Chief Engineer

Employer
EGS
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Jul 13, 2018
Closes
Jul 16, 2018
Function
Engineer, Executive, Chief
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
Job Classification: Full-Time Regular About Us: EMCOR Government Services offers an experienced single-source solution for meeting the routine and mission-critical needs of federal, state, local and other government organizations. By combining our expert professional technicians, commercial best practices, extensive facilities knowledge and strong commitment to reliable, responsive service, we enable our government clients to achieve consistently high-performance facilities, on-time projects and long-term value. Job Title: Chief Engineer Job Summary: EMCOR Government Services has a need for a Chief Engineer (DC 1st Class) in Washington, DC. This position reports to the Project Manager. The Chief Engineer will be responsible for receiving and responding to service calls; taking immediate action to resolve emergency situations or system breakdowns; and performing and overseeing mechanics and routine and preventative maintenance work. Overtime and shift work may be required; must be available by cell phone when off- duty. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Receive and respond to service requests from the Client's Representative; inform the Project Manager of all such actions taken and of any unresolved problems. In accordance with prescribed procedures and performance limitations, operate those elements of the system for which EMCOR is responsible Responsible for operation and maintenance requirements of the assigned Mechanics, ensuring services are accomplished in an effective and efficient manner. Implement those elements of the operations, routine & preventive maintenance and support services programs, which are assigned to the shift. Issue directions and instructions to assigned shift personnel as required. Evaluate personnel performance capabilities and training on a regular basis. Ensure required operating logs and maintenance forms are completed accurately and clearly and that these are submitted to the Client in a timely manner. Perform preventive and corrective maintenance per contract specifications. Respond immediately to emergency situations, initiate emergency operations procedures and advise the Project Manager and the Client's Representative / Security when resolution of an emergency exceeds the capability of the shift personnel. Control, maintain accountability, and oversee the issuance and use of spare parts and tools. Train and direct assigned Mechanics on Facility SOP's. Perform any additional duties on an as needed basis, where such duties are within the scope of contractual obligations. Safely and skillfully use all types of related hand and power tools. Qualifications: Must possess valid DC 1 st Class Operating Engineer License. Graduate of a Technical or Trade School, with training in mechanical or related systems. Minimum of 5 years' experience troubleshooting, repair, maintenance, and operation of Commercial Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, and Fire Life Safety Systems. Minimum of 3 years' experience managing and supervising maintenance personnel. Ability to communicate effectively with Client's Representative; ability to write effectively in preparing reports and forms. Fluency in Spanish is strongly preferred, but not required Able to read blueprints, specifications, Building Operations Services manuals, pneumatic, and/or electric control drawings, etc. Valid driver's license as required to drive any vehicles which may be assigned. Ability to safely wear a respirator, climb ladders, enter confined spaces, lift heavy objects, and perform other physically demanding tasks. We offer our employees a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package and are always looking for individuals with the talent and skills required to contribute to our continued growth and success. EOE M/F/Vet/Disabled

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