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Building Engineer

New Castle, DE 19721

Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Engineering & Construction Job Number: 21712

Job Description

Per Sé Group has an immediate need for a Building Engineer for a leading commercial real estate company. The Building Engineer is responsible for ensuring the efficient operation and maintenance of mechanical, electrical and plumbing equipment and systems for the assigned property(s). Responsibilities include (but are not limited to) maintaining a clean and safe working environment, performing rounds, conducting routine assessments, performance of day-to-day preventive and corrective maintenance, painting, and housekeeping for assigned properties.


-Responsible for event set ups and conference room set ups

-Perform all plumbing, electrical, or HVAC requirements of the building(s)

-Maintain heating equipment, chillers (air and/ or water cooled), DX units, pumps, cooling towers, fan coil units, VAV, and air distribution systems, etc.

-Monitor and adjust all mechanical/pneumatic equipment, steam stations, control gauges, distributor panels, valves, thermostats, diffusers, and other equipment necessary to provide a comfortable environment for the buildings

-Verify field conditions and perform any necessary repairs or adjustments

-Monitor Energy Management

-Repair doors, ceilings, hand railings, and floors and other general repairs, adjustments, and installations about the property

-Perform repairs to plumbing fixtures (water closets, urinals, flush valve assemblies, lavatories, etc.)

-Perform preventive maintenance duties in accordance with company standards, building protocol, manufacturer recommendations and industry best practices, including changing filters, cleaning coils, flushing condensers, punching tubes, greasing fan, pump and motor bearings as required, inspecting and adjusting belts, replacing motor bearings, aligning pulleys and shafts, monitor condenser, chilled, heating and secondary water chemical treatment and its associated feed equipment, clean and maintain cooling towers, and perform annual inspections and other scheduled routines as directed

-Inspect engine room equipment, fan room equipment, cooling tower, all motors, house pumps, electric rooms, back-up generator, fire pump(s), sump pump(s), and ejector pumps. Replace lamps, light fixtures, reinstall or replace signage, verify rooms are clean and clear of obstructions and debris

-Respond immediately to emergency situations (fire, evacuation, equipment failure, etc.) and customer concerns

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


-High School Diploma of GED Equivalent

-Graduate of apprentice program or trade school preferred

-5+ years of related work experience in operating mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems in a commercial property setting

-Appropriate license/permit for trade as may be required, i.e. Journeyman or Master Electrician License or City Licenses, such as Refrigeration Certificate of Fitness, High Pressure Boiler License, High Pressure Steam Operator, etc.)

-May be required to have certification as a Universal Technician for CFC’ s depending on market licensure requirements

-Possess and maintain a valid driver’ s license and good driving record with periodic checks (where applicable)

-Basic Computing Skills in Outlook, Excel & Word

-Experience in operation, maintenance and basic repair of HVAC, boilers, heaters, pumps, refrigerant systems, compressors, water systems, etc.

-Knowledgeable in energy management systems, techniques, and operations.

-Thorough knowledge in all building systems operations, maintenance, and repair.

Job Type: Full Time, Direct

Meet Your Recruiter

Valerie Schiavon

Val came to Per Se with a background in sales and customer service, allowing her to build lasting relationships with her candidates and quickly proving she has always been a “people person.” Her warm and outgoing personality provides for the best possible experience for her candidates, ensuring they always feel comfortable in their new roles. She is best known for being a trusted confidant to job seekers and helping them find the right job opportunity they are looking for. 

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