The Donohoe Companies, Inc.

Chief Engineer

Location US-DC
Posted Date 2 months ago(10/15/2021 11:10 AM)
Job ID
Operations and Maintenance - Experienced
Company : Name Linked
Complete Building Services


Complete Building Services (CBS) is a company that is passionate about the operation and maintenance of buildings/facilities in the commercial and government sectors. CBS is the largest division of The Donohoe Companies, Inc. - Washington DC's oldest real estate company. At CBS, we celebrate and empower our talented employees - and it shows as we have been ranked by the Washington Business Journal as the Best Place to Work 2018, 2019, and 2020.


Perks & Benefits 


We offer a full slate of benefits, including competitive salaries, medical, dental, vision, life and disability coverages, FSA, flexible vacation, commuter benefits, and 401k plan with a match. And...we offer some not so standard, extra great-benefits, including tuition reimbursement for education/certifications, employee discounts programs (including hotels and our vendor's products), gym membership, and an Employee Assistance Program that offer a wide array of consultative/actionable services. We value diversity and believe in forming teams in which everyone can be their authentic self is the key to our success. Come join us, and find out what the best work of your career could look like for you.


We are looking for a seasoned Chief Engineer to oversee a Class A building in Washington. Must have a DC 3rd Class license, strong building operations knowledge to include chiller plant, vav’s, Siemens BAS, and a minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Chief Engineer. Hours Monday – Friday, 6:00 am – 2:30 pm. Salary negotiable $40 - $55 based on knowledge and experience.



Major Duties:

  • Oversee team's success within each of the occupied commercial buildings
  • Work hand in hand with the Property Management Group, ensure their satisfaction
  • Assist in engineering duties including: Perform daily, weekly and monthly inspections of systems and associated equipment and diagnose and repair HVAC, plumbing and electrical problems as required
  • Maintain equipment to industry standards.
  • Provide assistance and support to sub-contractors designated to perform installation and/or repair of equipment and/or hardware as required.
  • Complete daily, weekly and/or monthly reports
  • Purchase materials and supplies, and maintain inventory as required for timely work completion.
  • Prepare and distribute daily, weekly and monthly reports of system status and work completed.
  • Prepare predictive maintenance on assigned equipment in order to prevent breakdowns and/or outages.


  • Must Possess a DC 3rd Class Engineer License 
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years as a Chief Engineer
  • Experience - Chiller plant, VAV's, Siemens BAS
  • Strong building operations knowledge
  • 5-8 years of experience operating, maintaining and installing mechanical equipment



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