Building Engineer I

Proactively support the development and successful implementation of the preventative maintenance program for the portfolio

  • Perform routine and scheduled maintenance, repairs, and custodial work that do not require special licensing
  • Perform scheduled inspections, complete, and submit forms and/or checklists accurately and on time
  • Note items on inspection checklist which require follow up or additional work; communicate findings with Chief and/or client
  • Provide recommendations to Chief Engineer and/or client regarding needed repairs or services
  • Assist other Engineers and provide coverage as requested
  • Read and understand operations manuals, constructions drawings, diagrams, and work orders necessary to perform maintenance and other work
  • Maintain appearance of property to Facilities Partners and Client’s standards
  • Review, monitor and/or provide scope and specifications for contracted property services
  • Assist with the development of specifications and scope for contracted services
  • Coordinate with contracted vendors to ensure quality and scope of work is being performed as expected
  • Respond to and resolve tenant service requests that do not require special licensing
  • Provide excellent customer service by interacting in a professional and positive manner with clients, vendors, coworkers, etc.
  • Support annual operating and capital budgeting process as requested
  • Use a variety of hand and power tools following all safety practices
  • Maintain a safe, clean work environment by following all safety procedures
  • Report all accidents immediately
  • Be aware of and immediately report all potential safety hazards

Other job duties as requested or required

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes, loud noise, airborne particles and both hot and cold temperatures.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing all day. The employee must frequently lift and/or move items up to 10 pounds and sometimes more than 10 pounds and rarely over 50 pounds. The employee must frequently climb a ladder. Specific vision abilities are required to do this job including close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth vision and the ability to adjust focus. The employee must frequently drive an automobile.


  • High School diploma or equivalent; valid driver’s license, automobile liability insurance and the ability to be covered by our insurer; maintain an O7 card, where applicable

Required Knowledge:

  • Demonstrated working knowledge of typical office building systems (e.g., mechanical, fire and life safety, electrical, HVAC, security systems, plumbing, etc.)

Experience Required:

  • 3-5 years’ experience in commercial building maintenance or related field; 3+ years’ experience operating relevant computer hardware/software (e.g., HVAC, security, MS Office, Work order system, smart phones, etc.)

Skill and Ability:

  • Ability to obtain an employee fidelity bond
  • Possess excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Able to build relationships with clients, vendors, and internal partners
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service and mediate difficult client situations
  • Ability to speak, write and understand English
  • Professional communication etiquette with good oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to function as part of a team

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