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Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated

Plant Utility Operator/Operating Engineer

Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated - Thousand Oaks, CA

About JLLJLL (NYSE: JLL) is a leading professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management. A Fortune 500 company, JLL helps real estate owners, occupiers and investors achieve their business ambitions. In 2016, JLL had revenue of $6.8 billion and fee revenue of $5.8 billion and, on behalf of clients, managed 4.4 billion square feet, or 409 million square meters, and completed sales acquisitions and finance transactions of approximately $145 billion. At the end of the second quarter of 2017, JLL had nearly 300 corporate offices, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of more than 80,000. As of June 30, 2017, LaSalle Investment Management had $57.6 billion of real estate under asset management. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit JLL is focused on winning in the marketplace and being the industry leader, executing better than anyone else and innovating to create great products and services. We operate in an atmosphere of teamwork, ethics and excellence. Our clients see the results as we address their needs, solve their problems and bring new ideas. As a distinguished market leader, we offer challenging career opportunities in an exciting environment. Our future success as a firm depends on our ability to attract and develop the very best people in the business. Our values define who we are, underscore our commitment to clients and provide direction for everything we do. Our unique culture has been recognized by industry experts and our peers. We are: • A LinkedIn 'Top Company: Where the World Wants to Work Now' • A “best company to work for” in multiple locations around the globe, including Chicago, San Francisco, London, Ireland, Shanghai and Hong Kong • World’s Most Ethical Companies from Ethisphere Institute for seven consecutive years • America’s 100 Most Trustworthy Companies from Forbes Magazine • #1 Top Corporate Real Estate Firm from Watkins Research Group, Inc. for six consecutive years This partial list of awards demonstrates our record of achievement and our commitment to fostering an award-winning culture. For further information, visit Information Security StatementEmployees are expected, at all times, to perform their responsibilities in accordance with the JLL Code of Business Ethics and the firm’s corporate policies. Employees granted access to the firm’s information technology are expected to follow the firm’s guidance designed to promote best practices for information security, data privacy and the appropriate use of technology systems. OVERVIEWThe Plant Utility Operator is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of all central utility systems and ancillaries originating from the ATO central utilities plants. The operator will perform start-up, normal & emergency operations, monitoring, and shut down of utility systems and equipment including troubleshooting, preventative maintenance & corrective repair work.  Inspects and checks equipment on a frequent basis to predict and anticipate operating problems to maximize uptime and allow maintenance to be performed on a planned, scheduled basis rather than an emergency failure.  Operates and keeps in good operating condition gas fired low pressure hot water boilers, combustion control systems, pumps, electrical substations, switchboards, cooling towers, steam generators, high temperature converters and their pumps, water treatment equipment on all water systems, air conditioning equipment, air compressors and auxiliary equipment to obtain the highest efficiency in meeting plant and office requirements for heat, power, light, water, and air.  Uses test instruments to detect need for repair and adjustment.  Works from blueprints, diagrams, or specifications. At start of shift, checks schedule and operating conditions by referring to log sheets and other reports.  Checks with operator on preceding shift for any special instructions or conditions.  Follows schedule in checking operations and equipment; reads gauges, recording instruments and charts, and interprets readings.  Logs specified information.  If observations and readings indicate other than normal conditions, diagnoses cause of trouble and makes necessary adjustments or changes to correct trouble.  Maintains proper water level, temperature and pressure by manual use of controls if automatic controls do not function properly.  Checks combustion control system and, if necessary, makes necessary manual adjustments if automatic controls are not operating properly.  Tests boiler water, cooling towers, plant water, etc., and adds, checks, and regulates necessary chemicals.  Makes necessary repairs or adjustments to maintain operation of equipment.  Responsible for the shutting down and starting up of utilities for any or all sections of plant as scheduled or directed. EQUIPEMENT AND SYSTEMS
Reverse osmosis and deionized water production and distribution (cGMP & cGLP quality and controls as applicable)
High Pressure Steam Boilers and all associated ancillaries
Centrifugal chilled water production and distribution including thermal storage plant operations
Compressed air production and distribution
Industrial water treatment: open & closed loops, and associated supplier based control systems
Building automation systems (BAS) and similar (PLC) based controls systems.
Under minimal direction provide operational expertise to ensure all plant systems and equipment are operated with a high level of reliability and efficiency. 
All work will be performed to assure minimal impact to client’s business operations while complying with all code & client driven requirements, and Jones Lang LaSalle policy procedures.
Respond to unexpected events with professionalism and competence
Work in any plant on any assigned shift.
Effectively troubleshoot all equipment under stressful conditions
Perform housekeeping activities as assigned
Maintain neat & accurate operational logbook, daily log files, and other documentation as assigned.
Complete all work in accordance with CFRs, cGMPs, SOPs, and JLL policies.
Maintain an up to date training record
Maintain an on-going two way performance dialogue with your supervisor
Notify your supervisor of any training needs and advise them of any factors impacting your ability to perform
Assist other staff members as needed to ensure reliable plant operation    
Keep work areas neat and orderly
Conform to all safety rules and regulations.
High school diploma required.
Minimum 2 – 4 years of Utility Plant related work experience
Applicant must possess, or be able to obtain a City of Los Angeles Steam Operators License within six months of hire date
Applicant must possess or be able to obtain EPA 608 Universal Refrigerate handling certification
An ability to stand or sit for extended periods of time and lift 50 pounds
Basic organizational skills and the ability to effectively communicate thoughts and ideas through verbal and written form
Basic trouble-shooting, problem solving and training skills
Ability to work with computer based controls is required.
Ability to read and understand technical material including operating manuals and standard engineering drawings is required.
Ability to complete GMP documentation and follow applicable standard operating procedures
Minimum 2 years of experience in the operation and maintenance of a large scale utility plant including boilers, reverse osmosis units, chillers, cooling towers, diesel generators and electrical power distribution.
cGMP environment
Following established GMP procedures in the operation and maintenance of utility equipment
Good documentation practices (GDP)
Ability to effectively communicate ideas through verbal and written form
Advanced computer skills
Ability to interact constructively with peers/teams
Able to analyze equipment condition & situation, and prioritize response.  Ability to seek outside resources as needed.
Must hold a current Unlimited Boiler Operator License
Physical Requirements:
Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel
Work from ladders and scaffold, as required.
Ability to lift 50 lbs.
Able to lift, bend, and move in such a way as to perform job tasks in a safe and approved manner.
Environmental conditions will vary based on scheduled work. 
Work may take place in either the utilities plant or outside, depending upon the job requirements.
 HOURSAbility to work assigned shifts to provide 24 hour coverage, 7 days a week, and support on-call coverage as assigned   JLL is committed to developing and maintaining a diverse workforce, and strongly believes in equal opportunity extended to all individuals in all aspects of the employment relationship. Please visit for additional information on JLL’s commitment to equal opportunity.

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Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated


Plant Utility Operator/Operating Engineer Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated - Thousand Oaks, CA, United States


Location: Thousand Oaks, CA

Company Profile:
JLL is a financial and professional services firm specializing in commercial real estate services and investment management. We create value for companies and institutions that invest in and use real estate. Our 48,000 people work across 1,000 locations in 70 countries to serve the global, regional and local needs of corporates, investors and developers. Our integrated services offering is grounded in expertise in all property types, a deep understanding of real estate markets and capital markets, and is coordinated and consistent across geographies.