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Chief Engineer - High-Rise

Company: KW Property Management & Consulting
Location: Miami
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

If you are a job seeker with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, you will find the contact information to request the appropriate accommodation by visiting the following page:As a team member of KW PROPERTY MANAGEMENT & CONSULTING, you are expected to understand and support the mission statement of the company and practice our GREAT values every day. These values include but are not limited to greeting and smiling; showing respect with name recognition and eye contact; accepting the empowerment to exceed everyone's expectations and showing enthusiasm for your position and duties; being accountable to show a positive attitude and accountable for your actions; and be trustworthy in your duties and transparent in everything you do. These are our GREAT values and part of your work practices and expected as part of your daily activities while working at KW Property Management and Consulting.Job Complexity & Critical SkillsReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The position is fundamental to the administrative and operational functions of the Company/Property and as such requires established organizational skills, with attention to detail and solid time management, and good interpersonal skills.
  • As the key employee of the building operations interior and exterior, the Chief Engineer is essential to the longevity of all equipment and the aesthetic nature of the property. The Chief Engineer must perform the job duties with a view toward projecting a professional and competent image: Service to the customer in a friendly and outgoing manner is also essential, while timelines and maintaining a clean atmosphere are key.
  • The position is fundamental to all mechanical functions of the community and includes working closely with the Association Manager and their maintenance team to operate the community and facilitate solutions to all types of maintenance problems within the community. Strong leadership skills, customer service skills, technical skills, and problem solving abilities are required.Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned to meet business needs.
    • Performs the day to day routine maintenance of the building utilizing their maintenance staff in a leadership role.
    • Develops and adheres to the preventative maintenance program for the community. Update as needed.
    • Supervise all building repairs done by outside vendors, reporting to the Association Manager satisfactory/unsatisfactory completion.
    • Maintain an operating environment to achieve a satisfactory level of resident's service as measured by formal and informal feedback and surveys.
    • Monitoring all systems of the building and performing any and all basic repairs as needed.
    • Demonstrates a routine and effective ability to adjust to changing circumstances.
    • Responds to phone calls and correspondence in a timely, professional manner.
    • Encourages maintenance staff to behave in a professional manner and comply with company's safety standards. Motivates staff to work as a team.
    • Creates a maintenance report, which depicts an update on the actual condition of the property, progress of specific projects, and makes clear and concise recommendations.
    • Observes all safety standards and participates in the Company's efforts to provide a safe work environment.
    • Understands and follows the directions and tasks given by direct supervisor and conscientiously completes them.
    • Organizes time effectively and successfully balances the competing demands of multiple projects.
    • Keeps up to date equipment maintenance logs, inventory, and update preventative maintenance manual quarterly.Technical Capacity.Performance Management.Ethical Conduct.Leadership.Problem Solving/Analysis.Strategic ThinkingThe Chief Engineer will be responsible for interviewing, training, staff development and scheduling.While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and fumes. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.Physical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met or encountered by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The company will provide a reasonable accommodation for a qualified individual with a disability, unless providing such accommodation will present an undue hardship.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; and smell.The employee must occasionally lift and/or move objects up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus..This position requires occasional exposure to the outdoor climate and weather conditions.Position Type/Expected Hours of WorkThe schedule of the position is full time (40 hours a week) and will require to be available for emergencies and occasional night and weekend work due to special projects. This an exempt (salaried) position. This position will require to attend occasional off-site meetings during business hours and within the local city limits.Required Education and Experience
      • High School Degee; preferred education; AA degree in industry
      • Three (3) to Five (5) years of experience as a Maintenance employee in a supervisory role in hi-rise buildings.
      • Must be HVAC Certified and/or have a comparable technical school certification.
      • Must have strong working knowledge of basic trades, such as, electrical, plumbing, carpentry, HVAC, and painting standard principles and practices.
      • Ability to analyze and interpret technical aspects, pumps, and motors, mechanical systems with a similar degree of complexity.
      • Must be proficient and have a working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel applications.
      • Must have a valid Florida driver's license
      • Must have the ability to react and address all emergency situations in a timely manner, generally within 2 hours. Must be available and go to the property in the event of an emergency, which may be night and/or weekends.
        Other DutiesPlease note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Keywords: KW Property Management & Consulting, Miami , Chief Engineer - High-Rise, Professions , Miami, Florida

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