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Assistant Chief Engineer

Company: Unico Properties LLC
Location: Renton
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

This website is AudioEye enabled and is being optimized for accessibility. To open the AudioEye Toolbar, press "shift + =". Some assistive technologies may require the use of a passthrough function before this keystroke. For more information, activate the button labeled "Explore your accessibility options". If you are unable to complete this application due to a disability, contact this employer to ask for an accommodation or an alternative application process. Assistant Chief Engineer Active - Non-Exempt full-time Renton, WA, US 17 days ago Requisition ID: 1515 Assistant Chief Engineer - Renton, WA Come work for one of Puget Sound Business Journal's Top 100 Best Workplaces in 2022! - As the Assistant Chief Engineer, you will contribute to Unico's success by providing maintenance to the building structure and systems in the gorgeous Longacres Portfolio, which houses the new training facility and headquarters for the Seattle Sounders FC. - ABOUT UNICO PROPERTIES LLC - Unico Properties LLC, a subsidiary of Unico Investment Group LLC, is a commercial real estate investor, developer, and full-service operator focused on office and multifamily assets in emerging markets throughout the United States. Since 1953, Unico Properties has created places where people want to be, curating environments that foster the well-being of people and communities. Unico is committed to building and operating sustainable real estate-buildings that protect our planet's resources and are healthy and productive places to live and work. - ABOUT THE ROLE The Assistant Chief Engineer performs repairs and maintenance tasks, including preventive maintenance to the building structure and systems; is responsible for maintaining condition of the property interiors, exteriors, and site using materials and equipment following manufacturer's directions; provides technical and non-technical assistance to engineering staff; manages work order flow; performs higher level technical maintenance tasks than other Engineers; develops and maintains preventative maintenance programs; continually strives to increase his/her working knowledge of the property; and works in compliance with all safety rules and regulations. May interface with vendors and contractors in coordination of work and inspection of work. Promotes a culture and demonstrates market leadership that is committed to sustainability and strategic energy management. Participates in on-call engineer rotation schedule. BENEFITS This position offers competitive pay and generous benefits, including:

  • Employee paid, and partial (40%) dependent-paid medical, dental and vision coverage
  • 12 weeks of paid parental leave -
  • 401(k) plan with up to $9,000 in employer matching each year
  • Starting with 3 weeks of flexible paid time off and 9 paid holidays
  • 12 hours of paid volunteer time and $200 charitable contribution matching each year
  • Education allowance and more!
  • $5,000 Signing Bonus - DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Essential Functions include but are not limited to:
    • Performs preventative maintenance as directed by Portfolio Chief Engineer or Chief Engineer
    • Supervises and manages engineering staff. Responsible for training, scheduling, coaching, annual reviews, hiring and dismissing staff
    • Creates and/or oversees building preventative maintenance schedule, as directed
    • Performs specific maintenance and repairs using hand and power tools as directed by work orders including general carpentry, electrical, mechanical, HVAC, and plumbing (may perform these duties with a high-level expertise in one or more areas); trouble shoot, diagnose, and correct minor and major HVAC issues, electronical issues (24v to 480v), and plumbing issues including removing and replacing miscellaneous plumbing fixtures
    • Maintains assigned response times to tenant calls
    • Oversees completion of daily work orders and projects
    • Performs special project work for tenants as directed by Chief Engineer
    • Assists Engineers with issues they are not able to resolve independently
    • Supervises a group of specialty maintenance engineers, as directed
    • Operates the building in a code-compliant manner, maximizing energy efficiency while maintaining tenant comfort and equipment reliability; in a manner that adheres to sustainability objectives and is consistent with sound sustainability and energy management practices; and is aligned with building LEED and energy conservation measures
    • Manages log of weekly water meter reads for LEED and EnergyStar
    • Manages proper levels of chemical treatment in closed and open loop HVAC systems
    • Oversees new tenant keying configurations
    • Oversees maintenance of key logs
    • Manages requirements for Purchase Orders, including necessary documentation and tenant signatures along with coding of invoices with proper building and account information
    • Performs monthly tenant bill back meter reads
    • Manages daily data logs for critical equipment
    • Performs snow removal and/or ice melt distribution in inclement weather
    • Proficiently operates fire life safety systems throughout property/properties
    • Continuously inspects property/properties for safety hazards, and works in compliance with all safety rules and regulations
    • Maintains all phone/electrical closets/switchgear, etc.
    • Keeps shop and desk area clean and organized
    • Updates supplies, parts inventory, and expenses
    • Manages inventory of lighting and electrical, plumbing, janitorial, and spare parts, and goods
    • Order parts, as needed
    • Manages tool inventory and company vehicles used by maintenance staff, as directed
    • Participates in the Engineering on-call schedule
    • Interfaces with vendors and contractors in coordination of work and inspection of work
    • Manages coverage of duties at other properties when assigned staff is absent, or as needed for special projects
    • Drives company vehicle, as needed ABOUT YOU Do you have the skills and meet the qualifications below? If so, we want to hear from you! SKILLS
      • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, and prioritize workload
      • Proficient in operation of the building Energy Management System along with intimate working knowledge of programming and troubleshooting of the system and components
      • Ability to work cooperatively within a team environment
      • Familiarity with troubleshooting and operation of domestic water pumping systems along with associated pressure-reducing and backflow devices
      • Knowledge of controls, operation, design, repair, and preventative maintenance of HVAC systems
      • Basic knowledge of electrical systems; ability to troubleshoot electrical switchgear, transformers, and work with 480 volt, 3-phase power
      • Basic understanding of plumbing systems
      • Ability to operate computer software programs including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook QUALIFACTIONS -
        • High school diploma or equivalent
        • 2-year technical accreditation
        • 5+ years' experience in property / building engineering
        • Current Universal CFC card
        • Current specialty 07 electrical license
        • Current EPA certification ADA REQUIREMENTS Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Physical Activities and Requirements of this Position
          • Finger Dexterity: Using primarily just the fingers to make small movements such as typing, picking up small objects, or pinching fingers together
          • Talking: Especially where one must frequently convey detailed or important instructions or ideas accurately, loudly, or quickly
          • Average Hearing: Able to hear average or normal conversations and receive ordinary information
          • Repetitive Motions: Movements frequently and regularly required using the wrists, hands, and/or fingers -
          • Average Visual Abilities: Average, ordinary, visual acuity necessary to prepare or inspect documents or products, or operate machinery
          • Physical Strength: Work requires occasional lifting of 50-75 lbs. and routine lifting of 25 lbs.; ability to maneuver in confined spaces 10% of the time; ability to perform duties at heights 10% of the time Mental Activities and Requirements of this Position
            • Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved instructions and to deal with problems involving a few variables
            • Mathematics Ability: Ability to perform basic math skills including adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing two-digit numbers; to perform the basic arithmetic operations with money; to perform operations with units such as inch, foot, and yard / ounce and pound
            • Language Ability: Ability to use passive vocabulary of 5,000-6,000 words; ability to read at a slow rate; ability to define unfamiliar words in dictionaries for meaning, spelling, and pronunciation Unico Properties LLC is an equal opportunity employer. All candidates will receive consideration without regard to disability, protected veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable local, state, or federal law.

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