The International / Overseas Facility Manager (FM)/Building Engineer (BE) is responsible for operations and maintenance on a mid-sized 10- to 20-floor building overseas. The site is a Class A, mixed-use office/retail space with underground parking and exterior custom-designed landscaping features. This position is an international position. You must be willing to relocate overseas!
Successful candidates will have substantive experience in all facets of HVAC, power, plumbing, life-safety and security systems. The FM should be proficient in all core practical trades and should have expertise in at least one applicable skillset. Knowledge of or certification with multiple manufacturers’ systems is a plus.
Experience working in high-rise, multi-use buildings in major metropolitan areas or large-footprint industrial facilities is preferred. Prior work in complex technical, sanitary, secured or similarly controlled spaces is beneficial. Professional education, licenses and certifications should be commensurate with experience level and demonstrate increasing responsibility and expertise.
This position is ideal for self-starters who are comfortable working in a dynamic, fluid environments and who can prioritize changing requirements. Demonstrated discretion, good judgement and independent problem-solving are absolutes. Prior experience managing staff, vendors and tenants is critical. Strong written and verbal skills are beneficial. Familiarity with architectural drawings/CAD, engineering specs, project management software and budgeting programs is a plus.
Candidates should be willing to travel internationally and have the ability to accept short-term
relocation. Previous experience and comfort working with foreign nationals, navigating cultural
differences and using translation are helpful.
Core system knowledge, skills and abilities include (but are not limited to): Air-cooled chillers;
Gas-fired boilers; Energy recovery units; underfloor air movement; Fans - Pressurization,
Smoke evacuation; General exhaust and Garage ventilators; Wet/dry sprinklers; Generators,
transformers and panels; Sewage, plumbing, human and mechanical water circulation requirements;
Building control/safety systems and software.