The Building Engineer II is responsible for performing building maintenance and operational services, while providing the highest quality service for satisfactory and timely resolutions for all tenants and property management issues. This position reports to the Building Lead Engineer or Assistant Chief Engineer and maintains relationships with other property team members, suppliers, vendors, and other professional servicing companies.
Participate in assigned rotating schedule of the on-call property engineer for responding to emergencies that may occur during evenings, weekends and on Holidays
Have knowledge of shutoff valve locations for domestic water, condenser water, chilled water, sprinkler water, electrical and gas isolation
Accountable for prioritizing daily assignments and service requests
Required to know the theory of electrical systems, and electrical safety guidelines. Must understand the different characteristic between AC and DC power, and trouble shoot single phase and three phase circuits
Require a thorough understanding of HVAC systems and design, the dynamics of these systems as a whole and to utilize his experience for improvements and to acknowledge inefficiencies
Proficient in reading mechanical, electrical, plumbing, structural, and architectural drawings
Thorough knowledge of the maintenance and operation of building mechanical equipment to ensure that the equipment is properly maintained and operates within designed specifications and controlling to proper environmental standards
Working knowledge of indoor air quality guide lines set forth by EPA and will communicate inefficiencies to chief engineer
Respond to tenant requests in a timely manner and resolve building related issues with minimal disruptions
A through understanding on the operations of the buildings fire alarm life safety and fire suppression systems, and has the ability to provide training to lower level engineers and new staff members Ensures optimal performance of the fire alarm system. Has knowledge of local codes and NFPA standards and is capable of providing an effective program to meet the required standards
Proficient in understanding the operation of the buildings automation system (BAS) to ensure energy management best practice are met and the HVAC systems are operating at in the most efficient manner Manage Locks and Key distribution, inventory and maintain accurate records for precise key control and ability to repair locks, doors, hinges and minor card access repairs
Assist in managing contractors when out sourcing services pertaining to major building systems (Chillers/SWUD, Generators, Lighting, Electrical switchgear, fire alarm and sprinkler system)
Respond to emergency situations concerning fire alarms, major leaks, power interruptions, elevator entrapments, medical emergencies and inclement weather related issues
Read and record tenant sub-meter usage and submit data to chief engineer
Know the various types and operation of industrial tools and test equipment
Know the theory and operation of heavy equipment such as chillers, boilers, generators, electrical switchgear, pumps, fans, and air handling equipment that is integral to office buildings Understand basic computer and smart phone operation and office software
Understand the operation of the building automation and life safety systems
Required to be service orientated
Have good mathematical skills, written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
Visual acuity is required for reading, inspection and analyzing data. The ability to distinguish colors is necessary for troubleshooting electrical and mechanically Must be able to access areas that will require climbing ladders, walking up and down stairs, stooping, kneeling, crawling, reaching, standing, pushing, pulling, grasping, and feeling
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
•Hearing/Speaking: Effective communication with tenants, visitors, contractors and co-workers •Standing: 70% of the workday •Sitting: 0% of the workday •Walking: 70% of the workday •Climbing: 15% of the workday •Pushing/Pulling: 30% -70% of the workday •Bending/Stooping: 30% - 70% of the workday •Lifting: 20% of the workday; up to 50 lbs. independently and up to 150 Lbs. with assistance
The work environment is subject to extreme internal and external temperatures for periods of time; subject to hazards being in the proximity of moving parts, electrical currents, moderate to loud noise levels, scaffolding, lifts, ladders and working under high pressures and temperatures, and exposed to chemicals.
Background check and drug testing required
About Seven Oaks Management, LLC
Seven Oaks Company, LLC is a private, entrepreneurial, commercial real estate firm specializing in acquisition, development and re-development of land and mixed-use office projects, asset management, and property management.