Building Engineer

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Engineering



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At Colliers International, we help leaders succeed by helping them build amazing workplaces, businesses and communities around the world. We do this by thinking differently, sharing innovative ideas and offering a unique and collaborative workplace where you can succeed.

Who you are

As a Building Engineer in Arlington, VA - you are a technical and engineering expert, familiar with maintenance systems and equipment. You bring strong organizational skills, a customer-centric approach and a positive outlook to everything you do. You’ll be responsible for ensuring the maintenance systems are running efficiently to ensure the safety of our clients and their properties. You’ll respond to client requests, prioritize and assign work orders to be performed by Building Engineers, and follow up to ensure minimal downtime. You like to be proactive by conducting regular inspections, alarm testing, and implementing preventative maintenance programs.

You also know how to develop and maintain strong relationships with property managers, suppliers and department leaders. And with a keen eye for details, you’ll be able to successfully manage multiple priorities and reports, including inventory, records, and schedules.

What you bring:

  • Minimum 2-5 years related work experience in building/property management, preferably within commercial buildings
  • Solid working knowledge of HVAC systems/maintenance, electrical, plumbing, energy management systems and other building mechanical equipment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (MS Outlook, MS Word, MS Excel)
  • Flexibility to be on-call to respond to after-hours / weekend emergency requests.
  • Bonus skills and experience

  • A valid driver’s license.
  • Working knowledge of work order and preventative maintenance software systems.
  • Holding any necessary/required licenses based on building and jurisdictional requirements.
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Excellent communications skills
  • What success looks like:

  • You maintain and check daily operating logs for the following: air conditioning, fan units, graph charts, utility meters and general complaints.
  • You ensure that building systems and tenant service requests are handled efficiently at the most economical cost.
  • You assist in the development of the annual budget and RFP process for budgeted projects.
  • You demonstrate a clear understating of operating procedures and proper chemical treatment levels for cooling towers and boilers.
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    BE who you are and what you want to be with Colliers International. We’d love to meet you. Apply today to join our team.


    Colliers International provides equal employment opportunity to all persons. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against because of race, creed, origin, marital status, sexual orientation, age, otherwise qualified disabled or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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