Building Engineer (SHC); M - F, 7:00am - 3:30pm at EMCOR in Palo Alto, California

Posted in Other 8 days ago.

Job Description:

About Us:

EMCOR Facilities Services (EFS), an EMCOR core business, services over 1 billion square feet of commercial space across the United States. From corporate campuses to single sites, EFS provides a range of services that support mission-critical areas of financial services, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, transportation, and education sectors.

Job Title: Building Engineer (SHC) for EMCOR at Stanford Health Care; M - F, 7:00am - 3:30pm

Job Summary: EMCOR Facilities Services has an immediate need for a Building Engineer at Stanford Healthcare Center in Palo Alto, CA. Responsible for operation, replacement, repair and maintenance of building related mechanical, electrical, control systems, plumbing, air handling units, pumps, heat exchangers, expansion joints, and other building mechanical systems. Work
involves the lifting of heavy mechanical equipment and apparatus, and may be performed in areas of extreme heat or cold. Receives and responds to service calls, takes immediate action to resolve emergency situations or system breakdowns.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operation, replacement, repair, and maintenance of all related mechanical, electrical, control systems, air handling units, pumps, motors, heat exchangers, and expansion joints.

  • Install electrical circuits

  • Repair all restroom fixtures, sweat / braze copper pipe and thread black pipe.

  • Drain & "safe off" systems to facilitate repairs.

  • Perform minor carpentry tasks, replace ceiling tiles, repair or replace door hardware, locks, panic bars etc.

  • Perform minor electrical tasks to include bulb and ballast replacement.

  • Routine operation and inspection of emergency generator, UPS, and associated components.

  • Requisition necessary material to complete required repairs.

  • Routine and preventive maintenance duties including filter changes, belts, lubrication, control and performance check of building systems and equipment.

  • Inspect mechanical, electrical systems, trace electrical circuits, operate switch-gear, record inspections, and write reports to Supervisors.

  • Perform any additional duties on an as "required" basis where such duties are within the scope of contractual obligations.


  • Minimum of five (5) years experience in the operation of central building equipment, HVAC, mechanical, plumbing, electrical, and / or electronic systems.

  • Experience & proven ability to repair building electrical, plumbing, & HVAC auxiliary systems.

  • Experience & proven ability to safely secure hydronic and electrical systems for maintenance.

  • Experience & proven ability to Braze/Solder copper pipe and thread black pipe.

  • Basic carpentry skills.

  • Strong knowledge of operation of building auxiliary systems i.e. fire-life safety, stand by emergency generators, UPS Systems.

  • Familiarity of general building systems i.e. vertical lift equipment, overhead doors.

  • Ability to write, execute written and oral instructions and perform arithmetic calculations.

  • Strong knowledge of safe work practices and procedures typical for maintenance operations.

  • Ability to safely wear a respirator, climb ladders, enter confined spaces, lift heavy objects and perform other physically demanding tasks safely and skillfully use all types of related hand and power tools.

  • Hospital experience preferred.

Physical Requirements:

In an 8-hour day, must be able to continually bend, squat, kneel, lift, twist, climb, reach, stand and walk; to use hands for repetitive pushing, pulling, and single grasp motion; and to frequently lift and carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds and to move objects in excess of 100 pounds, and travel by government or company vehicle to work location or to other destinations as required.

EMCOR Facilities Services requires all employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19. This position will require the successful candidate to show proof of a complete COVID-19 vaccination. EMCOR Government Services is an equal opportunity employer and will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.

We offer our employees a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package and are always looking for individuals with the talent and skills required to contribute to our continued growth and success. Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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