Lead Engineer

Blacksburg, VA
Full Time
Experienced
Range Commercial Partners, Inc. is hiring a Lead Engineer in Blacksburg, VA!

Range Commercial Partners was founded by seasoned experts in sales, leasing, property management, and development, who united around common goals and principles. Independently owned, we operate with open minds, no geographic constraints, and unwavering commitment to success for our clients and our firm. Driven, generous, and mindful of balance, we’re forming teams that are built to make a difference! 

What you will be doing:
  • Works as a part of the property management leadership team to develop and deliver departmental goals, objectives, and systems.  
  • Maintains regular contact and builds solid working relationships with Property Managers to ensure the highest level of customer service.  
  • Assists manager in implementing corporate and/or regional initiatives. Provides management and leadership for continuous improvement efforts; develops best practice initiatives for sharing locally and nationally.  
  • Keeps current on state of energy technology related to building systems and regulations (and deregulation) related to utilities.  Provides recommendations to management and includes short payback projects in the capital plan. Ensures the property is getting the lowest unit cost utility. Develops programs for demand control.  
  • Develops and maintains life safety, environmental and emergency procedures, and programs per local codes; ensures property is in compliance with local, federal, and state building, safety and environmental policies, including OSHA policies and regulations and asbestos operations and maintenance programs. Ensures annual safety or environmental training or certification is obtained for employees or vendors, as applicable.  
  • Supports leasing effort by helping with leasing plans, involved in property tours with prospective tenants, review of tenant space drawings.  
  • Ensures projects are well defined and understood, develops effective project plans which result in projects that meet cost, schedule, quality, functionality objectives (short and long term) and compliance with business controls.  
  • Determines and recommends capital projects along with acquiring bids for such projects. Evaluates service and pricing of all vendors, re-bidding and evaluating as necessary. Develops product specifications and supplier sources for materials required to perform jobs.  
  • Interface with clients.  
  • Reviews and approves annual inventory of tools and equipment and provides same to Property Manager noting and explaining any changes and identifying additional requirements with supporting justification.  
  • Coordinates and supervises contractor’s and subcontractor's activities and reviews maintenance contracts.   
  • Must be available to respond to after-hour emergencies and planned maintenance.  
  • Communicates all issues/concerns relating to assigned properties with Property Managers.  
  • Ensures compliance with Energy Star, Sustainability Program, Preferred Provider Program, Quality Assurance Program, Disaster Program, and Customer Service/Tenant Retention Program.  
  • Adheres to the policies set forth in the Policy and Procedure manual.  
  • Handles any special projects, reports and assignments as requested and other duties as assigned by Executive Managing Director, Managing Director, Senior Director of Operations, or Director of Operations. 
  • Work alongside with the Building Engineers in the field - this is a hands-on role!
What you will bring along:
  • High School Education and four or more years of experience supervising employees.  
  • Advanced knowledge of plumbing, electrical, mechanical,
    roofing, drywall, carpentry and HVAC troubleshooting.  
  • 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 knowledge of financial terms and principles and to understand operating budgets. Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and/or commissions. Conducts basic
    financial analysis.  
  • Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret documents. Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations. Requires intermediate analytical and quantitative skills.  
  • Uses computer and phone for work order system, email, and training. Basic skills with Microsoft Office Outlook.   
  • Decisions made with thorough knowledge of procedures and company policies to achieve set results and deadlines. Responsible for setting own project deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to co-workers and supervisor.  
  • Strong 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.  Ability to respond effectively to sensitive issues.  
  • Decisions made with thorough understanding of procedures, company policies, and business practices to achieve general results and deadlines.   
  • Intermediate to advanced skills with Microsoft Office Suite  
  • Valid Driver’s license.  
  • Embrace the Range Commercial Partners values:
    • Service
    • Excellence
    • Respect
    • Versatility
    • Integrity
    • Curiosity
    • Efficiency
The Perks: 
  • Health coverage for you and your family through medical, dental and vision plans.
  • Financial protection through disability, life, and accidental death and dismemberment.
  • A 401(k) plan in which the company matches dollar for dollar on a generous % you contribute.
  • A generous paid time off program in which the benefits increase along with your tenure with the company.
  • Bring your dog to work days.
Range Commercial Partners, Inc. is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.
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