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Apprentice Engineer

Company: Hines Real Estate
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

*Responsibilities*As an Apprentice Engineer with Hines, you will assist in the operation and maintenance of various building systems and equipment of each property and become knowledgeable about engineering field responsibilities. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:* Assist with performing preventive maintenance and repairs on all mechanical, electrical, plumbing and HVAC systems including, but not limited to pumps, chillers, boilers, air compressors and air handling units.* Make adjustments and changes to HVAC and related equipment in order to maintain established operating criteria within the guidelines set forth by the Supervisor.* Perform general repairs, maintenance and replacement of building components including, but not limited to: building fixtures and appliances, plumbing and electrical.* Participate in the water treatment chemical programs established in the property.* Maintain operation logs and files, where appropriate, to include, but not limited to: central plant operations, chemical consumption logs and other equipment or operation inspection logs specific to the property.* Apply basic knowledge and skills in HVAC distribution and controls in order to make adjustments and/or corrective actions to resolve work orders.* Provide prompt and courteous response to tenant requests within the guidelines set forth by Hines.* Maintain ethical, professional, and courteous relations with contractors and tenants.* Establish and maintain a cooperative working relationship with the entire operation staff and perform as a team member.* Participate and learn all current Hines and property emergency procedures including but not limited to:* Assist with directing building occupants with evacuations* Assist with bomb searches* Assist with life safety system alarms* Assist emergency authorities and response teams* Develop understanding and usage of fire alarm and life safety systems at assigned property* Adhere to all Hines and property policies and procedures and perform all duties in a safe manner.* Actively participate in required training activities and seminars.*Qualifications*Minimum Requirements include:* Related trade certifications preferred.* Continually develop building engineering and related knowledge.* Interact with employees, visitors and contractors with poise and diplomacy.* Develop sufficient computer skills to effectively administer required engineering programs.* Read and understand a variety of instructions, including equipment instruction manuals, furnished in written, oral, or schedule form.* Understand correct usage of power tools (pneumatic, electric or engine drive), drill motors, saws, grinder, and impact wrenches, etc.* Compute basic mathematical equations.* Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.* Maintain calm demeanor in emergency situations.* Understand and apply correct usage of all personal safety equipment.* When applicable, obtain required city and/or government licenses or permits (i.e., Boiler Operating Permit, State Maintenance Electricians License, EPA CFC Universal Certification Technician certificate, etc.).* Work indoors approximately 80% of the time and outdoors approximately 20% of the time.* Use olfactory, auditory, and visual senses.* Work standing all day.* Ability to lift 25 lbs. or more.* Climb up and down stairs and ladders.* Access remote work areas and confined spaces (i.e., crawl spaces, roofs).* Use full range of manual dexterity (i.e., sitting, squatting, bending, kneeling, walking, and lifting).* Meet the shift working requirements of the assigned property; shifts may include early mornings, late evenings, weekends, and some holidays.* Work overtime as business needs deem appropriate.Job Type: Full-timeBenefits:* 401(k) matching* Dental insurance* Health insurance* Paid time off* Referral program* Vision insuranceExperience level:* 1 year* Under 1 yearSchedule:* 8 hour shift* Monday to FridayExperience:* HVAC: 1 year (Preferred)Work Location: In personby Jobble

Keywords: Hines Real Estate, Atlanta , Apprentice Engineer, Engineering , Atlanta, Georgia

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