Regional Engineer

at Boston Properties
Location Waltham
Date Posted May 14, 2021
Category Construction
Job Type Not Specified


Job DescriptionPrimary Purpose of Position: Oversee, monitor, and facilitate engineering operations for existing assets, new development, and acquisition projects in the regional portfolio. Essential Functions:Building Operations Oversee management of engineering operations at existing assets and new development projects to ensure consistency of performance. Manage the proficient operation of assets to certify all systems are maintained in first class condition. Building systems to include and not be limited to: HVAC, electrical, plumbing, elevator, energy management, and fire alarm, structural and key control. Serve as the Regional Energy Manager responsible for cost efficient building operations. Oversee engineering operating budgets and oversee purchasing by Chief Engineers. Procure and evaluate bid proposals for service contracts e.g. life safety, electrical and mechanical services. Assist Regional Property Managers to scope and bid PM related services. Manage Angus Anywhere preventative maintenance, loss control and service call programs. Manage work productivity thru service call and preventive maintenance program reporting. Ensure contracted maintenance, repair and/or construction activities conform to established building policies and standards. Conduct periodic building inspection and audits to confirm compliance with operations and maintenance programs including: service call programs, preventative maintenance, loss prevention activities, safety training, hazardous materials, OSHA compliance, water treatment and record keeping. Review tenant and base building renovation plans and specifications, providing comments relating to design problems or conflicts to existing building systems or structures. Assist in developing standard operating procedures for the engineering teams. Respond to building emergencies and provide backup support to Chief Engineers. Represent Property Management at tenant construction meetings as necessary. Coordinate and monitor regional discount purchasing programs. Supervisory Provide direction in managing the engineering staff through hiring, performance management and annual performance review and compensation process for assigned engineering staff. Region/Building Specific Functions: Perform other duties as assigned. Requirements and Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalent educational certification required. Accredited technical school, military or college certification in HVAC or Operating Engineering Technologies preferred. A minimum of 8-10 years of progressively responsible experience in the engineering, construction, and operations of class A commercial office buildings; experience with life science properties preferred Certified Energy Manager (CEM) preferred RPA Real Property Administrator (RPA) preferred Operating and/or Steam Engineering license preferred. Knowledgeable in OSHA and National/Local Building Codes. Excellent mechanical aptitude and a demonstrated proficiency in the operation, and maintenance of electrical and mechanical systems Excellent troubleshooting and diagnostic skills. Excellent technical and proven problem solving skills. Proven customer service skills. Excellent leadership skills. Ability to work independently as well as an effective team member or leader. Excellent communications and organizational skills. Ability to coordinate work efficiently, set priorities and motivate others. Ability to demonstrate multi-task management skills. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Applications. Valid Driver's License required. Physical Requirements: Involves work of a general office nature usually performed sitting such as operation of a computer. Involves work of a general office nature usually performed standing such as operation of a fax and printer. Involves movement between departments to facilitate work. Vision ability must allow the reading of printed materials, prints and drawings. May be required to stoop, crouch, kneel, crawl, balance, climb stairs, and work at heights and in environment with temperature ranges both while working outside and inside. May be required to lift and move objects up to 50 pounds. Travel between buildings is required. Internal and External Contacts: Regularly interfaces with tenants, various Boston Properties staff, vendors, construction professionals and consultants. Reporting Structure: Reports to the VP, Engineering who provides supervision, guidance and evaluates work performance on a periodic basis.