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Senior Chief Engineer

Company: Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated
Location: San Jose
Posted on: June 1, 2024

Job Description:

JLL supports the Whole You, personally and professionally.
Our people at JLL are shaping the future of real estate for a better world by combining world class services, advisory and technology to our clients. We are committed to hiring the best, most talented people in our industry; and we support them through professional growth, flexibility, and personalized benefits to manage life in and outside of work. Whether you've got deep experience in commercial real estate, skilled trades, and technology, or you're looking to apply your relevant experience to a new industry, we empower you to shape a brighter way forward so you can thrive professionally and personally.This customer-facing position assists with the management of IBM's Almaden Research Center (ARC) and Silicon Valley Labs (SVL) in San Jose, CA.
The ideal candidate will support the Regional Operations Manager and implement best practices to streamline operations within the Engineering Departments. The Senior Chief's role is to lead ongoing facility activities, oversee vendors, manage the JLL Chief Engineer at the (SVL) location, Engineering staff and lead overall responsibility for the operational integrity and reliability of the engineering infrastructure for the San Jose IBM sites. The ideal candidate requires strong customer-service instincts; outgoing, friendly, and collaborative.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Ensures effective communication between JLL Site Management, business stakeholders, scientific staff, Facilities Operations, maintenance, outside site services, and contractors.
  • Manages the SVL Chief Engineer, SVL and ARC Maintenance Mechanics, Lead Engineers, Electrical Switching Teams, and Central Utility Plant personnel.
  • Establishes written goals and objectives for direct report employees. Conducts periodic formal and informal performance evaluations. Develops training program and career path for property employees. Assures succession planning
  • Oversee the implementation of approved initiatives and programs by managing and coordinating the efforts of the property team (e.g., vendors, contractors, and building employees)
  • Maintain interface with third party vendors, ensuring total contract compliance, accurate and timely reporting, and assure resolution of issues
  • Responsible for the generation and implementation of Switching Procedures (FSPs), Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and Emergency Operating Procedures (EOP), and maintaining a library of these documents with annual review and revisions, as needed
  • Interacts with the client, JLL Team members, suppliers/consultants and/or vendors on facilities and property matters.
  • Oversee/manage projects and initiatives to improve Facilities operations and service delivery
  • Responsible for the JLL/IBM Facilities Work Order System (MAXIMO). Ensures resources allocated appropriately and Work Orders are completed in a timely manner.
  • Complies with JLL policy for procurement of facilities services and goods
  • Assists with compliance for local, state and federal regulations (Cal-EPA, Cal-OSHA, BAAQMD, County Health, State and Local Fire)
  • Will have planning and oversight responsibilities for bi-annual maintenance shutdown of each facility, coordinating site personnel, vendors and third-party contractors
  • Ensures that a high quality of housekeeping, of all technical/mechanical spaces, is maintained.
  • Inspects facilities and equipment to determine extent of service and equipment required. Recommends, justifies, develops and coordinates projects in conjunction with the client's needs and requirements
  • Makes weekly tours of the interior and exterior of the buildings and documents findings on a Building Inspection
  • Project Management.
  • Manages or assists with other activities as delegated by the Regional Operations Manager
  • Has matrix reporting responsibilities to the Account's Director of Engineering
  • Other tasks as assigned by JLL leadership.
  • On call 24/7 for equipment monitoring, emergency delegation and support.Qualifications:
    • Associate degree or equivalent with 6 or 8+ years of high-tech industry and\or other facilities management experience. 3+ years of people management experience preferred.
    • Must have the ability to always maintain professionalism under stressful situations.
    • Must be able to work on highly complex problems in a variety of situations where analysis is required. Solve problems using considerable and rational judgement, leading to routine and specific recommendations.
    • Experience in CMMS/work order platforms. (MAXIMO a plus)
    • Knowledge in HVAC, Mechanical and Electrical processes and troubleshooting. (Chillers, Boilers, Cooling Towers, Air Conditioning, Pumps, Generators, UPS etc.)
    • Experience managing projects (construction and remodeling of labs and offices, equipment installations, and system implementations).
    • Excellent presentation skills.ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:
      • Ability to perform the physical demands of the role, including but not limited to prolonged standing; ability to lift, move, and pull 25 pounds; kneeling; etc.---
      • Ability to mentally and physically react effectively, quickly, calmly and rationally in case of an emergency.

        # Estimated compensation for this position is: 122,200.00 - 177,200.00 USD per year JLL supports the Whole You, personally and professionally.
        Our people at JLL are shaping the future of real estate for a better world by combining world class services, advisory and technology to our clients. We are committed to hiring the best, most talented people in our industry; and we support them through professional growth, flexibility, and personalized benefits to manage life in and outside of work. Whether you've got deep experience in commercial real estate, skilled trades, and technology, or you're looking to apply your relevant experience to a new industry, we empower you to shape a brighter way forward so you can thrive professionally and personally.This customer-facing position assists with the management of IBM's Almaden Research Center (ARC) and Silicon Valley Labs (SVL) in San Jose, CA.
        The ideal candidate will support the Regional Operations Manager and implement best practices to streamline operations within the Engineering Departments. The Senior Chief's role is to lead ongoing facility activities, oversee vendors, manage the JLL Chief Engineer at the (SVL) location, Engineering staff and lead overall responsibility for the operational integrity and reliability of the engineering infrastructure for the San Jose IBM sites. The ideal candidate requires strong customer-service instincts; outgoing, friendly, and collaborative.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
        • Ensures effective communication between JLL Site Management, business stakeholders, scientific staff, Facilities Operations, maintenance, outside site services, and contractors.
        • Manages the SVL Chief Engineer, SVL and ARC Maintenance Mechanics, Lead Engineers, Electrical Switching Teams, and Central Utility Plant personnel.
        • Establishes written goals and objectives for direct report employees. Conducts periodic formal and informal performance evaluations. Develops training program and career path for property employees. Assures succession planning
        • Oversee the implementation of approved initiatives and programs by managing and coordinating the efforts of the property team (e.g., vendors, contractors, and building employees)
        • Maintain interface with third party vendors, ensuring total contract compliance, accurate and timely reporting, and assure resolution of issues
        • Responsible for the generation and implementation of Switching Procedures (FSPs), Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and Emergency Operating Procedures (EOP), and maintaining a library of these documents with annual review and revisions, as needed
        • Interacts with the client, JLL Team members, suppliers/consultants and/or vendors on facilities and property matters.
        • Oversee/manage projects and initiatives to improve Facilities operations and service delivery
        • Responsible for the JLL/IBM Facilities Work Order System (MAXIMO). Ensures resources allocated appropriately and Work Orders are completed in a timely manner.
        • Complies with JLL policy for procurement of facilities services and goods
        • Assists with compliance for local, state and federal regulations (Cal-EPA, Cal-OSHA, BAAQMD, County Health, State and Local Fire)
        • Will have planning and oversight responsibilities for bi-annual maintenance shutdown of each facility, coordinating site personnel, vendors and third-party contractors
        • Ensures that a high quality of housekeeping, of all technical/mechanical spaces, is maintained.
        • Inspects facilities and equipment to determine extent of service and equipment required. Recommends, justifies, develops and coordinates projects in conjunction with the client's needs and requirements
        • Makes weekly tours of the interior and exterior of the buildings and documents findings on a Building Inspection
        • Project Management.
        • Manages or assists with other activities as delegated by the Regional Operations Manager
        • Has matrix reporting responsibilities to the Account's Director of Engineering
        • Other tasks as assigned by JLL leadership.
        • On call 24/7 for equipment monitoring, emergency delegation and support.Qualifications:
          • Associate degree or equivalent with 6 or 8+ years of high-tech industry and\or other facilities management experience. 3+ years of people management experience preferred.
          • Must have the ability to always maintain professionalism under stressful situations.
          • Must be able to work on highly complex problems in a variety of situations where analysis is required. Solve problems using considerable and rational judgement, leading to routine and specific recommendations.
          • Experience in CMMS/work order platforms. (MAXIMO a plus)
          • Knowledge in HVAC, Mechanical and Electrical processes and troubleshooting. (Chillers, Boilers, Cooling Towers, Air Conditioning, Pumps, Generators, UPS etc.)
          • Experience managing projects (construction and remodeling of labs and offices, equipment installations, and system implementations).
          • Excellent presentation skills.
          • PowerPoint, MS Office, Visio/CAD desirable.ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:
            • Ability to perform the physical demands of the role, including but not limited to prolonged standing; ability to lift, move, and pull 25 pounds; kneeling; etc.---
            • Ability to mentally and physically react effectively, quickly, calmly and rationally in case of an emergency.

              # Estimated compensation for this position is: 122,200.00 - 177,200.00 USD per year The pay range listed is a total compensation range including bonus, if applicable. The provided range is an estimate and not guaranteed. An employment offer is based on applicant's education, experience, skills, abilities, geographic location, internal equity and alignment with market data. Location:On-site -San Jose, CAIf this job description resonates with you, we encourage you to apply, even if you don't meet all the requirements. We're interested in getting to know you and what you bring to the table!
              Personalized benefits that support personal well-being and growth:JLL recognizes the impact that the workplace can have on your wellness, so we offer a supportive culture and comprehensive benefits package that prioritizes mental, physical and emotional health. Some of these benefits may include:
              • 401(k) plan with matching company contributions
              • Comprehensive Medical, Dental & Vision Care
              • Paid parental leave at 100% of salary -
              • Paid Time Off and Company Holidays
              • Flexible and Remote Work Arrangements may be available JLL Privacy Notice Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL), together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading global provider of real estate and investment management services. We take our responsibility to protect the personal information provided to us seriously. Generally the personal information we collect from you are for the purposes of processing in connection with JLL's recruitment process. We endeavour to keep your personal information secure with appropriate level of security and keep for as long as we need it for legitimate business or legal reasons. We will then delete it safely and securely. For more information about how JLL processes your personal data, please view our Candidate Privacy Statement . For additional details please see our career site pages for each country. For candidates in the United States, please see a full copy of our Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action policy here . This position may require you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If required, you'll be asked to provide proof that you're fully vaccinated upon your start date. You're considered fully vaccinated two weeks after you receive the second dose of a two-dose vaccine series (e.g., Pfizer or Moderna) or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine (e.g., Johnson & Johnson/Janssen). Failure to provide proof of vaccination may result in termination. - Jones Lang LaSalle ("JLL") is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process - including the online application and/or overall selection process - - you may contact us at Accommodation Requests . This email is only to request an accommodation. Please direct any other general recruiting inquiries to our Contact Us page > I want to work for JLL. Pursuant to the Arizona Civil Rights Act, criminal convictions are not an absolute bar to employment.Pursuant to Illinois Law, applicants are not obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest.Pursuant to Columbia, SC ordinance, this position is subject to a background check for any convictions directly related to its duties and responsibilities. Only job-related convictions will be considered and will not automatically disqualify the candidate.California Residents onlyIf you are a California resident as defined in the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) please view our -Supplemental Privacy Statement which describes your rights and disclosures about your personal information. -If you are viewing this on a mobile device you may want to view the CCPA version on a larger device.Pursuant to the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, JLL will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with Criminal Histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. Accepting applications on an ongoing basis until candidate identified. Activate your Personal JLL Job Alerts Activate your Personal Job Alerts now and receive opportunities as soon as they are advertised. At JLL, we give you the opportunity, knowledge and tools to own your success, because we value what makes each of -us -unique. We help our -people thrive, grow meaningful careers -and find a place where they belong. -Together, we strive to be exceptional and shape a better world. For over 200 years, JLL (NYSE: JLL), a leading global commercial real estate and investment management company, has helped clients buy, build, occupy, manage and invest in a variety of commercial, industrial, hotel, residential and retail properties. A Fortune 500company with operations in over 80 countries around the world, our employees bring the power of a global platform combined with local expertise. Driven by our purpose to shape the future of real estate for a better world, we help our clients, people and communities SEE A BRIGHTER WAYSM. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit -jll.com .
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