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CBRE ES Lead Application Engineer (Remote) in Boston, Massachusetts

ES Lead Application Engineer (Remote)

United States

1 additional location

Brookfield, Wisconsin, United States

Facilities Management/Engineering/Maintenance

Requisition # 20027635

Post Date Nov 30, 2020


Responsible for overseeing the Application Engineering team and ensuring they are delivering on-time and budget. Creates control databases, graphic screens and set-up of control systems based on project specification and/or sale proposal as needed. Performs field startup and system commissioning tasks as well as the remote installation of software and control programs. Provides on-site and remote technical support to Lead Applications Engineers and Applications Engineers as well as installers and customers.


Develops and maintains standards for applications databases and processes

Creates programming logic using flow diagrams, sequences of operation, panel layouts, termination details and project specifications or sales proposal

Programs control applications using various software using various software tools to support operator workstations, DDC field panels and third-party integration devices connected through multiple communications protocols.

Performs job site system checkout, commissioning and testing of control applications to verify proper operation according to project specifications, sales proposal and design documentation

Develops system graphic displays, according to project specifications or sales proposal

Provide on-site and remote technical support to installers and customers.

Acts as the technical liaison between owner/construction managers

Delivers on-site customer operator training on the use of the installed system

Performs system analysis and diagnostics. Determines corrective action to restore systems to proper operating condition.

Coordinates system installation with installing contractor at job site as required

Performs final walkthrough with owner and construction manager to ensure all punch list items are complete and job received signoff of substantial completion


Identifies new business opportunities through organization memberships, industry publications and other means of remaining abreast of industry changes.

Other duties may be assigned.

No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. Provides informal assistance such as technical guidance, and/or training to coworkers. May lead project teams and/or plan and supervise assignments of lower level employees.

Develop and mentor the Lead Applications Engineer's and the Applications Engineer's as well as conduct performance evaluations and goal setting assigned employees.


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.


Bachelor's Degree in HVAC, Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering with a minimum of six years related industry experience.




A valid driver's license with a good driving record for applicable vehicles, without restrictions, or limiting conditions. (Corrective lenses permitted)

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.


Requires advanced knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and commissions. Conducts advanced financial analysis.


Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex documents. Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations. Requires advanced analytical and quantitative skills.


Must possess a thorough knowledge of the use, setup and operation of Windows-based computers and desktop applications such as MS-Word and MS-Excel. Proficient in programming tools and communication networks to include proficiency in Niagara. Must be proficient in reading BAS drawings to determine if the drawing and programming required will work together.

Proficient with controls and HVAC systems and their terminology.


Must be flexible with schedule, including working some nights and holidays when requested. Must be willing to travel including some overnights.

Decisions made with thorough understanding of procedures, company policies, and business practices to achieve general results and deadlines. Responsible for setting work unit and/or project deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to department.

US Company Profile

About CBRE Group, Inc.

CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBRE), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Los Angeles, is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (based on 2019 revenue). The company has more than 100,000 employees (excluding affiliates) and serves real estate investors and occupiers through more than 530 offices (excluding affiliates) worldwide. CBRE offers a broad range of integrated services, including facilities, transaction and project management; property management; investment management; appraisal and valuation; property leasing; strategic consulting; property sales; mortgage services and development services. Please visit our website at

CBRE, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer (Women/Minorities/Persons with Disabilities/US Veterans)