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4 Jun 2024

Chief Engineer

🇺🇸 Landover, MD, USA
Full Time
5+ years exp.

Responsibilities

  • Assume management responsibility for all services and activities involved in the maintenance and operations including HVAC, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, building envelope, and associated equipment.
  • Select, train, manage, motivate, and evaluate entire engineering staff; provide or coordinate staff training; work with employees to correct deficiencies.
  • Plan, direct, coordinate, and review the work plan for facility maintenance and operations; meet with staff to identify and resolve problems; assign work activities, projects, and programs; monitor workflow; review and evaluate work products, methods, and procedures.
  • Participate in the development and administration of the Operations budget; forecast of additional funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies; monitor and approve expenditures; implement adjustments as necessary.
  • Assist with the management of building projects.
  • Assist in the development of a Capital plan which would include planning for infra-structure upgrades, equipment replacements and building modifications to ensure the building’s future capabilities are maintained.
  • Assist in the direction and monitoring of the work of contractors, engineers, and architects on building projects.
  • Order supplies and materials for maintenance programs within budget guidelines; receive, inventory, and maintain supplies.
  • Perform corrective maintenance and preventative maintenance duties related to stadium and systems.
  • Maintain hazardous materials communication program, material safety data sheets and required records and permits; maintain knowledge of changes in pertinent Federal, State and Local regulations.
  • Develop and maintain an accurate record keeping system of preventative maintenance inspections and maintenance needs.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Vice President, Operations.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Understand the methods, principles, and practices required for the operation and maintenance of building systems.
  • Properly use all equipment needed to perform required duties.
  • Be a skilled craftsman in the maintenance field.
  • Provide mechanical and troubleshooting skills.
  • Basic Knowledge of general techniques in plumbing, electrical wiring, and ventilating systems.
  • Basic knowledge to read and comprehend blueprints, drawings, electric motor schematics and other related materials.
  • Effectively operate, maintain, and repair electrical equipment.
  • Follow and adhere to all safety precautions, building codes, rules, regulations, risk management and emergency procedures.
  • Organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines.
  • Work independently, exercising judgment and initiative.
  • Maintain an effective working relationship with clients, employees, exhibitors, patrons, and others encountered in the course of employment.
  • Define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • Good written, verbal and computer skills.
  • Organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines.
  • Work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Work extended and/or irregular hours including nights, weekends, and holidays, as needed.

Experience:

Minimum of five (5-7) years of increasingly responsible experience in facility operations management preferably with a sports facility, convention center or other multipurpose public assembly facility. Additional property management experience a plus.

  • Possession of an electrical or HVAC license is required.
  • Specialized training in the maintenance of HVAC, plumbing, boiler equipment, lighting systems, chilled water systems, electrical and other related building systems
  • Bachelor’s degree or better from an accredited college/university with major coursework in facility management, hospitality management, business management, or related field preferred
  • Familiarity with OSHA requirements, NFPA, NEC and Maryland Building Code.
  • Ability to climb stairs and lift 40lbs, unaided.
  • Ability to work nights, weekends and holidays as required.
  • Knowledge in determining and coordinating logistical needs for very large events, preferably in a sports venue or event facility.
  • Must have availability to work long hours, nights, weekends, and holidays, as needed.
  • Applicants must be proactive self-starters able to work autonomously.
  • Knowledge and ability to use Building Management Systems and Software
  • Basic knowledge of computer skills and Microsoft Office


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

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