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Building Systems Engineer

London , United Kingdom

Ref#: 9677249667

Date published: 23-Nov-2020

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JOB SUMMARY 

Responsible for delivery of high quality BMS systems across our customer’s UK and EU facilities. The Building Systems Engineer is responsible for the closeout, handover and development of enterprise-level BMS systems on new-construction and retrofit projects helping to ensure that project deadlines are met and services delivered to the highest possible standard.

This Role can be based in the following EU countries – UK, Germany, France, Italy and Spain


JOB DESCRIPTION

The role of Building Systems Engineer is as follows:
  • Manage multiple complex projects simultaneously
  • Work with diverse stakeholders to implement, manage, and develop the Worldwide Building Automation System. This role will be considered the Subject Matter Expert (SME) with regards to the BAS
  • Carry out complete functional testing of BMS graphics and coordinate corrective actions with CBRE|ESI engineering team
  • Implement strategies and processes to drive ongoing system commissioning in order to reduce the customer’s energy consumption and building operational costs
  • Act as technical support for site teams and other BMS users
  • Cooperate with the CBRE Program Manager and regional CBRE Project Managers to ensure successful, high-quality project outcomes
  • Manage 3rd party BMS vendor queries during project delivery, BMS commissioning and project handover
  • Provide regular, remote training opportunities for BMS users
  • Align, track and drive projects. This includes defining common stage gates and driving the implementation of a portfolio of projects. Physical Infrastructure, Planning and Scheduling with 3rd party vendors, Project monitoring and reporting, change management, coordinating with Vendors, Operations, Procurement, Finance, Legal, HR etc.
  • Manage key vendors relationships and service providers related to project work
  • Manage blocking issues, provide escalation management, anticipate and make trade-offs, and meet committed delivery timelines
  • Document and present strategies and periodic updates to internal and external audiences
  • Develop and implement consistent and repeatable processes for new implementations
  • Participate in business re-engineering activities to support acceptance, implementation and increase effectiveness for the customer. This includes working with several project teams across the globe.
  • Ensuring project deadlines are met.
  • Determining project changes.
  • Assess project risks and issues and provide solutions where applicable.
  • Ensure stakeholder views are managed towards the best solution.
  • Serve as liaison between on-site Project Managers, technical teams, account leadership, and client contacts.
  • Support Client’s wider sustainability and corporate social responsibility objectives
  • Must be willing to travel abroad

CANDIDATE SPECIFICATION
  • Innovative & keen to always be learning new things.
  • Organized and self-directed.
  • Skilled in gaining customer confidence.
  • Enjoy what they do & contribute to a fun exciting environment.
  • Find ways to express statistics creatively & beyond just excel graphs.
  • Have a passion for energy & sustainability.
  • High levels of attention to detail.
  • Proven work history aligned with our CBRE values of Respect, Integrity, Service and Excellence.

Qualifications
  • HNC or equivalent in Electrical, Mechanical or Building Services Engineering

Experience
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in BMS or Building Services role
  • Experience of Tridium, Trend, Siemens BMS platforms, equipment and engineering preferred
  • Experience of project management would be beneficial
  • Experience of energy and utility metering and use of energy data
  • Energy efficiency auditing experience beneficial

Program/Project Management
  • Demonstrable management skills, with ability to manage multiple complex work-streams and clients
  • Delivers work efficiently and to time
  • Ability to manage budgets

Technical Skills
  • Deep understanding of mechanical, HVAC and electrical building systems, with particular expertise in building automation systems, intelligent building systems.
  • Problem solving ability in implementation of QAQC processes, energy conservation projects, recommissioning and M&V
  • Project management and budget management skills
  • Good skills in Microsoft Office and Microsoft Project

Communication & Strategic Skills
  • Proven record of providing excellent internal and external customer service; needs to have excellent interpersonal skills as well as be detail oriented; strong leadership/management, verbal and written communication, negotiating and presentation skills
  • Exceptional report writing skills with ability to communicate technical issues effectively
  • Ability to research, analyze and form conclusions on complex issues 
  • Presents compelling arguments to support clients’ decision making 
  • Ability to coach & support colleagues
  • Fluent English

Supervisory Responsibilities 
  • Does not directly supervise staff but provides leadership to program teams. Leads by example and models behaviors that are consistent with the company's values