The Lead Engineer responsible for the safe operation and maintenance of client owned facilities. Facility systems include but not limited to mechanical, electrical, plumbing and utility systems and life safety equipment installed in/on the customer's property.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Must be able to work in a team oriented / safety conscious environment.
- Safety expectations include, but are not limited to; Performing Audits and Observations
- Operations and maintenance of all (HVAC) heating, ventilation & air conditioning systems, to include, lab equipment (refrigerators/freezers), (PTACs) packaged terminal air conditioners, RTU’s, Built up systems and Chillers.
- Replace direct expansion compressors when needed.
- Light maintenance & PM's of all building systems.
- Troubleshoot and maintain electrical systems.
- Repair or replace non-energized receptacles, switches, breakers, ballast, light fixtures and indoor/outdoor lighting during LOTO.
- Maintain and repair plumbing systems to include lift stations, water pumps, bathroom fixtures, flush valves and minor drain maintenance as needed.
- Inspect or maintain all life safety equipment, including exit signs, emergency lighting, eye wash stations, AEDs, fire extinguishers and fire protection systems (inspected and repaired by Service Company).
- Ensure that equipment operates safely and economically and within established limits by monitoring meters, gauges, and computerized controls.
- Use hand and power tools.
- Detect potential mechanical problems by observing and listening to the pitch of the machinery.
- Routinely check safety devices, identifying and correcting any trouble that develops.
- Maintain a strong customer service-oriented relationship with client, employees and managers.
- Conduct day-to-day activities necessary to provide for the safety and comfort of the facility occupants.
- Execute preventive maintenance programs to protect the value and extend the life of all facility equipment to insure cost-effective operation.
- Identify required repairs and potential problems via work order to the Director of Operations.
- Report all equipment failures to your Director of Operations.
- When scheduled, maintain on-call status 24-hrs daily for immediate action pertaining to critical systems failure.
- Exhibit professional appearance, including proper maintenance of company uniforms.
- Practice client security regulations and procedures.
- Provide project supervision of subcontractors.
- Assist in the soliciting proposals as necessary on-site.
- Monitors operation and maintains refrigeration and air conditioning equipment; heating, ventilating and hot water equipment; pumps, valves, piping and filters; other mechanical and electrical equipment; reviewing logs as necessary to assure proper operation of equipment; responsible for reporting any problems/malfunctions on an as need basis.
- Performs preventive tasks when required.
- Oversees repair and P.M. of HVAC systems; determines frequency of repair and/or P.M. for HVAC systems
- Responsible for overseeing the activities of contractors working within the building either as representatives of the building itself or tenants operating within the buildings.
- 5-7 years of operations and maintenance experience in a life sciences environment
- Experience with operating, troubleshooting and maintaining central plant including large tonnage chillers, commercial boilers and building automation systems
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact effectively at all levels
- 3-5 years leading successful trades teams of 3 or more and providing a world class service
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
- 1 year certificate from college or technical school and/or 5-7 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Siemens Automation
- 24/7 CMMS experience preferred
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
- HVAC License required
- Universal CFC
Other Skills and Abilities:
- Mechanical and electrical aptitude with HVAC equipment is required
- Must be able to service cooling towers, rebuild or replace large centrifugal pumps, service & repair VAV boxes, troubleshoot and repair energy management controls and programming.
- Must be able to work varying shifts, weekend and holidays as needed.
- Must be able to respond to emergencies when needed.
- Must be able to use a variety of hand and power tools and be able to work on ladders, staging, and power platforms.
UG2 is committed to delivering the highest standard of facility services and solutions in the commercial, corporate, education, retail, public venue, healthcare, life science and industrial markets.
Founded in 2012, UG2 is privately held and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. We also have regional offices in Chicago, Washington, D.C., New York City, West Palm Beach, Los Angeles and Sunnyvale.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $56.00 - $60.00 per hour
- Dental insurance
- Health insurance
- Paid time off
- Vision insurance
- 8 hour shift
- On call
- Weekends as needed
Ability to commute/relocate:
- Boston, MA 02114: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)
- Siemens Automation: 1 year (Preferred)
- CMMS: 1 year (Preferred)
- HVAC: 3 years (Required)
- facility engineering: 3 years (Required)
- HVAC Certification (Required)
Work Location: In person