• Brookfield Office Properties
  • Brookfield , CT
  • Miscellaneous
  • Full-Time
  • 18 Silvermine Rd

Brookfield Properties is a leading owner, operator and developer of office and multifamily assets. Our signature office properties define the skyline of dynamic cities around the world, including gateway cities such as New York, London, Berlin, Toronto, and Sydney. Our multifamily business owns, develops, renovates and manages approximately 40,000 high quality rental apartment buildings in supply constrained markets of major cities such as New York and London, as well as high growth markets in the suburban U.S.

Chief Engineer
Property Operations
2019-05-30
Los Angeles
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Full Time
BROOKFIELD PROPERTIES
Brookfield Properties is a leading owner, operator and developer of office and multifamily assets. Our signature office properties define the skyline of dynamic cities around the world, including gateway cities such as New York, London, Berlin, Toronto, and Sydney. Our multifamily business owns, develops, renovates and manages approximately 40,000 high quality rental apartment buildings in supply constrained markets of major cities such as New York and London, as well as high growth markets in the suburban U.S.
Voted 2018 Best Places to Work in LA by the Los Angeles Business Journal.
JOB DESCRIPTION / RESPONSIBILITIES
* Manage day-to-day engineering activity, projects and oversight.
* Ensure all preventative maintenance is performed according to Brookfield standards including, but not limited to, Angus Anywhere, HVAC and MEP (Mechanical Electrical and Plumbing) systems, EMS (Energy Management Systems), BAS (Building Automation Systems), CRE (Connected Real Estate - building mechanical technology), FLS (Fire Life Safety Systems), Smoke Control / Smoke Evacuation, Emergency Power apparatus, Service, Repair and Maintenance of refrigeration machinery and equipment according to Brookfield standards.
* Supervise, direct and oversee the daily activities of the engineering crew. Ensures that the crew perform in compliance with Brookfield standards.
* Oversee the proper level of service to the tenants and take the action necessary to maintain and achieve Brookfield goals.
* Provide oversight on service, repair and maintenance to ensure the condition of all building systems and equipment; preserve the value of the property and to minimize downtime.
* Oversee compliance with all requirements of the ACM, O&M Plan and Maintenance Plan as it applies to engineering, construction, and abatement activities.
* Oversee compliance by engineering staff with Brookfield policies, including those concerning BEMC, safety, job performance, and personal conduct.
* Prepare and execute assigned portions of the operating budget, including HVAC, plumbing, electrical and utilities categories, and assist the Senior Property Manager, and the Property Accountant in tracking expenditures, tenant sundry billing and in managing expenses as per Brookfield procedures.
* Plan, forecast and schedule all necessary major CapEx and OpEx, repairs and improvements to the property. Prepare descriptions for the capital budget of planned or required projects, as assigned by the Senior Property Manager / VP, Engineering.
* Provide oversight on T.I. reviews, memorializes, documents and communicates construction documents and provides written reviews to the Property Management / Construction Department. Ensures that pre-construction, field progress review and post-construction checks are performed and documented and provide timely reports to the Chief Engineer on any construction deficiencies and assists in resolving them.
* Manage key control and requests. Maintain complete, accurate records of the building key control system.
* Manage training sessions on Code Compliance OSHA-mandated safety needs, teaching classes as directed. Assist management with the proper oversight of records of all training activities and obligations as related to Human Resources / Brookfield Compliance.
* Assist the property management team with vertical transportation and powered platform access / control / coordination S, R, M needs.
* Properly maintain, organize, and track base building drawings, any and all received as built drawings hard and soft format.
* Maintain engineering logbook and manage certificate cabinets for all Brookfield and code compliance documents, permits and related permits.
* Perform other duties as assigned.
* Lead and foster a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner to facilitate positive relationships with customers, clients, co-workers and management
* Sound Digital Technology ability a plus and/or ability to learn, understand and deploy
QUALIFICATIONS
* B.O.M.A Certification
* 5 years of building operation and maintenance preferred
* Managerial experience required
* E.P.A. #608 Universal Technician Certification
* Must have active, current license or certificate as required by local jurisdiction.
* Understand basic building system design and operation (i.e. fire system, domestic water system, HVAC system, electrical distribution system, interrelated code compliance)
* Able to read and understand blueprint drawings, not limited to mechanical, electrical, plumbing, structural or architectural
* Understanding of combustion engine service, repair and maintenance
* Experienced in Energy management Systems / Building Automation Systems preferred, not limited to the following - Direct Digital controls, Siemens controls, Process controls, Building Automation Systems (other), Programming basic and/or advanced code writing.
* Experience with commercial office building sustainability efforts not limited to LEED, Energy Star BOMA 360 as well as on-going commissioning.
* Ability to perform Upgrade Enhancements in field/zone and related controllers/FPTU's/VAV's, as well as head end
* Ability to perform installations/retrofits on all of the above
* Related Fire Life Safety device interface and routine code compliance understanding
* Ability to maintain a calm demeanor in emergency situations
* Apply principles of rational thinking to solve practical problems
* Write reports with proper format, punctuation, spelling, and grammar, using all parts of speech
* Organizational skills and ability to compile appropriate information to plan and complete tasks
* Able to use Angus Anywhere work order program to receive and document work performed
* Desire to learn, ability to inspire and think outside the box

* B.O.M.A Certification * 5 years of building operation and maintenance preferred * Managerial experience required * E.P.A. #608 Universal Technician Certification * Must have active, current license or certificate as required by local jurisdiction. * Understand basic building system design and operation (i.e. fire system, domestic water system, HVAC system, electrical distribution system, interrelated code compliance) * Able to read and understand blueprint drawings, not limited to mechanical, electrical, plumbing, structural or architectural * Understanding of combustion engine service, repair and maintenance * Experienced in Energy management Systems / Building Automation Systems preferred, not limited to the following - Direct Digital controls, Siemens controls, Process controls, Building Automation Systems (other), Programming basic and/or advanced code writing. * Experience with commercial office building sustainability efforts not limited to LEED, Energy Star BOMA 360 as well as on-going commissioning. * Ability to perform Upgrade Enhancements in field/zone and related controllers/FPTU's/VAV's, as well as head end * Ability to perform installations/retrofits on all of the above * Related Fire Life Safety device interface and routine code compliance understanding * Ability to maintain a calm demeanor in emergency situations * Apply principles of rational thinking to solve practical problems * Write reports with proper format, punctuation, spelling, and grammar, using all parts of speech * Organizational skills and ability to compile appropriate information to plan and complete tasks * Able to use Angus Anywhere work order program to receive and document work performed * Desire to learn, ability to inspire and think outside the box



* 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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