Property Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Houston

BG Talent/BGSF

The Property Engineers, role reports to the Lead/Chief Engineer and is responsible for assisting in the day-to-day operations and maintenance of all building systems and equipment with minimal supervisory assistance under the direction of the Lead/Chief Engineer.
Focus Areas of Responsibility
Operates and performs maintenance and repairs on all mechanical, electrical,
plumbing, and HVAC related equipment as outlined by the supervisor including,
but not limited to:
1. Pumps: including but not limited to alignments, annual inspections, and greasing
of bearings.
2. Chillers: including but not limited to annual inspections, tube cleanings, and
safety control checks.
3. **Boilers: including but not limited to annual inspections, fan bearings, lubrication,
and cleaning. As well as checking all safety controls.
4. Air compressors: including but not limited to filter cleaning, oil checks and
change, and inspection of control and safety operation.
5. Air Handling Units: including but not limited to replacing filters, cleaning coils, pans, interior and exterior surfaces, bearing lubrication, controls operations inspections, maintaining equipment room conditions, and aligning moving parts.
• Adjust changes to HVAC and related equipment to maintain the established
criteria within the guidelines set forth by the Lead/Chief Engineer including but not limited to:
1. Cooling and heating systems
2. Building environmental controls: thermostats, cold and hot deck temperature
regulators, fresh air and exhaust systems, duct dampers and splitters, damper
motors, belt and pulley adjustments and replacements, start and stop HVAC
machinery, and building automation control system(s).
• Perform repairs, maintenance, and replacement of building components including
but not limited to:
1. Building furnishings such as door handles, hinges, closers, curtain wall glass,
gaskets, ceiling tiles, cove base, mini-blinds, floor and wall coverings.
2. Plumbing with restroom fixtures and unstopping drains.
3. Electrical work on lights, lighting ballasts, wall receptacles, switches, circuit
breakers, mechanical parts such as fuses and starters, magnetic starters and
control components, emergency generator, and emergency power distribution.
4. A/C Controls like thermostats and cold deck controllers.
• Make adjustments and changes to fire alarm and life safety systems at each
assigned property including but not limited to:
1. Activating and deactivating zones
2. Trouble, alarm, and supervisory response
• Participate in the water treatment chemical programs as set forth by the
Lead/Chief Engineer:
1. Ensure biocides in the system are maintained at a proper level
2. Perform chemical analysis and make corrections for abnormalities or
substandard results
3. Participate in continuous inventory of chemicals
• Maintain operation logs and files when appropriate or required, to include, but not
limited to:
1. Rounds for required building(s)
2. Central Plant Operations
3. Inventory consumption logs
• Demonstrate knowledge and skills in HVAC distribution and controls by actively
participating in house calls by making adjustments and/or taking corrective
actions to resolve work orders.
• Clean and paint equipment in areas designated by the Lead/Chief Engineer
• Must be on rotation for “on call” schedule with other engineers and be available
to work off hours when needed.
• Ability to read and use all types of testing equipment such as analog digital multimeters, pressure and temperature indicating and recording devices, air flow measuring devices, and lead detection devices.
• Ability to perform required tasks using all basic hand tools (i.e., socket sets,
wrenches, pliers, screwdrivers, saws, and hammers, etc.) in the correct and safe
• Understand the correct usage of power tools (pneumatic, electric, or engine
drive), drill motors, saws, grinders, and impact wrenches correctly and in a safe
• Review and understand the location of all important valves on the property and in
the building(s) for the Fire-Life Safety system isolation (sprinkler system), the
domestic water supply isolation valves, heating and cooling isolation means for TJOM.
• Identify and have basic knowledge of the location of emergency equipment (fire extinguishers, fire hoses, etc.) which are both located in the building’s tenants and non-tenant spaces.
• Monitor lighting system, make seasonal adjustments to lighting schedule, change light bulbs and ballasts when required.
• Identify bad trends and correct when possible.

Requirements Qualifications
• High School diploma or equivalent from an accredited institution.
• Strong mechanical aptitude.
• Strong customer service orientation and the ability to professionally respond to tenant requests.
• 2 to 5 years of relevant experience required.
• SMT or / and SMA preferred.
• Pneumatics as pertaining to HVAC controls a plus.
• 3rd Grade Stationary License.
• Ability to understand and comply with policies and procedures
• Effective written and oral communication skills essential including strong spelling, editing, proofreading and punctuation.
• Ability to manage all information with the highest degree of confidentiality.
• Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented
• Ability to follow written and oral instructions, including equipment manuals,
furnished in written, oral, or scheduled form.
• Exceptional follow-through skills.
• Ability to plan ahead and think “outside the box”.
• Ability to think analytically, define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
Certifications/Training Required
• Successful completion of the Engineering Training onboarding requirements, as required for the Property Engineer position.
• Display proficiency in two (2) or more categories of the Engineering Assessment
Checklist and possesses the ability to provide training in these areas.
• SMT and or SMA Designation.
• The EPA CFC Universal Certification Technician Certificate is required or must
be obtained within two years of filling the Property Engineer position.
• Stationary Engineer License or Boiler Operators permit or 3rd Grade Boiler
• State of Texas Maintenance Electrician License is required or must be obtained
within five years of Engineering experience.
Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an
employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
• While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit;
use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands
and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stoop,
kneel, crouch, or crawl.
• The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

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