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COMPLETE Chief Engineer - Greensboro, NC

4 days ago


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USA-CLIENT Greensboro NC-Duke Energy- Fairfax Operation, North Carolina, United States   [ View map ]

JLL supports the Whole You, personally and professionally.

Our people at JLL are shaping the future of real estate for a better world by combining world class services, advisory and technology to our clients. We are committed to hiring the best, most talented people in our industry; and we support them through professional growth, flexibility, and personalized benefits to manage life in and outside of work.  Whether you’ve got deep experience in commercial real estate, skilled trades, and technology, or you’re looking to apply your relevant experience to a new industry, we empower you to shape a brighter way forward so you can thrive professionally and personally.

Location: Greensboro, NC

Salary: $38.32 - $41.83/hr

Chief Engineer

The Chief Engineer will support JLL’s Integrated Facility Management (IFM) group on an account-based team and will be responsible for a wide variety of tasks.  This person is charged with effective daily leadership and administration of the engineering technician team with the objectives of safely and effectively operating the systems the team is responsible for managing while quickly/professionally responding to the needs of the tenants and the Senior Management Account Team. The Chief Engineer is also responsible for protecting and improving the value of the owner’s asset and ensuring that building equipment and systems meet or exceed their rated life.

Reports to:  Facility Manager

Supervises:  Static Engineers and Mobile Engineers

Location:  This will be an “on-site” position

Main Roles and Responsibilities:

Organize and manage all administrative functions related to the engineering group. This includes but is not limited to:

  • Budgeting and financial control
  • Compliance with all local codes and regulations
  • Team training
  • Team productivity monitoring
  • Upward reporting on budgets, energy accounting, and productivity

Supervise and organize all staff activities either directly or through effective delegation to subordinates. Included are activities such as:

  • Organization of work order dispatch and response procedures
  • Developing and motivating the team
  • Dispensation of activities, projects, and routines
  • Establishing and using chain of command procedures
  • Instilling a sense of pride and customer service in team members
  • Implementing hazard control and team safety practices

Fully implement all standard operating systems and practices, including the following:

  • Implementation of the Corrigo Work Order System
  • Maintain team standards for uniforms and appearance
  • Establish training goals for each team member

Recognize the authority and objectives of the client. Conduct all activities in a businesslike, competent, and professional manner. This includes:

  • Interacting with contractors, vendors, and consultants in an unbiased, objective, and ethical manner.
  • Complying with all policies and procedures established for the property.
  • Identifying key industry resources that can aid the operation or contribute to enhancements.
  • Treating all fellow employees, industry contacts, and property visitors fairly, impartially, and in a non-discriminatory fashion.

Formulate and implement the preventive maintenance program. Specific duties include:

  • Scheduling of preventive maintenance with minimum disruption of building services
  • Performing and/or delegating preventive maintenance tasks to the appropriately qualified staff member
  • Coordinating the input and output of the Preventive Maintenance system with administrative personnel
  • Reviewing the status of preventive maintenance on a regular basis
  • Analyzing preventive maintenance log data in order to formulate more efficient operating procedures

Provide training and supervision aimed at expanding the capabilities of the engineering assistants. Specific duties include:

  • Demonstrating the proper use and care of tools and instruments
  • Giving “hands on” instruction in basic maintenance and trouble-shooting procedures
  • Developing work schedules
  • Evaluating job performance on an ongoing basis
  • Conducting annual progress reviews
  • Recommended enrollment in relevant outside courses
  • Instilling an overall professionalism in manner and appearance
  • Screening engineering staff candidates

Service Delivery

  • Reads and understands the applicable Service Level Agreements, helps achieve the Key Performance Indicators and scores favorably on the client satisfaction surveys.
  • Ensures appropriate follow up with customers
  • Seeks to continuously improve processes, systems and overall client satisfaction
  • Provides direction/information to vendors, facilities staff and service providers as required to ensure excellent coordination/execution of work within client environment with minimal disruption

Building Management

  • Coordinate Preventative and Reactive maintenance activities for any and all assigned buildings and areas of operation

Financial Management

  • Helps support facility specific cost savings targets to contribute to the account achieving significant savings throughout every year
  • Creates and issues work orders as directed by managers. May be asked to reconcile/review invoices against purchase orders to ensure accuracy
  • Supports all requests associated with Jones Lang LaSalle Management, Operations and Financial audits


  • Minimum 5 years field experience managing facility operations
  • Ability to lead, train and inspire other engineers to perform at the highest level
  • College graduate preferred
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Good computer skills, proficient in MS Office programs
  • Superior customer service skills and orientation. Collaborative style needed
  • Ability to maintain professionalism at all times under stressful situations
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to plan and manage work under time constraints, without direct supervision
  • Sound troubleshooting skills and the capacity to fully resolve problems


On-site –Greensboro, NC

If this job description resonates with you, we encourage you to apply, even if you don’t meet all the requirements.  We’re interested in getting to know you and what you bring to the table!

Personalized benefits that support personal well-being and growth:

JLL recognizes the impact that the workplace can have on your wellness, so we offer a supportive culture and comprehensive benefits package that prioritizes mental, physical and emotional health. Some of these benefits may include:

  • 401(k) plan with matching company contributions

  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental & Vision Care

  • Paid parental leave at 100% of salary 

  • Paid Time Off and Company Holidays

  • Flexible and Remote Work Arrangements may be available

About JLL

For over 200 years, JLL (NYSE: JLL), a leading global commercial real estate and investment management company, has helped clients buy, build, occupy, manage and invest in a variety of commercial, industrial, hotel, residential and retail properties. A Fortune 500® company with annual revenue of $20.9 billion and operations in over 80 countries around the world, our more than 103,000 employees bring the power of a global platform combined with local expertise. Driven by our purpose to shape the future of real estate for a better world, we help our clients, people and communities SEE A BRIGHTER WAY. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit jll.com.

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This position may require you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If required, you’ll be asked to provide proof that you’re fully vaccinated upon your start date. You’re considered fully vaccinated two weeks after you receive the second dose of a two-dose vaccine series (e.g., Pfizer or Moderna) or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine (e.g., Johnson & Johnson/Janssen). Failure to provide proof of vaccination may result in termination. 

Jones Lang LaSalle (“JLL”) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process – including the online application and/or overall selection process –  you may contact us at Accommodation Requests. This email is only to request an accommodation. Please direct any other general recruiting inquiries to our Contact Us page > I want to work for JLL.

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