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Union Helper

Company: CBRE
Location: New York
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Union Helper

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Service line

Advisory Segment

Role type


Areas of Interest

Engineering/Maintenance, Property Management


New York City - New York - United States of America

Are you ready to start an exciting career with CBRE?

About The Role:

As a CBRE Union Helper, you will perform non-technical general building maintenance, light custodial, and minor repair duties.

This job is part of the Engineering and Technical Services job function. They are responsible for providing support, preventive maintenance, and repairs on equipment and systems.

What You'll Do:

  • Perform general labor duties and tasks as assigned.
  • Perform preventive maintenance and repairs as assigned by Engineer under close supervision.
  • Perform shift inspections of all building areas and systems.
  • Perform housekeeping functions and maintain the professional appearance of the property, equipment, and mechanical spaces.
  • Respond quickly to emergency situations, summoning additional assistance as needed.
  • Follow a set procedure in the performance of repetitive tasks or job activities.
  • Impact through methods, tasks, and duties which are clearly defined and followed with little to no discretion.
  • Respond quickly to emergency situations and customer service requests as assigned.
  • Comply with all applicable codes, regulations, governmental agency, and company directives as related to building operations and practice safe work habits.
  • Ability to use technology such as smart phones, tablets, computers, web-based applications, building automation systems, etc.
  • Complete all required Safety Training as scheduled.
  • Comply with Uniform Dress Code while working and maintain a neat and clean appearance while on the property at times other than working hours.
  • Maintain a high level of customer service and satisfaction for all building occupants.

    What You'll Need:

    To perform this job successfully, an individual will need to perform each crucial 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 essential functions.
    • High School Diploma, GED, or currently enrolled in a 2 or 4-year college program or technical school.
    • At least five (5) Certificates of Fitness issued by FDNY. Preferred COFs:
    • S12 - Citywide Sprinkler Systems
    • S13 - Citywide Standpipe Systems
    • S14 - Standpipe Multi-Zone Systems
    • S15 - Water Sprinkler System
    • Physical requirements include stooping, standing, walking, climbing stairs/ladders, and the ability to lift/carry heavy loads of 50 lbs. or more.
    • Ability to develop skills to perform basic activities in own job.
    • Demonstrable ability to communicate effectively.
    • Familiarity with Microsoft Office products. Examples include Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.

      Should any element of this Job Description conflict with the provisions of an applicable collective bargaining agreement, the terms and conditions of the collective bargaining agreement will prevail.

      Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future.

      Why CBRE?

      When you join CBRE you will have the support and resources of a global firm where an entrepreneurial mentality is encouraged. You'll realize your potential with exciting work, fast-paced assignments, an environment of constant learning and dedication to results! To enable your success, we provide the best tools, training and leaders in the industry.

      Our culture is built on our RISE values and reflects the needs and perspectives of our clients and our people. Our work is guided by our North Star: Crafting the real estate solutions of tomorrow, so businesses and people thrive.
      Coming to work for CBRE, you will receive a comprehensive benefits package, 401k, and extraordinary perks such as career growth and longevity!

      The pay range for this position is subject to an applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement. The negotiated rate for the Union Helper position is $80,912 annually [or $38.90 per hour]. Please refer to the Collective Bargaining Agreement regarding pay scale. This role will provide the following benefits: 401(K), Dental insurance, Health insurance, Life insurance, and Vision insurance.

      Equal Employment Opportunity: CBRE is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We have 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.

      Candidate Accommodations: CBRE values the differences of all current and prospective employees and recognizes how every employee contributes to our company's success. CBRE provides reasonable accommodations in job application procedures for individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance due to a disability in the application or recruitment process, please submit a request via email at or via telephone at +1 866 225 3099 (U.S.) and +1 866 388 4346 (Canada).

      NOTE: Some, but not all, of our positions may have an additional requirement to comply with COVID-19 health and safety protocols, including COVID-19 vaccination proof and/or rigorous testing. If you have questions about the requirement(s) for this position, please inform your Recruiter.

Keywords: CBRE, New York , Union Helper, Other , New York, New York

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