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Assistant Chief Engineer

Company: CBRE
Location: Denver
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

Assistant Chief Engineer

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Service line

Advisory Segment

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Areas of Interest

Engineering/Maintenance, Property Management


Denver - Colorado - United States of America

Are you ready to start an exciting career with CBRE?

This iconic high-rise a 1.3-million-square-foot trophy office building in the heart of downtown Denver.

About the Role:

As a CBRE Assistant Chief Engineer, you will oversee building system operations and the performance of various areas including plumbing, electrical, painting, roofing, heating, and cooling.

This job is part of the Engineering and Technical Services job function. They are responsible for providing support, preventive maintenance, and repairs on equipment and systems.

What You'll Do:

  • Assign work orders and estimate the time and materials needed to complete repairs. Maintain an inventory of adequate supplies and tools.
  • Perform maintenance and repairs to advanced mechanical, plumbing, structural, furniture, fire, life safety, and control systems. Keep facility and building systems up to applicable standards as assigned.
  • Align with all applicable codes, regulations, governmental agency, and company directives related to building operations and work safety.
  • Develop an energy management program. Ensure all systems operate in the most efficient manner.
  • Coordinate and inspect the work performed by outside contractors. Respond to common inquiries or complaints from clients, co-workers, and/or supervisors.
  • Head the implementation of a preventive maintenance program to ensure that building machinery and systems meet or exceed their rated life. Perform repairs and emergency maintenance as needed.
  • Review and sign off on inspections of building systems including fire alarms, HVAC, and plumbing to ensure the operation of equipment is within design capabilities and achieves environmental conditions prescribed by the client.
  • Mentor others to develop in-depth knowledge and expertise in most or all areas within the function.
  • Lead by example and model behaviors that are consistent with CBRE RISE values. Anticipates potential objections and persuades others, often at senior levels and of divergent interest, to embrace a different point of view.
  • Impact the achievement of customer, operational, project, or service objectives across multi-discipline teams.
  • Contribute to new products, processes, standards, and/or operational plans in support of achieving functional goals.

    What You'll Need:

    To perform this job successfully, an individual will need to perform each crucial duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

    High School Diploma, GED, or trade school diploma with 5-8 years of job-related experience. In lieu of a diploma, a combination of experience and education will be considered.

    Prior shift manager or supervisory experience preferred.

    Universal CFC certification required. Additional certification in one or more of the following: HVAC, electrical, mechanical, refrigeration systems, process controls, mechanical power transmissions, painting, plumbing, carpentry or engine repair.

    Refrigeration operators license & 608 universal Certification required or willing to obtain within 6 months of employment.

    Meet the physical requirements of this role including stooping, standing, walking, climbing stairs/ladders, and the ability to lift/carry heavy loads of 50 lbs. or more.

    In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office products with an advanced inquisitive mentality.

    Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future.

    Why CBRE?

    When you join CBRE you will have the support and resources of a global firm where an entrepreneurial mentality is encouraged. You'll realize your potential with exciting work, fast-paced assignments, an environment of constant learning and dedication to results! To enable your success, we provide the best tools, training and leaders in the industry.

    Our culture is built on our RISE values and reflects the needs and perspectives of our clients and our people. Our work is guided by our North Star: Crafting the real estate solutions of tomorrow, so businesses and people thrive.

    Coming to work for CBRE, you will receive a comprehensive benefits package, 401k, and extraordinary perks such as career growth and longevity!

    The application window is anticipated to close on 7/9/2024 and may be extended as needed. Or to express interest in similar roles, visit

    CBRE carefully considers multiple factors to determine compensation, including a candidate's education, training, and experience. The minimum salary for the Assistant Chief Engineer position is $100,000 annually [or $48.08 per hour] and the maximum salary for the Assistant Chief Engineer Engineer position is $120,000 annually [or $57.69 per hour]. The compensation that is offered to a successful candidate will depend on the candidate's skills, qualifications, and experience.

    The application window is anticipated to close on 7/9/2024 and may be extended as needed. Or to express interest in similar roles, visit

    Equal Employment Opportunity: CBRE is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We have a long-standing commitment to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, veteran status, political belief, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

    Candidate Accommodations: CBRE values the differences of all current and prospective employees and recognizes how every employee contributes to our company's success. CBRE provides reasonable accommodations in job application procedures for individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance due to a disability in the application or recruitment process, please submit a request via email at or via telephone at +1 866 225 3099 (U.S.) and +1 866 388 4346 (Canada).

    NOTE: Some, but not all, of our positions may have an additional requirement to comply with COVID-19 health and safety protocols, including COVID-19 vaccination proof and/or rigorous testing. If you have questions about the requirement(s) for this position, please inform your Recruiter.

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