Building Engineer - Military veterans preferred

Cushman & Wakefield (


  full-time   employee

United States

Job Title
Building Engineer
Job Description Summary
Responsible to ensure the efficient operation and maintenance of mechanical, electrical and plumbing
equipment and systems for the assigned property(s). Responsibilities include (but are not limited to)
maintaining a clean and safe working environment, performing rounds, conducting routine assessments,
performance of day-to-day preventive and corrective maintenance, painting, and housekeeping for assigned properties
Job Description
Perform all plumbing, electrical, or HVAC requirements of the building(s)
? Maintain heating equipment, chillers (air and/ or water cooled), DX units, pumps, cooling towers, fan coil
units, VAV, and air distribution systems, etc.
? Monitor and adjust all mechanical/pneumatic equipment, steam stations, control gauges, distributor
panels, valves, thermostats, diffusers, and other equipment necessary to provide a comfortable
environment for the buildings
? Verify field conditions and perform any necessary repairs or adjustments
? Monitor Energy Management
? Repair doors, ceilings, hand railings, and floors and other general repairs, adjustments and installations
about the property
? Perform repairs to plumbing fixtures (water closets, urinals, flush valve assemblies, lavatories, etc.)
? Perform preventive maintenance duties in accordance with C&W standards, building protocol,
manufacturer recommendations and industry best practices. including changing filters, cleaning coils,
flushing condensers, punching tubes, greasing fan, pump and motor bearings as required, inspecting
and adjusting belts, replacing motor bearings, aligning pulleys and shafts, monitor condenser, chilled,
heating and secondary water chemical treatment and its associated feed equipment, clean and
maintain cooling towers, and perform annual inspections and other scheduled routines as directed.
? Inspect engine room equipment, fan room equipment, cooling tower, all motors, house pumps,
electric rooms, back-up generator, fire pump(s), sump pump(s), and ejector pumps. Replace
lamps, light fixtures, reinstall or replace signage, verify rooms are clean and clear of obstructions
and debris
? Check for properly operating emergency exit signs and lights and ensure free and clear access to
emergency stairs and exits. Perform additional fire and life safety inspections as per NFPA and
local jurisdiction, C&W standards, building protocol and as directed by superiors and property
? Document and report activities to supervisor
? Respond immediately to emergency situations (fire, evacuation, equipment failure, etc.) and
customer concerns
? Comply with all applicable codes, regulations, governmental agency, and company directives as
relates to building operations and practice safe work habits
? Complete all required C&W Safety Training as scheduled annually
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? Comply with C&W Uniform Dress Code while working and maintain a neat and clean appearance
while on the property at times other than working hours
? Technical Proficiency
? Initiative
? Flexibility
? Multi-Tasking
? Sense of Urgency
? High School Diploma or GED Equivalent
? Graduate of apprentice program or trade school preferred
? 5+ years of related work experience in operating mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems in a
commercial property setting
? Appropriate license/permit for trade as may be required, i.e. Journeyman or Master Electrician License or
City Licenses, such as Refrigeration Certificate of Fitness, High Pressure Boiler License, High Pressure
Steam Operator, etc.)
? May be required to have certification as a Universal Technician for CFC’s depending on market licensure
? Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and good driving record with periodic checks (where
? Basic Computing Skills in Outlook, Excel & Word
May be only maintenance staff member on duty during certain shifts; may be required to work extended periods
of time without relief when responding to priority/emergency situations (including overtime type assignments ) will be required for on call duties
Cushman & Wakefield provides equal employment opportunity. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated. Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.