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    Building Engineer

    Posted January 10, 2018

    Company: Foulger - Pratt
    Department: FP Management
    Reports to: Property Manager/Lead Engineer
    FLSA Status: Hourly; Non-Exempt

    The Building Engineer is responsible for assisting the Property Manager in the full operation, maintenance, and cleaning of the property. The Building Engineer must be familiar with all building systems and equipment in the area of responsibility.

    Duties and Responsibilities
    • Embrace and reinforce Company core values and behaviors.
    • Apply knowledge and skills to produce quality work in a timely and accurate manner.
    • Ability to make sound decisions and problem solve timely and effectively.
    • Maintain courtesy, diplomacy, and a service-oriented mindset with internal/external customers and colleagues.
    • Foster and encourage team to follow policies and procedures.
    • Train, coach, and develop employees.
    • Control operating costs by effectively utilizing employees and equipment.
    • Have the building(s) open and operational every day as scheduled by the Property Manager.
    • Perform preventive maintenance on all equipment.
    • Maintain a daily, weekly, and monthly equipment log for preventive maintenance and an accurate daily log.
    • Assist Property Manager with budgets as assigned.
    • Maintain Purchase Orders, ICA's and logs.
    • Prepare a monthly report for the Property Manager.
    • Order parts and supplies as needed. Keep an accurate inventory log on the use of all parts, supplies and tools. Assume responsibility for all building owned tools and equipment.
    • Perform duties as required to correct any emergency/non-emergency situations such as sewer back-ups, water flooding, frozen pipes, elevator entrapments, fire alarms, power failures and HVAC failures.
    • Maintain a safe and clean environment at all times.
    • Evaluate contractors and provide reports as required.
    • Answer tenant questions, concerns and service calls.
    • Get competitive pricing and supervise all work performed by contractors.
    • Be available for snow and ice removal at any time.
    • Be available for 24-hour emergency calls.
    • Additional duties to be assigned as needed.

    The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment of the position.

    Education, Training and/or Experience:

    • High School graduate; 5 years’ experience within the Commercial Office Building Maintenance/Engineering field;
    • Continue education in Maintenance/Engineering through training programs approved by the Senior Property Manager;
    • Maintain Maryland 1st Class Steam Engineering License, DC 3rd Class Steam Engineering License, N.I.U.L.P.E 4th Class Steam Engineering License or be actively enrolled in an approved licensing program;
    • Be CFC Universally Certified;
    • Certificates of Training and Completion required: Air Conditioning, Electrical, Basic Controls, Water Treatment, Steam, Engineering;
    • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general mechanical data, including schematic drawings and technical manuals and to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
    • Ability to read, write and communicate English effectively.
    • Ability to communicate and interact with all levels of staff and vendors

    Working Conditions:

    While performing the duties of this job the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, high, precarious places and outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme cold, extreme heat and risk of electrical shock.

    Physical Requirements:

    While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to talk or hear and taste or smell.

    The employee is frequently required to lift up to 10 pounds. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 25 pounds, up to 50 pounds. The vision requirements include: close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.

    Specific Requirements:

    Ability to make sound decisions and problem solve timely and effectively.

    To perform this job successfully, individuals must be able to perform the duties as described. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities. This document may be amended at any time and in no way states or implies that the duties herein are all inclusive. I have read, understand and accept the duties, responsibilities and requirements as stated above.

    Please send resume to both William Eckenrode at and Jim Crawford at

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