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Entry Level Utility Engineer

Douglas Emmett
Los Angeles, CA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Under the supervision and direction of the Chief Engineer and the property management team, the Apprentice Engineer is responsible for the proper operation and maintenance of the mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire/life safety systems and equipment at his/her assigned building(s). The Apprentice Engineer will also ensure compliance with all Douglas Emmett Engineering Standard Operating Procedures and corporate directives. The Apprentice Engineer may stand a shift and works with the tools of the trade.

Job Duties

· Reports to the Chief Engineer, Assistant Chief Engineer, Building Engineer or Property Manager, who will provide functional and operational guidance and job assignment as required.

· Provides operational and functional guidance to maintenance and contractor personnel working on the property.

· Operates, maintains and repairs all mechanical, plumbing and electrical systems and devices in the building, when approved by the Chief Engineer.

· Monitors installation and implementation of energy related projects, systems and devices.

· Maintains operating manuals and technical data, and accurate written records of all maintenance services, preventive maintenance, equipment inventory, general supply and parts inventory, and pertinent data regarding operating equipment, building fixtures and tenant drawings and plans.

· Monitor parts inventories for all maintenance items on a monthly basis and request the purchase of required supplies by the Assistant Chief Engineer or Property Manager.

· Performs preventive maintenance as assigned by the Chief Engineer.

· Read and comprehend trade-related blueprints, line diagrams and schematics.

· Performs minor painting, carpentry, locksmith and exterior site work as required and assigned.

· Maintain contact with building occupants to solve operational problems.

 

General Requirements

· Demonstrated competence in the field of building engineering.

· Will stand a shift and work with the tools of the trade.

· Manage the tenant response and work order system to ensure excellent service.

· Perform building inspections as assigned. Report and address any mechanical or operational deficiencies found during the inspection and submit written reports with corrective recommendations.

· Trouble-shoot problem areas in the base building or tenant spaces. Consult with Assistant Chief Engineer, Chief Engineer and/or Property Manager regarding the labor requirements for any given job.

· Evaluate specifications, blueprints, and line diagrams.

· Assist property team with the annual building inspections.

· Understand and effect required mechanical operating standards for the building, including seasonal temperature adjustment criteria and procedures for heating and cooling, economization, on/mid/off peak operation, and automatic EMS settings to maximize energy savings.

· Conduct all work in compliance with all environmental laws, codes and Douglas Emmett directives.

· Perform water treatment testing once per shift, per day. Audit all chemical logs and programs to ensure that water treatment is being performed as required. Review all water treatment reports from the contractor and report any discrepancies to the Chief Engineer.

· Maintain operating logs in an accurate and current condition.

· Recommend changes in maintenance programs to the Chief Engineer.

· Review plans and drawings on new tenant construction and remodeling pertaining to HVAC, plumbing and electrical. Compare these plans to the Building Standard and contact the Assistant Chief Engineer or Chief Engineer to report discrepancies.

· Work closely with and support the Douglas Emmett Tenant Improvement project managers to properly complete construction as quickly as possible.

· Perform other duties as assigned.

Company Description
Douglas Emmett operates approximately 18.2 million square feet of Class A office space and over 4,300 luxury apartment units in nine highly desirable submarkets in Los Angeles County, six of which are located in Los Angeles' Westside - Brentwood, Century City, Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, the Olympic Corridor, and Westwood - and three submarkets in the San Fernando Valley - Sherman Oaks/Encino, Warner Center/Woodland Hills, and Burbank. The Company's Honolulu office portfolio is located in the downtown central business district with multifamily properties in nearby suburban communities.

The Company utilizes the same focused business strategy that was implemented by its founding principals - managing, developing, redeveloping, and acquiring multifamily and commercial real estate in high barrier-to-entry submarkets that exhibit strong economic characteristics such as population and job growth, as well as inherent supply constraints, such as limited developable land due to natural and political barriers. The Company strives to capitalize on the experience of its seasoned management team to create continued value.

Douglas Emmett

Douglas Emmett operates approximately 18.2 million square feet of Class A office space and over 4,300 luxury apartment units in nine highly desirable submarkets in Los Angeles County, six of which are located in Los Angeles' Westside - Brentwood, Century City, Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, the Olympic Corridor, and Westwood - and three submarkets in the San Fernando Valley - Sherman Oaks/Encino, Warner Center/Woodland Hills, and Burbank. The Company's Honolulu office portfolio is located in the downtown central business district with multifamily properties in nearby suburban communities. The Company utilizes the same focused business strategy that was implemented by its founding principals - managing, developing, redeveloping, and acquiring multifamily and commercial real estate in high barrier-to-entry submarkets that exhibit strong economic characteristics such as population and job growth, as well as inherent supply constraints, such as limited developable land due to natural and political barriers. The Company strives to capitalize on the experience of its seasoned management team to create continued value.

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Los Angeles, CA
USA

Industry

Construction

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