Engineer III
Tishman Speyer - Washington, DC

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PURPOSE/SUMMARY

Maintain and consistently improve building operations to ensure that tenants enjoy the highest quality services in commercial real estate. Such operations include, but are not limited to: maintain and operate large and small scale HVAC systems, electrical systems, plumbing systems, boiler systems, control systems, and their support equipment; respond to tenant service requests; and diagnose and repair building mechanical and electrical systems.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Troubleshoot, repair and adjust building mechanical systems (electrical, plumbing, air conditioning).

Disassemble, clean, examine for wear or damages, replace parts, test and adjust mechanical equipment (pumps, fans, dehumidifiers, compressors, condensers, water coolers, cooling towers, etc).

Upgrade and recommend enhancements to HVAC systems, electrical systems, plumbing systems, boiler systems, control systems and their support equipment.

Inspect building and equipment on a periodic basis to determine necessary maintenance and repair work.

Operate and maintain water chillers, cooling towers, pumps, heat exchangers, air handling equipment, fans, automatic temperature controls, electrical switch gear, distribution switch boards and panels, sprinkler systems, fire alarm systems, valves, plumbing fixtures, and other mechanical and electrical equipment and systems in buildings.

Perform preventive maintenance on equipment such as filter changes, lubrication, inspection, and adjustment of belts and pulleys.

Clean boiler and condenser tubes.

Maintain cooling tower and replace ballast and bearings.

Check and record temperature, pressure, water flow, air flow, and chemical readings.

Respond to tenant service calls. Perform duties required to correct emergency situations such as sewer back-ups and water infiltration. If in need of assistance, contact Assistant Chief Engineer or Chief Engineer.

Assist in removing snow and ice from the outside of buildings (where applicable).

Perform locksmith duties, as required.

Work on special projects as directed.

May patrol assigned building.

May train less experienced engineers as directed.

QUALIFICATIONS:
High School diploma or general education degree (GED) or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills may be acquired; and

Five years of experience in a trade (plumbing, electrical, HVAC, refrigeration, VAV boxes, and water treatment systems, etc.); and

Experience reading and interpreting documents such as blueprints, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions; and

Experience with pneumatics, locksmithing, and balancing air and water; and

Experience using computers (EMS); and

Excellent communication skills; and

If required by building, Universal CFC Certification.

Universal CFC Certification; and

General Certificate of Engineering.

Required Skills

Required Experience

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