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Diversity

CBRE provides a work environment that attracts, develops and celebrates the professional success of every individual.

We strive to have a work environment that:

  • Reflects the clients we serve
  • Provides everyone with the opportunity to succeed
  • Values the differences of each individual
  • Recognizes their contributions to our firm's success. LEARN MORE

CBRE Military

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Approximately 1,800 of CBRE’s employees are current and prior military, and their service experience provides them with valuable specialized skills and experiences. Join the CBRE ranks. CBRE Military connects current and prospective employees who self-identify as current or prior military. LEARN MORE

Sustainability

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As the world’s largest commercial real estate services firm, we recognize the impact we have on our communities, clients, employees and stakeholders. By influencing positive outcomes in every phase of our business, CBRE helps to build healthier, more vibrant communities that connect to each other and create the economic vitality required to address important environmental and social issues. LEARN MORE

Career Opportunities

Associate Project Manager - Commercial Construction
JOB SUMMARY  The purpose of this position is to lead individual, multi-disciplined real estate project solutions for clients, with direct accountability for project delivery. Characteristics of responsible projects:Complexity: LowRisk: LowDuration: Short term (days to weeks)Value: Typically < $200,000 USDESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  Manages all facets of project management (budget, schedule, procurement, quality & risk) for individual real estate projects including planning, design, construction, occupancy and closeout. Demonstrates capability to read, understand and apply standard documents affecting real estate projects, including but not limited to: agreements/contracts, leases, work letters, project charters, surveys and drawings.Interfaces directly with clients to define project requirements. Prepares scope of work, project delivery resource requirements, cost estimate & budget, work plan schedule & milestones, quality control, and risk identification. Identifies project delivery resources from pre-qualified lists; Conducts simple request for proposals; completes bid analysis with management support. Recommends resources to clients.Leads project delivery resources/team (typically smaller team) providing project guidance and direction to achieve project goals. Implements communication plan for meetings and written reports/meeting minutes to keep client and project resources informed. Facilitates project meetings.Implements project documentation governance aligned with company and client requirements. Ensures project data integrity and documentation is accurate, timely and coordinated. Tracks progress of each project against goals, objectives, approved budgets, approved timelines. Reports status and variances. Creates action plans to meet objectives, budget and schedule.Implements change management routines to assess change requests, make recommendations, secure Client approvals, and issue change orders. Assesses change requests to determine impacts to scope, budget, schedule, quality and risk with management support.Implements standard risk management routines with management support, to identify project risks, develop risk mitigation and contingency plans, and implement action plans to reduce or eliminate project risks.Other duties as assigned.SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES  No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. Manages 3rd party project delivery resources/team (typically smaller team). Responsible for tracking performance and motivating team members. QUALIFICATIONS  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE  Bachelor's degree (BA/BS/BEng/BArch) from College or University and/or equivalent related experience.Prior Project Management experience is preferred.CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES  PMP (US and/or Canada) and LEED AP preferred. COMMUNICATION SKILLS  Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers. Ability to effectively present information.FINANCIAL KNOWLEDGE  Requires knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and/or commissions. Conducts basic financial analysis.REASONING ABILITY  Ability to understand and carry out general instructions in standard situations. Ability to solve problems in standard situations. Requires intermediate analytical and quantitative skills.OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES  Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to read and understand architectural drawings. Working knowledge in MS Project is helpful. Knowledge of leases, contracts, and construction practices preferred.SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY  Decisions made with general understanding of procedures and company policies to achieve set results and deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to co-workers and supervisor.
Associate Project Manager - Commercial Construction
JOB SUMMARY  The purpose of this position is to lead individual, multi-disciplined real estate project solutions for clients, with direct accountability for project delivery. Characteristics of responsible projects:Complexity: LowRisk: LowDuration: Short term (days to weeks)Value: Typically < $200,000 USDESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  Manages all facets of project management (budget, schedule, procurement, quality & risk) for individual real estate projects including planning, design, construction, occupancy and closeout. Demonstrates capability to read, understand and apply standard documents affecting real estate projects, including but not limited to: agreements/contracts, leases, work letters, project charters, surveys and drawings.Interfaces directly with clients to define project requirements. Prepares scope of work, project delivery resource requirements, cost estimate & budget, work plan schedule & milestones, quality control, and risk identification. Identifies project delivery resources from pre-qualified lists; Conducts simple request for proposals; completes bid analysis with management support. Recommends resources to clients.Leads project delivery resources/team (typically smaller team) providing project guidance and direction to achieve project goals. Implements communication plan for meetings and written reports/meeting minutes to keep client and project resources informed. Facilitates project meetings.Implements project documentation governance aligned with company and client requirements. Ensures project data integrity and documentation is accurate, timely and coordinated. Tracks progress of each project against goals, objectives, approved budgets, approved timelines. Reports status and variances. Creates action plans to meet objectives, budget and schedule.Implements change management routines to assess change requests, make recommendations, secure Client approvals, and issue change orders. Assesses change requests to determine impacts to scope, budget, schedule, quality and risk with management support.Implements standard risk management routines with management support, to identify project risks, develop risk mitigation and contingency plans, and implement action plans to reduce or eliminate project risks.Other duties as assigned.SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES  No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. Manages 3rd party project delivery resources/team (typically smaller team). Responsible for tracking performance and motivating team members. QUALIFICATIONS  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE  Bachelor's degree (BA/BS/BEng/BArch) from College or University and/or equivalent related experience.Prior Project Management experience is preferred.CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES  PMP (US and/or Canada) and LEED AP preferred. COMMUNICATION SKILLS  Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers. Ability to effectively present information.FINANCIAL KNOWLEDGE  Requires knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and/or commissions. Conducts basic financial analysis.REASONING ABILITY  Ability to understand and carry out general instructions in standard situations. Ability to solve problems in standard situations. Requires intermediate analytical and quantitative skills.OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES  Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to read and understand architectural drawings. Working knowledge in MS Project is helpful. Knowledge of leases, contracts, and construction practices preferred.SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY  Decisions made with general understanding of procedures and company policies to achieve set results and deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to co-workers and supervisor.
Building Engineer
RESPONSIBILITIES  Utilizes advanced skills to perform complex preventive maintenance and corrective repair of buildings, industrial systems, vehicles, equipment and grounds. Working under limited supervision, monitors building system operations and performance. Utilizes several trade skills such as carpentry, plumbing, electrical, painting, roofing, heating and cooling. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  Complies with all applicable codes, regulations, governmental agency and Company directives related to building operations and work safety.Inspects building systems including fire alarms, HVAC, and plumbing to ensure operation of equipment is within design capabilities and achieves environmental conditions prescribed by client.Oversees and inspects the work performed by outside contractors. Contracted work includes landscaping, snow removal, remodeling, HVAC, plumbers, and cleaning.Performs assigned repairs, emergency and preventive maintenance. Completes maintenance and repair records as required.Reviews assigned work orders. Estimates time and materials needed to complete repair. Orders necessary materials and supplies to complete all tasks.Maintains an energy management program to ensure measures are taken to operate all systems in the most efficient manner to keep operating costs at a minimum. Maintains the building lighting system, including element and ballast repairs or replacements. Performs welding, carpentry, furniture assembly and locksmith tasks as needed.Responds quickly to emergency situations, summoning additional assistance as needed.Coverage of four buildings between Warrington, PA and Yardley, PA. Performs other duties as assigned.SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES  No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. May provide informal assistance such as technical guidance and/or training to coworkers. May coordinate work and assign tasks.QUALIFICATIONS  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE  High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and a minimum of four years of related experience and/or trade school training.CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES  Valid driver's license required. Universal CFC certification preferred. Additional certification in one or more of the following: electrical, mechanical, HVAC and refrigeration systems, process controls, mechanical power transmissions, painting, plumbing, carpentry or engine repair. Certifications/licenses as may be required by local or state jurisdictions.COMMUNICATION SKILLS  Ability to comprehend and interpret instructions, short correspondence, and memos and ask clarifying questions to ensure understanding. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from clients, co-workers, and/or supervisor. Ability to effectively present information to an internal department and/or large groups of employees.FINANCIAL KNOWLEDGE  Requires basic knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate simple figures such as percentages.REASONING ABILITY  Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situation where only limited standardization exists. Requires intermediate analytical skills.OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES  Uses personal computer and / or PDA for work order system, email, ESS and training. Basic skills with Microsoft Office Outlook. Physical requirements include stooping, standing, walking, climbing stairs / ladders and ability to lift / carry heavy loads of 50 lbs. or more. SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY  Decisions made with general understanding of procedures and company policies to achieve set results and deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to co-workers and supervisor.SAFETYResponsible for personal safety and the safety of those who are affected by your work. This includes but is not limited to: Complete all required and assigned HSE training at a satisfactory levelFollow all activity policies and procedures, including all HSE-related requirements at all timesParticipate in all HSE-related programs & activities as required, including incident investigations, interviews, auditing and assessment, etc.Report any conditions which you feel could result in an accident or injury and / or stop work if required
Building Engineer
RESPONSIBILITIES  Utilizes advanced skills to perform complex preventive maintenance and corrective repair of buildings, industrial systems, vehicles, equipment and grounds. Working under limited supervision, monitors building system operations and performance. Utilizes several trade skills such as carpentry, plumbing, electrical, painting, roofing, heating and cooling. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  Complies with all applicable codes, regulations, governmental agency and Company directives related to building operations and work safety.Inspects building systems including fire alarms, HVAC, and plumbing to ensure operation of equipment is within design capabilities and achieves environmental conditions prescribed by client.Oversees and inspects the work performed by outside contractors. Contracted work includes landscaping, snow removal, remodeling, HVAC, plumbers, and cleaning.Performs assigned repairs, emergency and preventive maintenance. Completes maintenance and repair records as required.Reviews assigned work orders. Estimates time and materials needed to complete repair. Orders necessary materials and supplies to complete all tasks.Maintains an energy management program to ensure measures are taken to operate all systems in the most efficient manner to keep operating costs at a minimum. Maintains the building lighting system, including element and ballast repairs or replacements. Performs welding, carpentry, furniture assembly and locksmith tasks as needed.Responds quickly to emergency situations, summoning additional assistance as needed.Coverage of four buildings between Warrington, PA and Yardley, PA. Performs other duties as assigned.SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES  No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. May provide informal assistance such as technical guidance and/or training to coworkers. May coordinate work and assign tasks.QUALIFICATIONS  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE  High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and a minimum of four years of related experience and/or trade school training.CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES  Valid driver's license required. Universal CFC certification preferred. Additional certification in one or more of the following: electrical, mechanical, HVAC and refrigeration systems, process controls, mechanical power transmissions, painting, plumbing, carpentry or engine repair. Certifications/licenses as may be required by local or state jurisdictions.COMMUNICATION SKILLS  Ability to comprehend and interpret instructions, short correspondence, and memos and ask clarifying questions to ensure understanding. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from clients, co-workers, and/or supervisor. Ability to effectively present information to an internal department and/or large groups of employees.FINANCIAL KNOWLEDGE  Requires basic knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate simple figures such as percentages.REASONING ABILITY  Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situation where only limited standardization exists. Requires intermediate analytical skills.OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES  Uses personal computer and / or PDA for work order system, email, ESS and training. Basic skills with Microsoft Office Outlook. Physical requirements include stooping, standing, walking, climbing stairs / ladders and ability to lift / carry heavy loads of 50 lbs. or more. SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY  Decisions made with general understanding of procedures and company policies to achieve set results and deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to co-workers and supervisor.SAFETYResponsible for personal safety and the safety of those who are affected by your work. This includes but is not limited to: Complete all required and assigned HSE training at a satisfactory levelFollow all activity policies and procedures, including all HSE-related requirements at all timesParticipate in all HSE-related programs & activities as required, including incident investigations, interviews, auditing and assessment, etc.Report any conditions which you feel could result in an accident or injury and / or stop work if required
Data Center Technical Writer (Operations, Construction Policy & Procedural Content) REMOTE
JOB SUMMARY CBRE is seeking  full-time, permanent, mid-level Technical Writers with experience relating to operational procedures, best practices, building operations, construction, and  on-site safety.  These Technical Writers provide services for a prestigious technology client (hereinafter known as "Client") at several Client-approved locations; including but not limited to: Sunnyvale, CAAtlanta /  Lithia Springs, GAOmaha, NE / Council Bluffs, IAClarksville, TennesseeMoncks Corner, SCOther locations as determined by the Client. The Technical Writing requirement may vary according to Client-determined assignments, but most content relates to any of the following:  design specifications, construction practices, construction & operational safety, operational best practices, and the "overall operations" of the Client's data centers.  This is a position within a team dedicated to very technical training and documentation who also likes to work very collaboratively with multiple stakeholders. Ideal candidates must be comfortable communicating regularly via video conference and email as most stakeholders are located remotely. The ideal resource has multiple years of technical writing experience within the technology and/or industrial sectors. Job Duties:Work with internal teams to understand documentation requirements and system operationsAnalyze and interpret existing information in the form of design documentation, system applications, and client manualsPlan, develop, organize, and write step by step operational procedure documentationCopy edit and quality assurance of operational procedure documentation to ensure writing standards are being usedUpdating documentation and educational materials based on system changes, comments from subject matter experts, and comments from clientsFrom the procedure documentation, create end-user handbooks/manuals, online help, and e-Learning coursesUse data and analytics to understand learner behavior and drive continuous improvement in our learning solutionsFacilitating training sessions for end users transitioning to the new software (using an explain-demonstrate-practice methodology)Developing training activities and practice labs for people that you will need to teach the software (this activity sometimes includes mining data that can be used to successfully execute practice exercises in the system)ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES may include some of the following: Develops, edits and creates content for the documentation of software applications and hardware environments.Develops, edits, and creates content for designers and engineersDevelops, edits, and creates content for construction and operational best practices, including safety and security within the physical data center environmentOther tasks may include:Utilizes templates for standardizing system documentation. Creates photographs, drawings, sketches, diagrams and charts to illustrate material.Conducts research and interviews technical and business personnel and reads existing journals/documentation/user manuals to become familiar with product technologies and production methods.Validates accuracy of existing documentation.Provides ad-hoc technical assistance to managers and other members of the application development team.Performs other duties as assigned.SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES  No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. Provides informal assistance such as technical guidance, and/or training to coworkers. Coordinates and assigns tasks to co-workers within a work unit and/or project. QUALIFICATIONS  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE  Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) in a related field of work with a minimum of 2 years experience writing software documentation or technical product manuals or equivalent combination of education and experience. 3-5 years of technical writing and e-learning experience preferred.  Basic Required Qualifications include: The ability to think critically and work through issuesResults driven (sometimes overtime is needed to meet deadlines)Strong written and oral communication skills (English language)Comfortable presenting in front of groups of peopleStrong organization and prioritization skillsThis is an always changing environment. To be successful in this position, you must deal with change and ambiguity well.You must be able to travel 10% of the time whenever and wherever required.There's a lot to learn so understanding how you learn best and being able to maximize your learning efficiency is key.CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES  NoneCOMMUNICATION SKILLS  Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers. Ability to effectively present information.FINANCIAL KNOWLEDGE  Requires knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and/or commissions. Conducts basic financial analysis.REASONING ABILITY  Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret documents. Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations. Requires intermediate analytical and quantitative skills.OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES  Advanced skills in Microsoft Office, including Visio. Thorough understanding of D&T architecture, concepts from both an infrastructure and development standpoint.SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY  Decisions made with thorough knowledge of procedures and company policies to achieve set results and deadlines. Responsible for setting own project deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to co-workers and supervisor.
Data Center Technical Writer (Operations, Construction Policy & Procedural Content) REMOTE
JOB SUMMARY CBRE is seeking  full-time, permanent, mid-level Technical Writers with experience relating to operational procedures, best practices, building operations, construction, and  on-site safety.  These Technical Writers provide services for a prestigious technology client (hereinafter known as "Client") at several Client-approved locations; including but not limited to: Sunnyvale, CAAtlanta /  Lithia Springs, GAOmaha, NE / Council Bluffs, IAClarksville, TennesseeMoncks Corner, SCOther locations as determined by the Client. The Technical Writing requirement may vary according to Client-determined assignments, but most content relates to any of the following:  design specifications, construction practices, construction & operational safety, operational best practices, and the "overall operations" of the Client's data centers.  This is a position within a team dedicated to very technical training and documentation who also likes to work very collaboratively with multiple stakeholders. Ideal candidates must be comfortable communicating regularly via video conference and email as most stakeholders are located remotely. The ideal resource has multiple years of technical writing experience within the technology and/or industrial sectors. Job Duties:Work with internal teams to understand documentation requirements and system operationsAnalyze and interpret existing information in the form of design documentation, system applications, and client manualsPlan, develop, organize, and write step by step operational procedure documentationCopy edit and quality assurance of operational procedure documentation to ensure writing standards are being usedUpdating documentation and educational materials based on system changes, comments from subject matter experts, and comments from clientsFrom the procedure documentation, create end-user handbooks/manuals, online help, and e-Learning coursesUse data and analytics to understand learner behavior and drive continuous improvement in our learning solutionsFacilitating training sessions for end users transitioning to the new software (using an explain-demonstrate-practice methodology)Developing training activities and practice labs for people that you will need to teach the software (this activity sometimes includes mining data that can be used to successfully execute practice exercises in the system)ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES may include some of the following: Develops, edits and creates content for the documentation of software applications and hardware environments.Develops, edits, and creates content for designers and engineersDevelops, edits, and creates content for construction and operational best practices, including safety and security within the physical data center environmentOther tasks may include:Utilizes templates for standardizing system documentation. Creates photographs, drawings, sketches, diagrams and charts to illustrate material.Conducts research and interviews technical and business personnel and reads existing journals/documentation/user manuals to become familiar with product technologies and production methods.Validates accuracy of existing documentation.Provides ad-hoc technical assistance to managers and other members of the application development team.Performs other duties as assigned.SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES  No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. Provides informal assistance such as technical guidance, and/or training to coworkers. Coordinates and assigns tasks to co-workers within a work unit and/or project. QUALIFICATIONS  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE  Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) in a related field of work with a minimum of 2 years experience writing software documentation or technical product manuals or equivalent combination of education and experience. 3-5 years of technical writing and e-learning experience preferred.  Basic Required Qualifications include: The ability to think critically and work through issuesResults driven (sometimes overtime is needed to meet deadlines)Strong written and oral communication skills (English language)Comfortable presenting in front of groups of peopleStrong organization and prioritization skillsThis is an always changing environment. To be successful in this position, you must deal with change and ambiguity well.You must be able to travel 10% of the time whenever and wherever required.There's a lot to learn so understanding how you learn best and being able to maximize your learning efficiency is key.CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES  NoneCOMMUNICATION SKILLS  Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers. Ability to effectively present information.FINANCIAL KNOWLEDGE  Requires knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and/or commissions. Conducts basic financial analysis.REASONING ABILITY  Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret documents. Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations. Requires intermediate analytical and quantitative skills.OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES  Advanced skills in Microsoft Office, including Visio. Thorough understanding of D&T architecture, concepts from both an infrastructure and development standpoint.SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY  Decisions made with thorough knowledge of procedures and company policies to achieve set results and deadlines. Responsible for setting own project deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to co-workers and supervisor.
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