Lead Building-Facilities Engineer - Downtown Office Buildings
Austin, TX

About $53,000 - $71,000 a year

Weitzman is recruiting for an experienced Lead Building Engineer for office buildings in downtown Austin.

Supervise building maintenance staff
Perform daily inspections and preventative maintenance work on mechanical, electrical, HVAC, and plumbing systems, ensuring that building systems operate efficiently
Provide service and timely response to the needs of the tenants of the building and system or equipment failures
Ensure compliance with all local codes and regulations
Communicate with property manager on all information related to properties in a timely manner
Respond to work orders and tenant complaints, follow up on ongoing programs, and assist in day-to-day operations
Assist in the implementation and ongoing review of emergency procedures
Develop a complete personal knowledge of all building equipment in order to maximize the life span and to have contingency plans ready in the event of system or equipment failure
Coordinate service calls with contractors, vendors, and consultants to complete projects
Knowledge/understanding of building EMS (Energy Management System) and access control systems
Capable of directing upgrades to critical building systems related to HVAC, Plumbing, and Electrical

5+ years of experience in the maintenance and operation of commercial properties
Understanding of mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Superior customer service skills and professionalism under pressure
Demonstrated ability to prioritize, multi-task and see projects through to completion
Basic Microsoft Office skills
Technical school graduate (electrical or mechanical discipline) preferred
Weitzman is one of the largest retail-focused commercial real estate owners and third-party service providers in Texas. Weitzman offers a full range of services including general brokerage, property management, asset management and development services. We operate exclusively in Texas’ major markets: Dallas-Fort Worth, Austin, Houston and San Antonio. Visit our website at www.weitzmangroup.com or follow us on Twitter @WeitzmanGroupTX, Facebook and LinkedIn for other employment opportunities.

Weitzman offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.