Maintain and operate all building equipment (HVAC, MEP, etc.), perform miscellaneous maintenance throughout the building and supervise all outside vendors working in and around the buildings. Provide professional and courteous response to management, team members and tenant requests in a timely manner.
This is a full time hourly non-exempt position that generally works forty hours per week. The team member is on-call for snow removal and emergencies and may be required to come in early, stay late, and work the weekend. Regular work hours vary with a one-hour meal break.
- Respond to multiple requests from multiple sources (supervisor, tenant, security, etc.) and prioritize accordingly to alleviate immediate problems. Report changing priorities back to Supervisors.
- Assist to ensure compliance with all City, State and Federal safety and environmental laws, codes, standards and regulations.
- Order, maintain stock and inventory parts and supplies as directed by the Field Services Manager or Director of Field Services
- Start and stop equipment as directed by the Supervisor.
- Assist in the training and development of all fellow Engineers, Technicians, and Apprentices
- Assume additional duties as delegated by Field Services Manager or Director of Field Services.
- When requested, will be required to work evenings, holidays and weekends to ensure proper work coverage.
- Includes job responsibilities of technician and apprentice
- Work in the field utilizing company vehicles and equipment.
- Work with building engineers on projects in and around their buildings
- Lead large projects and follow through until completion
- Drive truck and trailers for deliveries and moving heavy equipment
- Work indoors and outdoors at all times of the year on various projects
- Vacant building checks and repairs
- Interior and exterior lighting checks and repairs and keep timers set to company standards
- Assist with building emergencies on an as needed basis.
- Assist when needed with large events, charity work and sponsored projects.
- Be responsible for assigned tools, vehicles, and tool box.
- Be part of a team in a fast paced enviroment
Operate (under supervision as appropriate), maintain, and repair (except when specific maintenance and repairs are performed by contractors) all electrical, mechanical, HVAC and MEP equipment as outlined by Field Services Manager or Director of Field Services including, but not limited to:
- Perform preventative maintenance and repairs on HVAC mechanical equipment as outlined by the Supervisors
- Perform preventative maintenance and repairs on electrical equipment and perform installations as outlined by the Supervisors
- Maintain and repair plumbing systems as outlined by the Supervisors
- Maintain and repair architectural systems and finishes as outlined by the Supervisors
- Make adjustments and changes on HVAC and related equipment to maintain established comfort zones as outlined by the Supervisors
- Properly record and maintain:
- Meter readings
- Service request forms
- Payroll time card
- Parts and material forms
- Mechanical room and equipment inspection logs
- Preventive maintenance forms
- Maintain, without flaw or exception, plant logs and files, where appropriate
- Maintain superior appearance and working condition of all the MEP systems assigned to the Engineering Department
- Ability to climb up and down stairs and ladders.
- Ability to lift 50 lbs. or more.
- Ability to work standing all day.
- Ability to access remote work areas, i.e., crawl spaces, roofs.
- Ability to use of olfactory, auditory and visual senses.
- Ability to utilize full manual dexterity (i.e. sitting, squatting, bending, crawling, kneeling, lifting, walking, manipulating tools with limbs extended).
- Ability to meet highest attendance requirements.
- Ability to accommodate varying work schedules.
- Intermediate working knowledge of electrical, electronic, pneumatic, and mechanical control devices.
- Knowledge of basic hand tools, i.e., socket sets, wrenches, pliers, screwdrivers, saws and hammers, etc.
- Knowledge of power tools (pneumatic, electric, or engine drive) drill motors, saws, grinder, impact wrenches, and drain cleaner, etc.
- Ability to read and use shop manuals and drawings.
- Ability to read steam, gas, water, and electric utility meters.
- Ability to use basic measuring and recording equipment such as temperature indicators, pressure gauges, and voltage testers.
- Ability to use deductive logic for troubleshooting equipment.
- Intermediate computer keyboard interface skills.
- Good verbal and written communication skills.
- Experience in working with plumbing, electrical, and carpentry repairs.
- Experience repairing and maintaining commercial HVAC units preferred.
- Effective communication skills.
- Ability to work under minimal supervision.
- Ability to prioritize emergency calls.
- Strong problem solving and organizational skills to gather information from multiple sources for the purpose of developing alternative solutions to repair and maintenance issues.
- Must have and maintain a valid Michigan Driver’s License and an acceptable driving record.
- Must have high school diploma or the equivalency of the same.
- Minimum 5 years’ experience in commercial building maintenance.
- This position works inside and outside. The inside is heated in the winter and air-conditioned in the summer. The employee may be exposed to outside elements present at the time work is being performed including, but not limited to, exposure to heat, extreme cold, rain, snowfall, wind and humidity.
- The worker is subject to inside environmental conditions: Protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature changes.
- The worker is subject to outside environmental conditions: No effective protection from weather.
- The worker is subject to noise: There is sufficient noise to cause the worker to shout in order to be heard above the ambient noise level
- The worker is subject to hazards: Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals.
- The worker is subject to atmospheric conditions: One or more of the following conditions that affect the respiratory system of the skin: Fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases or poor ventilation.
- The worker frequently is in close quarters, crawl spaces, shafts, man holes, small enclosed rooms, small sewage and water line pipes, and other areas which could cause claustrophobia.
- The worker is required to function in narrow aisles or passageways.
- The employee is exposed to various chemicals including paint, turpentine and cleaning chemicals.
- The employee is required to operate power equipment including snow blower, power landscaping equipment, and various tools.
Education & Experience
- High School Diploma or equivalent.
- Any license required by local, state or national municipalities, for example:
- Current City of Detroit 3rd Class Refrigeration Operators license for all halogenated refrigerants
- EPA Refrigerant Recovery Universal Certification
- Minimum of 3 years of experience in commercial HVAC