Facilities Maintenance Engineer

Thisway Philadelphia , PA

Posted 1 week ago

We are excited to launch this opportunity to diverse men and women experienced in facilities maintenance with a large commercial real estates services firm.

The incumbent will be responsible for the efficient operation and maintenance of mechanical, electrical and plumbing equipment and systems for the assigned property(s) by
  • Maintaining a clean and safe working environment
  • Maintaining heating equipment, chillers (air and/ or water cooled), DX units, pumps, cooling towers, fan coil units, VAV, and air distribution systems, etc.
  • Monitoring 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
  • Verifying field conditions and perform any necessary repairs or adjustments
  • Monitoring energy management
  • Repairing doors, ceilings, hand railings, and floors and other general repairs, adjustments and installations about the property
  • Performing repairs to plumbing fixtures (water closets, urinals, flush valve assemblies, lavatories, etc.
  • Performing preventive maintenance duties in accordance with company standards, building protocol, manufacturer recommendations, and industry best practices (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.)
  • Inspecting 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
  • Checking 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, company standards, building protocol and as directed by superiors and property management
  • Documenting and report activities to supervisor
  • Responding immediately to emergency situations (fire, evacuation, equipment failure, etc.) and customer concerns
  • Complying with all applicable codes, regulations, governmental agency, and company directives as relates to building operations and practice safe work habits
  • Completing all required safety training as scheduled annually
  • Complying with our uniform dress code while working and maintain a neat and clean appearance while on the property at times other than working hours

Requirements

• KEY COMPETENCIES
• Technical Proficiency
• Initiative
• Flexibility
• Multi-Tasking
• Sense of Urgency


EDUCATIONHigh School Diploma of GED EquivalentGraduate of apprentice program or trade school preferredEXPERIENCE5+ years of related work experience in operating mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems in a commercial property settingADDITIONAL ELIGIBILITY QUALIFICATIONSAppropriate 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 CFCs depending on market licensure requirementsPossess and maintain a valid drivers license and good driving record with periodic checks (where applicable)Basic Computing Skills in Outlook, Excel & WordExperience in operation, maintenance and basic repair of HVAC, boilers, heaters, pumps, refrigerant systems, compressors, water systems, etc.Knowledgeable in energy management systems, techniques and operations.Thorough knowledge in all building systems operations, maintenance and repair.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); may require shift work and/or on call duties
The incumbent will be regularly required to travel outside between properties in varying weather conditions.PHYSICAL DEMANDSMust have ability to stoop, stand, climb, frequently lift a minimum of 50 lbs. of equipment (pumps, tools, ladders) and safely install rigging/lifting devicesRegularly required to crouch and reach to install/move equipment by bending forward at the waist or by bending legs and spineInvolves movement between departments, floors, and properties to facilitate workAbility to speak clearly so others can understand youAbility to read and understand information presented orally and in writingRegularly required to utilize vision abilities, allowing reading of printed material, drawings, and schematics

Benefits

Our benefits include, but are not limited to weekly pay, comprehensive benefits that start on your first day, advancement opportunities, and training.

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