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Chief Engineer

Plans, implements, coordinates and manages all mechanical operations and maintenance for a facility, campus, or portfolio of buildings.


A. Manages the building's operational accounts and assists the Property Manager in development of operating and capital budgets.
B. Assists in operations and maintenance issues, troubleshooting and problem solving as required.
C. Recommends and implements improvements for preventive maintenance programs on an on-going basis and develops/maintains effective building-specific maintenance and safety procedure manuals.
D. Coordinates maintenance efforts with outside contractors, tenant finish personnel and technicians.
E. Oversees all building systems including fire/life safety, plumbing, HVAC and electrical issues and must remain current with latest HVAC technology trends.
F. Maintains on-going communication with tenants, clients, owners, facility management team and vendors.
G. Responds to all emergency situations (fire, evacuation, equipment failure etc.) and customer concerns quickly.
H. Implements and administers inventory control programs/purchases parts and supplies.
I. Develops specifications and assists in solicitation and administration of maintenance/repair service contracts.
J. Establishes and monitors programs to ensure compliance with applicable codes, requisitions, agency and company directives as related to building operations.
K. Performs other duties as assigned.


Provides formal supervision to individual employees within single functional or operational area.
Plans and monitors appropriate staffing levels and utilization of labor, including overtime.
Prepares and delivers performance appraisal for staff.
Mentors and coaches team members to further develop competencies.
Leads by example and models behaviors that are consistent with the company's values.
Position: Chief Engineer
Organization: Lincoln Harris, CSG
Location: Philadelphia,  PA 
United States
Salary: $100,000/Annually
Posting Start Date: 7/9/2021
Date Posted: 7/9/2021

High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) required.
Bachelor's degree preferred.
Minimum of four years of commercial maintenance experience.
Ability to read and understand blueprints preferred.
Knowledge of sprinkler systems, fire panels, and fire pumps required.
Knowledge and understanding of all applicable practices and techniques, laws, project controls and environmental regulations to include safety regulations.


Ability to communicate effectively and clearly with tenants, vendors, employees and visitors.
Ability to comprehend and interpret instructions, short correspondence, and memos and ask clarifying questions to ensure understanding.
Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
Ability to respond effectively to sensitive issues.


Advanced working knowledge of building control and automation systems.
Knowledge of Work Space, ETS or other preventative maintenance service request system preferred.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.
Working knowledge of PDAs or Smart Phones.


Universal CFC/EPA 608 certification or ability to obtain certification required.
Additional certification in three or more of the following preferred: HVAC, electrical, mechanical, HVAC and refrigeration systems, process controls, painting, plumbing, carpentry.
Additional Certifications/licenses may be required by local or state jurisdictions.
Valid driver’s license required


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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Able to lift at least 50 lbs., climb a ladder, bend, twist, crawl, and jump.
Able to work in tight spaces and outside in extreme weather conditions.
Able to differentiate primary colors and read gauges on meters.


Selected candidate will be required to pass a criminal history background check and drug screening.
Status: This listing expires on: 7/9/2022
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Organization Information
Lincoln Harris, CSG
3535 Market Street

Philadelphia,  PA 19104
United States
(215) 852-7045
(215) 387-5508
Ernesto Luca