Chief Engineer

I.POSITION PURPOSEResponsible for the operational management and effective daily leadership and administration of the engineering team with the objectives of safely, efficiently, and effectively operating machinery and systems in a cost-effective manner. The Chief Engineer must ensure the highest level of professionalism, while meeting the clients needs, and a commitment to achieving the goal of 100% uptime throughout the engineering team. Responsible for protecting and improving the value of the clients assets and ensuring that building engineering systems continue to perform their intended function.
Oversee the maintenance and continuous operation of all building systems including: fire/life safety, mechanical (HVAC, plumbing, controls) electrical (lighting, UPS, PDU, generators, primary switch gear), cabling (data and voice, broad band), lighting and termperature controls systems, critical environments, light construction (painting, doors, relites, locks), digital systems (fire alarm, duress, card access, radionics, CCTV), and Audio/Visual services. Utilize staff and contracting with outside vendors as necessary.
Supervise and manage engineers and maintenance staff including hiring, training and personal development
Identify the maintenance objectives of the facility and incorporate those objectives into a documented plan that includes preventive, predictive and reactive maintenance procedures.
Identify safety hazards within the building and incorporate the remediation of such hazards to ensure that the building's staff and occupants work in a safe environment. Implement, administer, and manage safety training program.
Ensure that compliance of all regulatory laws and guidelines are met as they relate to the operation of the building's infrastructure. Responsible for alerting management of building discrepancies.
Assist in the development of a Capital plan which would include planning for infra-structure upgrades, equipment replacements and building modifications to ensure the building's future capabilities are maintained.
Responsible for ensuring that major projects performed at the building are properly planned, executed and closed out in accordance with standard industry practices.
Maintain all infrastructure and compliance documentation for the building including up-to-date building drawings and single-lines as well as documentation mandated for the purpose of maintaining regulatory compliance with Federal, State or Local law.
Responsible for overseeing the activities of contractors working within the building either as representatives of the building itself or tenants operating within the buildings.
Responsible for keeping records of buildings rounds and readings, all engineering logs and engineering data sheets.
Responsible for advance training and notification to all contractors so that they are informed and knowledgeable with respects to the building's critical functions and the work they are to perform, including a incident contact response list.
Responsible for understanding and complying with emergency escalation procedures.
Ensure that the CWA (Critical Facility Work Authorization) is a well-understood process among the building staff, engineers, tenants and contractors who perform work on the building's critical infrastructure.
Ensure strict adherance to Critical Awareness Process, Technical Bulletins, established engineering guidelines, processes, and procedures.
Become proficient in implementation of annual Key Performance Indicators (KPI'S) and Individual Performance Measurement Plans for engineering staffs.
Performs additional job duties as requested.
Must have hands-on experience in a data center/critical facility, including UPS Systems, emergency generators, and switch-gear
High School diploma or GED equivalent
5+ years related work experience, including supervisory experience
Operating Engineers license (SMA) or equivalent
Certification as a Universal Technician for CFC's (or within 90 days of employment)
Working knowledge of computer applications including Word and Excel.
Demonstrated verbal/written communication skills.
Proven record of excellent internal and external customer service.

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