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Building Operations Supervisor

companyStream Realty
locationNewtown Square, PA 19073, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Company Description


Founded in 1996, Stream Realty Partners (Stream) began with a vision. Not one focused on bricks and mortar, but with people at its foundation. With 215+ million square feet of assignments and more than $5.8 billion in annual transactions, we are one of the fastest-growing, full-service commercial real estate services organizations in the country. We’ve grown from our two original partners to 1,400+ talented individuals who come together to create our distinct culture, best summarized by our firm’s core values: smart, honest, nice, and passionate. More information on the firm is available on the website:


At Stream, we know our success begins and ends with our people. It’s the reason we work hard to attract and retain the best and brightest talent. From day one, you will be an integral member of our high-caliber, collaborative team. We will empower you to apply your energy, expertise, and creativity to meet our client’s needs while instilling you with unsurpassed market knowledge and development opportunities to succeed. When you join Stream, you won’t simply start a new job—you will build a meaningful and impactful career.

Job Description

Stream is currently seeking a Building Operations Supervisor in Newton Square, PA.  This position has second-line supervisory responsibilities, receives direction from the Building Operations Manager, and gives direction to the Building Maintenance Field technicians.  This position is characterized by a combination of supervisory and maintenance experience.  The nature of the work supervised is such that little direct supervision is needed.  After receiving information on desired results, the employee is expected to apply the requisite skills including the selection of appropriate work methods.  The Building Operations Supervisor ensures that project deadlines are met and completed projects conform to initial plans and work quality standards.

Responsibilities include:

  • Plans, schedules, orders materials, and supervises work on plumbing, heating, air-conditioning, electrical, ventilation, and pumping systems.
  • Supervises minor construction or building alteration projects.
  • Keeps associated records and prepares reports.
  • Participates in the development and administration of maintenance, construction or service contracts, including requests for proposals, bid conferences, evaluation, selection of bids, and award of contracts.
  • Coordinates and assists in coordinating building maintenance activities with other departments, divisions and sections, the public, and outside agencies.
  • Inspects buildings for safety hazards, maintenance needs, and disability access requirements.
  • Prepares plans and specifications for small remodeling, alteration, and construction projects.
  • Provides time and materials cost estimates.
  • Analyzes energy usage and costs and originates changes to reduce consumption.
  • Participates in the determination of maintenance and energy requirements of new buildings.
  • Assists Supervisors in preparing the Building Maintenance budget and Capital Improvement Plans, administers and monitors the budget including submitting budgetary recommendations and anticipating future budgetary needs.
  • Prepares reviews and approves reports of a budgetary, technical and/or evaluative nature and recommends or implements courses of action.
  • Assists with the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, procedures and work standards for the section.
  • Assists with the development of long-range plans and standards for building maintenance.
  • Participates in the selection, training, motivation, and evaluation of staff.
  • Participates in monitoring employee performance objectives.
  • Instructs assigned subordinates.
  • Resolves employee grievances.
  • Establishes and maintains a cooperative working relationship with employees, members of other departments, other agencies, and the general public.
  • Participates in the safety committee.
  • Responsible for various maintenance Safety programs such as respiratory protection, fall safety, and confined space.



Knowledge of:

  • Principles and practices of employee supervision, including selection, training, work evaluation, and discipline.
  • The methods, materials, tools, and equipment used in the maintenance and repair of buildings and allied equipment.
  • Operating characteristics, parts, and inner workings of air conditioning, heating, and ventilation equipment, electrical systems, plumbing, pumps, and hydraulic systems. 
  • Paints, chemicals, lubricants, and other materials used in maintenance work. 
  • Safety practices to be observed in building maintenance activities.
  • Codes, ordinances and regulations pertaining to the work; work layout and scheduling and various other construction trades.

Skills to:

  • Plan, organize, direct, assign, review, and evaluate the work of others.
  • Select, motivate, and evaluate staff and provide for their training development.
  • Analyze complex technical and administrative problems, evaluate alternatives and recommend or adopt effective courses of action; prepare clear and concise records, reports, correspondence, and other written materials.
  • Exercise independent judgment within general policy guidelines. 

Ability to:

  • Deal effectively with Code enforcement and others involved with the maintenance and repair of buildings and equipment and to understand and direct a wide variety of maintenance and repair work on buildings.
  • Interpret plans, specifications, and sketches.

Must possess the physical and mental capacity to work under the conditions described in this posting and to perform the duties required by their assigned position.

Additional Information


Any combination of education and/or experience that has provided knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to satisfactory job performance would be qualifying.  A typical way to obtain such knowledge and abilities would be five years of experience in the building maintenance trades including electrical, plumbing, air conditioning, and heating or carpentry including two years at a supervisory level and completion of a Systems Maintenance Administration Designation or a closely related field.


  • At the time of hiring, candidates must possess a Valid Driver's License, Vehicle Liability insurance, and a satisfactory driving record. Candidates must possess a Universal CFC certification, and must have completed the Systems Maintenance Administrator Designation with BOMI. Failure to maintain these licenses and or Certifications could result in discipline up to and including termination.


  • Position involves sitting, standing, walking, bending, twisting, grasping, reaching, lifting up to 10 pounds, carrying items up to 10 pounds, typing on computer keyboard, interacting with others via phone, email, and face-to-face.  


  • The position works indoors, works outdoors; can be exposed to extreme hot or cold temperature;  can be exposed to marked changes in temperature / humidity; can be around moving machinery;  can be exposed to dust, fumes, smoke, gases, odors, mists, or other irritating particles; can be exposed to excessive noise (construction sites); can be exposed to radiation or electrical energy (construction sites); can be exposed to solvents, grease or oil;  Can be exposed to slippery or uneven walking surfaces.  The role uses the computer monitor, works around others, works alone, and works with others.

Additional Information

Stream Realty Partners offers competitive salaries, bonuses, medical/dental/vision insurance, pharmacy benefits, health savings account, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan with company matching, PTO, and holiday pay. 

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


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