Asst Chief Engineer in Boston, MA at JLL

Date Posted: 6/11/2018

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    Boston, MA
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Job Description

Job Title

Assistant Chief Engineer

Reporting To Chief Engineer

Job Summary

Supervises and directs maintenance personnel in installation, repair, and maintenance of all base building and critical system machinery and equipment.  Responsible for supervision of the operating team on his shift.  Assumes the Chief Engineers responsibilities if the Chief Engineer is not on site.

Job Responsibilities


  • 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. It is also followed up with adequate clean up.  Checks malfunctioning equipment and ascertains corrective action required to restore to satisfactory operating condition.


  • 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.


  • Supervises and implements the preventative maintenance program.  Specific duties include and 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.
  • 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.
  • Any and all other duties and tasks assigned.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities




  • Minimum of a high school diploma.  Two years of trades schooling in electrical system design, refrigeration and HVAC.

Years of relevant experience

  • 5+ years of experience in facility/plant engineering maintenance with at least 5 years in supervision.

Skills and knowledge

  • Experience as a journeyman level engineer with strong skills related to building automation systems, life safety systems and Microsoft Office applications. 
  • Exposure to HVAC, fluid handling/pumping, fluid filtering, mechanical systems, welding, and electrical systems engineering and operation.

Other abilities

  • Must be proficient in basic computer application software such as MS Office, Lotus and E-Mail etc.
  • Excellent interpersonal communications skills are required.
  • Able to interact with all levels of the organization and outside contractors, architects, and engineers.

Certifications / licenses

           * EPA Refrigerant handling certificate

           * Massachusetts Refrigeration Technician License

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