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Diversity

CBRE provides a work environment that attracts, develops and celebrates the professional success of every individual.

We strive to have a work environment that:

  • Reflects the clients we serve
  • Provides everyone with the opportunity to succeed
  • Values the differences of each individual
  • Recognizes their contributions to our firm's success. LEARN MORE

CBRE Military

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Approximately 1,800 of CBRE’s employees are current and prior military, and their service experience provides them with valuable specialized skills and experiences. Join the CBRE ranks. CBRE Military connects current and prospective employees who self-identify as current or prior military. LEARN MORE

Sustainability

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As the world’s largest commercial real estate services firm, we recognize the impact we have on our communities, clients, employees and stakeholders. By influencing positive outcomes in every phase of our business, CBRE helps to build healthier, more vibrant communities that connect to each other and create the economic vitality required to address important environmental and social issues. LEARN MORE

Career Opportunities

Mobile Building Engineer
RESPONSIBILITIES  Utilizes advanced skills to perform complex preventive maintenance and corrective repair of buildings, industrial systems, vehicles, equipment and grounds. Working under limited supervision, monitors building system operations and performance. Utilizes several trade skills such as carpentry, plumbing, electrical, painting, roofing, heating and cooling. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  Complies with all applicable codes, regulations, governmental agency and Company directives related to building operations and work safety.Inspects building systems including fire alarms, HVAC, and plumbing to ensure operation of equipment is within design capabilities and achieves environmental conditions prescribed by client.Oversees and inspects the work performed by outside contractors. Contracted work includes landscaping, snow removal, remodeling, HVAC, plumbers, and cleaning.Performs assigned repairs, emergency and preventive maintenance. Completes maintenance and repair records as required.Reviews assigned work orders. Estimates time and materials needed to complete repair. Orders necessary materials and supplies to complete all tasks.Maintains an energy management program to ensure measures are taken to operate all systems in the most efficient manner to keep operating costs at a minimum. Maintains the building lighting system, including element and ballast repairs or replacements. Performs welding, carpentry, furniture assembly and locksmith tasks as needed.Responds quickly to emergency situations, summoning additional assistance as needed.Performs other duties as assigned.SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES  No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. May provide informal assistance such as technical guidance and/or training to coworkers. May coordinate work and assign tasks.QUALIFICATIONS  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. EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE  High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and a minimum of four years of related experience and/or trade school training.CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES  Universal CFC certification preferred. Additional certification in one or more of the following: electrical, mechanical, HVAC and refrigeration systems, process controls, mechanical power transmissions, painting, plumbing, carpentry or engine repair. Certifications/licenses as may be required by local or state jurisdictions.COMMUNICATION SKILLS  Ability to comprehend and interpret instructions, short correspondence, and memos and ask clarifying questions to ensure understanding. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from clients, co-workers, and/or supervisor. Ability to effectively present information to an internal department and/or large groups of employees.FINANCIAL KNOWLEDGE  Requires basic knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate simple figures such as percentages.REASONING ABILITY  Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situation where only limited standardization exists. Requires intermediate analytical skills.OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES  Uses personal computer and / or PDA for work order system, email, ESS and training. Basic skills with Microsoft Office Outlook. Physical requirements include stooping, standing, walking, climbing stairs / ladders and ability to lift / carry heavy loads of 50 lbs. or more. SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY  Decisions made with general understanding of procedures and company policies to achieve set results and deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to co-workers and supervisor.SAFETYResponsible for personal safety and the safety of those who are affected by your work. This includes but is not limited to: Complete all required and assigned HSE training at a satisfactory levelFollow all activity policies and procedures, including all HSE-related requirements at all timesParticipate in all HSE-related programs & activities as required, including incident investigations, interviews, auditing and assessment, etc.Report any conditions which you feel could result in an accident or injury and / or stop work if required
Mobile Building Engineer
RESPONSIBILITIES  Utilizes advanced skills to perform complex preventive maintenance and corrective repair of buildings, industrial systems, vehicles, equipment and grounds. Working under limited supervision, monitors building system operations and performance. Utilizes several trade skills such as carpentry, plumbing, electrical, painting, roofing, heating and cooling. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  Complies with all applicable codes, regulations, governmental agency and Company directives related to building operations and work safety.Inspects building systems including fire alarms, HVAC, and plumbing to ensure operation of equipment is within design capabilities and achieves environmental conditions prescribed by client.Oversees and inspects the work performed by outside contractors. Contracted work includes landscaping, snow removal, remodeling, HVAC, plumbers, and cleaning.Performs assigned repairs, emergency and preventive maintenance. Completes maintenance and repair records as required.Reviews assigned work orders. Estimates time and materials needed to complete repair. Orders necessary materials and supplies to complete all tasks.Maintains an energy management program to ensure measures are taken to operate all systems in the most efficient manner to keep operating costs at a minimum. Maintains the building lighting system, including element and ballast repairs or replacements. Performs welding, carpentry, furniture assembly and locksmith tasks as needed.Responds quickly to emergency situations, summoning additional assistance as needed.Performs other duties as assigned.SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES  No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. May provide informal assistance such as technical guidance and/or training to coworkers. May coordinate work and assign tasks.QUALIFICATIONS  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. EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE  High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and a minimum of four years of related experience and/or trade school training.CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES  Universal CFC certification preferred. Additional certification in one or more of the following: electrical, mechanical, HVAC and refrigeration systems, process controls, mechanical power transmissions, painting, plumbing, carpentry or engine repair. Certifications/licenses as may be required by local or state jurisdictions.COMMUNICATION SKILLS  Ability to comprehend and interpret instructions, short correspondence, and memos and ask clarifying questions to ensure understanding. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from clients, co-workers, and/or supervisor. Ability to effectively present information to an internal department and/or large groups of employees.FINANCIAL KNOWLEDGE  Requires basic knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate simple figures such as percentages.REASONING ABILITY  Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situation where only limited standardization exists. Requires intermediate analytical skills.OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES  Uses personal computer and / or PDA for work order system, email, ESS and training. Basic skills with Microsoft Office Outlook. Physical requirements include stooping, standing, walking, climbing stairs / ladders and ability to lift / carry heavy loads of 50 lbs. or more. SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY  Decisions made with general understanding of procedures and company policies to achieve set results and deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to co-workers and supervisor.SAFETYResponsible for personal safety and the safety of those who are affected by your work. This includes but is not limited to: Complete all required and assigned HSE training at a satisfactory levelFollow all activity policies and procedures, including all HSE-related requirements at all timesParticipate in all HSE-related programs & activities as required, including incident investigations, interviews, auditing and assessment, etc.Report any conditions which you feel could result in an accident or injury and / or stop work if required
Union Building Engineer
RESPONSIBILITY LEVEL:Performs skilled and semi-skilled tasks in the installation, repair, maintenance and operation of mechanical, electrical, environment controls and life safety systems.DUTIES:1. Responsible for the installation, maintenance, operation and repair of mechanical and electrical equipment systems and a background in mid-voltage switchgear.2. Ensures proper operation of systems in compliance with required regulations and codes.3. Tests, maintains and evaluates equipment by using instrumentation.4. Tests and calibrates electronic HVAC and building environmental controls ensuring equipment is functioning properly. This includes a working knowledge of recent BMS controls equipment.5. Performs as required, skilled maintenance activities to include but not limited to construction, welding, soldering and plumbing.6. Inspects and repairs pumps, fans, valves and motors ensuring proper operation of the facility equipment and systems.7. Performs all duties in a safe manner and in accordance with established work standards.8. Capability to perform duties as a stationary facility engineer in a large facility and/or mobile facility engineer responsible for several facilities located in a designated geographic area.9. Complies with all company policies and procedures and adheres to company standards of business ethics and conduct.10. Must be a team player committed to working in a quality environment.11. Willing to perform other duties as assignedSKILLS/QUALIFICATION:High school graduate or equivalent experience.Four-year apprenticeship program or five-year field experience is desired.CFC is requiredPreferred background in electrical work and a knowledge of mid-voltage switchgear.Must be able to be on call and to work any shift, weekends and holidays if necessary.Must have valid state drivers license along with appropriate class license if required in performance of job.
Union Building Engineer
RESPONSIBILITY LEVEL:Performs skilled and semi-skilled tasks in the installation, repair, maintenance and operation of mechanical, electrical, environment controls and life safety systems.DUTIES:1. Responsible for the installation, maintenance, operation and repair of mechanical and electrical equipment systems and a background in mid-voltage switchgear.2. Ensures proper operation of systems in compliance with required regulations and codes.3. Tests, maintains and evaluates equipment by using instrumentation.4. Tests and calibrates electronic HVAC and building environmental controls ensuring equipment is functioning properly. This includes a working knowledge of recent BMS controls equipment.5. Performs as required, skilled maintenance activities to include but not limited to construction, welding, soldering and plumbing.6. Inspects and repairs pumps, fans, valves and motors ensuring proper operation of the facility equipment and systems.7. Performs all duties in a safe manner and in accordance with established work standards.8. Capability to perform duties as a stationary facility engineer in a large facility and/or mobile facility engineer responsible for several facilities located in a designated geographic area.9. Complies with all company policies and procedures and adheres to company standards of business ethics and conduct.10. Must be a team player committed to working in a quality environment.11. Willing to perform other duties as assignedSKILLS/QUALIFICATION:High school graduate or equivalent experience.Four-year apprenticeship program or five-year field experience is desired.CFC is requiredPreferred background in electrical work and a knowledge of mid-voltage switchgear.Must be able to be on call and to work any shift, weekends and holidays if necessary.Must have valid state drivers license along with appropriate class license if required in performance of job.
Union Engineer, Boilers and Chillers
RESPONSIBILITY LEVELWorks under general direction where the company has contracted to perform building operations.  With assistance, ensures optimum, efficient operations of boilers, chillers,pumps, cooling towers, and heat generating equipment in commercial and industrial buildings. PRINCIPLE DUTIESObserve and interpret readings on gauges, meters, and charts that record various aspects of the system's operations at specified intervals to verify operating conditions. Adjust controls to ensure safe and efficient operation of the system to meet the demands for the specified service. Perform inspections as necessary to verify that the designated facilities are functioning within condition limits for the purpose intended. Conduct water tests and make necessary adjustments to pumps, softeners, and controllers. Maintain a log in which various aspects of the system's operation are recorded, e.g., run time, system pressure, filter differential pressure, temperature, equipment status, water levels, voltage load, analysis of flue gases and generator balance. Keep designated equipment and machinery in working order by performing such tasks as tightening fittings, repacking bearings, replacing packing glands, gaskets, valves, recorders and gauges, and cleaning and replacing burners or other components, using hand tools and power tools. May provide work direction or assistance to others who perform tasks related to operating and maintaining equipment and systems. May operate computer control system to accomplish specific tasks relating to building and equipment operation. Performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures. Perform any related duties as assigned. REQUIREMENTS Knowledge of engineering fundamentals necessary for effective and safe operation of complex electrical and mechanical building equipment and systems. Working knowledge of personal computers. Must be a team player committed to working in a quality environment.        
Union Engineer, Boilers and Chillers
RESPONSIBILITY LEVELWorks under general direction where the company has contracted to perform building operations.  With assistance, ensures optimum, efficient operations of boilers, chillers,pumps, cooling towers, and heat generating equipment in commercial and industrial buildings. PRINCIPLE DUTIESObserve and interpret readings on gauges, meters, and charts that record various aspects of the system's operations at specified intervals to verify operating conditions. Adjust controls to ensure safe and efficient operation of the system to meet the demands for the specified service. Perform inspections as necessary to verify that the designated facilities are functioning within condition limits for the purpose intended. Conduct water tests and make necessary adjustments to pumps, softeners, and controllers. Maintain a log in which various aspects of the system's operation are recorded, e.g., run time, system pressure, filter differential pressure, temperature, equipment status, water levels, voltage load, analysis of flue gases and generator balance. Keep designated equipment and machinery in working order by performing such tasks as tightening fittings, repacking bearings, replacing packing glands, gaskets, valves, recorders and gauges, and cleaning and replacing burners or other components, using hand tools and power tools. May provide work direction or assistance to others who perform tasks related to operating and maintaining equipment and systems. May operate computer control system to accomplish specific tasks relating to building and equipment operation. Performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures. Perform any related duties as assigned. REQUIREMENTS Knowledge of engineering fundamentals necessary for effective and safe operation of complex electrical and mechanical building equipment and systems. Working knowledge of personal computers. Must be a team player committed to working in a quality environment.        
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