When you join Hines, you will work alongside innovative leaders who set the standards responsible for our reputation as an industry leader today, and you'll be a part of shaping our future in the years to come.
As a Building Engineer - Non-Union with Hines, you will maintain basic operation and maintenance of all building equipment and systems by routinely reviewing operating conditions and established programs with Supervisor to understand and resolve any abnormal operating issues. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Perform preventive maintenance and repairs on all mechanical, electrical, plumbing and HVAC systems including, but not limited to pumps, chillers, boilers, air compressors and air handling units.
Make adjustments and changes to HVAC and related equipment in order to maintain established operating criteria within the guidelines set forth by the Supervisor.
Perform general repairs, maintenance, and replacement of building components including, but not limited to: building fixtures and appliances, plumbing, and electrical.
Participate in the water treatment chemical programs established in the property.
Maintain operation logs and files, where appropriate, to include, but not limited to: central plant operations, chemical consumption logs, and other equipment or operation inspection logs specific to the property.
Apply working knowledge and skills in HVAC distribution and controls in order to make adjustments and/or corrective actions to resolve work orders.
Provide prompt and courteous response to tenant requests within the guidelines set forth by Hines.
Maintain ethical, professional, and courteous relations with contractors and tenants.
Establish and maintain a cooperative working relationship with the entire operation staff and perform as a team member.
Demonstrate full competency in all current Hines and property emergency procedures including, but not limited to:
Assist with directing building occupants with evacuations
Assist with bomb searches
Assist with life safety system alarms
Assist emergency authorities and response teams
Utilize fire alarm and life safety systems at assigned property and make adjustments as needed.
Adhere to all Hines and property policies and procedures and perform all duties in a safe manner and help ensure compliance with city, state and federal safety and environmental laws, codes, standards, and regulations.
Actively participate in required training activities and seminars.
Minimum Requirements include:
High school diploma or equivalent from an accredited institution.
Two or more years of commercial HVAC, Pluming and Electrical experience.
Successful completion of the Hines “Introduction to Engineering” training program.
Functional knowledge of the Engineering Assessment Guidelines and can demonstrate proficiency in the assigned area(s) of the Guidelines.
Read and use all types of testing equipment, analog digital multi-meters, pressure, and temperature indicating and recording devices, air flow measuring devices, and leak detection devices.
Knowledge and proper use of basic hand tools (i.e., socket sets, wrenches, pliers, screwdrivers, saws, and hammers, etc.).
Read and understand a variety of instructions, including equipment instruction manuals, furnished in written, oral, or schedule form.
Understand correct usage of power tools (pneumatic, electric or engine drive), drill motors, saws, grinder, and impact wrenches, etc.
Compute basic mathematical equations for equipment performance testing and building operations.
Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Possess sufficient computer skills to effectively administer required engineering programs.
Interact with employees, visitors and contractors with poise and diplomacy.
Maintain calm demeanor in emergency situations.
Understand and apply correct usage of all personal safety equipment.
When applicable, obtain required city and/or government licenses or permits (i.e., Boiler Operating Permit, State Maintenance Electrician's License, EPA CFC Universal Certification Technician certificate, etc.).
Hines is a privately owned global real estate investment firm founded in 1957 with a presence in 240 cities in 27 countries. Hines oversees a portfolio of assets under management valued at approximately $160.9 billion¹, including $81.7 billion in assets under management for which Hines serves as investment manager, and $79.2 billion representing more than 172.9 million square feet of assets for which Hines provides third-party property level services. Historically, Hines has developed, redeveloped or acquired approximately 1,450 properties, totaling over 485 million square feet. The firm has more than 180 developments currently underway around the world. With extensive experience in investments across the risk spectrum and all property types, and a pioneering commitment to ESG, Hines is one of the largest and most-respected real estate organizations in the world. Visit www.hines.com for more information. ¹Includes both the global Hines organization as well as RIA AUM as of December 31, 2020.
We are an equal opportunity employer and support workforce diversity.
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