Chief Engineer

General Growth Properties, Inc. Honolulu, HI
Company Overview

GGP has an immediate need for a Chief Engineer at Ala Moana Center in Honolulu, Hawaii.

GGP Inc. is a leading real estate investment trust (REIT) that owns and operates high-quality retail properties that provide an engaging experience in an outstanding environment. Our regional shopping centers are destinations for retail, lifestyle, dining, entertainment and so much more. We are an S&P 500 company, headquartered in Chicago, with retail properties in 40 states spanning from Hawaii to Maine. At GGP, values matter. Our passionate team is comprised of experts across a range of specialties that share a goal to ensure our properties are continuously evolving and innovating to meet the needs of our communities. Our company culture celebrates collaboration, encourages an entrepreneurial spirit and values diversity. We are very proud to retain premier talent who are in it to win it. We invite you to be part of our success story.

Position Overview

Responsible for the daily routine operations of the building, grounds and equipment, and direct supervision of the mechanic and engineering staff. Coordinate construction scope of work for landlord/tenant projects and build-outs. Ensure that all mechanical, electrical and plumbing and safety equipment are properly maintained to achieve high-quality performance and economical, safe operation.

Key Responsibilities:

Tenant Coordination - Offices

* Assist the Senior Operations Manager with the project management of all tenant coordination and landlord improvements for the Office buildings through punch list.

* Assist Landlord and Tenant contractors identifying existing utilities and infrastructure.

* Responsible for all tenant Move-in/out all properties.

R&M Responsibilities

* Common Area Plumbing / Sewer / Water.

* Fire Sprinkler Systems inspections.

* Meter Readings.

* Maintain Equipment Condition Status and keep managers informed.

* Responsible for the oversight of all roof top equipment, inspections and cleanliness.

* Adjust AC schedules for after hours

* Manage safety program

HVAC Contract Oversight

* Chillers/Cooling Tower/Air Handlers/Fans/Kitchen Exhaust.

* Cooling Tower Chemical Treatment.


* Oversees daily operations of maintenance and engineering functions keeps shop/storage areas clean, organized, and safe for use. Safeguards all tools, materials and supplies.

* Prepares schedules for maintenance staff based on operational need of all property entities.

* Responsible for work management of projects, in-house repairs and planned maintenance for all property entities

* Assigns work, monitors progress, tracks completion and reports monthly on work performance.


* Daily pre-shift and turnover meetings with all Maintenance Mechanics

* Weekly Ops Meeting

* Bi-weekly Office Buildings TC

* Other duties as assigned


* Associates degree or vocational/technical training preferred.

* Bachelor's degree, RPA designation or equivalent experience preferred

* 2 years in property or construction management industry

* 3 years administrative/technical experience and knowledge of property physical systems

* Shopping center industry experience desired

* Basic computer literacy skills, with preventive maintenance and energy management experience

* Knowledge of air conditioning and refrigeration systems

* Understanding of electrical, plumbing, carpentry

* Good communication and tenant relation skills

* 2 years supervisory experience with strong leadership skills and ability to delegate