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Union Stationary Engineer (Mobile)

Company: CBRE
Location: Hayward
Posted on: September 12, 2023

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Union Stationary Engineer (Mobile)

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Hayward - California - United States of America, Newark - California - United States of America, Palo Alto - California - United States of America, San Jose - California - United States of America, San Ramon - California - United States of America


Ensure the efficient operation and maintenance of mechanical, electrical, and plumbing for the assigned property(s). 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 assigned properties.


  • Perform all plumbing, electrical, or HVAC requirements of the building(s)
  • Maintain heating equipment, chillers (air and/or water cooled), DX units, pumps, cooling towers, fan coil units, VAV, and air distribution systems, etc.
  • Inspects building systems including fire alarms, HVAC, and plumbing to ensure operation of equipment is within design capabilities and achieves environmental conditions prescribed by client.
  • Verify field conditions and perform repairs or adjustments as necessary.
  • Monitor Energy Management
  • Repair doors, ceilings, hand railings, and floors and other general repairs, adjustments, and installations about the property
  • Perform repairs to plumbing fixtures (water closets, urinals, flush valve assemblies, lavatories, etc.)
  • Perform preventive maintenance duties in accordance with standards, building protocol, manufacturer recommendations and industry standards including changing filters, cleaning coils, flushing condensers, punching tubes, greasing fan, pump, and motor bearings as the need arises
  • 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, and perform annual inspections and other scheduled routines
  • Inspect engine room equipment, fan room equipment, cooling tower, all motors, house pumps, electric rooms, back-up generator, fire pump(s), sump pump(s), and ejector pumps. Replace lamps, light fixtures, 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 fire and life safety inspections as per NFPA and local jurisdiction, standards, 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
  • Follow all applicable codes, regulations, governmental agency, and company directives as it relates to building operations and safe work habits.
  • Complete required Safety Training as scheduled annually
  • Follow Uniform Dress Code while working and maintain a neat and clean appearance while on the property at times other than working hours
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Supervisory Responsibilities

    No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. May provide informal assistance such as technical guidance and/or training to coworkers. May coordinate work and assign tasks.


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must 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 required functions.

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

    • Experience in operation, maintenance and basic repair of HVAC/R, boilers, heaters, pumps, refrigerant systems, compressors, water systems, etc.
    • Knowledgeable in energy management systems, techniques, and operations.
    • Detailed knowledge in all building systems operations, maintenance, and repair.
    • Appropriate license/permit for trade as may be required
    • Decisions made with in-depth understanding and interpretation of procedures, company policies and business practices to achieve general results.
    • Responsible for setting department deadlines.
    • Errors in judgment may cause long-term impact to co-workers, supervisor, department, and/or line of business.
    • Basic Computing Skills in Outlook, Excel & Word


      • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); Graduate of apprentice program or trade school preferred
      • 5+ years of related work experience in operating mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems in a commercial property setting
      • Refrigeration experience preferred


        Universal CFC certification preferred. Additional certification in one or more of the following: electrical, mechanical, HVAC/R and refrigeration systems, process controls, mechanical power transmissions, painting, plumbing, carpentry, or engine repair. Certifications/licenses as may be required by local or state jurisdictions. Possess and maintain a valid driver's license and good driving record with periodic checks (where applicable)


        Uses personal computer and / or PDA for work order system, email, ESS, and training. Basic skills with Microsoft Office Outlook. Physical requirements include stooping, standing, walking, climbing stairs / ladders and ability to lift / carry heavy loads of 50 lbs. or more.

        Scope of responsibility

        Decisions made with general understanding of procedures and company policies to achieve set results and deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to co-workers and supervisor.

        Social skills

        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 to common inquiries or complaints from clients, co-workers, and/or supervisor. Ability to effectively present information to an internal department and/or large groups of employees.

        Financial knowledge

        Requires basic knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate simple figures such as percentages.

        Reasoning ability

        Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situation where only limited standardization exists. Requires intermediate analytical skills.

        Work environment

        This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. Regularly required to travel outside between properties in varying weather conditions.

        Physical demands

        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 apply vision abilities, allowing reading of printed material, drawings, and schematics


        Responsible for personal safety and the safety of those who are affected by our work ethic & high quality decision making. This includes but is not limited to:

        Complete required and assigned HSE training at a satisfactory level

        Follow all activity policies and procedures, including all HSE-related requirements at all times

        Participate in all HSE-related programs & activities as required, including incident investigations, interviews, auditing, and assessment, etc.

        Report any conditions which you feel could result in an accident or injury and / or stop work if required.

        *California Residents: CBRE carefully considers multiple factors to determine compensation, including a candidate's education, training and experience. The salary range is $60 - $62 per hour. The compensation offered to a successful candidate will depend on the candidate's skills, qualifications and experience.

        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. We also provide reasonable accommodations, as needed, throughout the job application process. If you have a disability that inhibits your ability to apply for a position through our online application process, you may contact us via email at recruitingaccommodations@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.

Keywords: CBRE, Hayward , Union Stationary Engineer (Mobile), Engineering , Hayward, California

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