Engineer

Employer
Bell Partners, Inc.
Location
Arlington, VA
Posted
Apr 20, 2017
Closes
Apr 21, 2017
Function
Engineer
Hours
Full Time
EngineerDepartment: Management ServicesReports to: Chief Engineer/Director of MaintenanceSupervises:Engineer, Maintenance Manager, Maintenance CoordinatorStatus: ExemptPurpose of the JobThe Engineer is responsible for the property's mechanical components including elevators, boilers, chillers, thermal sensors, pneumatic/electric systems and controls, vehicles, energy conservation and/or general building. This person is to ensure that all properties and its grounds are in good working order and provide a safe and attractive environment for residents and employees.Essential Functions and Responsibilities* Responsible for maintaining the physical asset through weekly inspections of all properties. Inspect interiors of buildings, facilities, and equipment daily to determine necessity of repairs, maintenance needs, and potential safety hazards* Monitors the operation and maintenance of the mechanical room* Troubleshoot and repair malfunctions in electrical/mechanical systems* Perform preventative maintenance measures on building mechanics* Perform general maintenance tasks to ensure the functionality of the building* Determine corrective measures and direct repairs of equipment* Conducting ongoing preventative maintenance program for all properties* Maintain chillers, boilers, cooling towers and pneumatic HVAC controls* Maintain Building Automation Systems* Lead team to deliver Hassle-Free Living (R) and ensure staff demonstrates support* Provide great customer service to colleagues, and a safe and comfortable working environment* Ensure that all maintenance items are kept in a safe area to prevent injuries to residents, associates, and visitors* Maintains the integrity of OSHA Logs* Maintain and update MSDS as needed or communicate pertinent information to appropriate person who is responsible for the integrity of the MSDS* Must follow all safety/OSHA RequirementsAdditional Functions and Responsibilities* Additional duties as assignedCompetencies* Approachability- Is easy to approach and talk to; spends the extra effort to put others at ease; can be warm, pleasant, and gracious; is sensitive to and patient with the interpersonal anxieties of others; builds rapport well; is a good listener; is an early knower, getting informal and incomplete information in time to do something about it.* Decision Quality a€“ Makes good decisions (without considering how much time it takes) based upon a mixture of analysis, wisdom, experience, and judgment; most of his/her solutions and suggestions turn out to be correct and accurate when judged over time; sought out by others for advice and solutions* Drive for Results a€“ Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; is constantly and consistently one of the top performers; very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results* Functional/Technical Skills- Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills to do the job at a high level of accomplishment.* Managing and Measuring Work a€“ Clearly assigns responsibility for tasks and decisions; sets clear objectives and measures; monitors process, progress, and results; designs feedback loops into work* Organizational Agility a€“ Knowledgeable about how organizations work; knows how to get things done both through formal channels and the informal network; understands the origin and reasoning behind key policies, practices, and procedures; understands the cultures of organizations* Planning a€“ Accurately scopes out length and difficulty of tasks and projects; sets objectives and goals; breaks down work into the process steps; develops schedules and task/people assignments; anticipates and adjusts for problems and roadblocks; measures performance against goals; evaluates results* Priority Setting a€“ Spends his/her time and the time of others on what's important; quickly zeroes in on the critical few and puts the trivial many aside; can quickly sense what will help or hinder accomplishing a goal; eliminates roadblocks; creates focus* Problem Solving a€“ Uses rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions; probes all fruitful sources for answers; can see hidden problems; is excellent at honest analysis; looks beyond the obvious and doesn't stop at the first answers* Time Management a€“ uses his/her time effectively and efficiently; values time; concentrates his/her efforts on the more important priorities; gets more done in less time than others; can attend to a broader range of activitiesKnowledge, Skills and Abilities:* Must have working knowledge of electrical and mechanical systems to include elevators, boilers, chillers, etc.* Must be proficient in computer skills such as YARDI, e-mail* Must be available to work days and evenings, weekdays, and weekends* Must demonstrate support of Bell Core Values* Must demonstrate support of and help achieve Bell Operations strategic drivers* Must demonstrate ability to provide exceptional customer service* Must demonstrate ability to successfully work on a team* Must be able to clearly communicate both orally and in writing* Must be able to work independently with minimal supervisionEducation and Background:* Bachelor's degree or higher is required in Mechanical Engineering or related field* 3-5 years previous maintenance experience preferably in a multi-family housing environment or hospitality* Experience with chillers, boilers, cooling towers and pneumatic HVAC controls* Experience with Building Automation Systems* YARDI experience preferredRequirementsThese are physical and mental requirements of the position as it is typically performed. Inability to meet one or more of these physical or mental requirements will not automatically disqualify a candidate or employee from the position. Upon request for a reasonable accommodation, the Company may be able to adjust or excuse one or more of these requirements, depending on the requirement, the essential functions to which it relates, and the proposed accommodation.Physical Requirements: See; View CRT Screen; Color Perception; Hearing/Listening; Clear Speech; Manual Dexterity; Walk; Bend; Reach; Lifting - 50 Pounds; Sit; Stand.Mental/Reasoning Requirements: Reading-Simple; Writing-Simple; Clerical; Basic Math Skills; Analysis/Comprehension; Judgment/Decision MakingWork Environment: Shift work; Works Alone; Works with Others; Verbal Contact with Others; Face to Face Contact; Outside; Mechanical Equipment; Electrical Equipment; Moving Objects; High Places; Fumes/Odors; Hazardous MaterialsThe above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required for this position.Posted by StartWire. Apply now!.