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Full Time
Job Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Three or more years’ experience as a Chief Engineer or equivalent facilities technical trade
  • CFC / R410A Certification
  • Previous supervisory and decision-making skills experience is strongly preferred
Job Description:

Polinger Company is an established family-owned and operated full-service real estate organization that offers numerous opportunities in a wide range of disciplines and career paths. Our corporate culture is responsible for more than half of the corporate team being with the company for 10 years or longer. This type of longevity is unique but not surprising given the combination of outstanding working conditions, generous benefits and opportunities to grow and develop professionally and personally.

We are seeking an Assistant Chief Engineer position at this 534 unit high rise residential property conveniently located in heart of Pentagon City, VA, just steps from the Pentagon City Metro Station. The right candidate will partner and assist the Chief Engineer to lead the maintenance team.  The will be in charge of planning and implementation of all mechanical operations, maintenance, energy management programs, and employee development programs to company quality standards and property operating objectives.  They will lead by example, performing all the duties normally performed by a Maintenance Technician including being on call.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Assist Chief Engineer with directing and overseeing all building maintenance and operations
  • Assist in recommending appropriate staffing levels and hire, supervise and coordinate activities of maintenance staff including performance evaluations while assuring compliance to company standards
  • Perform, maintain, and supervise, within the area of responsibility, an effective operation and general maintenance program with accurate, up-to-date records including, but not limited to: HVAC , MEP, electrical and plumbing
  • Assist with training maintenance staff, including but not limited to: building systems, equipment function and purpose, operation and maintenance procedures
  • Maintain current and historical preventive maintenance and repair records on all mechanical equipment
  • Assist Chief Engineer to ensure property compliance with all City, State and Federal OSHA and environmental laws, codes, standards and regulations
  • Provide prompt and courteous response to tenant requests within the guidelines set forth by company
  • Maintain ethical, professional, and courteous relations with contractors and tenants
  • Establish and maintain a cooperative working relationship with the entire operation staff and perform as a team member
  • Follow and maintain all current emergency procedures set forth by company and the assigned property, including but not limited to:
  1. Direct and assist with evacuations, bomb searches and life safety alarms as needed
  2. Assist emergency authorities and response teams in capacity of fire/life safety director
  • Adhere to all company and property policies and procedures
  • Actively participate in required training activities and seminars
  • Oversee the administration of necessary inventory control programs and systems to ensure accurate and timely records of its disposition
  • Assist with providing maintenance staff with correct equipment, tools, and training as appropriate to the property
  • Assist with long-term strategic planning for the property, including long-range forecasting
  • Provide staff leadership, counseling, training and staff scheduling.
  • Participate in the preparation of annual budgets, and overseeing daily account activities
  • Purchase supplies and services required within the area of responsibility and approved budget guidelines
  • Act without approval to ensure that standards are maintained, in the absence of Chief Engineer.
  • Assume additional responsibilities as delegated by Chief Engineer or Property Manager.
Job Contact Information:

Jesse Martinez, CPM®

Regional Portfolio Manager

5530 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 1000| Chevy Chase, MD 20815

O: 301.968.9180 | F: 301.986.9533

Company Information

Polinger Company

Company Address:
5530 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 1000
Arlington, VA, 20815,US
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