Senior Chief Engineer


: $100,370.00 - $165,680.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Engineering

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Since 1983 the company has emerged as a national leader in the development of large-scale real estate projects throughout the United States. We pride ourselves on delivering the highest level of quality and value to our clients.

As a Sr. Chief Engineer with the company, you will lead a large team in the maintenance and repair of all building-related MEP systems in an assigned facility.

JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for the overall supervision of the engineering department for 600K square feet of Class A office high rise. Selected candidate will have strong leadership skills and excel in the growth and development of fellow team members.


Provides supervision and is responsible for the implementation of all preventive maintenance and repair operations at the facility.

Schedules emergency repair activities according to priority and the abilities of assigned personnel.

Provides technical advice, encouragement and instruction to subordinates in all building MEP and life safety systems

Formulates, recommends and implements site specific policies and procedures to improve the facility physical plant and operations.

Develops a plan and/or procedure for controlling, labeling, recording estimated life expectancy, maintenance and inspecting all capital and non-capital equipment within the facility. This plan includes a long-term engineering capital plan.

Recommends equipment purchases to replace obsolete equipment items and aid in formulating long-range equipment replacement requirements and coordinates actions with contractors.

Assists in the development and implementation of operating expense budgets as required.

Establishes standards and work methods; takes steps to assure quality and quantity of performance and evaluates results.

Communicates policies and procedures, discusses job problems, and employee concerns with supervisors and employees. Encourages development of habits and attitudes for improved performance and good employee attitudes.

Ensures that general safety, fire prevention regulations are enforced, and safe working habits are promoted throughout the facility.

Ensures that all shop equipment is properly maintained and conforms to safety standards.

Responsible for ensuring that the building systems are operated in the most efficient and effective manner especially as it relates to utility consumption and environmental responsibility.

Develops goals for department, staff and self.

Builds morale and a team approach. Supports growth opportunities and potential.

Job Requirements:


Experience that is commensurate with the specific facility for the position of Sr. Chief Engineer.

Prefer 8+ years progressive operations experience, preferably in Class A office high rise.

Strong employee relation skills, coaching skills and training skills.

Strong oral and written communication skills.

Ability to work with MS Word, Excel, and Outlook.

Computer skills and building automation systems experience required

building maintenance: 8 years (Required)

hvac: 8 years (Required)

supervisory: 8 years (Required)

Class A High Rise Commercial: 8 years (Required)

commercial engineering: 8 years (Required)

Additional Compensation:


Work Location:

One location

Multiple locations


Health insurance

Dental insurance

Vision insurance

Retirement plan

Paid time off

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous

People-oriented -- enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects

Adaptable/flexible -- enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction

Detail-oriented -- would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture

High stress tolerance -- thrives in a high-pressure environment

Associated topics: concrete, construction, drainage, land, microstation, remedial, remediation, roadway, structural analysis, superstructure * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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