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Building Engineer Technicians Needed - Sandy Springs, GA

City of Sandy Springs

Posted: Sep. 14, 2018

End Date: Nov. 14, 2018

Building Engineer Technician, Sandy Springs, Georgia

United States of America - Georgia, Sandy Springs

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly talented, motivated and experienced Building Engineer Technician for immediate employment in our Sandy Springs, GA office.

Reports directly to the Chief Building Engineer, maintains a working relationship with all employees in his/her area for issues affecting the buildings. Issues may range from tenant improvement work to preventive maintenance and repair of all building systems. The Building Engineer must exhibit outstanding client service and professionalism in all interactions with tenants and City staff. Teamwork and collaboration are critical to this position’s success.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Perform preventive maintenance and repairs on HVAC equipment, plumbing and electrical systems, as directed by their supervisor. Duties include, but are not limited to changing filters, coil cleaning, greasing motors, replacing light bulbs & ballasts, inspecting/adjusting belts, and regular inspections of equipment.

  • Complete tenant service requests, and develop and maintain positive tenant relations through prompt, courteous response to tenant requests

  • Maintain computerized or manual equipment logs that detail preventive work performed

  • Clean and paint equipment and surrounding areas relating to equipment and equipment rooms

  • Assist in ordering stock and inventory of parts and supplies, as needed

  • Respond immediately to emergency situations and customer concerns

  • Review elevator maintenance records and confirm elevator maintenance is performed per service agreement. Inspect condition of elevator machine rooms. Report any elevator deficiencies to their supervisor

  • Assist with review of tenant improvement plans. Inspect active construction areas and confirm contractors are following all building rules and regulations

  • Coordinate fire alarm and sprinkler shutdown and drain downs with contractors as needed.

  • Maintain and operate life safety/fire systems and coordinate all quarterly fire alarm testing and maintenance with building vendor

  • Perform carpentry and snow removal, if necessary

  • Take meter readings on all meters and equipment as directed by their supervisor

  • Perform minor repairs on doors, hardware, lock, windows, ceilings, and floors

  • Troubleshoot, evaluate and make recommendations to upgrade maintenance operations and/or implement savings opportunities

  • Possess competent knowledge of the use and care of tools and equipment used in facility and ground maintenance

  • Inspect buildings, grounds and equipment for unsafe or malfunctioning conditions and report to management

  • Inspect new installation for compliance with building codes and safety regulations

  • Comply with all applicable codes, regulations, governmental agency and company directives, as related to building operations and practice safe work habits

  • Understand OSHA guidelines and how to ensure that all equipment is maintained to guidelines/standards

  • Read and follow written and oral instructions

  • Convey thoughts and recommendations orally and/or in writing to supervisors, contractors and others in order to resolve building-related problems

  • Operate and use necessary manual and power-driven tools

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent required

  • 2+ years of building maintenance experience or commensurate experience in a trade (plumbing, electrical or HVAC)

  • Experience with automated building management systems

  • Ability to interpret mechanical, electrical blueprints and schematics

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, with the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines

  • Must be team oriented and a problem solver

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Manage own time on a daily basis with little supervision

  • Must be able to handle multiple projects, changing priorities, and continually heavy workloads

  • May be required to work extended periods of time without relief, when responding to priority/emergency situations (including overtime-type assignments)

  • Stooping, standing, climbing and frequent lifting of a minimum of 50 lbs. of equipment (pump, tools, ladders) and ability to safely install rigging/lifting device

  • Lift and carry objects of up to 50 lbs. for distances of up to 30 feet

  • Climb ladders and stairs

  • Maintain professional appearance and manner at all times while in the complex

  • Will be required to perform off site duties through the use of a personal vehicle

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3+ years of building maintenance experience or commensurate experience in a trade (plumbing, electrical or HVAC)

  • HVAC or electrical technical school training preferred

  • Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional (CMRP) is desired


  • Must possess a valid driver’s license

  • Due to the nature of this work, qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test

  • Position shift will be Wednesday through Sunday from 3:00 PM EST to 12 midnight EST

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Engineering

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 196082BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.