Posted: 03/12/2021

High Rise Building Engineer

LVL 29 Location: Plano, Texas 75024 Type: full Time

Job Description

Property Management firm seeks highly experienced, professional Building Engineer for a 29-story residential tower in Legacy West, Plano, TX

Must have experience working in a high-rise environment with complex, life safety building systems. This is a “hands-on” position that will require you to work with a team of maintenance technicians and janitorial staff members.

Previous experience working in a residential high-rise tower is strongly preferred. You must be able to trouble shoot and/or be available during building emergencies.

Candidate must be able to demonstrate thorough knowledge of mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and other critical systems which support the entire building.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide supervision and is responsible for the implementation of all preventative maintenance and repair operations at the facility. Observes/evaluates maintenance and repairs.
  • Maintains a safe and secure environment throughout the building.
  • Performs maintenance tasks. Oversees and inspects work.
  • Assesses repair needs and estimated time needed for repair, including evaluating the need for further instruction or outside help.
  • Schedule and performs minor and routine maintenance on all appropriate equipment on a regular basis.
  • Assist with building inspections, procuring bids, building operations and other tasks as necessary.
  • Monitor the functions of service contractors and building repair and maintenance contractors.
  • Monitor and maintain optimum performance of all building systems to include mechanical, electrical, fire, security, HVAC, and water.
  • Inventories and acquisitions maintenance supplies. Request materials, tools and supplies needed for a job.
  • Maintains disaster preparedness by identifying potential problems, developing response plans, managing crises.
  • Observes all safety standards and participates in the Company’s efforts to provide a safe work environment.
  • Formulates, recommends, and implements best practices to improve the facility’s operations.
  • Ensure the timely completion of work orders.
  • Oversees or participates in construction, installation, and preventative maintenance of equipment.
  • Monitor pool and pool equipment daily.
  • Must be aware of the condition of physical property throughout the property and immediately correct unsafe conditions, e.g., broken gates leading to the pool, broken steps, open holes, broken/burned out exterior lights.
  • Performs maintenance replacement and repair in areas of carpentry, electrical work, plumbing, mechanical, painting, flooring, and other building repairs.
  • Must possess maintenance and repair skills in HVAC, cooling towers, chillers, painting, carpentry, plumbing and electricity.
  • Maintains a neatly groomed, professional appearance.
  • Performs any additional duties as assigned.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills. String customer service, communication and interpersonal skills required.
  • Must be computer literate with working knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications including Word, Excel and Outlook.


  • High school diploma required; some college or trade school preferable. Maintains up to date knowledge in field of maintenance.


  • CPO and HVAC required.
  • OSHA, EPA Universal, Electrical Journeyman Technician. Experience with building automation systems.
  • A Texas driver’s license is required.


  • Competitive compensation, healthcare benefits and excellent 401k match. Paid time off and excellent working environment with great onsite team.