The Chief Building Engineer carries out the day to day repairs in the central plant and provides hands on maintenance including but not limited to troubleshooting of all heating, ventilation, air conditioning and lighting systems in Oakland. The Chief Building Engineer will also develop operating procedures that conform to AEG corporate standard, customized to the specific needs of the venue and consistent with the goals and objective of the building superintendent.
Supervises, coaches, trains and develops engineering team holding the team accountable both as a team and as individual contributors.
Recommends to the head of Operations personnel actions, such as training, promotions, transfers, discharges and or disciplinary measures.
Maintains an effective working relationship with clients, employees, exhibitors, patrons and other encountered.
Assist the head of Operations in the development and implementation of safe and efficient work procedures.
Ensures all local municipality codes, ordinances, AEG policies, procedures, risk management, safety precautions, state regulations and emergency procedures are followed.
Assists with compliance for Energy Star, Sustainability Programs, Quality Assurance Programs and Disaster Programs.
Other duties and special projects as assigned.
A minimum education level of: High School Diploma or its equivalency
A minimum of 5-7 years of related work experience
Minimum of 7 years related experience HVAC and boiler operations required
Universal 608 EPA certification required
Ability to read and comprehend blueprints, drawing and other related materials
Minimum of 5 years of full-time work related experience in the public assembly or hospitality industry (high-rise hotels, stadiums, arenas and/or convention centers)
3-5 years related experience in supervisory or management position; or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
Ability to read, write and understand English in a working environment.
Knowledge of building automation services including but not limited to Siemens controls, Johnson controls, lighting controls and fire, life and safety controls.
Ability to organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines.
Works effectively under pressure and/or stringent schedule to produce accurate results.
Knowledge of safe work practices, procedures, tools, equipment and techniques used in the trades.
Ability to cross train in other trades and share this knowledge with engineers and mechanics.
Ability to work irregular/extended hours; including nights, weekends, holidays (required)
Computer skills: sufficient computer knowledge to operate BMS and other automated systems including operation of personal computer using Windows and Microsoft Office software
Valid drivers license
Must be able to work indoors and outdoors; subject to adverse conditions