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Brookfield Properties Central Plant Engineer in Littleton, Colorado

Company Overview

Brookfield Properties has an immediate need for a Central Plant Engineer at Southwest Plaza in Littleton, CO.

At Brookfield Properties, the foundation of our success is firmly rooted in our people.

Our company is comprised of experts across a range of specialties who share a goal of ensuring our properties are continuously evolving to meet the needs of our communities and stakeholders. To meet this goal, we hire visionary, entrepreneurial talent who help us innovate and enhance our business. We build collaborative teams who value integrity, creativity and diversity.

Our teams operate an iconic portfolio of irreplaceable properties within the world’s most dynamic markets. As one of the largest real estate services companies, we provide management and development expertise exclusively for properties owned by Brookfield Asset Management.

Our retail group operates destination, standalone retail real estate globally, including over 150 malls in the United States. Our regional shopping centers create a sense of place in the heart of the communities in which we do business: offering retail, lifestyle, dining and entertainment options.

Position Overview

Assist the Operations Manager in coordinating and interacting with outside vendors to assure the Central Plant is operating as designed and that the maintenance contract terms and conditions are met. Assist the Operations Manager with the maintenance of the shopping center HVAC. Ensure that all mechanical, electrical, plumbing, sprinkler, and fire alarm equipment is properly maintained to achieve high-quality performance and economical, safe operation. Assist in the daily routine operations of the building, grounds and equipment. May assist with budget preparation for operating costs as well as coordinating construction scope of work for landlord/tenant build-outs. Overall, we seek qualities that display our company’s core values which are Humility, Attitude, Do the Right Thing, Together and Own it.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist with establishing an effective program for maintaining the central plant and related equipment including:

  • Preventative maintenance programs

  • Evaluating all major systems to ensure continuous maximum efficiency

  • Assisting in establishing emergency procedures for fire, threats, power failure

  • Maintaining and checking operating and maintenance logs daily for all equipment and systems.

  • Reporting all equipment malfunctions to management.

  • Coordinate with National Operations to ensure there is a preventative plan in place which may include filter changes, unit lubrication, belt tension checks and replacement for all mall HVAC units affected. (May include tenant units where applicable)

  • Assist with reviewing outside contractor specifications, procedures, products, materials and review monthly billings.

  • Establish and maintain an effective program for compliance with applicable Life Safety codes.

  • Inspect and evaluate the physical plant, all public areas of the center, tenant spaces and windows. Maintain a safe, clean working environment.

  • Work with management on special projects as assigned, such as budgeted major expenses, capital items and unplanned emergency projects

  • Assist with coordinating construction scope of work for landlord/tenant build-outs. Review tenant plans for compliance with building criteria.

  • Supervise the maintenance of mechanical/HVAC equipment. Assist the Operations Manager and General Manager in determining the need for (and budgeting of) replacement equipment. Work with National Operations to coordinate the purchase and installation of new equipment, in accordance with company bidding policy.

  • Develop and maintain an inventory of belts, filters, fluids and other necessities.

  • Maintain chemical treatment of heating and cooling water.

  • Push and/or pull heavy loads on a pallet jack.

  • Use computer for EMS monitoring and scheduling, CMMS scheduling and tracking of maintenance activities, email communication, Outlook calendar, internet search and purchasing, and various systems (i.e. training, timekeeping, purchasing card transaction approval, etc.)

  • Install, troubleshoot, repair, and maintain various building systems.

  • Operate hi-lifts, trash compactors, freight lift, and trucks.

  • Perform general maintenance and repairs, as assigned throughout the property (including doors and closures, light welding, sign repair, plumbing, HVAC, minor electrical work, cleaning, etc.)

  • Perform troubleshooting and repair of air handling and rooftop units, exhaust fans and various space heaters as may be needed.

  • Repair, modify, and move retail merchandising units (RMUs).

  • Have a working knowledge of the Energy management computer system (EMS) and Pneumatic temperature controls.

  • Communicate with tenants and management as required or directed. Address tenant complaints and/or suggestions in a courteous manner.

  • Assist with the removal of snow and ice by vehicle and/or by hand (if applicable)

  • Must be available for evening and weekend emergency repairs. On – Call emergency response as needed, or shift work as assigned.

  • Other duties as assigned


  • High School diploma or GED required

  • Tech school Graduate or related Certificate

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in HVAC and facilities maintenance, repair, and management, or related experience.

  • Knowledge and proper use of general shop tolols and power equipment associated with HVAC maintenance

  • Ability to collaborate effectively with co-workers, contractors and contracted services

  • Maintenance/HVAC license through City or State government

  • Computer proficiency in Energy Management Systems, CMMS and email

  • Valid Driver's License, if applicable

  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving abilities

  • Good communication skills

The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to do the following:

  • The employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear.

  • The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms.

  • The employee is frequently required to climb stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

  • The employee may frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

  • The noise level in this work environment is usually moderate.

  • The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, high precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, toxic chemicals, and outside weather conditions.

We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job Locations US-CO-Littleton

Posted Date 7 days ago (4/5/2021 10:04 AM)

Job ID 2021-3805

Category Mall Operations