Building Engineer

Company: Anchor Health Properties
Location: Charlotte
Job Type: Full Time
Date Available: 4/2/2021

Anchor Health Properties, a national full-service real estate development, management, and investment company, is seeking a Building Engineer to join their team. The Building Engineer will be part of a team that supports the Asset Management, Property Management, Development and Acquisition services of Anchor Health Properties and its affiliated entities and clientele.

The primary function of the Building Engineer is to be responsible for the efficient, on-going operations of the properties they oversee.  The Building Engineer should take pride in the properties they work with and be sensitive to the tenants needs within. Broad responsibilities shall include the maintenance of, diagnosis of, dispatch of, repair for, or contracting for building systems (including HVAC, electrical, and plumbing) work in various settings based on the degree of skill required and workload. Continuously organize and coordinate the overall service and maintenance program of the properties and its building systems. The Building Engineer shall work closely with Anchor’s Property Manager with a focus on exterior/interior property appearance, timely work order service, energy efficiency, and cost-effective procurement of materials and supplies for the properties.
 

Job Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Diagnose, perform, or assign to third party vendors, as approved by Property Manager, all major, minor, and routine maintenance, or repairs in a timely and professional manner.
  • Assure all service requests are prioritized and completed in a timely manner for multiple facilities, if necessary.
  • Accurately document and update work performed in the Angus Anywhere work order management system.
  • Follow-up on completed service requests with tenants to ensure satisfaction; follow-up on service requests not completed in 24 hours to keep tenants apprised of status.
  • Promote good public relations with tenants, co-workers, and hospital staff by always displaying a friendly and courteous attitude towards tenants and others.
  • In consultation with the supervisor, resolve disputes with service providers or creditors of the Owner in a private and discreet manner (to the extent this is necessary).
  • Complete or oversee the completion of the preventative maintenance program.
  • Maintain accurate records to provide to Owner or others as required.
  • Inspect common areas such as basements, stairwells, roofs, and vacant suites routinely and inform the Property Manager of any needed services and repairs.
  • Complete special projects as may be assigned and prioritized by the team.
  • Assist with the tenant improvements projects as required by the Property Manager.
  • Track utility usage, energy efficiency, and other operational costs and offer suggestions to help reduce overall costs wherever possible.
  • Order parts and supplies and maintain inventory, utilizing Anchor approved inventory purchasing processes.
  • Maintain “shop” appearance to required standards in order to facilitate quick assessment of supply inventory wherever supplies are stored. Maintain proper equipment and equipment inventory to ensure warranty compliance.
  • Obtain bids and negotiate prices, as necessary, with vendors and contractors.
  • Coordinate delivery and work schedules with vendors, contractors, and Property Manager.
  • Perform effective emergency maintenance (including after hours) as required.
  • Coordinate maintenance objectives and review schedule with the Property Manager weekly.
  • Perform and report on all work according to the safety standards of Anchor, Owner, OSHA, and state requirements.
  • Assure that all required inspections and tests are completed as required including but not limited to elevators, backflow prevention devices, fire sprinklers and alarms, and generators.

Qualifications

  • General maintenance experience including but not limited to light carpentry, plumbing, HVAC, and electrical capabilities along with knowledge of safety procedures.
  • Must be dependable and have the ability to work under the pressure of deadlines.
  • Must be able to flex work schedules to accommodate changing priorities and after hours/weekend emergencies.
  • Effectively communicate via phone, text, and email with the supervising Property Manager.
  • The Engineer is responsible for keeping/updating tool/supply inventory on a quarterly basis. Basic tools will be provided.
  • Must have expertise in at least one of the following and must acquire/maintain a professional certification in at least one of the following:
    • HVAC
    • Electrical
    • Plumbing
  • Healthcare-related experience also preferred.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Extensive mobility and excellent physical condition.
  • Ability to lift up to 100 lbs. as necessary.
  • Ability to operate all necessary hand tools to make repairs.
  • Ability to kneel, crouch, climb, crawl, etc. to reach items in need of repairs.
  • Ability to drive to and from various job sites.
  • A high tolerance to all extremes of hot and cold weather may be necessary.
  • Must be knowledgeable and skilled in the safe use and upkeep of the following:
    • Hand tools: Various wrenches, screwdrivers, grips, sledgehammer, hammer, snips, saws, etc.
    • Power Tools: Grinder, sander, drill, saws, etc.
    • User-Moved Aids: Wheelbarrows, dollies, hand trucks, buckets, hoists, jacks, ladders, etc.
    • Mechanical Equipment: Motors, pumps, compressors, blowers, augers, etc.
    • Measuring Devices: Voltmeters, ohmmeters, testing meters, pH tests, etc.
  • Must have dependable vehicle to transport tools and equipment to job sites. Must provide proof of liability insurance for the vehicle. Mileage traveled for work purposes will be reimbursed in accordance with Company and IRS policies.
  • Bondable and Valid Driver’s License.

Education and Experience:

  • High school education or trade school required.
  • HVAC/ Electrical/Plumbing Certification a plus.  

How To Apply

All interested, qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. Please submit your resume and a cover letter to Anchor Health Properties. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and the position will remain open until filled.