CB RICHARD ELLIS INC Building Engineer (Data Center) in ALTOONA, Iowa

18008085JOB SUMMARY Utilizes advanced skills to perform complex preventive maintenance and corrective repair of buildings, industrial systems, vehicles, equipment and grounds. Working under limited supervision, monitors building system operations and performance. Utilizes several trade skills such as carpentry, plumbing, electrical, painting, roofing, heating and cooling.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Complies with all applicable codes, regulations, governmental agency and Company directives related to building operations and work safety. 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. Oversees and inspects the work performed by outside contractors. Contracted work includes landscaping, snow removal, remodeling, HVAC, plumbers, and cleaning. Performs assigned repairs, emergency and preventive maintenance. Completes maintenance and repair records as required. Reviews assigned work orders. Estimates time and materials needed to complete repair. Orders necessary materials and supplies to complete all tasks. Maintains an energy management program to ensure measures are taken to operate all systems in the most efficient manner to keep operating costs at a minimum. Maintains the building lighting system, including element and ballast repairs or replacements. Performs welding, carpentry, furniture assembly and locksmith tasks as needed. Responds quickly to emergency situations, summoning additional assistance as needed. 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.EDUCATION and EXPERIENCEHigh school diploma or general education degree (GED) and a minimum of four years of related experience and/or tradeschool training.CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSESUniversal CFC certification required. Additional certification in one or more of the following: electrical, mechanical, HVACand refrigeration systems, process controls, mechanical power transmissions, painting, plumbing, carpentry or enginerepair. Certifications/licenses as may be required by local or state jurisdictions.COMMUNICATION SKILLSAbility to comprehend and interpret instructions, short correspondence, and memos and ask clarifying questions to ensureunderstanding. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaintsfrom clients, co-workers, and/or supervisor. Ability to effectively present information to an internal department and/or largegroups of employees.FINANCIAL KNOWLEDGERequires basic knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate simple figures such as percentages.REASONING ABILITYAbility to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situation where only limitedstandardization exists. Requires intermediate analytical skills.OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIESUses personal computer and / or PDA for work order system, email, ESS and training. Basic skills with Microsoft OfficeOutlook. Physical requirements include stooping, standing, walking, climbing stairs / ladders and ability to lift / carry heavyloads of 50 lbs. or more.SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITYDecisions 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.Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action EmployerWomen/Minorities/Persons with Disabilities/US Veterans