José Ruiz is the Chief Operating Engineer Supervisor for One Enterprise Center and for 245 Riverside in downtown Jacksonville, Florida. José’s responsibilities include maintaining the building mechanical systems, coordinating vendor services, OSHA compliance and compliance with the various jurisdictional entities, managing tenant requests and equipment preventive maintenance program.
José joined CBRE in 2004 on the GCS Washington Mutual account as a Facilities Manager in the South Florida market area. In 2011 he took on the Chief Operating Engineer position at 396 Alhambra and oversaw the property achieve LEED Gold Certification.
Prior to CBRE, José was a Chief Engineer and worked for 27 years in various food processing industries, working with Kraft, Borden Inc. and Bestfoods. In this position in addition to the building and grounds his responsibilities included production machinery, quality control, processing environment, sanitation etc. while meeting USDA, FDA and EPA regulations.
Professional Affiliations / Accreditations
- Building Owners and Manager’s Institute
- Florida Journeyman Plumbing
- Refrigeration Engineers and Technicians Association
- CW Capital
- Consolidated Tomoka
- Washington Mutual
- Agave Holdings LLC
- Agave Ponce LLC