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Commercial Building Engineer

Full Time
Real Estate Field
  • Facilities Management / Engineering
Postal Code
United States

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A publicly traded real estate investment trust (REIT), requires a full-time building engineer to oversee the building operations of a complex testing laboratory facility.  The candidate will play an integral role in management of the facility by being the primary on-site representative of the Company with oversight from the Property Manager and Chief Engineer.

Candidates are expected to have sufficient technical abilities in the operations and maintenance of installed building systems, including unique equipment specifically installed for laboratory testing environments.  Additionally, candidates are expected to be able to independently oversee / manage vendors providing services in the building, as well as develop working / professional relationships with the tenant.

Candidates must have (or be able to secure) all of the Basic Qualifications and most of the Additional Qualifications in order to be considered for this position.

Basic Qualifications

  • U.S. Citizenship or Legal Status
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Driver’s License
  • Federal Government Security Clearance / Unescorted Building Access
    • Omitting information on security clearance forms will deem candidate ineligible
    • Failure to receive Federal Security Clearance will deem candidate ineligible

Additional Qualifications

  • Must have 5 or more years of experience in a sophisticated mechanical environment as a stationary engineer OR equivalent HVAC experience in laboratory or hospital environment
  • Ability to operate, maintain and troubleshoot boilers, chillers, pumps and associated building equipment
  • Evaluate building operation and systems and recommend appropriate changes
  • EPA certification for maintenance of HVAC systems
  • Universal CFC license
  • Experience with DDC controls, low voltage, pneumatic controls, and related equipment
  • Basic computer skills:  Building Management System (BMS) and Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook (email)

Essential Functions

  • Daily / weekly / quarterly building and equipment inspections
  • Respond to and resolve facility maintenance trouble calls
  • Maintain comprehensive records / logs of work performed in the building (electronic and hard copy)
  • Monitor mechanical plant oil and chemical testing and treatment
  • Monitor DDC software, cold and hot water loop systems and VAV controls
  • Monitor generator / UPS systems
  • Conduct fire and safety equipment inspections – keep required records / logs
  • Preventative and corrective maintenance on all plant equipment, physical structure, and associated equipment (i.e. painting, dry wall repair, hardware replacements, etc.)
  • Basic HVAC maintenance / repairs in coordination with Chief Engineer / vendor support
  • Basic electrical maintenance / repairs of interior and exterior lighting, including ballast replacement
  • Basic general plumbing maintenance / repairs, including repair of clogs and leaks
  • Basic rolling gate / overhead door maintenance / repairs
  • Demonstrated experience in reading and interpreting complex building mechanical plans
  • Demonstrated excellence in providing on-site customer service
  • Ability to clearly communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to respond immediately to any urgent / emergency building situations
  • On-call responsibilities and potential travel
  • Full time position / Core Hours TBD

Job Functions

  • Engineering
  • Facilities Management
  • Operations

Job Sector

  • Industrial


5+ to 7 years

This job is no longer active.

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