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Engineer at BGC Partners

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: New York, New York





Job Description:

Newmark Knight Frank (NKF) is one of the world's leading commercial real estate advisory firms. We provide a fully integrated platform of services to prominent multinational corporations and institutional investors across the globe, as well as to occupiers, owners and developers of real estate on a local, regional and national level.

Together with London-based partner Knight Frank and independently-owned offices, NKF's 14,100 professionals operate from more than 400 offices in established and emerging property markets on six continents.

Job Description:

Responsible for maintaining, troubleshooting and repairing or arranging for the repairing of all building operating systems on the site.

Essential Job Duties:


  • Responsible for all preventative maintenance, necessary maintenance and repairs to the buildings mechanical, electrical, HVAC and plumbing systems. Must be familiar with the location and have working knowledge of all building mechanical, electrical, HVAC, plumbing, life safety, fire protection and security systems to ensure proper operations and be able to act upon any conditions that are out of the ordinary.

  • Conducts periodic general preventative maintenance on the mechanical, electrical, HVAC, and plumbing systems. This involves normal lubrication, adjustment, cleaning, replacement of consumable parts (such as filters, indicator lights, etc.), and periodic testing of the equipment. These systems include, but are not limited to; air handling units (including both rooftop and built-up units), re-circulating air systems, water pumping systems, cooling plant and all plumbing system components. Also conducts general building maintenance, as needed.

  • Be responsive to tenant complaints in the areas of safety, plumbing, mechanical, electrical and environmental needs through both personal contact and work order systems.

  • Prepare and maintain maintenance logs and records. Familiarity with preventative maintenance and work order software systems.

  • Coordinate contractor, tenant and management approvals for work orders that require the use of an outside contractor. Maintains log of work order details.

  • Perform all assigned work so as to ensure the safety of the building's tenants and the continuous operation of the site.

  • Be familiar with and conform to all written operating procedures associated with site.

  • Assist in snow and ice clearing operations, including the coordination of plowing and salting activities by outside vendors.

  • May perform other duties as assigned




Skills, Education, and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Minimum of 2-3 years previous building operations engineering experience.

  • Ability to handle multiple projects and make decisions.

  • General computer knowledge.

  • Holds any necessary / required licenses.


  • Must be a current union member.




Working Conditions: Normal working conditions with the absence of disagreeable elements

Note: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Newmark Knight Frank is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.