The Engineer is responsible for the day to day operation and maintenance of all associated building equipment, including but not limited to boilers, chillers, energy management systems, fire life safety system, chemical treatment and power distribution systems. The Engineer is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of his/her assigned location, the upkeep and cleanliness of their mechanical areas, painting and labeling of equipment components, and the monitoring of construction and special projects. The engineer shall be capable of performing all work independently and with little to no supervision to include but not limited to the following. Such work shall be troubleshooting HVAC, plumbing and Electrical system outages and failures. Engineer must possess skills and knowledge to complete inspection, repairs, and testing on all systems, such as water treatment test and documentation, lighting fixture repairs, ballast replacement, transformer replacement, compressor removal and installation of new compressor, refrigeration components, bathroom faucet, toilets and urinal repairs.
- Comply with and enforce policies in Lerner Corporation’s Employee Manual and safety guidelines.
- Operate, maintain and perform daily visual safety inspections of building equipment including but not limited to boilers, pressure vessels, fire suppression equipment, fire life safety systems and emergency power equipment.
- Complete daily engineers log of all relevant equipment incidents and status changes.
- Make adjustments, as required, and perform preventive maintenance in accordance with prescribed schedules.
- Respond to service requests made by tenants in a timely manner, making repairs or adjustments as necessary ensuring lease obligated services and amenities are provided.
- Utilize the Building Engines online platform for responding to and tracking tenant service requests and equipment preventive maintenance tickets.
- Respond to alarms and assist Management personnel to resolve incidents.
- Place orders to support the operation of the plant and all mechanical and electrical systems.
- Operate building EMS systems. Be cognizant of alarms and respond efficiently and effectively to maintain a safe working environment.
- Ensure safe and efficient operation of equipment. Distinguish problems and anomalies from normal operating parameters, and record and report all faults, deficiencies, and other unusual occurrences to the Chief Engineer.
- Maintain records of fuel consumption, maintenance services, repairs, and supplies.
- Ability to make minor repairs of a mechanical nature.
- Participate in the after-hours rotating engineer on-call schedule.
- Position is categorized as ‘Essential Personnel,’ requiring site response to emergencies, floods, storms, power failures, snow removal, etc. as needed/directed.
- Special projects and tasks as assigned by supervisor(s).
A high school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) is desired.
A minimum of five years of building maintenance experience; two of which are in mechanical operations and the maintenance/operation of boilers and chillers (large commercial facility desired but not mandatory). Note: One year of experience can be substituted with one year of technical schooling if applicable.
Licenses and certifications:
CFC Certification required for working with refrigerants at his/her assigned location.
Possess a trades license if local jurisdiction requires one.
- Ability to write, comprehend, and execute written and oral instructions and perform basic arithmetic calculations.
- Possess adequate sight, hearing and speaking capabilities to maintain a safe working condition and be able to distinguish wire colors and component color codes.
- Should be self-motivated, demonstrate quick turnaround, follow through and follow up.
- Must be reliable, dependable with excellent attendance, flexible and versatile.
- Must possess positive interpersonal skills and be able to communicate well and in a positive manner to customers, employees, visitors, and vendors at all times.
- The ability to work well under pressure.
Physical Requirements: The following are minimum physical performance requirements.
- Must be capable of climbing ladders and working at heights.
- Must be capable of walking/remaining on feet 75% of scheduled 8 hour shift.
- Must be capable of lifting 25 pounds.
- Must be capable of responding to building emergencies 24/7.
Job Type: Full-time
- Dental insurance
- Health insurance
- High school or equivalent (Preferred)