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Building Engineer in Portland, OR at Pinnacle

Date Posted: 5/25/2019

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Job Description

Location: Goat Blocks - Res45431

Pinnacle is a national real estate provider that manages and invests in multifamily residential communities. As one of the nation’s largest third-party managers of multifamily housing, Pinnacle serves 32 states and 25 major metropolitan areas. Headquartered in Dallas, Pinnacle has city offices in 10 states across the nation.

Pinnacle provides its team members with an exceptional company culture. Every team member plays a vital role at Pinnacle, so we provide them with the training, support and tools needed for success. Pinnacle offers exceptional career paths, and joining our team can lead to an exciting and fast-paced career. We are looking for true team-players who want to learn and advance in the industry.

We offer a total compensation and benefits package to help with your needs today and build for your future tomorrow. Pinnacle values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. We offer a safe, healthy work environment for employees through a commitment to maintaining a drug-free workplace. At Pinnacle, success is about more than having a healthy bottom line, and we are committed to making Pinnacle an amazing and unique place to work for each member of our team.

The building engineer performs maintenance and repair duties on commercial buildings. The position reports to the investment manager, property manager or chief building engineer.

Reports to Property Manager

• Handles all requests for service or maintenance.
• May monitor the work order system for incoming calls for service or maintenance.
• Communicates with the tenant services coordinator to determine appropriate personnel or vendor to answer maintenance or service request.
• Notifies tenant services coordinator of response time and conclusion of work request.
• May supervise service contract providers.
• Maintains safe and clean work area.
• Maintains the preventive maintenance program.
• Performs other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements

To perform this role successfully, an individual must be able to perform all essential functions satisfactorily. The requirements define the knowledge, skill, and/or ability necessary to perform the essential functions. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
High school equivalent with college and/or trade/technical/vocational school training or a combination of education and recent relevant experience. Recent experience in aspects of commercial building maintenance required.
HVAC certification may be required. Valid driver’s license if required to operate a licensed motor vehicle in order to perform the job duties.
Must have a general working knowledge of commercial buildings and advanced understanding of HVAC, electrical and plumbing. Knowledge of landscaping, janitorial maintenance, security and general construction required. Must be skilled in the use of various power tools and be computer literate. Must be able to manage and motivate people and communicate effectively verbally and in writing with a variety of internal contacts, vendors and contractors. Must be detail oriented, organized and able to multi-task.

The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This job is a labor position and considered heavy in physical requirements. Must be able to constantly stand, walk, bend at the neck, reach waist to shoulder, grasp and use dominant hand; frequently lift up to 40 pounds, pull/push up to 50 pounds, climb ladders or stairs, kneel/squat, twist body, reach above shoulders or below waist and repeat motions and perform fine finger manipulations.
Refer to the building engineer job analysis for specific physical requirements by job duty.

Must be able to concentrate on moderate detail with little interruption. Must be able to remember simple task assignments given at the beginning of a period of time extending for several days.

The work involves indoor and outdoor activities with exposure to seasonal weather and the associated temperature fluctuations. Frequent exposure to airborne dust, paint fumes and the chemicals used in surface preparation and general maintenance work.