Lead Operating Engineer

  • JLL
  • Charlotte, NC
  • 5 days ago


Job Description

About JLL –

We’re JLL—a leading professional services and investment management firm specializing in real estate.

We have operations in over 80 countries and a workforce of over 91,000 individuals around the world who help real estate owners, occupiers and investors achieve their business ambitions.

As a global Fortune 500 company, we also have an inherent responsibility to drive sustainability and corporate social responsibility.

That’s why we’re committed to our purpose to shape the future of real estate for a better world.

We’re using the most advanced technology to create rewarding opportunities, amazing spaces and sustainable real estate solutions for our clients, our people and our communities.

Our core values of teamwork, ethics and excellence are also fundamental to everything we do and we’re honored to be recognized with awards for our success by organizations both globally and locally.

Creating a diverse and inclusive culture where we all feel welcomed, valued and empowered to achieve our full potential is important to who we are today and where we’re headed in the future.

And we know that unique backgrounds, experiences and perspectives help us think bigger, spark innovation and succeed together.

If this job description resonates with you, we encourage you to apply even if you don’t meet all of the requirements below.

We’re interested in getting to know you and what you bring to the table!


The Senior Operating Engineer will lead the hands-on maintenance of building systems for the safe, efficient, and proper operations of all assigned properties.

Engineer will perform minor repairs and helps in the operation, monitoring, and performance of preventive maintenance on the building systems as necessary.

Duties and Responsibilities

Performs maintenance, monitoring repairs to the Mechanical, Plumbing, Structural, Furniture, Fire, Life Safety, and Control systems for the facility to keep facility and building systems up to applicable standards as assigned.

Directly or indirectly provides supervisory guidance and oversight to a crew of 1-3 operating engineers or building technicians.

Demonstrated ability to take lead and drive engineering operations.

Maintains responsibility for facility services, preventative maintenance, purchasing and inventory control, contracted maintenance, general maintenance and technical proficiency.

Maintains the condition of the property equipment which includes cleaning, inspecting, calibrating and changing parts to maintain the HVAC systems and associated equipment at optimum performance levels.

Reviews monthly client service request summaries to pinpoint and correct recurrent operational problems.

Evaluates vendors and suppliers on a regular basis with regard to quality and competitive pricing.

Verifies the accuracy of deliveries for count, pricing, and description.

Records readings and make adjustments where necessary to ensure proper operation of equipment.

Complies with departmental policy for the safe storage, usage, and disposal of hazardous materials; maintain a clean and safe workplace.

Perform periodic checks of tool and instrument inventory.

Monitors the quality and pricing of maintenance work performed by outside contractor.


High school diploma or GED.

2+ years of experience in the building maintenance industry.

Accredited trade school degree in HVAC, electronic, or other industry related trade.

Union training and certification is also acceptable.

Possess an Universal CFC certification.

Highly Desirable Attributes

Knowledge in the safe and proper use of the following tools: ladders, lifts, basic hand tools, volt meter, manual drain auger, plumber’s helper, safety goggles, ear protection, and fire extinguisher.

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

Must be able to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule format.

Must be comfortable with working in less than ideal working conditions


Benefits to eligible employees, include:

401(k) plan with matching company contributions

Medical, Dental & Vision Care

6 weeks of paid parental leave at 100% of salary

Paid Time Off and Company Holidays

Flexible Work Arrangements may be available

Executive Benefits

What you can expect from us

We succeed together and believe the best inspire the best, so we invest in supporting each other, learning together and celebrating our success.

Our Total Rewards program reflects our commitment to helping you achieve your career ambitions, recognizing your contributions, investing in your well-being and providing competitive benefits and pay.

We can’t wait to see where your ambitions take you at JLL.

Apply today!

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