Job Description

Position Title: Chief Building Engineer
Industry: Commercial Property Management
Location: Hyattsville, Maryland
Report to: Property Manager
Status: Full time

Position Summary:

  • Oversee daily operations of the office building and grounds
  • Monitor building systems and processes
  • Ensure that the design and maintenance of building systems meets health and safety requirements
  • Oversee and supervise the installation of building systems
  • Make decisions about expired systems equipment and the appropriate location of new equipment
  • Check malfunctioning equipment and ascertain corrective action required to restore to satisfactory operating condition and help facilitate root cause analysis
  • Supervise and direct maintenance staff and monitor performance of their assigned responsibilities
  • Perform and/or direct maintenance department service requests ensuring that the work performed is accomplished efficiently with a minimum amount of disruption, inconvenience and with adequate clean up
  • Assist with addressing tenant issues as necessary

Qualifications Summary:

  • Maryland, DC or Virginia Stationary Operating Engineer License (Grades 1, 2, 3, 4 , 5 OR 6 required)
  • Minimum five years hands on building engineer experience for a commercial property
  • Supervisory experience
  • Experience with low pressure boilers and hot water systems
  • Experience troubleshooting and recording boiler / chiller readings (Siemens, York, Carrier, etc.)
  • Hands-on experience with plumbing, carpentry, electrical wiring, and tenant build-outs
  • Strong HVAC experience
  • Ability to generate weekly reports and assist with budgeting
  • Proficiency in MS Word; Excel preferred
  • Flexibility to work on-call as needed
  • Strong customer / tenant relations skills

Salary is commensurate with years of experience and training. Free parking, excellent benefits and 401K offered.