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Reliability Engineer

Austin, TX
JLL supports the Whole You, personally and professionally.

Our people at JLL are shaping the future of real estate for a better world by combining world class services, advisory and technology to our clients. We are committed to hiring the best, most talented people in our industry; and we support them through professional growth, flexibility, and personalized benefits to manage life in and outside of work. Whether you’ve got deep experience in commercial real estate, skilled trades, and technology, or you’re looking to apply your relevant experience to a new industry, we empower you to shape a brighter way forward so you can thrive professionally and personally.

JLL is seeking a Reliability Engineer to join our team!
​In JLL Work Dynamics our most significant assets are our “People” and our “Clients”. We will act with Dignity and Respect, make Ethical Decisions, champion Corporate Responsibility and serve as a driving force for a Sustainable Asset Management.
There are opportunities for growth and career development, as the team develops you may be responsible for management of junior staff. Acting as a technical subject matter expert you will be supported in achieving external qualifications and becoming globally recognized in RAM.
This exciting opportunity is responsible for providing reliability engineering support for operations and maintenance of buildings, infrastructure, and equipment assets. In coordination and full collaboration with the Engineering Services Reliability & Asset Management COE, the Reliability Engineer is responsible for implementing a strategic asset management plan to integrate clients existing systems including building automation, energy management, maintenance programs and life-cycle asset management approach. Develops analysis methods to determine reliability of components, equipment, and processes in accordance with JLL’s enhanced Reliability & Asset Management program. Acquires and analyzes data from connected systems and continually improves maintenance program strategy to meet outcomes-based performance measures. Conducts ongoing maintenance maturity assessments to assure progress to plan. Oversees root cause failure analysis (RCFA) of equipment failures to determine the required corrective action for the situation. Consideration will be given to the cost limitations for equipment uptime/downtime, repair/replacement costs and weight, size, and availability of materials/equipment. Determines cost advantages of alternatives and develops action plans that comply with internal/external customer demands for reliability processes/equipment to avoid failures.

Position Responsibility of ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Recognizes that assignments are broad in nature and require appreciable originality and ingenuity to complete them and considerable latitude for un-reviewed actions or decisions.

Asset Management
Works under general direction of Engineering Services Reliability & Asset Management platform for instruction in deploying client’s strategic asset management plan with matrix reporting back to the clients lead engineer (FM).
Integrates data from BAS, automated fault detection diagnostic engines, maintenance programs, and capital planning processes to develop life-cycle analyses and recommendations for repair vs. replacement decisions.
Support all efforts in the execution of site level Asset Management & Reliability programs and processes to effectively increase machine/facility system reliability and compliance.
Conducts program and system/equipment audits on a periodic and as needed basis. Audits will generally be focused on safety, regulatory compliance, maintenance effectiveness, cost savings, and energy conservation.
Supports JLL operational compliance program and follows company safety and health guidelines and other company policies.
Coordinates the use of other engineers, technicians, and third-party resources to accomplish the objective of cost-effective Asset Management & Reliability improvements for maintenance and projects.

Reliability Engineering
Equipment preventative maintenance (PM) task creation and management for continuous improvement and PM optimization.
Responsible for ranking the criticality of the assets under their care, typically using Reliability Centered Maintenance approaches, and for defining the proactive maintenance approaches that are cost-beneficial to the business.
Create and conduct Reliability studies, as well as understanding drawings and schematics.
Create risk mitigation strategies for critical assets that can be deployed across the asset portfolio
Investigate new technologies for reliability improvements
Considers impact of costs on recommended action plans for avoiding/correcting problems during the design phase or remedial action for correcting reliability problems on installed equipment; performs root cause failure analysis to help prevent failures.
Facilitates/supports operational event and equipment failure investigations to ensure that the root cause/causal factors have been identified, corrective actions prescribed, and follow-up monitoring conducted as applicable, to determine effectiveness.

Condition-based Maintenance
Understanding of moving and rotating equipment such as pumps, motors, gearboxes, conveyors, etc., from an operations and maintenance perspective, mechanically and electrically.
Experience w/ predictive maintenance technologies including, but not limited to, vibration analysis, oil analysis, infrared Thermography, ultrasound, and motor current analysis.
Plans and performs engineering operations, monitors operations center systems, RCM program implementation, process engineering assignments, root cause failure analysis, incorporation of condition-based maintenance (CbM and predictive testing and inspection (PT&I) technologies and conducts equipment condition assessments. Identify and manage system of continuous improvement to ensure resolution to chronic “bad actor” equipment.
Experience with Root Cause Analysis, Equipment Criticality Ranking, PM/PdM optimization, Defect Elimination, and/or Failure Modes and Effects Analysis.

Workflow Management
Maintain complete and accurate records/plans within computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) related to equipment, specifications data, BOM, failure history, etc.
Develop and maintain “Key Performance Indicators" of equipment reliability.
Ensure that the appropriate Maintenance and Reliability metrics are in place throughout the site, (planned/unplanned work, planning/scheduling metrics, cost metrics, MTBF, replacement asset value, etc.).
Ensure equipment history is maintained and analyzed for future trends
Actively collaborate with Maintenance and Planning groups

Capital Asset Renewal/Capital Planning
Execute multi-discipline facility condition assessments across multiple labs, manufacturing, office, and distribution locations in the Americas. Inspect and document and prioritize asset and field conditions to evaluate remaining useful life. Document findings in detailed written report and database format
Compile and prioritize portfolio wide findings for client capital planning and lifecycle asset management programs
Supports commissioning activities for all upgrade, renovation, and construction projects which may include, but is not limited to, PM job plans, reviews for maintainability, critical spares, documentation, etc.

Performs other work as assigned.

BS in an Engineering discipline, mechanical or electrical preferred.
Five to 10 years’ experience implementing RCM, CbM/PdM methods, operating building automation and energy management systems, and thorough understanding of asset management, data analytics, and capital planning approaches.
Experience with building automation systems and automated fault detection & diagnostics with integration of connected systems
Experience in critical/ regulated environments preferred (data centers, laboratories, manufacturing environments, automotive, petro-chemicals, pharmaceuticals etc.)
Extensive knowledge of mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire suppression systems.
Extensive knowledge of commercial, critical, manufacturing, labs, or distribution facility types required.
Ability to use variety of Computerized Maintenance Management Systems and IT tools

Proven ability to read, comprehend and apply information from technical manuals and other reference materials
Ability to make informed recommendations in situations where data sets may be incomplete
Ability to balance multiple stakeholder requirements
Able to interpret how the organizational goals and strategy translate into service or departmental activity
Strong Microsoft Excel skills and ability to manipulate large amounts of data accurately using different spreadsheet formats

Strong interpersonal skills and collaborative approach – “One Family, One JLL”
Energizes others by showing passion and commitment
Self-aware; actively seeks, shares and actions feedback on own performance and of team. Advocates self-development
A self-starter with flexible and open-minded approach to working and drive to go “Beyond”
Systematic approach to work with high attention to detail
Ability to work without direct supervision
Embraces change and develops innovative solutions and challenges the “status quo”

Certifications & Licenses:
Certified Reliability Leader is preferred.
Certified Maintenance Reliability Professional is preferred.
Level 2 thermography certification is preferred.
Level 2 vibration certification is preferred.
Level 2 ultrasound certification is preferred.

If this job description resonates with you, we encourage you to apply even if you don’t meet all of the requirements below. We’re interested in getting to know you and what you bring to the table!

Personalized benefits that support personal well-being and growth:

JLL recognizes the impact that the workplace can have on your wellness, so we offer a supportive culture and comprehensive benefits package that prioritizes mental, physical and emotional health.

About JLL –

We’re JLL—a leading professional services and investment management firm specializing in real estate. We have operations in over 80 countries and a workforce of over 102,000 individuals around the world who help real estate owners, occupiers and investors achieve their business ambitions. As a global Fortune 500 company, we also have an inherent responsibility to drive sustainability and corporate social responsibility. That’s why we’re committed to our purpose to shape the future of real estate for a better world. We’re using the most advanced technology to create rewarding opportunities, amazing spaces and sustainable real estate solutions for our clients, our people, and our communities.

Our core values of teamwork, ethics and excellence are also fundamental to everything we do and we’re honored to be recognized with awards for our success by organizations both globally and locally.

Creating a diverse and inclusive culture where we all feel welcomed, valued and empowered to achieve our full potential is important to who we are today and where we’re headed in the future. And we know that unique backgrounds, experiences and perspectives help us think bigger, spark innovation and succeed together.

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