Building Engineer

Technical Area Facilities Engineering
Synergy Investments
Boston, MA
United States
Job Summary

Monitors building system operations and performance. Performs routine maintenance and responds to tenant requests.

Full Job Description

Job Description
Building Maintenance Technician

Synergy Investments, a leading Boston commercial real estate investment and management firm, is seeking a Building Maintenance Technician . This individual will be a key member of our maintenance staff working under limited supervision performing all maintenance duties and responding to work orders, tenant calls and other operational/administrative duties for an urban Boston asset or portfolio of buildings.

Job Requirements

Monitors building system operations and performance. Utilizes several trade skills such as carpentry, plumbing, electrical, painting, roofing, heating and cooling.
Oversees and inspects the work performed by outside contractors. Contracted work includes landscaping, snow removal, remodeling, HVAC, plumbers, and cleaning.
Performs repairs, emergency and preventive maintenance. Completes maintenance and repair records as required.
Reviews assigned work orders. Estimates time and materials needed to complete repair. Orders necessary materials and supplies to complete all tasks.
Manages an energy management program to ensure measures are taken to operate all systems in the most efficient manner to keep operating costs at a minimum.
Maintains the building lighting system, including element and ballast repairs or replacements. Performs welding, carpentry, furniture assembly and locksmith tasks as needed.
Responds quickly to emergency situations, summoning additional assistance as needed.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Qualifications & Experience

Minimum 2 years work experience or equivalent education in building maintenance and operations, including HVAC, electrical, plumbing, pneumatic controls system, EMS and other building mechanical systems.
Commercial kitchen equipment experience would be a beneficial skill.
Excellent verbal and written communication and customer service skills.
Computer literate in Microsoft Office and Outlook; experience with electronic work order and preventative maintenance systems.
The candidate must have a valid Massachusetts driver’s license.
Work Conditions & Essential Physical Characteristics

Work to be performed both inside the properties and outside with exposure to weather, fumes, electrical current and machine noise.
Frequent walking, standing, bending, climbing, repetitive use of hands, power hand grasping, and reaching above and below shoulder level.
Occasional sitting squatting, crawling, kneeling.
Ability to operate assigned equipment and machinery. May be required to lift heavy objects up to 50 pounds and occasionally weighing up to 75 pounds.
We offer competitive salary and benefits, including medical, dental, life/LTD/STD insurance, and 401(k) plan with company match.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $29.00 to $32.00 /hour

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