Building Operations Manager

Lead Engineer/Operations Manager

The LE/OM is the single point of contact for JLL at the Henkel 20021 Susana Road Compton, CA 90220 site.  The LE/OM will have site responsibility for the management of contracted outcomes, including operational management, vendor administration and interfacing directly with on-site Henkel Employees, Clients and Visitors.

The LE/OM will be responsible for the operational management and effective daily leadership, administration, and working support for the engineering group with the objectives of safely, efficiently, and effectively operating facility equipment and systems in a cost-effective manner. The LE/OM must ensure the highest level of professionalism, while meeting the client’s needs, and a commitment to achieving the goal of 100% uptime throughout the engineering team. Responsible for protecting and improving the value of the client’s assets and ensuring that building engineering systems continue to perform their intended function.

Schedule: 8am-5pm Monday through Friday, on-call expectation


  • Oversee and lead the maintenance and continuous operation of all building systems including fire/life safety, mechanical (HVAC, plumbing, controls) electrical (lighting, UPS, PDU, generators, primary switch gear lighting and temperature controls systems, light construction (painting, doors, re-lamping, locks), digital systems (fire alarm, duress, card access, radios, CCTV). Utilize staff and contracting with outside vendors as necessary
  • Supervise, manage, and lead the Maintenance Technicians, vendors and subcontractors
  • Identify the maintenance objectives of the facility and incorporate those objectives into a documented plan that includes preventive, predictive and reactive maintenance procedures
  • Identify safety hazards within the building and work with the Site Safety team to ensure that the building’s staff and occupants work in a safe environment. Implement, administer, and manage safety training program for JLL personnel, vendors and subcontractors.
  • Ensure that compliance of all regulatory laws and guidelines are met as they relate to the operation of the building’s infrastructure. Responsible for alerting management of building discrepancies
  • Responsible for overseeing the activities of contractors working within the building either as representatives of the building itself or tenants operating within the buildings
  • Responsible for keeping records of buildings rounds and readings, all engineering logs and the like
  • Responsible for advance training and notification to all facility service contractors in the JLL MSA so that they are informed and knowledgeable with respects to the building’s functions and the work they are to perform, including an incident contact response list
  • Ensure all critical equipment and events are a well-understood process among the building staff, engineers, tenants, and contractors who perform work on the building’s critical infrastructure
  • Experience in budget development, coding invoices and maintaining financial controls over areas of responsibility


  • High School diploma or GED equivalent
  • 10+ years related work experience, including supervisory experience
  • Experience of 5+ years managing a crew
  • 3-5 years critical environment or Plant experience desired. 
  • Experience managing major electrical shutdowns desired.
  • Deep understanding of critical power systems including, UPS, PDU, ATS, STS, and generators.
  • Universal CFC certification required.
  • Working knowledge of computer applications including Word and Excel
  • Excellent customer service skills mandatory.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and professionally.
  • Excellent writing skills required.
  • Ability to comply with both Jones Lang LaSalle and client-directed Policies & Procedures.
  • Successful candidate must be self-motivated who can work independently or on a team.
  • OSHA 30 preferred OSHA 10 at a minimum
  • State of California HVAC License


  • Join an industry leader and shape the future of commercial real estate 
  • Deep investment in cutting-edge technology to power your work 
  • Comprehensive and competitive benefits plan 
  • A supportive, caring and diverse work environment designed for your growth and well-being

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