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Assistant Building Engineer- Multi Family at Madison Marquette Real Estate Srvs LLC in Houston, Texas

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Repairs, maintains and installs machines, tools, and equipment to ensure continuous operations.

  • Performs maintenance activities on utility systems to provide continuous supply of heat, steam, electric power, gas, or air required for operations.

  • Assists in ongoing preventive maintenance program in conjunction with other engineering and maintenance staff.

  • Inspects operating machines and equipment for conformance with operational standards.

  • Identifies low levels in department inventory; maintains inventory including proper storage and knowledge of use.

  • Assists in compliance with Hazard Communication Program, including Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS), labeling, storing and handling of materials, etc.

  • Assists with the identification of safety procedures, equipment and protective clothing requirements.

  • Responds to work orders as directed by management.

  • Assists in the application of key control policies and procedures.

The above listing represents the general duties considered essential functions of the job and is not to be considered a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the position.



  • High School Diploma.

  • 1-3 years experience with high-rise commercial office buildings, HVAC, electrical, BAS, direct digital controls (DDC), plumbing, and general maintenance, required.

  • Lead building experience, preferred.

  • Ability to handle basic HVAC, plumbing, electrical and general maintenance tasks.

  • Basic knowledge of computer.

  • Must have valid driver’s license.

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general technical procedures or governmental regulations.

  • Ability to write reports and business correspondence.

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, contractors, clients and other team members.

  • Basic knowledge of machinery, electrical, plumbing, and painting disciplines.

  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, plans, and drawings and follow detailed written instructions and procedures outlined in the technical manuals.

  • Proficient in the English language.

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.

  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritize.

  • Ability to work unsupervised, prioritize tasks and effectively plan each work day to most efficiently accomplish tasks.

  • Inspect and maintain buildings in show ready condition for leasing.

  • Self-motivated, team-oriented, dependable, responsible, flexible and professional.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands and fingers, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls, talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to sit and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Climbing is applicable to ladders, roof areas, stairwells, etc. The employee is routinely required to work on air conditioning and electrical related equipment and panels.

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Employee may be required to operate an automobile for after hours on-call duty and obtaining parts, errands in repair aspects of building. Must be able to move freely throughout the property, including moving up and down stairs.

The employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts. The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places and in outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.




  • 1 - 3 years: 1-3 years experience with high-rise commercial office buildings, HVAC, electrical, BAS, direct digital controls (DDC), plumbing, and general maintenance.
  • Lead building experience


  • High School or better

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