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Engineer, Technical Facility Management Americas

Requisition Number:  12276
Contract Type:  Permanent

Manassas, VA, US


The TFM Engineer will work on design, tendering and monitoring of building construction and related infrastructure systems like power, HVAC, fire detection and suppression systems, Saftey-Security as well as related control systems. He/she supports the TFM Manager Americas in project managing infrastructure project for Americas. He/she will be in close contact with matter experts within the Global FM & CRE team including the CAD design team as well as with local site leads, Finance, Legal and other internal groups in the organization as required for the successful project implementation.


Extended Job Description:


  • Support infrastructure projects on design, budgeting, project managing and execution supervision    
  • Perform energy optimization analysis and develop improvement solutions
  • Preparation & completion of as-build documentation (WIKI) and operation instruction
  • Carry out CAD works when required in close coordination with the CAD team on ACAD and INVENTER with 2D and 3D drawings when needed
  • Support local site leads in planning and coordination of TFM system training and development of staff
  • Ensuring compliance with relevant regulations, building codes, and health and safety standards
  • Evaluating operational systems and facility infrastructure to ascertain and improve operational efficiencies
  • Planning and coordinating infrastructure upgrades and end of life asset management
  • Efficiently implement/execute the related full project life-cycles - from budgeting via project/program management to the operational 2nd/3rd level support
  • Prepare and manage project budgets in conformance with established guidelines and requirements
  • Establish/maintain close working relations with local authorities to ensure timely and strategic facility upgrade/expansion support
  • Participate in the formulation of the SES Strategic Plan, regarding infrastructure expansion or optimization
  • Monitor the TFM expenses detecting inefficiencies and creating synergies
  • Support GFM Team lead as FM matter expert in common policies and procedures for the GFM operation of offices, teleports, gateways and other technical structures in coordination with relevant stakeholders. This shall include Engineering and Project Management tasks when required on a global base
  • Participate in predictive and preventive maintenance excellence initiatives in the Americas



  • Sound analytical skills, innovative mind, coordination & priority setting capacity, problem solving, decision-making skills, strong negotiation and intercultural skills as well as the ability to provide practical conclusions
  • High level of integrity and full commitment
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to identify and effectively implement change
  • Resilience
  • Knowledge of relevant regulations and building codes



  • A recognized Mechanical & Electrical Engineering degree (BS/MS or similar)
  • Minimum of 3 years relevant Facility Management, Engineering and Project Management experience and worked successfully as Systems or Facilities Engineer and/or as Project or Program Manager
  • Familiarity on the maintenance and testing of electrical systems including emergency power systems, uninterruptable power supplies, transfer switches and power distributions
  • Proven experience in office tools like Word, Excel, Powerpoint, AutoCad, MS Project or similar
  • Fluency in written and oral English, other languages considered as and asset
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a culturally diverse organization. Has successfully integrated into an international environment, is able and willing to travel internationally and able to communicate with international external peers as well as with SES customers.


In addition to a competitive salary and benefits package, we offer you a truly global opportunity in an exciting industry and all the support you’ll need for both your professional and personal development. But most of all, we offer a truly unique opportunity to play your part in making a difference for those who need it most. We strive to uphold honesty, transparency and courage in everything we do. We’re proud to belong to the SES team and collaborate towards success.



SES and its Affiliated Companies are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law. In conformity with U.S. Government technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), and/or other applicable U.S. law, regulation or other requirements imposed by the U.S. Government, certain positions may require U.S. Citizenship, status as a lawful permanent resident of the U.S. or a “protected individual” as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligibility to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State or U.S. Department of Commerce.

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC

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