Mar 26, 2020

Union Elecrtical Building Engineer,

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • Somerset, Franklin Township, NJ 08873, USA
Full-Time Engineering

Job Description


Job Description:

Under general supervision, performs a variety of work in the general maintenance and repair of buildings, facilities, HVAC systems, electrical trouble shooting electrical systems and equipment. Perform related duties as assigned.

Directly Responsible to

Assistant Chief Engineer, Chief Engineer, Operations Manager, Facility Manager

Supervision Over

Small Groups, Sub Contractors, Vendors as assigned by Management

Duties and Responsibilities:

(Any one position may not include all of the listed duties, nor do all of the listed examples include all tasks which may be found in positions within this classification and includes Duties and Responsibilities as noted in CLASSIFICATION TITLE: Operating Engineer.)

Possess as "AVERAGE" knowledge of the central air conditioning plant, the central heating plant and boiler plant, air handling units, pumps, fans, and related equipment.

Responsible for inspection and adjustment of HVAC components.

Monitoring and balancing of interior air flow and temperature.

Operation of computerized building control systems.

Location, diagnosis and correction of equipment malfunctions.

Monitoring and adjustment of chemicals used to treat various water systems.

Investigations of complaints regarding equipment.

Maintenance of daily log sheets recording equipment operations.

Miscellaneous repairs and maintenance.

Assists in obtaining quotes and arranging for services of outside vendors as needed

Annotates and updates work logs for specific site requirements.

Activates and deactivates building alarms and responds to alarm calls during and after regular work hours

Maintains clean, safe, and orderly work sites.

Read, understand and comply with employers and client's policies, critical environment standards and asset management environment critical standards.

Complete required OSHA 10, Shop Talks, safety training and specialty training courses assigned by management.

Complete and close work orders in a professional timely manner.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and a minimum of four years of related experience and/or trade school training.


Universal CFC certification preferred. Additional certification in one or more of the following: electrical, mechanical, HVAC and refrigeration systems, process controls, mechanical power transmissions, painting, plumbing, carpentry or engine repair. Certifications/licenses as may be required by local or state jurisdictions.


Ability to comprehend and interpret instructions, short correspondence, and memos and ask clarifying questions to ensure understanding. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from clients, co-workers, and/or supervisor. Ability to effectively present information to an internal department and/or large groups of employees.


Requires basic knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate simple figures such as percentages.


Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situation where only limited standardization exists. Requires intermediate analytical skills.


Uses personal computer and / or PDA for work order system, email, ESS and training. Basic skills with Microsoft Office Outlook. Physical requirements include stooping, standing, walking, climbing stairs / ladders and ability to lift / carry heavy loads of 50 lbs. or more.


Decisions made with general understanding of procedures and company policies to achieve set results and deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to co-workers and supervisor.


Responsible for personal safety and the safety of those who are affected by your work. This includes but is not limited to:

Complete all required and assigned HSE training at a satisfactory level

Follow all activity policies and procedures, including all HSE-related requirements at all times

Participate in all HSE-related programs & activities as required, including incident investigations, interviews, auditing and assessment, etc.

Report any conditions which you feel could result in an accident or injury and / or stop work if required



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