Building Engineer position available with Foundry Commercial for high-rise office building located by North Park. Please see attached job description and contact Casey Patterson at 214/750-5092 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Building Engineer is responsible for performing or directing the performance of all service maintenance requests for a Class “A” high-rise office property. The job requires skilled and semi-skilled tasks, with the primary focus of maintaining the integrity of all building systems and carrying out a variety of tenant services. The role requires the individual to work independently with minimum supervision and to be willing to assist other engineers and outside trades. The Engineer takes assignments from both the Chief Engineer and Property Manager.
Essential Job Functions:
Ensure that work performed in tenant space is accomplished with minimal disruption and is followed by adequate cleanup.
Overseeing the accurate and timely completion of tenant R&M service requests.
Reviewing monthly tenant service request summaries to pinpoint and correct recurrent operational problems.
Ensure the availability of an adequate operating inventory of tools, instruments and supplies.
Developing sources for stock materials such as water treatment chemicals, filters, ceiling tiles, paint, electrical, and plumbing supplies.
Evaluating vendors and suppliers on a regular basis with regard to quality and competitive pricing.
Preparing and submitting purchase order requests.
Verifying the accuracy of deliveries for count, pricing, and description.
Monitor the quality and pricing of maintenance work performed by outside contractors.
Ensuring the timely performance of maintenance contract work on elevators, radio communications equipment, card access system, fire alarm system, in-ground sprinkler system, chillers, emergency generator, etc.
Tracking electrical/mechanical loads for all critical systems.
Overseeing the fulfillment of equipment warrantee obligations by the original installer.
Secure and maintain equipment manuals and drawings from installers/ contractors.
Leading and/or assisting with event setup/takedown of activities including electrical, audio visual, coordinating with security or other tasks as needed.
Maintenance of the equipment will include cleaning, inspecting, calibrating and changing parts to maintain the HVAC systems and associated equipment at optimum performance levels.
Understand the engineering design and operational aspects of each building system; immediately recognize system shortcomings when they occur.
Directing experimentation with building systems to yield a more energy effective or comfortable operation.
Monitoring the allocation of building system capability to various base building and tenant needs, specifically UPS/Generator and cooling system capacities.
Devising technical enhancements that will improve aspects of building operation.
Identifying equipment, which may require replacement or reconditioning resulting in the need for client’s capital.
Perform emergency or preventative maintenance repairs off hours as directed on nights and weekends as needed.
Provide on-call support as required.
Education and Experience Preferred:
HS Diploma or equivalent with minimum of three (3) + years field experience with trade school training or five (5) + years total field experience.
Good interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal.
Good computer skills, proficient in MS Office programs.
Highly proficient in the use of email and CMMS systems.
Superior customer service skills and orientation; collaborative communication style required.
Ability to maintain professionalism at all times under stressful situations.
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
Ability to plan and manage work under time constraints, without direct supervision.
Sound troubleshooting skills and the capacity to resolve problems.
Ability to read HVAC, electrical, plumbing, and architectural drawings.
Ability to use hand tools, power tools and perform basic electric, plumbing and carpentry tasks.