Director of Engineering

  • Location
    Herndon, Virginia
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Category
    Accounting & Finance - Real Estate

Location - Herndon VA

(Overseeing DC. MD and VA properties) 3.5M sq. ft.

Engineering Manager | Commercial Class "A" Office DC 3rd License Required

Role would suit a former Chief Engineer or current Senior Chief Engineer who understands regional operations of commercial Class "A" Office properties.

Our growing commercial real estate company is currently in need of a responsible individual to fill the position of Operations Engineering Manager. The Ops Manager will be responsible for inspecting, maintaining and repairing mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and HVAC systems to ensure optimal operating results. The successful candidate will oversee the company’s facility operations, manage construction projects, oversee capital projects, oversee engineering staff, and manage all service providers. The successful candidate will oversee tenant improvement projects from inception to final completion and oversee all facilities maintenance operations and initiatives. The scope of your activities will include facility management, construction management, and oversite of engineering department, which includes 5-6 fully licensed Chief Engineers and 40+ licensed Building Engineers, in addition to financial management of the operation and capital planning


Coordinate system repairs and monitor system performance
Oversee and supervise team of licensed Senior Building, Lead and Mid Level Building Engineers
Execute equipment audits and record-taking policies
Coordinate all Capital Projects on the implementation of new building projects
Ensure compliance with all safety and security protocols
Oversee coordination, implementation, and performance of all vendor and supplier relationships / contracts.
Perform inspections of facility.
Closely track the status of all work orders for location and provide timely communications and weekly reports keeping managers apprised of any issues.
Promote and maintain a safe working environment.

· Create, implement, and control the annual operating budget.
· Determine needed resources from start to finish with attention to budgetary limitations.
· Plan all construction operations and schedule intermediate phases to ensure deadlines will be met.


15+ years’ experience in engineering and 5 in a management position
DC 3rd license required
Experience with commercial Class "A" office assets
In-depth understanding of construction procedures and material and project management principles
Advanced understanding of risk management policies and procedures
Extensive experience managing budgets for largemechanical engineering projects
Familiarity with quality and health and safety standards
Strong understanding of Class “A” asset operations and building systems structure –Able to read and understand complex electrical, mechanical and automation systems
Working knowledge of electrical, mechanical and HVAC systems
Demonstrated leadership skills

*****Please send the resume in either MS Word or PDF format.
*****703-885-5591 for questions.

Please apply to Sybil Kalu or call 703-885-5591 for an immediate reply.

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