordingly. Assures compliance with all fire and life safety codes and local governing regulations (i.e. HUD, React, etc.). Conduct regular and consistent inspections of designated facilities and equipment. Provides technical training to on-site staff in the areas of technology, building systems, and environmental issues.
Salary Range - $100K -- $120K
Related is an Equal Opportunity Employer