Engineer One

  • Location
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Category
    Industrial & Manufacturing - Repair / Technician

Building Engineer $36-$37 an hour and extensive overtime available!!!
Downtown Washington, DC. (near the White House)

Class A Office building about to undergo $6M in renovationand capital improvement and would work in a team of three seasned Engineers at 1 Building 650,000 sq ft, near the White House in Washington NW is seeking a Building Engineer Level II in down town Washington DC
My client is a a self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust (REIT), and is one of the largest owners, managers and developers of Class A office properties in the United States, with a significant presence in five markets: Washington DC, Los Angeles, Boston, New York and San Francisco.

They are a fully integrated real estate investment trust that develops, redevelops, acquires, manages, operates and owns a diverse portfolio of primarily Class A office space totaling approximately 45 million square feet and consisting of over 160+ office properties (including six properties under construction/redevelopment), five retail properties

Immediate Opening for a Building Engineer with a 3rd Class Steam or DC 3rd or MD 2nd License or pending to obtain. Client WILL PAY for tuition to obtain licenses.

- 6.30am - 3pm Mon - Fri and
- 10.30a - 7pm. Monday to Friday
and every THIRD Saturday 630AM - 3.00PM. (O/T)

Perform and/or oversee the day-to-day efficient operation, maintenance and repair of all building and site systems for assigned properties. Building systems include but are not limited to HVAC, electrical, lighting, plumbing, energy management, water treatment, hardware, keying and fire protection.

• Perform and/or oversee the installation, fabrication, construction, troubleshooting and repair or maintenance of complex mechanical and electrical equipment independently.

• Receive work assignments, plan and/or generate work to be performed and obtain necessary tools, equipment and materials. Complete assignments and paperwork in a timely manner.

• Oversee and/or assist Building Engineers and Maintenance Technicians with troubleshooting of building systems as needed.

• Assist in the monitoring of contractors, inspecting work and generating deficiency lists.

Extensive and robust benefits, job security, 401K, PTO, Medical, Dental etc

High School diploma or equivalent educational certification preferred.
• A minimum of 4 to 6 years as a Maintenance Technician / Building Engineer or equivalent field experience required including working knowledge of commercial office building systems.
• Comprehensive training and certification in HVAC and other technologies relating to building engineering and/or equivalent job related training and experience.

Ability to work independently with limited supervision in a fast paced environment and deal effectively with multiple, simultaneous deadlines and projects. Ability to organize and coordinate work efficiently, set priorities and optimize the performance of others.
• Advanced knowledge of OSHA, NEC and NFC codes and regulations.
• Ability to participate in on-call schedule for after hour calls required. This may include working alternative schedules during on-call period (e.g. 7:00am – 3:30pm or 12:00pm – 8:30pm, etc.)
• Strong technical and problem solving abilities including those related to mechanical controls and Building Automation Systems.
• Intermediate skills necessary to operate computer for general day to day work and communications.
• Ability to effectively communicate in writing as needed.
• Strong working knowledge of web based work order systems, such as Angus, Enernoc, Energy Link or similar required.
• Demonstrate exemplary tenant relation skills. Project a positive appearance and attitude at all times.
• Flexibility to work at various properties that may be assigned from time to time.
• Possess knowledge of safe and efficient operation of all equipment, power and hand tools, including but not limited to, a snow blower.
• Valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record when required.
• Licenses(s) for applicable jurisdiction and equipment as required based on location:
o DC Properties – DC 3rd Class Steam Engineer’s License
o Maryland Properties – 1st Grade Stationary Engineer’s License

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