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Senior Building Engineer

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

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Senior Building Engineer

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Waynesboro - Pennsylvania - United States of America


As a CBRE Building Sr. Engineer, you will be responsible for monitoring complex 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.


Assign work orders and estimate the time and materials to complete repairs. Maintain an inventory of adequate supplies and tools.

Perform maintenance and repairs to sophisticated mechanical, plumbing, structural, furniture, fire, life safety, and control systems. Keep facility and building systems up to applicable standards.

Perform, manage, and oversee maintenance and repairs for forklifts, scissor lifts, and other mobile elevated work platforms.

Perform, manage, and oversee maintenance and repairs for access doors, overhead doors, and dock equipment, including dock locks and levelers.

Follow all applicable codes, regulations, governmental agency, and company directives related to building operations and work safety.

Develop an energy management program. Ensure systems operate efficiently.

Lead and inspect work performed by outside contractors. Respond to inquiries or complaints from clients, co-workers, and/or supervisors.

Direct implementation of a preventive maintenance program to ensure 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 set by the client.

Apply advanced knowledge to seek and develop new, better methods for accomplishing both individual and department objectives.

Showcase expertise in own job discipline and in-depth knowledge of other job disciplines within the organization function.

Coach 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 adopt a different point of view.

Impact the achievement of customer, operational, project, or service objectives across multi-discipline teams. Work is guided by functional policies which impact the design of procedures and policies.

Contribute to new products, processes, standards, and/or operational plans in support of achieving functional goals.

Communicate difficult and complex ideas with the ability to influence.


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, HVAC and refrigeration systems, process controls, mechanical power transmissions, painting, plumbing, carpentry or engine repair.

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.

The innovative mentality to develop methods that go beyond existing solutions.

Ability to solve unique problems using standard and innovative solutions having a broad impact on the business.

In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office products. Examples include Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.

Expert organizational skills with an advanced inquisitive mindset.

Highly sophisticated math skills. Ability to calculate somewhat complex figures such as percentages, fractions, and other financial-related calculations.


A culture of respect, integrity, service, and excellence crafts our approach to every opportunity!

We are guided by the needs of the cities we inhabit, the communities we build and the world we thrive in.


- Benefits start 1st of the month following your hire date: Medical, dental, vision, 401k, etc.

- First year of employment - 15 Days of PTO. Year 1 - 4 of employment 20 days of PTO!

- Internal advancement available after 6 month mark

- Competitive Pay


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

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.

Keywords: CBRE, Frederick , Senior Building Engineer, Professions , Waynesboro, Maryland

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