Utility Engineer

Job Title
Utility Engineer
Job Description Summary
Responsible to assist with troubleshooting, diagnostics, housekeeping, and repairs on buildings, industrial systems, vehicles, grounds, and maintenance equipment for assigned properties/facilities. Typically has a building or service route.
Job Description
Assist with troubleshooting and repairs of buildings and installed systems to include: packaging and handling machinery, plumbing systems, kitchen equipment, roofs, drains, shop, grounds equipment, and HVAC
Clean, lubricate, and service a wide variety of pumps, valves, pneumatic controls, electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic devices
Assist with installation and modification of building equipment systems
Replace and repair building finishes such as ceiling tiles, door hardware, wall paper, and touch up paint in common areas
Troubleshoot, evaluate, and make recommendations to upgrade maintenance operations and/or implement savings opportunities
Possess competent knowledge of the use and care of tools and equipment used in facility and ground maintenance
Respond immediately to emergency situations and customer concerns
Complete preventative maintenance inspections- regularly check buildings, grounds, and equipment for unsafe or malfunctioning conditions
Inspect new installations for compliance with building codes and safety regulations
Maintain and operate life safety and fire systems
Perform welding, carpentry, and snow removal when necessary
Comply with all applicable codes, regulations, governmental agency, and Company directives as related to building operations and practice safe work habits
High School Diploma or GED equivalent
Minimum of 1+ years of related experience in a commercial property setting
Technical, vocational or on-the-job training in at least one of the following areas: HVAC, electrical, mechanical, process controls, mechanical power transmissions, painting, plumbing, carpentry or engine repair
Or any similar combination of education and experience
Possess and maintain a valid driver's license (commercial license may be required) and good driving record with periodic checks
Background checks may be required by client
Proven record of providing excellent internal and external customer service
Excellent interpersonal skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills
May be only maintenance staff member on duty during certain shifts; may be required to work extended periods of time without relief when responding to priority/emergency situations (including overtime type assignments); may require shift work and/or on call duties
The qualified candidate will be detail oriented, able to handle multiple projects simultaneously, extremely professional, and customer service oriented
Physical Requirements
Ability to stoop, stand, climb, frequently lift a minimum of 50 lbs. of equipment (pumps, tools, ladders) and safely install rigging/lifting devices
Regularly required to crouch and reach to install/move equipment by bending forward at the waist or by bending legs and spine
Involves movement between departments, floors, and properties to facilitate work
Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you
Ability to read and understand information presented orally and in writing
Regularly required to utilize vision abilities, allowing reading of printed material, drawings, and schematics
Cushman & Wakefield provides equal employment opportunity. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated. Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.

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