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Building Engineer

03/06/2017 4:49 PM | BOMA New Jersey (Administrator)

Position/ Job Title:                                  Building Engineer


Position Reports to:                                     Property Manager


Department:                                                  Property Management


Location:                                                         Piscataway, NJ


Keystone develops and invests in commercial properties that inspire and unlock potential to succeed. We believe dynamic buildings attract dynamic people. And when dynamic people work together, companies thrive. There’s a fundamental change in the way people think about work. The spaces we occupy need to reflect that.


If you are interested in a dynamic career with an innovative, thriving enterprise then Keystone is the team you are looking to join.



Principal Job Responsibilities:


Oversee and monitor the operation, and make adjustments of all mechanical systems including but not limited to refrigeration, heat exchanger,   HVAC,

electrical, emergency backup systems and hot water systems; monitors operation, and adjusts, and maintains refrigeration, chilled water, and air conditioning equipment; boilers, and ventilating and hot water   heaters;

pumps, valves, piping and filters; other mechanical and electrical equipment; record readings and make adjustments where necessary to assure   proper

operation of equipment. Requires the ability to analyze the operation of various systems, determine the cause of any problems/malfunctions and take corrective action as  required.


Performs preventive maintenance on all base building and critical system equipment which includes but not limited to: assembling all tools, supplies and instruments necessary to complete the job, performing work with a minimum amount disruption, conducting immediate clean-up of work area, completing the preventive task sheet, returning tools to workshop, and unused supplies to store room, reporting any impending supply or material shortages and of any equipment  problems.


Install and repairs plumbing/piping/tubing; wire single and three   phase

motors; run conduit; pull wiring to machinery, motors, operating parts,   etc.;

install and rebuild pumps and motors; install and rebuild air compressors;    heat

exchangers; replace bearings in all types of   motors;

replace seals on pumps; install and repair piping, valves, filters, hot water systems and associated controls; assist other mechanics and operators with major repairs and maintenance of building and equipment. Installs, repairs, and maintains electrical controls, switching and motor  controls


Maintaining building grounds and tenant suites, which may include tasks such as painting, changing light bulbs, replacing blinds and trash removal


Communicate with management, tenant service representatives, and tenants regarding status of projects and ensure appropriate paperwork is completed


Purchasing appropriate supplies for projects.


Assume other duties and special projects as assigned by property manager.




Excellent communication and follow up skills


Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, prioritize, multi-task, think critically, solve problems and be organized.


Ability to repair, perform routine maintenance, and troubleshoot problems on equipment and building systems such as HVAC


Ability to work as part of a team and independently


Ability to distinguish between emergency and non-emergency situations




Five years of relevant building engineer experience


HVAC Certification and Black Seal, Low-Pressure License Strongly Preferred Valid state driver’s license required

Travel and overtime


Ability to visually inspect machinery and building, to frequently walk up and down stairs for inspections and emergency procedure practice   or

implementation. Ability to climb ladders up to 40 feet and lift 60 lbs. repeatedly. Ability to detect emergency alarms -  auditory and/or  visual.

Equipment inspections require getting on hands and knees to reach areas difficult to access.

  Send resumes to:

Melanie Egan
Office & Human Resources Manager
125 E. Elm Street, Suite 400, Conshohocken, PA  19428
Direct: 610.980.7006 | Main: 610.980.7000 | Cell: 484.571.1938 | Fax: 610.980.7007



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