EOI: Engineering Project Manager
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Areas of Interest
Building Management, Facilities Management, Project Management, Property Management, Workplace Strategy
Bukit Mertajam - Pulau Pinang - Malaysia, Butterworth - Pulau Pinang - Malaysia, George Town - Pulau Pinang - Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur - Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia, Perai - Pulau Pinang - Malaysia, Petaling Jaya - Selangor - Malaysia
  • The purpose of this position is to lead individual, multi-disciplined real estate project solutions for clients, with direct accountability for project delivery. Areas of responsible projects: Industrial or Data Center
  • Under minimal supervision, acts as client representative for all aspects of assigned engineering and construction projects and responsible for delivery of those projects to the customer.
  • This position will focus on mechanical and utilities projects applied to industrial facility systems – chilled water, compressed air, HVAC, steam, gen set and system control schemes.
  • Must work as a liaison between customer’s departments and 3rd party suppliers to ensure the incorporation and communication of all aspects affecting the successful delivery of the project.
  • Projects will vary in size and scope and therefore the Project Manager is expected to develop and deliver a variety of projects at any one time.
  • This position represents the client’s best interest at all times, therefore a good understanding of the client’s business issues is required. Works with the customers to develop and deliver a project which best suits their needs, with an emphasis on timely project delivery. Typically manages projects of moderate to advanced complexity
  • Delivers the project successfully to the customer while minimizing all risk to CBRE and the customer. This incorporates issues such as safety risk assessments, ensuring proper authorizations have been received from clients before expending cost, and ensuring proper coordination with the client’s internal departments, operations organization and the client’s other third party suppliers has taken place to prevent work conflicts. These are accomplished by following the customer’s project management processes.
  • Establishes the scope of project, addressing all aspects including but not limited to business requirements, performance specifications, planning, cost and cashflow forecasts, procurement strategies and change control. Identifies all contractors/consultants/vendors to be appointed for clearly documented scopes of work and fee schedules.
  • Develops the scope and initial design up to the procurement stage. Responsible for all design management of suppliers and subcontractors. Requires the milestones in the schedule to be tracked and met, the design completed to meet performance specifications, budget developed to meet financial requirements, and clear approval from the customer, dependent departments and third parties.
  • Procures the project in accordance with the strategy outlined in the initiation phase. Undertakes contract negotiations to ensure the best value is being delivered to the customer and make the formal recommendation to the customer. Awards the contract based on the customer’s approval.
  • Ensures the project is implemented in accordance with the design and ensures a timely response to questions related to field conditions. Ensures all work is done in a safe manner and that customer and vendor welfare is addressed at all stages. Monitors progress against the schedule and takes corrective action where necessary. Works with all parties to ensure prompt and accurate information is provided to all parties
  • Works with the customer and vendor to ensure the end product is delivered per the agreed commissioning and/or validation requirements. Ensures all punch list work is completed in a timely manner and that it does not interfere with the clients ability to occupy the space. Reviews and approves payment to contractors after verification that work was completed. Ensures all O&M manuals are received and reviewed and the necessary training is received by staff on equipment. Documents and files all warranties, and as built drawings and closes out the project in accordance with client requirements.
  • Provides focal point for all parties interfacing on the project. Ensures all information/input is received by all parties in a timely manner and facilitates all aspects of the project.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. Provides informal assistance such as technical guidance, and/or training to coworkers. May lead project teams and/or plan, and supervise assignments of lower level employees.
  • Manages 3rd party project delivery resources/team. Responsible for identifying training needs, tracking performance, coaching, and motivating team members.
EOI: Expression Of Interest Job Posting for future hiring, only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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.

  • Bachelor's degree (BA/BS/BEng/BArch) from College or University in a technical area of study. Minimum five years of related experience and/or training.
  • Degree in Engineering, mechanical or electrical engineering is preferred.
  • Minimum of four to seven years of post graduate experience in the fields of construction, engineering, or facilities management with at least two of these in Project Management.
  • Strong IT user skills with a working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Project.
  • Demonstrated experience with managing clients, vendors, consultants and other third parties.
  • Strong communication, organization and persuasion skills.
  • Demonstrated scheduling, financial and budgeting acumen as well as a history of proficient project delivery.
  • Sound understanding of commissioning and validation.
  • Experience with current construction practices and construction safety.
  • Exposure in Data Center (Server Room) is preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills. 
  • Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers. 
  • Ability to effectively present information.
  • Requires advanced knowledge of financial terms and principles. 
  • Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and commissions. 
  • Conducts advanced financial analysis.
  • Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex documents. 
  • Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations. 
  • Requires advanced analytical and quantitative skills.
  • Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office Suite. 
  • Ability to read and understand architectural drawings. 
  • Knowledge in MS Project, leases, contracts, and construction practices.
  • Decisions made with thorough understanding of procedures, company policies, and business practices to achieve general results and deadlines. 
  • Responsible for setting work unit and/or project deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to department.
CBRE is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a long-standing commitment to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, veteran status, political belief, or any other basis protected by applicable law.