• Building Engineer

    Team
    Facilities Management
    Location
    US-MI-Detroit
  • Who We Are

    Bedrock Detroit is a full-service real estate firm specializing in acquiring, leasing, financing, developing and managing commercial and residential space. Since its founding in 2011, Bedrock has located more than 160 office and retail tenants in Detroit’s technology-centric downtown. In addition, Bedrock and its affiliates have invested more than $2.2 billion in acquiring, renovating and developing 90+ properties in downtown Detroit and Cleveland totaling more than 15 million square feet.

    What You'll Do/Need

    The Building Engineer maintains and operates all building equipment (HVAC, MEP, etc.), performs miscellaneous maintenance throughout the building and supervises all outside vendors working in and around the buildings. This team member must provide professional and courteous responses to management, team members and tenant requests in a timely manner.

     

    Position Responsibilities:  

    • Respond to requests from multiple sources (supervisor, tenant, security, etc.), prioritize accordingly to alleviate immediate problems and report changing priorities back to supervisors
    • Assist in ensuring compliance with all city, state and federal safety and environmental laws, codes, standards and regulations
    • Order, maintain and stock inventory supplies as directed by the Maintenance Director or Property Manager
    • Induce water treatment chemicals at proper amounts and times in heating and cooling systems
    • Perform chemical analysis tests as set forth by the supervisor, reporting any abnormalities and substandard results
    • Assist in the training and development of all fellow engineers
    • Assume additional duties as delegated by the director of engineering or director of maintenance
    • Operate (under supervision as appropriate), maintain and repair (except when specific maintenance and repairs are performed by contractors) all electrical, mechanical, HVAC and MEP equipment as outlined by VP of Engineering, or Director of Maintenance, including, but not limited to:
      • HVAC mechanical equipment and related systems
      • Electrical equipment
      • Chiller systems
      • Plumbing systems
      • Architectural systems and finishes
    • Properly record and maintain:
      • Meter readings
      • Service request forms
      • Payroll time card
      • Parts and material forms
      • Mechanical room and equipment inspection logs
      • Preventive maintenance forms
    • Maintain plant logs and files where appropriate
    • Maintain superior appearance and working condition of all the MEP systems assigned to the Engineering Department

     

    Position Requirements:  

    • High School diploma or equivalent:
      • Any license required by local, state or national municipalities, for example:
      • Current City of Detroit 3rd Class Refrigeration Operators license for all halogenated refrigerants
      • EPA Refrigerant Recovery Universal Certification
    • Minimum of three years of experience in commercial HVAC
    • Ability to climb up and down stairs and ladders
    • Ability to lift 50 lbs. or more
    • Ability to work standing all day
    • Ability to access remote work areas, i.e., crawl spaces, roofs
    • Ability to smell, see and hear
    • Ability to utilize full manual dexterity (i.e. sitting, squatting, bending, crawling, kneeling, lifting, walking, manipulating tools)
    • Intermediate working knowledge of electrical, electronic, pneumatic, and mechanical control devices
    • Knowledge of basic hand tools
    • Knowledge of power tools (pneumatic, electric or engine drive)
    • Ability to read and use shop manuals and drawings
    • Ability to read steam, gas, water and electric utility meters
    • Ability to use basic measuring and recording equipment such as temperature indicators, pressure gauges, and voltage testers

     

     

    What You'll Get

    • Excellent benefits package that includes a 401(k) match, dental and vision insurance, and much more
    • Opportunities to participate in professional development programs, including personal empowerment coaching, leadership training and ongoing personal growth training
    • Other incentives, contests and rewards, including chances to win trips, event tickets, cash prizes and more

     

    Why We’re Different

     

    Meet the anti-corporate culture of Bedrock, where there’s no daunting hierarchy, “boss” is a four-letter word, and if you work hard, you’re the one who will reap the rewards, both personally and professionally. More than any other place you’ll work, we’re dedicated to honing your skills, helping you grow and making sure you have plenty of fun while you’re at it.

     

    Bedrock is an equal opportunity employer.

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