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LEED Commercial Building Engineer

Blanton Turner Seattle, WA
United States

LEED Commercial Building Engineer
Full Time | Permanent
Reports to Property Manager
Salary, DOE + Benefits | Exempt

Brief Description

Under the day to day supervision of the Property Manager, the LEED Commercial Building Engineer is responsible for all aspects of building maintenance and repair while performing first-class customer service and demonstrating a commitment to sustainable and strategic energy. This unique LEED Gold property includes a 320,000 sqft. office building with 22,000 sqft. “market hall” style retail space on the ground floor. The Commercial Building Engineer has exceptional customer service, project management and exemplifies the attitude and management philosophy of Blanton Turner.

Core Competencies

•Ability to multi-task and prioritize workload to meet deadlines
•Communicate effectively and professionally with all key stakeholders including, but not limited to, commercial tenants, the Property Manager, staff, and vendors
•Ability to implement staffing resources effectively
•Ability to quantify and produce expected results and be responsible for the results of the work
•Aesthetically oriented with an eye for detail
•Strong organizational skills
•Ability to lead, teach and train
•Work well under pressure with excellent problem solving skills
•Work well with a wide diversity of people, honestly, ethically with integrity and a sense of humor
•Knowledge of building maintenance and custodial practices and strategies implementing LEED or “Green” practices wherever applicable.

Essential Functions

•To further the brand of Blanton Turner through excellent maintenance of the property.
•Show accountability for all work and actions by setting a strong example and work ethic.
•Assume a lead role in the commissioning and handover of the building from construction to opening.
•Responsible for managing all aspects of maintenance.
•Perform preventative maintenance as directed by work orders.
•Troubleshoot, diagnose and correct minor and major HVAC issues, plumbing issues and electrical issues within a specialized LEED Gold building management system.
•Operate the building in code-compliant manner, maximizing energy efficiency while maintaining tenant comfort and aligned with building LEED and energy conservation measures
•Continuously inspect property/properties for safety hazards, and work in compliance with all safety rules and regulations.
•Respond quickly to emergency situations.
•Effectively lead and manage the maintenance and custodial staff as applicable – including, but not limited to, hiring, training, scheduling, conducting employee reviews, disciplining, and being involved in termination.
•Develop, implement and manage maintenance budget.
•Establish and maintain effective working relationships with vendors and service contractors – schedule and coordinate vendor and contractor activities.
•Oversee vendors work while being performed.
•Set quality standards and ensure quality control.
•Maintain professionalism and communicate effectively with all key stakeholders including, but not limited to commercial tenants, the Property Manager, Portfolio Manager, office staff, and vendors.
•Complete all work in a timely and professional manner.
•Prepare and maintain maintenance logs, records and monthly reports.
•Must work safely at all times. Knowledge and understanding of all applicable practices/techniques, laws, project controls and environmental regulations to include OSHA safety regulations.
•Be available on-call for after-hours emergencies.

Experience and Characteristics

•Must be experienced with and certified to maintain LEED DDC, BAS, HVAC and EMS systems.
•LEED O+M certification preferred.
•3 years building engineer experience or equivalent training
•Experience in supervisory position
•Computer proficient (Word, Excel, and Outlook)
•Physically able to perform maintenance work in most weather conditions.
•Be able to lift up to 90 lbs.
•Must have vehicle (reliable), current WSDL and proof of insurance
•Must be Bondable (including criminal and credit background check approval)
•Personal independence, drive and self-initiative.

About Blanton Turner

Blanton Turner is a Seattle-based property management firm providing multi-family and student housing developers and owners with real estate solutions for a new economy. We're a proven team that has been working together for years. We think like owners, run properties like the multi-million dollar businesses they are, apply insight gained through our extensive background in development, and enjoy having a little fun while we're at it.

Our approach to property management relies on our basis in relationships and perspective of property management as running a multi-million dollar business. Our dynamic management style starts with the people. For every property, we focus on finding the right person with a personality that complements the character of the building. Most of our managers are college graduates, and most also hold advanced credentials from IREM (Institute of Real Estate Management), including Certified Property Manager (CPM), Accredited Residential Manager (ARM) and Accredited Commercial Manager (ACOM) accreditations.

Blanton Turner team members receive the tools and training to succeed, and more importantly, the empowerment to be sensational. What does sensational look like? To us, it's a cared-for property, engaged residents and tenants, and increasing returns to our clients.

Learn more at www.blantonturner.com.


Blanton Turner Seattle, WA
United States