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CBRE FM Engineering Technical Manager, Data Center in Carson City, Nevada

FM Engineering Technical Manager, Data Center

United States

1 additional location

Dallas, Texas, United States

Facilities Management/Engineering/Maintenance

Requisition # 21008827

Post Date Mar 15, 2021

Technical Manager

Purpose: To be the lead of technical excellence for the site / account and drive the standardisation of best practices.

Champion technical solutions & innovations through partnership with CBRE wider network and JCI alliance.

Mentor and grow the engineering standard of technical staff inherent to the account / division, ensuring knowledge share across the account / division.

Promote safe methods of working ensuring CBRE rules and procedures are implemented correctly

Reports to: TBC

Location: TBC


  • Provide the onsite operations teams with general engineering support as required

  • Provide Business Development team technical support to provide solutions to meet varying customer requirements

  • Liaise with wider business solutions to promote innovations in both new technology and service solutions

  • Create and lead division technical forum arranging quarterly meetings involving relevant guest speakers reporting risks and opportunities from forum to senior management

  • Mentor contract based technical managers in ensuring engineering best practice is exercised across the division

  • Lead apprenticeship and technical training programs that ensure development past class room learning

  • Produce standardised documentation and processes that can be utilised and tailored by the site teams (i.e. Forward Maintenance Register, Risk Registers)

  • Support business development manager with new opportunities in areas such as: -

  • Site visits as technical expert

  • Producing reports on initial visits as requested

  • Review new contracts to highlight any latent technical risks

  • Advise on contract improvements as may be necessary

  • Attend tender presentations, championing technical excellence

  • Act as Authorising Engineer for the division with responsibilities consisting of: -

  • Managing of Authorised Person register

  • Communicating known safety alerts/notices across the division

  • Produce standard authorising process for division

  • Liaise with wider technical group to assist in authorising of team members

  • Arrange authorised persons site audits across the relevant sites

  • Advice on high risks works and provision of standard documentation

  • Provide investigation and root cause analysis across the division as required, producing reports and learning from experience documents to be shared internally/externally

  • Provide standard competence tests for current staff and for utilisation during interview stages

  • Liaise and work in partnership with the QHSE team

  • Promote customer experience and wellbeing through good operation of building service systems

  • Provide technical support the division project team in areas such as: -

  • Scope and Specification reviews

  • Mid and End of project snagging

  • Support in planning of high risk works

  • Assistance and support in creation of initial scoping documentation

This position may be performed remotely anywhere within the United States except the State of Colorado.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Bachelors degree (BA/BS) from four-year college or university and a minimum of four years experience and/or training. Or equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge and understanding of all applicable practices and techniques, laws, project controls and environmental regulations to include safety regulations.


Universal CFC certification. Certification / license in two or more of the following is desired, and certain certifications may be required by local / state jurisdiction: electrical, mechanical, HVAC and refrigeration systems, boiler, plumbing. Facilities Management certification is desired.


Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret the most complex business documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive issues. Ability to write reports, manuals, speeches and articles using distinctive style. Ability to make effective and persuasive presentations on complex topics to employees, clients, top management and/or public groups. Ability to motivate and negotiate effectively with key employees, top management, and client groups to take desired action.


Requires in-depth knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate complex figures. Ability to forecast and prepare budgets. Conducts financial/business analysis including the preparation of reports.


Ability to solve advanced problems and deal with a variety of options in complex situations. Requires expert level analytical and quantitative skills with proven experience in developing strategic solutions for a growing matrix-based multi-industry sales environment. Draws upon the analysis of others and makes recommendations that have a direct impact on the company.


Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook, and intranet/internet. Ability to use work order system.

Working knowledge and understanding of architectural, electrical and mechanical systems. Understanding of leases, contracts and related documents.


Decisions made with in-depth understanding and interpretation of procedures, company policies and business practices to achieve general results. Responsible for setting department deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause long-term impact to co-workers, supervisor, department and/or line of business.


Responsible for personal safety and the safety of those who are affected by your work. This includes but is not limited to:

  1. Complete all required and assigned HSE training at a satisfactory level,

  2. Follow all activity policies and procedures, including all HSE-related requirements at all times,

  3. Participate in all HSE-related programs & activities as required, including incident investigations, interviews, auditing and assessment, etc.

  4. Report any conditions which you feel could result in an accident or injury and / or stop work if required.

As a Manager:

  1. While adhering to all HSE requirements established for CBRE employees, supervisors and managers are additionally required to:

a. Provide sufficient distraction-free time for employees to complete all required HSE training & support the HSE training program implicitly,

b. Investigate and resolve (if possible) all reported unsafe conditions / acts and communicate results back to the affected stakeholders,

c. Support "stop work" authority when it is exercised in good faith,

d. Communicate any / all potential workplace hazards and workplace procedures.

US Company Profile

About CBRE Group, Inc.

CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBRE), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Los Angeles, is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (based on 2019 revenue). The company has more than 100,000 employees (excluding affiliates) and serves real estate investors and occupiers through more than 530 offices (excluding affiliates) worldwide. CBRE offers a broad range of integrated services, including facilities, transaction and project management; property management; investment management; appraisal and valuation; property leasing; strategic consulting; property sales; mortgage services and development services. Please visit our website at www.cbre.com.

CBRE, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer (Women/Minorities/Persons with Disabilities/US Veterans)