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CBRE Trade Specialist in PORTLAND, Oregon

Trade Specialist

Portland, Oregon, United States at https://cbre.referrals.selectminds.com/jobs/56475/other-jobs-matching/location-only

New

1 additional location

Phoenix, Arizona, United States

Facilities Management/Engineering/Maintenance at http://cbre.referrals.selectminds.com/landingpages/facilities-managementengineeringmaintenance-2

19022521Requisition #

4 days agoPost Date

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Trade Specialist will be a subject matter expert for their specific trade role and will primarily be responsible to review relevant trade related proposals for repair and replacement. This position will work directly with our service providers and staff to answer any industry related questions and ensure we are in line with all industry best practices and pricing.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Review and evaluate all repair and replacement proposals through fmPilot (software application) specific to commercial settings

Utilize personal trade/field experience to identify pricing errors, overcharges, and proper breakout to help control/monitor repair costs

Communicate with service providers, FacilitySource team members, and clients

Review and respond to work orders in a set time frame

Review work order history of location for prior system repairs

Negotiate best possible terms for repair scenarios with service providers

Develop internal and external partnerships and utilize influencing skills to secure best services at best cost to the client

Foster both Client and Service Provider relationships while achieving the desired results of controlling expense

Maintain detailed records of activities and completed work orders and track financial savings

Candidates must be willing to work schedules based on the client operating hours, which may include evenings, holidays, and weekends. Specific information will be provided by the recruiter

May require occasional overnight travel to visit customer locations

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Advanced engineering principles and practices

Ability to improve job costs through negotiation with vendors

Ability to conduct research to ensure accuracy of all estimates

Ability to recognize cost-saving opportunities and provide alternate options when needed

Workflow comprehension

Proficiency in preparing work orders, trade documents, and e-mail communications

Well-developed problem solving skills

Self-motivated and detail oriented

High sense of urgency with ability to meet deadlines

Adaptable to an ever changing environment

Strong multi-tasking ability

Strong computer skills with an emphasis on Microsoft Office applications

Listens and communicate effectively with a diverse group of people

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline preferred (Facility Management, Mechanical, Building Construction, Engineering etc.) and/or 4+ years’ work related experience in Technical Trade

5-10 years commercial experience in specific trade

Licensure or certification in specialized trade

US Company Profile

About CBRE (NYSE: CBRE): At CBRE, you are empowered to take your career path into your own hands. Enjoy workplace flexibility in a global organization with tremendous scale. Work in an inclusive and collaborative environment with supportive teammates. Come experience the employee advantage at CBRE.

CBRE has a long-standing commitment to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, veteran status, political belief, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

As a Fortune 500 worldwide leader in real estate services, CBRE’s more than 80,000 professionals provide exceptional outcomes for clients in 60+ countries. When it comes to real estate, CBRE sees potential everywhere. We turn scale into strength, expense into performance, and property into prosperity. Visit cbre.us.

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