Lead Operating Engineer

JLL - Greenwood Village, CO (30+ days ago)3.8

Supervises and directs maintenance personnel in the installation, repair, and maintenance of all base building and critical system machinery and equipment. This person is responsible for supervising, scheduling and coordinating the activities of the operating team. They will assume the duties and responsibilities of the Operations Manager, in their absence.


Supervises and directs the maintenance staff and monitors the performance of their assigned responsibilities.
Performs and/or directs all maintenance department service requests’, ensuring that the work performed is accomplished efficiently with a minimum amount of disruption, inconvenience and with adequate clean up.
Checks malfunctioning equipment and ascertains corrective action required to restore to satisfactory operating condition and help facilitate root cause analysis.
Complies with departmental policy for the safe storage, usage, and disposal of hazardous materials.
Maintains a clean and safe workplace.


Ensures the availability of an adequate operating inventory of tools and supplies
Prepares and submits purchase order requests
Develops sources for stock materials
Performs periodic checks for supplies
Orders parts and equipment required for repair, maintenance, and installation of new equipment and facilities
Maintains inventory


Provides training and supervision aimed at expanding the capabilities of the operations staff
Demonstrates the proper use and care of tools and instruments
Gives hands-on instruction in basic maintenance, safety, and troubleshooting procedures
Recommends relevant outside engineering courses for enrollment
Instills an overall level of professionalism in manner and appearance


Supervises and implements the preventative maintenance program
Schedules preventative maintenance with minimum disruption of building services
Performs and/or delegates preventative maintenance tasks to the appropriately qualified maintenance staff member


Directs the performance of contracted maintenance work
Ensures the timely performance of maintenance contract work
Oversees the fulfillment of equipment warrantee obligations by the installer
Secures equipment manuals and drawings from the installers/contractors


High School diploma
Minimum 2 years of trade or vocational schooling or apprenticeship in electrical, piping/plumbing, refrigeration or HVAC.
5+ years of experience working with commercial building operating systems and general building maintenance procedures.
Previous experience with troubleshooting building systems including electric and pneumatic controls.
Experience with a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS preferably“360 Facility” )


Possess an Universal Technician Certification (CFC) and Operating Engineer’s license (SMA)
Stationary Engineers License or equivalent.

Exposure to HVAC, fluid handling/pumping, fluid filtering, mechanical systems, welding, and electrical systems engineering and operation - multi-skills in a minimum of two craft areas
Ability to read digital meters and voltage testers.
Good interpersonal skills
Ability to communicate well in both oral and written reports
Possesses excellent customer service skills
Proficient in basic computer application software (e.g., MS Office, E-Mail)


Visually inspect machinery and buildings
Ability to frequently walk up and down stairs for inspections and emergency procedure practice or implementation
Ability to climb ladders up to 40 feet and lift 60 lbs, repeatedly
Ability to detect emergency alarms – auditory and/or visual
Conduct equipment inspections, which require getting on hands and knees to reach areas difficult to access
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