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Lead Operating Engineer

JLL McLean Full-Time
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Lead Operating Engineer

McLean, VA

Position Summary:

The Lead Operating Engineer supervises and directs maintenance personnel in installation, repair, and preventative maintenance of all base building non-critical and critical systems.  The Lead Operating Engineer is responsible for supervising the operating team on their shift. This position may require you to assume the Chief Engineers responsibilities if the Chief Engineer is not on site.

  • Area of Responsibility: Management Supervises and directs maintenance staff on his shift and monitors performance of their assigned responsibilities.  Performs and/or directs the performance of all maintenance departmental service requests, insuring that work performed in these areas is accomplished efficiently with a minimum amount of disruption and inconvenience. Safety Checks malfunctioning equipment and ascertains corrective action required to restore to satisfactory operating condition. Supervises and implements the preventative maintenance program.  Specific duties include but are not limited to: scheduling of preventative maintenance with a minimum disruption of building services, performing and/or delegating preventative maintenance tasks to the appropriately qualified maintenance staff member, orders parts and equipment required for repair, maintenance and installation of new equipment and facilities, and maintains inventory. Complies with departmental policy for the safe storage, usage, and disposal of hazardous materials.  Maintains a clean and safe workplace         
  • Training: Provides training and supervision aimed at expanding the capabilities of the operations staff.  Specific duties include, but not limited to:  Demonstrating the proper use and care of tools and instruments, giving hands on instruction in basic maintenance, safety, and troubleshooting procedures, recommending relevant outside engineering courses for enrollment and instilling an overall level of professionalism in manner and appearance. Other Insures the availability of an adequate operating inventory of tools and supplies.  Specific duties include, but not limited to:  Preparing and submitting purchase order requests, developing sources for stock materials and performing periodic checks for supplies.
  • Knowledge: Lead must be licensed in the state of employment. In addition, the candidate must have at least 5 years of experience in facility/plant engineering maintenance with at least 5 years in supervision. Skills and knowledge should include exposure to electrical, plumbing and mechanical systems. BAS Controls a plus. Should be familiar with all applicable code requirements and capable of developing/generating SOP’s, MOP’s and EOP’s for entire MEP system.

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