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DATE ADDED: Fri 21/09/2018

Building Engineer

Dallas, USA
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COMPANY: HARWOOD INTERNATIONAL

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY

Performs complex preventive and corrective maintenance, repairs and installations of electrical, mechanical, plumbing and/or HVAC equipment, machinery and controls located in the interior and exterior of buildings. Working under general direction, monitors building system operations and performance. Has critical, specialized knowledge required at client site.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Complies with all applicable codes, regulations, governmental agency and Company directives related to building operations and work safety. Operates, maintains, monitors, and performs preventive, predictive, and corrective maintenance on building equipment, which may include: mechanical/HVAC/plumbing systems, electrical/cabling, fire detection and suppression, life safety, lighting, temperature control systems, building management systems, and digital systems. Maintains the professional appearances of the property, equipment, engineering spaces, and common areas. Maintains the building lighting system, including element and ballast repairs or replacements. Prepares estimates detailing the amount of time and materials needed for completing tasks. Maintains adequate supplies and tools and orders necessary materials to complete all tasks. Maintains an energy management program to ensure measures are taken to operate all systems in the most efficient manner to keep operating costs at a minimum. Oversees and inspects the work performed by outside contractors. Contracted work may include landscaping, snow removal, remodeling, HVAC, plumbing, and cleaning. Performs work in compliance with standard operating procedures and/or critical work packages, and maintenance work instructions. Performs specialized and complex tasks such as carpentry, electrical, painting, roofing, HVAC, welding, furniture assembly/relocation and locksmith tasks. Performs inspection of building systems including fire alarms, HVAC, plumbing and electrical. Uses pc and/or pda for work order system, email, ESS and training. Responds to emergency situations and customer concerns. Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and five or more years experience in electrical systems, refrigeration and/or HVAC. Or equivalent combination of education and experience.

CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES

Universal CFC certification required. Additional certification in one or more of the following: electrical, mechanical, HVAC and refrigeration systems, process controls, mechanical power transmissions, painting, plumbing, carpentry or engine repair. Certifications/licenses as may be required by local or state jurisdictions.
 

COMMUNICATION SKILLS

Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers. Ability to effectively present information.

OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES

Uses personal computer and / or PDA for work order system, email, ESS and training. Basic skills with Microsoft Office Outlook. Physical requirements include stooping, standing, walking, climbing stairs / ladders and ability to lift / carry heavy loads of 50 lbs. or more.

SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY

Decisions made with thorough knowledge of procedures and company policies to achieve set results and deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to co-workers and supervisor. Participates in the team On Call Program which includes night and weekends.

Company Description
Harwood International is a family owned business with nearly 500 associates. The 18 block Harwood District includes eight acres of gardens, more than 6,000 parking spaces, and six office buildings - with additional luxury office, residential and hospitality space currently under development.


Role: Building Engineer
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Location: Dallas,

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