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Building Engineer

Full Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

  • Administer inventory control programs and systems to assure the availability of parts and supplies.
  • Administer all necessary services to maintain and enhance the value, operating efficiency, and the physical appearance of the property.
  • Provide Prompt and courteous response to tenant work order requests within the guidelines.
  • Maintain ethical, professional, and courteous relations with Property Staff, vendors/contractors, peers, and tenants.
  • Assist to ensure compliance with all the company and regional policies, as well as City, State and Federal OSHA safety and environmental laws, codes, standards, and regulations.
  • Perform all maintenance activities in a safe manner.
  • Respond appropriately to and assist emergency response personnel, at any time when on duty or on call.
  • Ensure compliance with the emergency procedures for each property in conjunction with local jurisdiction and property management guidelines.
  • Operate, and perform maintenance and repairs on all mechanical, electrical, plumbing and HVAC related equipment as outlined by the manufacturer’s specifications including, but not limited to.
  • Air Handling Units (Replacing filters, cleaning coils, bearing lubrication, maintain equipment room conditions, controls operations inspection)
  • Air Compressors (Filters cleaning, Oil Checking, and changing, inspection of control and safety operations)
  • Monitor and adjust all mechanical/pneumatic equipment, control gauges, distributor panels, valves, thermostats, diffusers, and other equipment necessary to provide a comfortable environment for the buildings. Make adjustments and changes to HVAC and related equipment to maintain the established operating criteria within the guidelines set forth by the supervisor and/or manufacturer’s specifications including
  • Chillers, chilled water and reheat systems
  • Building Environmental controls
  • Thermostats, cold deck regulators, fresh air and exhaust system, duct dampers and splitters, damper motors, belt, and pulley adjustments, start and stop HVAC machinery, and building automation control system

Perform repairs, preventative maintenance and replacement of building components including but not limited to:

  • Building Furnishings (Door handles, Hinges, and closer, curtain wall glass and gaskets, ceiling tile, cove base, mini-blinds, floor, and wall coverings
  • Plumbing (Restroom fixtures, unstop drains)
  • Electrical (lights and lighting ballasts, wall receptacles, switches, circuit breakers, mechanical parts such as fuses and starters, magnetic starters, controls components, emergency generator, emergency power distribution)
  • A/C Controls (thermostats, cold deck sensors and/ or controllers
  • Take initiative on problems and special needs of the property or tenants.
  • Document and report activities utilizing IMPAK.
  • Maintain operation logs and files where appropriate
  • Excellent customer service with tenants

Skills & Requirements:

  • Stationary Engineer License (City of Houston) – or related experience
  • Basic ability to interpret mechanical and electrical blueprints and/or schematics
  • SMT Certification thru BOMI preferred. (Boilers, Heating Systems and applied mathematics, Refrigeration Systems and Accessories Air Handling Water Treatment Plumbing system, Electrical systems and illumination, Energy management & Controls)
  • 10 Hrs. of OSHA Training
  • CFC 608 Universal Certification
  • High School Diploma or G.E.D.
  • Minimum 8-10 years of experience with comparable equipment and operations.
  • Intermediate Word, Excel, Outlook, and IMPAK proficiencies preferred.
  • Exemplary oral, written communication and customer service skills
  • Pass pre-employment background check
  • May be required to work extended periods of time without relief when responding to priority/emergency situations (including overtime type assignments)
  • Requires on call duties

Skills & Requirements:

  • Stationary Engineer License (City of Houston) – or related experience
  • Basic ability to interpret mechanical and electrical blueprints and/or schematics
  • SMT Certification thru BOMI preferred. (Boilers, Heating Systems and applied mathematics, Refrigeration Systems and Accessories Air Handling Water Treatment Plumbing system, Electrical systems and illumination, Energy management & Controls)
  • 10 Hrs. of OSHA Training
  • CFC 608 Universal Certification
  • High School Diploma or G.E.D.
  • Minimum 8-10 years of experience with comparable equipment and operations.
  • Intermediate Word, Excel, Outlook, and IMPAK proficiencies preferred.
  • Exemplary oral, written communication and customer service skills
  • Pass pre-employment background check
  • May be required to work extended periods of time without relief when responding to priority/emergency situations (including overtime type assignments)
  • Requires on call duties

Essential Physical Ability Requirements:

  • Meet or exceed attendance levels and punctuality requirements as outlined by policy and the assigned property
  • Available to work during business hours (7:00am to 4:00pm); willing to work overtime as needed.
  • Climb up and down stairs and ladders
  • Access remote work areas and confined spaces (i.e., crawl spaces, roof)
  • Activities: sitting 20% Walking/standing 80%

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SVN | J. Beard Real Estate – Greater Houston is an Equal Opportunity Employer always looks for qualified individuals to join our team. Please fill out the form below and attach your resume and cover letter.

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