Building Engineer

Alexandria, Virginia
Aug 19, 2023
Sep 22, 2023
Full Time

Building Engineer

Alexandria, VA

For the better part of a decade, Chenega Applied Solutions (CAS) has served federal agencies and the DoD as trusted advisors. Formed in 2012, Chenega Applied Solutions has evolved into a global professional services integrator that employs hundreds of people at locations across the globe.

The Building Engineer is responsible for the operation and maintenance of all equipment and systems of the AV Bryan Courthouse in Alexandria, VA.

  • Perform preventive and unscheduled maintenance as directed
  • Operate building equipment and systems as directed by the Chief Engineer, Project manager, or other designated assistant
  • Optimize the repair and operation of HVAC, electrical and plumbing equipment, and systems
  • Will be required to respond to client or tenant requests in such a manner as to reduce the volume of work orders and the frequency of repetitive calls
  • Assist in fostering a work environment that promotes energy conservation and continuous improvement of engineering functions
  • Assist in the inspection and use of fire prevention equipment and safety equipment to assure proper functioning
  • Work with peers, Chief Engineer, and Project Manager to learn and help others learn to be more effective Engineers and coworkers by assisting in fostering and respecting a safe environment in which to work
  • Other duties as assigned

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • 5+ years of experience in performing maintenance and operations of buildings of comparable size
  • Experience working in a government facility
  • Must hold a jurisdictional (DC or MD) engineering license
  • Must be Universal CFC certified
  • Background check and must be eligible to hold a Public Trust

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of HVAC installation, troubleshooting, repair, and maintenance
  • Ability to perform preventative maintenance according to published guidelines
  • Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures and the confidence to suggest additional safety procedures
  • Knowledge of HVAC and associated systems employing computer/software-based monitoring and control devices
  • Knowledge of mechanical equipment, electrical, plumbing, utilities, distribution systems, and controls, including maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Ability to repair building systems that are controlled by a central Energy Management Control System (EMCS)
  • Ability to use hand and power tools applicable to the trade
  • Must be able at times to work independently with little or no supervision
  • Ability to show proper contract-required licensing to perform the duties associated with this position
  • Ability to pass an extensive background analysis
  • Ability to use best practices to troubleshoot and repair equipment and system problems quickly and economically
  • Ability to read blueprint diagrams
  • Familiarity with MAXIMO a plus
  • Ability to wear various types of personal protective equipment (PPE) while performing routine duties.
  • Ability to use computer software to develop and track the progress of tasks; specifically Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint

How you'll grow

At Chenega MIOS, our professional development plan focuses on helping our team members at every level of their careers to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there's always room to learn.

We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their careers.


At Chenega MIOS, we know that great people make a great organization. We value our team members and offer them a broad range of benefits.

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Chenega MIOS's culture

Our positive and supportive culture encourages our team members to do their best work every day. We celebrate individuals by recognizing their uniqueness and offering them the flexibility to make daily choices that can help them be healthy, centered, confident, and aware. We offer well-being programs and continuously look for new ways to maintain a culture where we excel and lead healthy, happy lives.

Corporate citizenship

Chenega MIOS is led by a purpose to make an impact that matters. This purpose defines who we are and extends to relationships with our clients, our team members, and our communities. We believe that business has the power to inspire and transform. We focus on education, giving, skill-based volunteerism, and leadership to help drive positive social impact in our communities.

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