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Operating Engineer
Engineering & Construction
Direct Hire

Operating Engineer
Per Sé Group
Tampa, FL

Job Description

Per Sé Group has an immediate need for an Operating Engineer for a leading commercial real estate company. The role of the Operating Engineer would include day-to-day maintenance, repair, and ensuring the building systems and equipment all operate efficiently. In particular, the Operating Engineer will be expected to perform routine maintenance and repairs of all HVAC, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing equipment and systems in assigned facilities to obtain the most efficient operating results and life expectancy.

Daily Responsibilities

  • Perform all plumbing, electrical, or HVAC requirements of the building(s)
  • Maintain heaters, chillers, pumps, fan coil units, etc.
  • Monitor and adjust all mechanical/pneumatic equipment, control gauges, distributor panels, valves, thermostats, diffusers, and other equipment necessary to provide a comfortable environment for the buildings
  • Monitor Energy Management
  • Repair doors, ceilings, hand railings, and floors
  • Perform preventive maintenance duties, including changing filters, oiling motors, replacing light fixtures, Inspecting and adjusting belts, replacing motor bearings, aligning shafts and annual inspections as directed by manufacturers
  • Inspect engine room equipment, fan room equipment, cooling tower, all motors, house pumps, and sump pumps
  • Document and report activities to supervisor
  • Respond immediately to emergency situations (fire, evacuation, equipment failure, etc.) and customer concerns
  • Comply with all applicable codes, regulations, governmental agency, and company directives as relates to building operations and practice safe work habits

Desired Skills and Expertise

  • 2+ years of related work experience in operating mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems in a commercial property setting
  • Appropriate license/permit for trade as may be required, i.e. Journeyman or Master Electrician License or City Licenses
  • May be required to have certification as a Universal Technician for CFC’s depending on market licensure requirements
  • Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and good driving record with periodic checks
  • Background checks may be required by client
  • Proven record of providing excellent internal and external customer service
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • May be only maintenance staff member on duty during certain shifts; may be required to work extended periods of time without relief when responding to priority/emergency situations (including overtime type assignments); may require shift work and/or on call duties

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to stoop, stand, climb, frequently lift a minimum of 50 lbs. of equipment (pumps, tools, ladders) and safely install rigging/lifting devices
  • Regularly required to crouch and reach to install/move equipment by bending forward at the waist or by bending legs and spine
  • Involves movement between departments, floors, and properties to facilitate work
  • Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you
  • Ability to read and understand information presented orally and in writing
  • Regularly required to utilize vision abilities, allowing reading of printed material, drawings, and schematics

Job Type: Full-time, Direct Hire