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Building Engineer

Company: Thalhimer
Location: Newport News
Posted on: September 18, 2022

Job Description:

Job detailsFull-timeFull Job DescriptionGENERAL POSITION SUMMARY:The Building Engineer position encompasses a wide range of duties for commercial property(s). The Associate is responsible for the care of assets managed by the firm. We expect maintaining the highest professional standards when you perform your assigned duties and responsibilities. Our success as a business entity is directly related to the quality of the services we provide. Your contact with tenants, prospective tenants, owners, and vendors is guided by these standards including positive, supportive, friendly behavior and service.ESSENTIAL POSITION FUNCTIONS/CORE TASKS:

  • Assists with preventative maintenance tasks and work order management for the assigned properties
    • Completes timely, accurate production of all required paperwork and reporting
      • Responds to tenant requests regarding lighting, plumbing and other building requests
        • Schedules and performs general building, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and HVAC maintenance, service, troubleshooting and repair
          • Works closely with contractors, vendors, and the Property Management teams
            • Assists with construction projects, as necessary
              • May perform other duties as assigned QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTSEDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
                • High school education or GED required
                • EPA Universal refrigerant certification is a plus or the ability to become certified
                • Valid driver's license
                • Meets company MV operator criteriaLENGTH/KIND OF EXPERIENCE:
                  • 3 years hands-on experience in the installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of building mechanical systems, including HVAC, plumbing, and electrical systems preferred.PERFORMANCE SKILLS:
                    • Ability and desire to learn
                    • Outstanding customer service skills
                    • Ability and willingness to work safely in all weather conditions and/or at all local market locations
                      • Ability to assist and train other associates as needed
                      • Ability to communicate and interact effectively
                      • Ability to display a professional image and attitude
                      • Ability to gain the respect of other maintenance associates
                      • Ability to interact, coordinate, and manage outside vendors and contractors
                      • Ability to perform and/or assist with special and capital projects
                      • Ability to perform general computer functions, including email
                      • Ability to perform on-call duties as required
                      • Ability to provide budget and scope input for capital and non-capital projects
                      • Ability to provide project oversight and inspections on construction and tenant improvement projects
                      • Ability to read, understand, and utilize wiring diagrams, schematics, drawings, and blueprints
                      • Ability to remain calm in an emergency situation
                      • Knowledge of Life Safety Systems and planning
                      • Ability to use good judgment and make sound decisions
                      • Ability to work with little or no supervision in a team environment
                      • Excellent interpersonal relationship skills
                      • Outstanding written/oral communication skillsTECHNICAL SKILLS:
                        • Good mechanical skills
                          • Perform minor HVAC, electrical, and plumbing repairs
                            • Ability to utilize Work Order and BAS/EMS systemsWORK Environment
                              • Travel Requirements related to essential functions (frequency, distance, purpose).
                                • Must be able to work on-call when needed. Must be able to drive to different site locations
                                  • Ability to safely use hand held power tools used in the repair and maintenance of building components and systems
                                    • Work inside and outside buildings and in various conditions
                                      • Physical effort required in performing daily duties, e.g. heavy lifting (up to 50lbs), bending, climbing, etc.
                                        • Ability and willingness to climb ladders and scaffolds

Keywords: Thalhimer, Newport News , Building Engineer, Engineering , Newport News, Virginia

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