Lead Building Engineer/ Facilities manager-Warren MI.

Lead Building Engineer/ Facilities manager-Warren MI.
Randy George

Position Summary:

Under indirect supervision of the reginal Operations manager, the Lead Building Engineer will oversee and coordinate the safe and efficient operation and maintenance of all building systems, specifically technical and facility operations. This position is responsible for operating and maintaining all HVAC and MEP equipment, as well as serve as a Facility manager by performing and supervising maintenance work at all the company’s facilities.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Operate and maintain all HVAC and MEP equipment under the direction of the Operations Manager to assure proper building functions.
  • Maintains superior appearance and working condition of all the MEP systems assigned and is responsible for recommending cost effective and efficient improvements for this maintenance.
  • Respond to, prioritize and complete assigned work orders via the CMMS work order tracking system.
  • Assists in complying with all City, State and Federal safety and environmental laws, codes, standards and regulations.
  • Responsible for maintaining an accurate and up to date equipment database and all associated PM schedules and procedures for the preventive maintenance program in the CMMS.
  • Order, stock, and maintain an inventory of parts and supplies needed for the continuous operation of the site.
  • Induce water treatment chemicals in the heating and cooling systems at the proper amounts and times and perform chemical analysis.
  • Perform and recommend preventative maintenance and repairs on all mechanical equipment as outlined by the Operations Manager to include, but not limited to; pumps, chillers, cooling towers, boilers, air compressors, etc.
  • Repair/maintenance of other building equipment including but not limited to; doors, walls, ceilings, light fixtures, plumbing fixtures, roofs, locks and keys.
  • Coordination and communications with Day Porter/Janitorial Staff as necessary.
  • Compose written, factual reports of occurrences and incidents on property.
  • Supervise and coordinate contractor activities as directed by the Operations Manager.

Qualifications & Required Experience:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ related experience and/or training as a Lead Building Engineer, Facilities Manager or equivalent.
  • Advanced working knowledge of electrical, electronic, pneumatic, and mechanical control devices and BAS systems.
  • Possess competent knowledge on the methods, tools, and equipment used in the maintenance, repair, and troubleshooting of HVAC, plumbing, and electrical equipment and systems.
  • Ability to read blueprints, schematics, shop manuals, and drawings to aid in troubleshooting analysis.
  • Ability to read and use all types of test equipment, analog digital multi-meters, pressure and temperature indicating and recording devices, air flow measuring devices, and leak detection devices.
  • Must be proficient in the use of a personal computer, handheld communication device and knowledge of CMMS software.

Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge of local and State of Michigan building and occupancy codes
  • Working knowledge of construction methods and codes
  • Strong electrical and mechanical knowledge preferred
  • The successful candidate must have knowledge of HVAC and Electrical systems operation, BAS operation, maintenance, repair, codes and installation and be able to troubleshoot and repair such systems.

Additional Requirements

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a State of Michigan MED badge as a condition of employment
  • Have a clean driving record to operate company vehicles.
  • Pass a criminal background check
  • Ability to interact with co-workers, tenants, contractors, and the general public in a positive and professional manner.