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Building Engineer: San Ramon, CA

Company: CBRE
Location: Danville
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Building Engineer: San Ramon, CA

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Service line

GWS Segment

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Areas of Interest

Engineering/Maintenance, Facilities Management


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Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) - Local is a hard services-led, tailored facility management solution.

We self-perform hard services while partnering with best-in-class soft service providers to offer custom facility and project management solutions to our clients.

We focus on empowering our team with a high-level of downstream accountability resulting in an agile and efficient service delivery.

In addition to our core facility and project management capabilities, our platform offers direct access to our Best-in-Class services including ESG, Security Consulting, Workplace Strategy, and Workplace Experience.

About the Role:

As a CBRE Building Engineer, you will be responsible for monitoring, maintaining and repairing 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.

Responsible to ensure the efficient operation and maintenance of mechanical, electrical, plumbing equipment and systems for the Ross Stores Corporate property. Responsibilities include (but are not limited to) maintaining a clean and safe working environment, performing rounds, conducting routine assessments, performance of day-to-day preventive and corrective maintenance, painting, and housekeeping for the corporate property.

What You'll Do


--- Perform plumbing, electrical, HVAC, or commercial kitchen equipment maintenance adjustments and repair of the buildings and landscape

--- Maintain heating equipment, chillers (air and/ or water cooled), DX units, pumps, cooling towers, fan coil units, VAV, and air distribution systems, etc.

--- Monitor and adjust all mechanical equipment, distributor panels, valves, thermostats, diffusers, and other equipment necessary to provide a comfortable environment for the buildings

--- Verify field conditions and perform any necessary repairs or adjustments to include irrigation valves and landscape that may present a safety hazard

--- Monitor BMS systems (ALC experience a plus)

--- Repair doors, ceilings, hand railings, and floors and other general repairs, adjustments and installations throughout the property

--- Perform repairs to plumbing fixtures (water closets, urinals, flush valve assemblies, lavatories, etc.)

--- Perform preventive maintenance duties in accordance with manufacturer recommendations and industry best practices which may include changing filters, cleaning coils, greasing fan, pump and motor bearings as required, inspecting and adjusting belts, replacing motor bearings, aligning pulleys and shafts, monitor condenser, chilled, heating and secondary water chemical treatment and its associated feed equipment, clean and maintain cooling towers, sump pump(s), and perform annual inspections and other scheduled routines as directed

--- Inspect engine room equipment, all motors, electric rooms, back-up generator, UPS systems. Replace lamps, light fixtures, lamp ballasts, reinstall or replace signage, verify rooms are clean and clear of obstructions and debris

--- Check for properly operating emergency exit signs and lights and ensure free and clear access to emergency stairs and exits. Perform additional extinguisher, fire and life safety inspections as per NFPA and local jurisdiction, building protocol and as directed by superiors and property management

--- Document and report activities to supervisor

--- Respond immediately to emergency situations (fire, evacuation, equipment failure, etc.) and customer concerns

--- Comply with all applicable codes, regulations, governmental agency, and company directives as relates to building operations and practice safe work habits

--- Attend hazmat spill, PPE, and Safety Training as scheduled annually

--- Comply with company's Dress Code while working and maintain a neat and clean appearance while on the property at times other than working hours


--- Technical Proficiency

--- Initiative

--- Flexibility

--- Multi-Tasking

--- Sense of Urgency

What You'll Need:

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

  • High School Diploma, GED, or trade school diploma. In lieu of a diploma, a combination of experience and education will be considered
  • 5+ years of job-related experience.
  • Universal CFC certification is preferred.
  • Certifications/licenses as may be required by local or state jurisdictions.
  • Prior shift management or supervisory experience preferred.
  • 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.
  • Ability to exercise judgment based on the analysis of multiple sources of information.
  • Willingness to take a new perspective on existing solutions.
  • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office products. Examples include Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.
  • Organizational skills with an advanced inquisitive mindset.
  • Sophisticated math skills. Ability to calculate mildly complex figures such as percentages, fractions, and other financial-related calculations.
  • Knowledgeable in BMS systems (Automated Logic Control) operations.
  • Basic Computing Skills in Outlook, Excel & Word
  • Thorough knowledge in all building systems operations, maintenance and repair.

    *****May be only maintenance staff member on duty during certain days/times and may require shift/weekend work and/or on call duties.


    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

    --- Must have ability to stoop, stand, climb, frequently lift a minimum of 50 lbs. of equipment (pumps, tools, ladders) and safely install rigging/lifting devices

    --- Regularly required to crouch and reach to install/move equipment by bending forward at the waist or by bending legs and spine

    --- Involves movement between departments, floors, and properties to facilitate work

    --- Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you

    --- Ability to read and understand information presented orally and in writing

    --- Regularly required to utilize vision abilities, allowing reading of printed material, drawings, and schematics

    Why CBRE?

    We lead by example, guided by the needs of the cities we inhabit, the communities we build, and the world we live in.

    The more perspectives we have, the more dimensions we're able to see. A culture of respect, integrity, service, and excellence shapes our approach to every opportunity.

    Our competitive and comprehensive benefits program was designed to make sure you feel valued with benefits that support the mental, physical, emotional, and financial health of you and your family.

    Maintain your career momentum with the best tools and training in the industry. You'll have everything you need to thrive in your role: challenging work, dedication to results, fast-paced assignments, and a culture of constant learning.

    Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) are more than just values- they're a competitive advantage. By crafting a place where our employees are recognized for their contribution and given a chance to grow, we regularly open ourselves and our business opportunities.

    California residents: CBRE carefully considers multiple factors to determine compensation, including a candidate's education, training, and experience.

    The minimum salary for the Building Engineer position is $63,800 annually and the maximum salary for the Building Engineer position is $106,300 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 recruitingaccomodations@cbre.com 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 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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