CBRE Stationary Engineer - Union (Shift Work) in Santa Clara, California

Stationary Engineer - Union (Shift Work)

Santa Clara, California, United States at

Requisition # 17020317

Position Overview

The stationary building engineer performs day-to-day system operations and routine preventive and corrective maintenance of facility infrastructure with specific focus on mechanical systems and equipment. Assist with monitoring operations, conducting routine and on-going assessment of the building systems operations and performance. The position requires an awareness of critical environment operating practices and protocols and routine conduct of hands-on maintenance work on a variety of critical and non-critical facility systems and equipment in an operating critical environment


Operate, diagnose, analyze and repair industrial HVAC equipment to include boilers, chillers, air handling units, VAV systems, hydronic systems, air compressors, air dryers and exhaust ventilation.

At the direction of supervisor, maintains equipment such as heat exchanger, HVAC, electrical, plumbing and hot water systems. Monitors operation, adjusts, and maintains refrigeration, chilled water, and air conditioning equipment; boilers, and ventilating and hot water heaters; pumps, valves, piping and filters; other mechanical and electrical equipment; record readings and make adjustments where necessary to ensure proper operation of equipment.

When applicable, performs work in strict accordance with governing Critical Work Packages (CWPs), standard operating procedures, and maintenance work instructions.

Receive and execute work orders for preventative and corrective maintenance on facility systems and building physical structure. Consult with supervisor to order necessary materials to complete all maintenance and perform necessary work. Finalize work orders by completing necessary documentation in the computerized maintenance management system.

Respond immediately to emergency situations (fire, evacuation, equipment failure, etc.) and customer concerns.

Comply with departmental policy for the safe storage, usage, and disposal of hazardous materials. Maintain a clean and safe workplace.

Limited travel is required in this position.

Performs additional job duties as requested.


  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as an HVAC technician in industrial/commercial and/or lab/R&D environments

  • Associates Degree or Trade School preferred. High School diploma or GED equivalent required

  • Perform preventative maintenance on HVAC control and operating systems including required calibrations as scheduled

  • Install or repair ductwork, refrigeration piping, air conditioning units and exhaust equipment

  • Capable of brazing, soldering and welding.

  • EPA Universal License

  • Familiar with HVAC and electrical codes

  • Comply with all applicable codes, regulations, governmental agency and company directives related to building operations and work safety.

  • Demonstrated technical ability in the installation, repair and maintenance of industrial HVAC systems

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Proficient computer skills including MS Suite

  • Knowledge of engineering fundamentals necessary for effective and safe operation of complex electrical and mechanical building equipment and systems

  • Valid driver’s license

  • Must be a team player committed to working in a quality environment.

  • Strong organization skills and attention to details

  • Trouble shooting skills and ability to test facility/building elements

  • Frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds

  • Ability to read and comprehend technical manuals and instructions

  • Ability to identify abnormal situations and conditions and elevate to supervisors for resolution

  • Ability to access, use, and update computerized maintenance management system


This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

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About CBRE (NYSE: CBG): At CBRE, you are empowered to take your career path into your own hands. Enjoy workplace flexibility in a global organization with tremendous scale. Come experience the employee advantage at CBRE.

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