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CBRE Regional Facilities Engineer in Singapore, Singapore

Regional Facilities Engineer

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Service line

GWS Segment

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Areas of Interest

Facilities Management


Singapore - Singapore

Job Summary

The Facilities Engineer will be dedicated and responsible for engineering operations (in-house CRAC, chillers, generator) of the client offices in Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, and Jakarta. He also carries out monthly routine inspections of client external colo-data centers in Singapore. The Engineer will coordinate with the local facilitators in Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, and Jakarta offices. The engineer will report to the Asia Engineering Lead/SEA FM Lead.


  • Supervise, maintains, monitor, and perform preventive, predictive, and corrective maintenance on critical equipment, which may include the following: mechanical (including HVAC, computer room air conditioners, chillers, and plumbing) electrical (including UPS, DC battery systems, PDU, generators, transfer switches, and switchgear), cabling (including data and voice, broad band), fire detection and suppression, life safety, lighting, temperature control systems, building management systems, and digital systems (including fire alarm, duress, card access, CCTV).

  • Responsible for operation and maintenance of non-critical equipment such as refrigeration, heat exchanger, HVAC, electrical, and hot water systems. Monitors operation, adjusts, and maintains refrigeration, chilled water, and air conditioning equipment, ventilating and hot water heaters; pumps, valves, piping, and filters; other mechanical and electrical equipment; record readings and adjust where necessary to ensure proper operation of equipment. Manage assets as per assert management strategy monitor equipment end of life and plan for replacement. Monitor alarms, and trends and raise concerns to Regional Engineer

  • Familiarity and compliance of site to applicable local code requirements (Fire, Electrical, Mechanical, and Environmental)

  • Proactively coordinate the maintenance vendor, OEM vendor, and landlord in accordance with the Vendor management framework to identify root causes and resolve the issue.

  • Perform due diligence for the reports and provide comments and recommendations following the aspects of feasibility, cost-effectiveness, risk assessment, mitigation, and commercial requirements.

  • Routinely performs all work in strict accordance with governing Change Management process (Remedy), standard operating procedures, and maintenance work instructions.

  • Operates and monitors critical and non-critical system equipment and components. Responsible Change Management work efforts (including 3rd party contractors) for the safe and compliant operation, maintenance (corrective and preventive), and modification of critical equipment. Disables and enables fire alarm control panels and systems.

  • Receive and execute work orders for preventative and corrective maintenance on critical systems and non-critical works. Consult with the Regional Engineering Manager to complete all maintenance and perform necessary work. Finalize work orders by completing necessary documentation in the computerized maintenance management system.

  • Respond immediately to emergency situations (fire, evacuation, equipment failure, etc.) and customer concerns.

  • Operate Building Management System Console operations.

  • Comply with HSE policy for the safe storage, usage, and disposal of hazardous materials. Maintain a clean and safe workplace.

  • Conduct routine inspection of the client's external data centre (Equinix) and disaster recovery facility (NCS-Bedok) to ensure these facilities are in good operating conditions and raise any abnormality observed to 3rd party service provider.

  • Review the daily inspection and records of equipment operating conditions check sheets from technicians in Singapore and the Facilitators in Jakarta, Bangkok, and Kuala Lumpur offices.

  • Preparation and update of engineering reports (i.e., Emergency prepared plan, weekly preventative maintenance inspections reports, Monthly capacity status report, Monthly premises operational risk review).

  • Support and respond to after-hours emergency calls and liaise with vendors to rectify failure and system faults as soon as possible within the agreed timeline in the stated master service agreement.

  • Closure of all work orders within the date line.

  • Working on weekends is required if PPM works are scheduled.

  • Performs additional job duties as requested.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Associate's degree (AA) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school and minimum of four years experience in complete building operations. Or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Universal CFC certification required. Additional certification in two or more of the following: HVAC, electrical, mechanical, HVAC and refrigeration systems, process controls, mechanical power transmissions, painting, plumbing, carpentry or engine repair. Certifications/licenses as may be required by local or state jurisdictions.


Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers. Ability to effectively present information.


Requires knowledge of financial terms and principles and to understand operating budgets. Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and/or commissions. Conducts basic financial analysis.


Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret documents. Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations. Requires intermediate analytical and quantitative skills.


Uses personal computer and / or PDA for work order system, email, ESS and training. Basic skills with Microsoft Office Outlook. Physical requirements include stooping, standing, walking, climbing stairs / ladders and ability to lift / carry heavy loads of 50 lbs. or more.


Decisions made with thorough knowledge of procedures and company policies to achieve set results and deadlines. Responsible for setting own project deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to co-workers and supervisor.


Responsible for personal safety and the safety of those who are affected by your work. This includes but is not limited to:

  1. Complete all required and assigned HSE training at a satisfactory level,

  2. Follow all activity policies and procedures, including all HSE-related requirements at all times,

  3. Participate in all HSE-related programs & activities as required, including incident investigations, interviews, auditing and assessment, etc.

  4. Report any conditions which you feel could result in an accident or injury and / or stop work if required.

CBRE, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer (Women/Minorities/Persons with Disabilities/US Veterans)