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Building Engineer

POSITION: Building Engineer

DEPARTMENT: Central Services

SALARY: $100,000 – $115,000





Reporting to the VP, Administrative Services & Operations , the Building Engineer assumes hands on responsibility for performing a variety of tasks related to the care and maintenance of The Federation building(s), equipment and surrounding grounds.


  • Maintain building automation systems which may require repairs and/or programming.
  • Maintain HVAC systems, cooling towers, chillers, air handlers, fan coils and gas boilers.
  • Perform and organize preventative maintenance on all equipment.
  • Develop and maintain building and equipment preventative maintenance schedules.
  • Responsible for City’s annual Reg 4 testing.
  • May perform carpentry work, plumbing and electrical repairs, painting, repair and re-keying of locks, replacing broken glass, repairing plaster, replacing lights.
  • Responsible for repair and maintenance of the Federation’s Delta barrier system.
  • Assist in annual and long-term budget.
  • Review records and inventories of materials and supplies in the engineer’s area of responsibility, and place orders as necessary.
  • Maintain files of all building inspections and permits.
  • Assist with building evacuations and emergency procedures.
  • Perform monthly building walkthroughs and appropriate inspections as directed by VP, Administrative Services & Operations.
  • Work with and organize vendors with construction and/or repairs.
  • Maintain files on vendors and equipment.
  • May assist room set-ups for meetings, cleaning of rooms after meetings, and office/furniture moves.
  • Liaison to Safety Committee.
  • Perform additional assignments as directed by the VP, Administrative Services & Operations


Be available to supervisor for additional assignments, as required, including assisting with the Campaign.


  • Education and experience equivalent to a high school education
  • 7 years’ experience in maintenance and/or engineering work
  • HVAC technical training
  • Broad knowledge and certification of methods, tools and equipment utilized in building maintenance trades and procedures including knowledge of applicable high rise building & safety codes.
  • High rise maintenance experience preferred
  • Ability to perform physical aspects of building maintenance including ability to lift 50 lbs., climb ladders, work with tools, etc.
  • Ability to effectively schedule, supervise and coordinate the work of others if assigned.
  • Appropriate education, trade certification and related experience strongly desired.
  • A hybrid work model will be implemented for certain positions. This position must report to worksite on non-remote workdays, as determined by the Federation.
  • All staff and building occupants must be fully vaccinated and proof of vaccination status will be required. Please disclose if accommodation to the Federation’s vaccination policy is sought for medical reasons or sincerely held religious beliefs.