CGL Facility Management, LLC Chief Mechanical Maintenance Engineer - Macon YDC/RYDC in Macon, Georgia


Chief Maintenance Engineer

FLSA Status:


Reports to:

(Title of Supervisor)

Facility Manager

Position Summary

The Chief Mechanical Engineer (CME) is responsible for fulfilling the technical aspects of the maintenance contract, ensuring that facilities are well maintained and operable, and for managing the maintenance staff under her/his supervision. She/he serves as the technical spokesperson for the facility during client meetings and serves the role of lead technician. Assigns and schedules work, answers questions, and serves as primary quality control inspector. The CME may spend up to 80% of her/his time performing work orders as required. Interfaces with subcontractors on all requisitioned work assignments to achieve full contract compliance.

Essential Job Functions

  • Reviews job requests and work orders daily to determine work load priorities. Assigns work to staff and monitors progress towards completion.

  • Performs corrective and preventive maintenance activities on systems to provide continuous performance of HVAC, electricity, gas, life safety, security, and other systems required for operations.

  • Performs routine facility inspections for conformance with operational and safety requirements and standards.

  • Performs general trades work in facility as required.

  • Requisitions tools, equipment, and supplies required for operations.

  • Informs and confers with Regional Manager to resolve facility problems and personnel issues.

  • Keeps client and CGL Facility Management informed of the progress and status of all open work orders, projects, staff attendance, and other activities to help ensure adequate use of resources and timely completion of work orders in a cost-effective manner.

  • Becomes familiar and ensures compliance with OSHA regulations and standards.

  • Interacts professionally with the public, vendors and staff; maintains effective working relationships and works in cooperation with the site management team to effectively meet agency and CGL objectives.

  • Responds to all emergencies as requested in compliance with contract requirements.

  • Ensures proper documentation in computer based predictive & preventive maintenance management systems (CMMS) of work performed and maintains accurate records.

  • Prepares records, reports, and other documentation related to work performed in an accurate and timely manner.

  • Must respond to after-hours emergency calls from clients. Appropriate accommodations will be made for both time spent and associated costs incurred in response to after-hours situations.

  • Must maintain a clean and safe workplace while and after performing maintenance tasks.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Financial Responsibility

Direct supervision of team which includes recommendation to hire, train, terminate employment, performance management, and motivate employees. Supervision also includes new employee on-boarding and training, on-going formal and informal performance evaluation, instructing and advising staff of employee procedures and guidelines, as directed by the Facility Manager.


High school diploma (or equivalent) required. Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Experience and Qualifications

  • Must possess a minimum of six years’ maintenance and/or commercial experience.

  • A broad knowledge and use of computer based predictive & preventive maintenance management systems.

  • A broad knowledge of the various trades.

  • Position may require state licensure or certification in one or more of the trades (i.e. HVAC, Electrical, Plumbing, or Boiler Operator).

  • Must be able to read blueprints and as-built drawings.

  • Must be skilled in the use of hand and power tools and test equipment; and be able to diagnose equipment problems, make repairs, test equipment, and properly maintain records.

  • Must be a team player, have strong work ethic, positive attitude, and desire to succeed while representing our firm with the best possible service to our clients.

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and may be required to have a Commercial Driver’s License.

  • Must be computer literate.

  • Must provide outstanding customer service to meet the needs of our client.

  • Must be able to pass pre-employment drug test and criminal back ground check.

Other Skills

Requires a self-motivated, team player who pays close attention to detail and who can prioritize in a fast-moving environment. Must demonstrate ability to multi-task, prioritize effectively and strong technical knowledge with a positive and service-oriented attitude. Must can motivate, delegate, and provide constructive feedback as appropriate to a team. Must demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills, particularly the ability to interact effectively with a wide range of different people in a variety of situations.


CGL, LLC, a Hunt Company provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are standard business hours. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.


Travel less than 10% of the time.

Work Environment

Majority of the tasks associated with this position will be performed outdoors. Some duties will require the ability to function with exposure to seasonal weather conditions. May have exposure to potential hazards.

CGL Facility Management, LLC offers a competitive salary and benefits to include medical, dental, vision and disability insurance; paid vacation and sick time; tuition reimbursement and 401k.