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CBRE Facility Engineer (Chief Bldg Engineer Supervisor) in Indianapolis, Indiana


Plans, implements, coordinates and manages all mechanical operations, maintenance, communications and energy management and manpower development programs for a facility, campus or portfolio of buildings. This position is not a Supervisory role.

AS Scope: Typically supports a multi-property portfolio with multiple owners.


Assists in development of operating and capital budgets.

Assists in operations and maintenance issues, troubleshooting and problem solving as required.

Recommends and implements improvements for preventive maintenance programs on an on-going basis and develop/maintain effective building-specific maintenance and safety procedure manuals.

Responsible for managing budgets for utility and facility improvement projects, including estimating, engineering, developing scope, and facilitating customer satisfaction.

Proactively manages the existing asset base, completes small projects for the customer, and represents the customer on large projects.

Researches and implements new technology for replacement of equipment and operations assets.

Coordinates maintenance efforts with outside contractors, tenant finish personnel and technicians.

Oversees various building and utility systems including fire/life safety, plumbing, HVAC, refrigeration and electrical issues.

Communicates effectively and professionally in both written and verbal communications with internal customers, vendors, and contractors. The Facility Engineer interacts with all levels of management, crafts, and scientific personnel.

Coordinates development and maintenance of preventive maintenance instructions and job plans within a CMMS and coordinates development and maintenance of as-built drawings.

Works with Maintenance and other Engineering personnel to respond quickly to emergency situations (fire, evacuation, equipment failure etc.) and customer concerns.

Develops specifications and assists in solicitation and administration of maintenance/repair service contracts.

Establishes and monitors programs to ensure compliance with applicable codes, requisitions, government agency and company directives as relates to building operations.

Performs other duties as assigned.


No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. Provides informal assistance such as technical guidance, and/or training to coworkers. Coordinates and assigns tasks to co-workers within a work unit and/or project.

QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to 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 essential functions.


Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) in a technical discipline and a minimum of two years experience. Knowledge and understanding of all applicable practices and techniques, laws, project controls and environmental regulations to include safety regulations.

Facilities and utility management experience desired. Previous project management experience helpful.

Must have good people skills to interact and communicate effectively with internal and external customers, share knowledge with craftsmen and peers, including process, building and design engineers, and schedulers/planners.


Certification in one the following is desired: electrical, mechanical, HVAC and refrigeration systems, process controls, mechanical power transmissions.


Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers. Ability to effectively present information. Ability to respond effectively to sensitive issues.


Requires advanced knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and commissions. Conducts advanced financial analysis.


Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex documents. Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations. Requires advanced analytical and quantitative skills.

OTHER SKILLS and/or ABILITIES Physical requirements to include stooping, standing, climbing and frequent lifting of a minimum of 50 lbs. Must have the ability to operate a BMS and CMMS. Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to handle multiple projects and make decisions.


Decisions made with thorough understanding of procedures, company policies, and business practices to achieve general results and deadlines. Responsible for setting work unit and/or project deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to department.

SAFETY Responsible for personal safety and the safety of those who are affected by your work. This includes but is not limited to: 1. Complete all required and assigned HSE training at a satisfactory level, 2. Follow all activity policies and procedures, including all HSE-related requirements at all times, 3. Participate in all HSE-related programs & activities as required, including incident investigations, interviews, auditing and assessment, etc. 4. Report any conditions which you feel could result in an accident or injury and / or stop work if required. As a Manager: 1. While adhering to all HSE requirements established for CBRE employees, supervisors and managers are additionally required to: a. Provide sufficient distraction-free time for employees to complete all required HSE training & support the HSE training program implicitly, b. Investigate and resolve (if possible) all reported unsafe conditions / acts and communicate results back to the affected stakeholders, c. Support “stop work” authority when it is exercised in good faith, d. Communicate any / all potential workplace hazards and workplace procedures.

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer Women/Minorities/Persons with Disabilities/US Veterans