• Roanoke, VA, USA
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, 401 (k) with match, ESOP, PTO

Reports To: Associate Director


Primary Function:

This position is the on-site representative and oversees other maintenance personnel. Must be prompt in resolution of issues identified, be able to prioritize tasks, work independently and communicate effectively.  The engineer will be expected to coordinate and complete all requests for work, assign priorities, delegate to appropriate contractor, if required, and follow-up on completion. Position requires employee to take "pride in ownership", maintain professional image, and perform to the high expectations of firm and client.



A high school diploma is required, along with a minimum of ten years' experience in commercial building operations and maintenance.



  •  HVAC Certified & Licensed
  •  Experienced in HVAC automation
  •  Experience in operation, maintenance and basic repair of HVAC, generators, heaters, pumps, refrigerant systems,      compressors, gas lines, water systems, and the like.
  •    Knowledgeable in energy management systems, techniques and operations.
  •    Thorough knowledge in all building systems operations, maintenance and repair.
  •    Excellent interpersonal skills in dealing with tenants, clients and vendors.
  •    Possess any permits or licenses required by law or code. 
  •    Familiarity with LEED standards and practices.



  •    Maintain relationships with Manager and service team
  •    Maintain relationships with tenants and occupants
  •    Maintain relationships with general contractors, designers, architects, suppliers, vendors, and others serving the          property(ies)



The activities listed here are not all-inclusive; rather, they indicate the types of activities normally performed by this position.

  • Operation, maintenance, and repair of all boilers, heaters, pumps, valves, appurtenances and lines used in the distribution of steam and heated or processed water.
  • Operation, maintenance and repair of refrigerant compressors, condensers, evaporators, traps, transfer pumps, expansion valves, stop valves, float valves, together with all refrigerant lines and devices used to control temperature, and air conditioning systems in their entirety.
  • Operation, maintenance and repair of pumps handling water or other secondary refrigerating liquids together with all valves, appurtenances and lines used in the system.
  • Operation, maintenance and repair of air compressors, together with distribution lines and all valves and devices for air control.
  • Operation, maintenance and repair of all natural and manufactured gas distribution lines, including all valves and control devices.
  • Operation,  maintenance  and  repair  of  water  filters,  softeners,  piping  and  pumps  used  in conjunction with water distribution, including all sinks and toilet bowls, including all supply lines, drains, water lines, control devices and sprinkler systems.
  • Operation, maintenance and repair of all types of electrical motors and engines used to power pumps, compressors and fans.
  • Maintenance of elevators except where this type of equipment is serviced and maintained by specialized contractors.
  • Operation and Maintenance of generators except where this type of equipment is serviced and maintained by specialized contractors.
  • Operation, maintenance and repair of building automation systems for HVAC, including consoles, data gathering panels, remote sensors and indicating devices.
  • Operation, maintenance and repair of sanitary sewer systems, sump pumps including basins, water closets, urinals and piping.
  • Maintenance and repair of trash compactors, including electrical and hydraulic systems.
  • Maintenance and repair of all kitchen equipment excluding tenant owned equipment.


General Maintenance including but not limited to:

  • Repairs on toilet facilities including soap dispensers.
  • Repairs on registers and radiators.
  • Replacement of lamps and/or ballasts and cleaning of light fixtures.
  • Removing and replacing ceiling tiles.
  • Minor repairs on furniture and floors.
  • Maintaining and/or replacing door hardware.
  • Repair of floor maintenance equipment and Venetian blinds.
  • Maintenance painting in equipment rooms, cooling tower and other building facilities.
  • Assist in the replacement of filters in the HVAC equipment.
  • General cleaning in mechanical spaces and perimeter inductions units
  • Cleanup of equipment in engine room and shop.
  • Miscellaneous handyman work requiring the limited use of hand tools.
  • Perform monthly inspections and replace fire extinguishers when needed.
  • Operation of work order system, including documentation of self-directed activities.
  • Completion of weekly and monthly inspection protocols and maintenance of records.


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