We've been around since 1965, and we continue to grow throughout the West Coast. We’re now the largest, privately held owner of multifamily & commercial properties in the San Francisco Bay Area. With a long, stable history and a tradition of promoting from within, Prometheus offers the chance to learn and grow. At Prometheus we believe the employment relationship is a two way street. Yes, we want you to earn a fair day’s pay for the work you do but, more importantly, we want you to feel that Prometheus is a HOME for your ideas and career.
Your Role and Impact
At Prometheus, our commercial real estate portfolio contains about 1.2 million square feet of Class A office and retail space. Our Commercial Real Estate team is focused on providing a quality business environment for tenants and consistently delivering the commercial equivalent of the "I Am Home" experience to life. Our Commercial Real Estate team is searching for a Building Utility Engineer to help deliver this experience by performing skilled technical work to assist with the preservation and maintenance of the commercial building equipment found in our commercial properties.
Your Primary Responsibilities Include:
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Building Management - Contributes to the achievement of property financial goals through effective productivity of maintenance staff and the cost-effective management of maintenance functions without compromising quality; Studies production schedules and inspects completed work for conformance and establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet production schedules; Prepares and implements changes in systems or assignments in accordance with the findings of the maintenance recordkeeping system (Yardi), to ensure more efficient management of maintenance operations of the property; Responsible for contributing to property occupancy goals by maintaining upkeep of all aspects of commercial properties; Effectively communicates in writing anticipated capital needs and maintenance requirements for operating budget.
Personnel Supervision - Monitoring and direction of scheduling all maintenance personnel (depending upon property) and vendors, making most efficient use of available resources and assist with monitoring work force adherence to company policies and procedures; Directs workers engaged in painting, ground maintenance, repairs, and the upkeep of buildings; Confers with other supervisors to coordinate activities of individual departments; Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, training, planning, assigning, directing work, appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees, and addressing complaints and resolving problems
Daily Operations - Responsible for administration of maintenance functions and accurate tracking of inventory for repair and maintenance; Responsible for troubleshooting and repair of all mechanical systems, observation and reporting of potential liability concerns or safety hazards to the Property Manager; Plan layouts and estimate costs for repairs and replacement parts for electrical, mechanical, plumbing and electronic systems including requisition parts supplies and equipment; Responsible for timely and satisfactory completion of service requests, including administration of the work order system; Responsible for all maintenance records and accurate tracking of expenses, both maintenance costs and capital items; Effectively communicates in writing anticipated capital needs and maintenance requirements for operating budget; Timely and accurate preparation of the maintenance recordkeeping system (Yardi) and summary documentation; Responsible for management of all emergency services; Pre-negotiation with vendors for over-time costs and emergency response time; Monitors usable life of all equipment, fixtures, boilers, flooring, window coverings, etc. to ensure maximum efficiency and for planning capital purchases
Industry Expertise - Responsible for in-depth knowledge of any property-specific special needs or problems (asbestos, remediation plan, deficient mechanical or plumbing systems, etc.); Ensure that all vendors used on the property are approved and meet all requirements of the property; Be able to appraise damage, determine the ability of the in-house crew to remedy the problem, and/or the need to hire outside contractors; Responsible for solicitation of outside vendor bids, establishing parameters, and appraising those bids for quality, conformance to specifications, cost savings, and recommending desired vendors to managers; Regular involvement with service contractors, including monitoring compliance with contract agreements, and monitoring and resolution of liability exposures; Responsible for providing front-line information, documentation and training regarding any property-specific special needs; Prepare all work scopes and contracts related to all capital projects; A sound knowledge of fair market pricing for outside vendors and an ability to negotiate better terms for the property’s benefit is a crucial skill; Responsible for knowledge of, and participation in, company safety policies
Upholding Standards - Responsible for participation in company safety policies and the safety and enforced safe work practices of the maintenance staff; Responsible for completion of any other tasks or duties which may be assigned as required to facilitate the safe and efficient functioning of the commercial property; Work force adherence to company policy and procedures; Participate in preventative maintenance programs and on-going maintenance and repair of all mechanical systems of the property, to preserve and maintain the asset; Responsible for participation in the creation and monitoring of a safe workplace for self and staff, with goal of zero work related injuries; Conduct safety training and enforce safe work practices of the maintenance staff; Create and maintain an emergency plan for systems back up on the property; Preparation of shut-off maps and training for all staff to assist in emergency operations; Perform additional duties and handle projects as assigned by the Property Manager; Achieve regular attendance in conformity with standards; Comply fully with all Prometheus Real Estate Group rules and regulations for the safe and effective operation of the Prometheus Real Estate Group’s facilities; Additional tasks as may be assigned from time to time by the Principal or others at the Principal’s direction; Occasional travel will be required based upon the property’s needs
Our new Building Utility Engineer must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Must possess basic computational skills; add, subtract, divide, and multiply. Must have the ability to compute rate, discounts, interest, and commissions. Must be able to prepare and analyze data figures and transcriptions generated by a computer