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FM Engineering Operations Manager

Company: CBRE
Location: San Jose
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

FM Engineering Operations Manager

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Service line

GWS Segment

Role type


Areas of Interest

Administrative, Building Management, Facilities Management


San Jose - California - United States of America

About the Role:

As a CBRE Technical Sr. Manager, you will manage the team responsible for all mechanical operations,

maintenance, communications, energy management, and workforce development programs for a facility, campus,

or portfolio of buildings.

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.

What You'll Do:

  • Provide formal supervision to employees. Monitor the training and development of staff.
  • Conduct performance evaluations and coaching.
  • Oversee the recruiting and hiring of new employees.
  • Coordinate and manage the team's daily activities.
  • Establish work schedules, assign tasks, and cross-train staff.
  • Set and track staff and department deadlines. Mentor and coach as needed.
  • Manage operations and maintenance for assigned facilities.
  • Develop operating and capital budgets.
  • Recommend and implement improvements for preventive maintenance programs on an on-going basis.
  • Create and maintain effective building-specific maintenance and safety procedure manuals.
  • Point of contact for maintenance efforts with outside contractors, tenant finish personnel and technicians.
  • Oversee all building systems including fire/life safety, plumbing, HVAC, and electrical issues. Must remain current with latest technology trends.
  • Maintain on-going communication with high profile tenants, clients, owners, facility management team and vendors.
  • Drive the acquisition of new management contracts.
  • Facilitate the development of as-built drawings.
  • Respond to emergency situations (fire, evacuation, equipment failure etc.) and customer concerns.
  • Apply a broad knowledge of the business, own discipline, and how own discipline integrates with others to achieve team and departmental objectives.
  • Lead by example and model behaviors that are consistent with CBRE RISE values. Influence others to adopt a different point of view while being guided by policies and departmental plans.
  • Identify and solve technical and operational problems of complexity.
  • Understand and recognize the broader impact across the department.
  • Improve and change existing methods, processes, and standards within job discipline

    • Ensure accuracy of weekly time accrual reports for client


      • Bachelor's Degree preferred with 5 - 8 years of relevant experience. In lieu of a degree, a combination of experience and education will be considered.
      • Experience in the areas of staffing, selection, training, development, coaching, mentoring, measuring, appraising, and rewarding performance and retention is preferred.
      • Ability to lead the exchange of sensitive, complicated, and difficult information, convey performance expectations and handle problems.
      • Leadership skills to motivate the team to achieve broad operational targets with impacts on own job discipline, multiple job disciplines, and department.
      • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office products. Examples include Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.
      • Extensive organizational skills and an advanced inquisitive mindset.
        Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future.

        CBRE carefully considers multiple factors to determine compensation, including a candidate's education, training, and experience. The minimum salary for the FM Engineering Operations Director position is $120,000 annually and the maximum salary for the FM Engineering Operations Director position is $140,000 annually. The compensation that is offered to a successful candidate will depend on the candidate's skills, qualifications, and experience. Successful candidates will also be eligible for a discretionary bonus based on CBRE's applicable benefit program.

        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.

        CBRE GWS

        CBRE Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) works with clients to make real estate a meaningful contributor to organizational productivity and performance. Our account management model is at the heart of our client-centric approach to delivering integrated real estate solutions. Each client is entrusted with a dedicated leader and is supported by regional and global resources, leveraging the industry's most robust platform. CBRE GWS delivers consistent, measurably superior outcomes for our clients at every stage of the lifecycle, and across industries and geographies.

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