Equity Office is an owner and operator of primarily Class A office buildings in multiple markets across the country. The company is an affiliate of the Blackstone Group, a premier global private equity firm. Equity Office is headquartered in Chicago, IL, and has approximately 800 employees nationwide.
Responsible for maintenance of all building equipment and systems and performance of preventative and unscheduled maintenance, as directed. Responsible for inspection and troubleshooting of mechanical problems and building equipment.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Operate building equipment and systems as directed by Chief Engineer and/or Senior Engineer.
Make necessary repairs and adjustments to improve the operations of the HVAC, electrical and plumbing equipment and systems.
Use best practices to troubleshoot and repair equipment and system issues in a cost effective manner. Ensure issues are resolved in a timely fashion with minimal impact to the property or customers.
Acknowledge and respond to all service requests timely. Requests include but not limited to the following:
Plumbing – faucet and toilet repairs
Electrical – lighting, switches and receptacles repairs and motor replacements
HVAC – respond to and troubleshoot hot and cold calls and calibrate thermostats
Door Hardware and Locks – adjust door closure, tighten hinges and install hardware
Fire Life Safety Alarm System – system maintenance and repairs
Conduct building rounds and readings
Follow up with customers to ensure all service requests are completed to their satisfaction. Escalate any issues to Chief Engineer or Property Management.
Foster a work environment that promotes energy conservation and continuous improvement of engineering functions.
Provide hands on direction and training for other engineers and maintenance technicians.
Utilize Angus to complete all preventative maintenance assignments and unscheduled tasks on time.
Participate in Equity Office engineering training programs and initiatives, such as OSHA compliance training, Emergency Response and tailgate safety meetings as required, or as suggested by Chief Engineer or General Manager.
Comply with safety and environmental procedures and programs, specifically hazardous communication, lockout – tag out, asbestos O M, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and water intrusion awareness.
Employees will embrace, engage and enforce all regulatory and company environmental, health and safety programs.
Miscellaneous duties as assigned.
SKILLS, EDUCATION EXPERIENCE:
Approximately 3-4 years’ experience in property maintenance and mechanical repair in office buildings. Two year trade school certificate emphasizing HVAC, electrical, plumbing, life safety and building control systems. Relevant state/local license for stationary engineer and/or HVAC, plus universal level refrigerant recovery license. Strong “hands on” troubleshooting skills in HVAC, electrical and plumbing. Strong customer service skills.
Equity Office offers competitive salaries and a robust benefits program which includes 401(k), comprehensive medical, dental and vision insurance plans, educational assistance, flexible work arrangements and more!
For immediate consideration, please apply online at www.equityoffice.com .
Equity Office is committed to a diverse workforce. EOE M/F D/V
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