Building Engineer - Durham, NC
Charlotte, NC 
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Posted 22 days ago
Job Description

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At Colliers, we help leaders succeed by helping them build amazing workplaces, businesses and communities around the world. We do this by thinking differently, sharing innovative ideas and offering a unique and collaborative workplace where you can succeed.

Who you are

As the Building Engineer in Durham, NC, you're a technical and engineering expert, familiar with maintenance systems and equipment. You bring strong organizational skills, a customer-centric approach and a positive outlook to everything you do.

As the Building Engineer you'll be responsible for all preventative maintenance, necessary maintenance and repairs to the buildings mechanical, electrical, HVAC and plumbing systems, ensuring the maintenance systems are running efficiently - and to ensure the safety of our clients and their properties. You'll respond to client requests, prioritize and assign work orders to be performed by Building Engineers, and follow up to ensure minimal downtime. You're familiar with the location and have a working knowledge of life safety, fire protection and security systems to ensure proper operations and be able to act upon any conditions that are out of the ordinary.

You also understand how to develop and maintain strong relationships with property managers, suppliers and department leaders. And with a keen eye for details, you'll be able to successfully manage multiple priorities and reports, including inventory, records, and schedules.

What you bring:

  • At least 3 years' experience in building/property maintenance or engineer experience
  • CFC Certification
  • Solid working knowledge of HVAC systems/maintenance, electrical, plumbing, energy management systems and other building mechanical equipment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (MS Outlook, MS Word, MS Excel)
  • Flexibility to be on-call to respond to after-hours / weekend emergency requests.
  • A valid driver's license
  • Clear motor vehicle record (MVR)

Bonus skills and experience

  • Holding any necessary/required licenses based on building and jurisdictional requirements.
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Excellent communications skills

What success looks like:

  • You maintain and check daily operating logs for the following: air conditioning, fan units, graph charts, utility meters and general complaints.
  • You ensure that building systems and tenant service requests are handled efficiently at the most economical cost.
  • You successfully coordinate contractor, tenant and management approvals for work orders
  • You demonstrate a clear understating of operating procedures and proper chemical treatment levels for cooling towers and boilers.

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BE who you are and what you want to be with Colliers. We'd love to meet you. Apply today to join our team.

Please be aware that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Colliers professionals in the United States are required to be fully vaccinated or engage in ongoing testing at regular intervals determined by Colliers in order to attend any Colliers workplace. As a condition of commencing any role, you will be required to self-report your vaccination status or testing results, as applicable, and provide verifying documentation. If you have any questions, please discuss with your Talent Acquisition Advisor.


Direct applicants only please, no agencies.


Colliers provides equal employment opportunity to all persons. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against because of race, creed, origin, marital status, sexual orientation, age, otherwise qualified disabled or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


Colliers is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in its workforce. Colliers encourages applications from all qualified individuals and will accommodate applicants' disability-related needs, up to the point of undue hardship, throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. If you require a disability-related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact the recruitment team by email at canada.careers@colliers.com.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
3+ years
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