Operating Engineer

Jones Lange Lasalle Inc. Lancaster , PA 17622

Posted 1 week ago

The Operating Engineer has a strong focus on operating, maintaining, troubleshooting, and repairing facility equipment on all systems. In order to successfully complete daily/weekly work assignments, the Operating Engineer is expected to demonstrate technical expertise in one craft area (e.g., Electrical, HVAC, Piping/Plumbing, and Central Utility Plant Operations) and be multi-skilled in others.


  • Safely operate the facility in accordance with all applicable government and regulatory requirements.

  • Demonstrate and enforce safety rules and behaviors.

  • Identify, enforce, and assess safety hazards and risks.

  • Participate in incident investigations.

  • Perform maintenance and monitoring repairs to the mechanical, plumbing, structural, furniture, control, and fire, life and safety systems to keep building systems up to applicable standards.

  • Maintain HVAC systems and equipment at optimum levels (e.g., cleaning, inspecting, and changing parts).

  • Where necessary, record readings and make adjustments to ensure proper operation of equipment.

  • Comply with departmental policies for the safe storage, usage, and disposal of hazardous materials.

  • Maintain a clean and safe workplace.

  • Monitor pricing and work quality of outside contractors.

  • Review monthly Client Service Request summaries to pinpoint and correct recurrent operational problems.

  • Respond to customer inquiries in a timely and professional manner.

  • Assist site Facility Management team with emergency situations (e.g., fire alarms, chemical spills, and hazardous conditions) and take appropriate actions.


  • High school diploma or state equivalent

  • Minimum of two years of college or related trade schooling

  • Minimum of four years' experience in electrician trade or related field or, minimum of four years' experience in HVAC/refrigeration trade or related field


  • Valid U.S. driver's license with a clean driving record.


  • Ability to perform all work using the proper personnel protective equipment (PPE).

  • In strict accordance, ability to perform all applicable safety policies, procedures, and practices.

  • Have thorough knowledge of building systems to achieve operating costs especially energy! and satisfy customer requirements.

  • Demonstrate aptitude for and/or have practical experience with thermodynamic, electrical, and/or mechanical systems, as well as computer controlled equipment.

  • Working knowledge of computer applications, including Word and Excel


This position requires frequent walking, climbing, bending, kneeling, lifting, stooping, and working/extending overhead, including:

  • Walking large, campus-like settings.

  • Lifting a minimum of 80 lbs.

  • Climbing stairs and navigating rooftops to access equipment.

  • Using ladders up to 30ft and working from heights.

  • Climbing a ladder with a 300-lb weight limit while carrying a tool bag weighing approximately 20 lbs.

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