Union Chief Engineer




Glen Allen, VA

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  • 65% say the CEO supports gender diversity
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    Position summary

    ilities and achieves environmental conditions prescribed by the client.

    Oversee and inspect the work performed by engineering staff.

    Confirm that work is complete, equipment is fully functional and client space is in prime working condition.

    Respond to emergency situations, summoning additional assistance as needed.

    Apply extensive and diversified knowledge of principles, advanced techniques, and theories to create unprecedented solutions.

    Showcase in-depth expertise in cutting-edge theories, techniques, and/or technologies within own function.

    Use experience and knowledge of all job areas within a function, practical experience in several functional areas or businesses, or concentrated knowledge of a particular discipline to coach and guide others.

    Lead by example and model behaviors that are consistent with CBRE RISE values. Negotiate with senior management, customers, regulators, or vendors to influence decisions of strategic importance. Anticipate potential objections, and persuade others, often at senior levels and of divergent interest, to adopt a different point of view.

    Drive the direction and resource allocation for programs, projects, or services.

    Significantly impact the design of policies and procedures. Provide moderate impact on the business direction through the development of innovative services or products.


    High School Diploma, GED, or trade school diploma with 8-10 years of job-related experience. In lieu of a diploma, a combination of experience and education will be considered. Prior shift manager or supervisory experience preferred.

    Meet the physical requirements of this role including stooping, standing, walking, climbing stairs/ladders, and the ability to lift/carry heavy loads of 50 lbs. or more.

    Multi-dimensional, conceptual, and innovative thinking to develop new solutions.

    Ability to identify and solves the most complex problems.

    In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office products. Examples include Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.

    Expert organizational skills with an unrivaled inquisitive mindset.

    Why CBRE?

    A culture of respect, integrity, service, and excellence crafts our approach to every opportunity!

    We are guided by the needs of the cities we inhabit, the communities we build and the world we thrive in.


    • Internal advancement available after 6 month mark

    • Competitive Pay

    • Position includes Union benefits


    • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future.

    • Should any element of this Job Description conflict with the provisions of an applicable collective bargaining agreement, the terms and conditions of the collective bargaining agreement will prevail.

    Equal Employment Opportunity: CBRE is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We have 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.

    Candidate Accommodations: CBRE values the differences of all current and prospective employees and recognizes how every employee contributes to our company's success. CBRE provides reasonable accommodations in job application procedures for individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance due to a disability in the application or recruitment process, please submit a request via email at [email protected] or via telephone at +1 866 225 3099 (U.S.) and +1 866 388 4346 (Canada).

    NOTE: Some, but not all, of our positions may have an additional requirement to comply with COVID-19 health and safety protocols, including COVID-19 vaccination proof and/or rigorous testing. If you have questions about the requirement(s) for this position, please inform your Recruiter.

    Why you should apply for a job to CBRE:

  • 65% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.