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Job Title: Building Engineer
Category:  Construction Management (1080)
Building Engineer - Houston, TX
  • Maintain relationships with the Property Management staff to update work orders 
  • Maintain heaters, chillers, pumps, fan coil units, etc.
  • Administer inventory control programs and systems 
  • Assist Property and Engineering Management in the day-to-day financial transactions, selection, administration, and evaluation of suppliers and contractors.
  • Assure all equipment is operated and maintained within the manufacturer’s specifications and the operating guidelines of the property.
  • Understand preventive maintenance and overhaul schedules for all equipment and mechanical systems within the project.
  • Understand OSHA guidelines and how to ensure that all equipment is maintained to guidelines/standards.
  • Execute routine preventative maintenance programs in the face of interruptions.
  • Respond appropriately to and assist emergency response personnel, at any time when on duty or on call.
  • Test, maintain, and restore to working order any component of the main engineering systems used within a property.
  • Ensure compliance with the emergency procedures for each property in conjunction with local jurisdiction and property management guidelines.
  • Build and maintain effective communications and relationships with the Property Management Staff, tenants, vendors and peers.
  • Overall communication style must be proactive and persuasive, as well as responsive and service oriented.
  • 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.
  • Perform preventive maintenance duties, including changing filters, oiling motors, replacing light fixtures, inspecting/adjusting belts, replacing bearings, aligning shafts and annual inspections as directed by manufacturers.
  • Must be able to handle multiple projects, changing priorities and a continually heavy workload.
  • Document and report activities.
  • Respond immediately to emergency situations and customer concerns.

  • 5 years of experience with comparable equipment and operations.

  • CFC Universal Certified, AED/CPR Certified, and OSHA 10 hour Certified.

  • Intermediate Word and Excel proficiencies preferred

  • Microsoft Outlook knowledge preferred

  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills

  • Strong customer service orientation

  • May be required to work extended periods of time without relief when responding to priority/emergency situations 

  • May require shift work and/or on call duties

  • Must have a thorough understanding of HVAC, electrical and building automation systems

  • Ability to interpret mechanical and electrical blueprints and schematics

  • Physical requirements to include stooping, standing, climbing and frequent lifting of a minimum of 50 lbs. of equipment (pump, tools, ladders) and ability to safely install rigging/lifting device

Location  Houston , TX
Minimum Experience (yrs):  5
Required Education:  Not Specified

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