Building Engineer II
The Building Engineer II ensures sanitary, safe and comfortable facility for students, staff, and public; performs skilled and semiskilled work necessary for the safe and efficient operation of HVAC units and auxiliary equipment; ensures that assignments are completed in a proper and timely manner; and supervises and supports assigned custodians in the performance of their assignments.
- Education: Targeted job related education that meets organization's prerequisite requirements.
- Certificates & Licenses: HVAC Certification preferred.
- Experience: Job related experience with increasing levels of responsibility is required.
- Attends meetings (e.g. workshops, in-service, etc.) to convey and/or receive information.
- Cleans assigned school facilities, as may be required, (e.g. cafeteria, kitchen and grounds) to maintain a healthy, safe and attractive environment.
- Communicates with principal on daily basis to discuss work planned for that day.
- Coordinates scheduled special events, meetings, building and facility safety, etc. to ensure availability of facilities (John Adams, Mt. Vernon and Minnie Howard only) and/or equipment and number of custodians required for the special events or building rentals.
- Informs personnel regarding procedures and/or status of work orders to provide necessary information for making decisions, taking appropriate action and/or complying with health and safety regulations.
- Inspects school facilities to ensure that the site is suitable for safe operations and maintained in an attractive and clean condition, and identify necessary repairs due to vandalism, equipment breakage, weather conditions, etc.
- Maintains a variety of documents (e.g. inspections, performance report, and maintenance/repairs documentation) to provide an up-to-date reference and audit trail for compliance.
- Operate central HVAC systems, individual/zoned units and related equipment to ensure the safe and efficient operation of HVAC units and auxiliary equipment/systems.
- Performs routine and preventive maintenance on heating and air conditioning equipment (e.g. checking fluid levels, condition of belts and pulleys, oiling/greasing motors, replacing filters, cleaning and painting machinery, etc.) to efficiently maintain climate control equipment and ensure satisfactory climate control in buildings.
- Prepare various reports (e.g. preventive maintenance schedule for facility, work and vacation schedules, work orders, requisitions, daily an overtime slips, annual budget requests, etc.) to provide written support and/or convey information.
- Prepares facilities for daily operations (e.g. opening gates, building access doors, disarming security systems, raising flag, minor repairs, etc.) to ensure facilities are operational and safe for occupancy.
- Receives freight deliveries to verify accuracy of orders and ensure proper storage.
- Recommends policies, procedures and/or actions (e.g. equipment, products, vendors, etc.) to provide information and/or direction that ensures efficient operation of maintenance/custodial services and regulatory compliance.
- Regulates individual climate control units to ensue satisfactory climate control in an efficient manner.
- Repairs facilities and systems (e.g. boilers, locks, doors, electrical equipment fixtures, etc.) to ensure that facilities and systems are in safe operating condition.
- Performs other related duties, as assigned, to ensure the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.
Physical Requirements and Environmental Conditions:
The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: significant lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; frequent climbing and balancing; frequent stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling; and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 10% sitting, 70% walking, and 20% standing. The job is performed under some temperature extremes and in some hazardous conditions.