1+ months

HVAC Tech III - Lead Building Engineer (3rd Shift)

Redmond, WA 98052

Leads shift operations and directs vendors and subcontractors. Utilizes advanced skills to perform complex preventive maintenance and corrective repair of buildings, industrial systems, vehicles, equipment and grounds. Working under limited supervision, monitors building system operations and performance. Utilizes several trade skills such as carpentry, plumbing, electrical, painting, roofing, heating and cooling.


  • Will work on Variable Frequency drives; Investigate/Troubleshoot operation, diagnose possible issues/failures, program/install should the need arise. 
  • Able to work with a Building Automation system to diagnose/troubleshoot system operations for optimal performance, repair as needed. Can work with the BAS technicians to make adjustments/corrections to the BAS as needed. May also use/read the programming for the equipment. 
  • Able to read wiring schematics, building drawings. Use these to assist with troubleshooting as needed. 
  • Complies with all applicable codes, regulations, governmental agency and Company directives related to building operations and work safety. 
  • Assist Chief/Supervisor 
  • Leads shift operations, assigns work orders, and/or provides technical and procedural training of co-workers and subcontractors. Arranges for subcontractors as needed. 
  • Oversees and inspects the work performed by outside contractors. 
  • Inspects building HVAC systems to ensure operation of equipment is within design capabilities and achieves environmental conditions prescribed by client. Reviews assigned work orders. Estimates time and materials needed to complete repair. Maintains inventory of adequate supplies and tools and orders necessary materials to complete all tasks. 
  • Consults with clients to schedule preventive maintenance and other downtime to minimize business interruption and inconvenience. 
  • Implements a preventive maintenance program to ensure that building machinery and systems meet or exceed their rated life. 
  • Performs assigned repairs, emergency and preventive maintenance. Completes maintenance and repair records as required. 
  • Responds quickly to emergency situations, summoning additional assistance as needed. 


No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. Provides informal assistance such as technical guidance, and/or training to coworkers. Coordinates and assigns tasks to co-workers within a work unit and/or project.



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.


Associate's degree (AA) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school and minimum of four years experience in complete building operations. Or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Will possess: A Universal CFC card, aka section 608 certification. To allow employee to handling refrigerants. Either an 06A Trainee or Journey level license for the State of Washington Labor & Industries Universal CFC certification preferred or working toward CFC certification and/or local or state license in mechanical or HVAC trade. Valid Driver License may be required. Additional certification in one or more of the following: electrical, mechanical, HVAC and refrigeration systems, process controls. Certifications/licenses as may be required by local or state jurisdictions. 


Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers. Ability to effectively present information.


Requires knowledge of financial terms and principles and to understand operating budgets. Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and/or commissions. Conducts basic financial analysis.


Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret documents. Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations. Requires intermediate analytical and quantitative skills.


Uses personal computer and / or PDA for work order system, email, ESS and training. Basic skills with Microsoft Office Outlook. Physical requirements include stooping, standing, walking, climbing stairs / ladders and ability to lift / carry heavy loads of 50 lbs. or more.


Decisions made with thorough knowledge of procedures and company policies to achieve set results and deadlines. Responsible for setting own project deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to co-workers and supervisor.


Responsible for personal safety and the safety of those who are affected by your work. This includes but is not limited to:
1. Complete all required and assigned HSE training at a satisfactory level,
2. Follow all activity policies and procedures, including all HSE-related requirements at all times,
3. Participate in all HSE-related programs & activities as required, including incident investigations, interviews, auditing and assessment, etc.
4. Report any conditions which you feel could result in an accident or injury and / or stop work if required.


Posted: 2019-10-18 Expires: 2020-03-06

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HVAC Tech III - Lead Building Engineer (3rd Shift)

Redmond, WA 98052

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