Grade II Engineer

Company: Cousins
Location: Charlotte, NC
Job Type: Full Time
Date Available: 5/16/2024

Electrical Systems:

  • Possess a trained and working knowledge of A.C. circuits and safety procedures.
  • Possess a trained and working knowledge of the procedures for resetting breakers.
  • Possess a trained and working knowledge of outlet, switch, lighting ballast, and circuit breakers.
  • Possess a trained and working knowledge of lock-out tag-out procedures.

HVAC Systems: 

  • Possess a trained and working knowledge of the basic refrigeration cycle.
  • DDC devices found in a commercial office building.
  • Possess a trained and working knowledge of DDC devices found in a commercial office building.
    • Some properties may require a trained and working knowledge of pneumatic systems.
  • Responsible for minor preventative maintenance of an AHU.
  • Respond to HVAC calls; determine if repair is needed promptly.
  • Test & make minor adjustments to chemical treatment levels in the water system.
  • Perform daily inspections and logs of a chiller and report anything out of range.
  • Replace belts, motors, bearings, actuators, and values.
  • Possess a trained and working knowledge with the ability to troubleshoot and repair field devices such as a power induction unit, variable volume units (PIU/VAV) and similar diverse types found in a commercial building.
  • Will be involved with set point adjustments with the building's energy management system.
  • Troubleshoot and make minor adjustments and repairs to the pumping system.

Plumbing Systems:

  • Perform basic preventive maintenance on plumbing systems.
  • Rebuild and repair flush valves and faucets.
  • Responsible for inspecting and replacing wax bowel seals and remounting toilets and urinals when needed.
  • Responsible for minor preventative maintenance of a systems pump.
  • Adjust and service pressure-reducing valves.

 Life Safety Systems:

  • Perform required operations on the building's life safety systems.
  • Identify and respond to fire alarms and troubles promptly, properly enable and disable points.
  • Conduct and log a weekly inspection of Emergency generators and Fire Pumps.
  • Perform other life safety duties as assigned.

 Miscellaneous Responsibilities:

  • Repair and replace door closures & minor door hardware as needed.
  • Responsible for minor adjustments and repair of security systems.
  • Read and record tenant utility meters.
  • Understanding of mechanical drawings and wiring diagrams.
  • Responsible for remedial tasks such as painting, cleaning, and unclogging toilets, or drains.
  • Understanding of appropriate instances and uses of personal protective equipment (PPE).

Qualifications

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • A minimum of 4 years’ experience in the building maintenance industry and/or a certified and credited trade school degree in HVAC, electronic, or other industry-related trade required.
  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Must be knowledgeable in the safe and proper use of the following tools: ladders, lifts, basic hand tools, voltmeter, manual drain auger, safety goggles, ear protection, and fire extinguisher.
  • Must be able to operate heavy equipment such as chillers, generators, switchgear, pumps, air handling units, etc.
  • Must have excellent organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Must possess excellent customer service skills.
  • Must be a team player, able to work outside the core business hours when needed, and willing to accept a variety of tasks associated with this position.
  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work and communicate effectively with all levels of operations.
  • Must be a self-starter and able to work well with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to speak, read, write, and understand the primary language(s) used in the workplace.
  • Must be available for shift or weekend assignments. Shift assignments are designated at the discretion of the Chief Engineer and are subject to change during tenure.
  • Each property maintains an on-call engineering schedule. The schedule is subject to change at the needs and discretion of the property.
  • Customer Service – Demonstrate optimum customer service delivery while performing all job functions.
  • Responsiveness – Need to perform responsibilities with an acute sense of urgency to meet the needs of others; respond to solve problems; willing to accept a variety of tasks associated with this position and be flexible.
  • Integrity - Demonstrate sound business ethics; consistently comply with organizational values; protect confidential information.
  • Communication - Able to clearly express ideas; present verbal information in a straightforward manner; ask questions to open channels of communication; listen to understand the perspective of others ask questions to open channels of communication.

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to stand and exert well-paced mobility for up to 4 hours in length. 
  • Must be able to bend, stoop, squat, and stretch to fulfill cleaning and repair/maintenance tasks.
  • Must be able to lift to 50 lbs. on a regular and continuing basis. 
  • Requires grasping, writing, standing, sitting, walking, repetitive motions, bending, climbing, listening, and hearing ability and visual acuity. 

How To Apply

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