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Lead Building Engineer

Company: ABM Industries, Inc.
Location: San Diego
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description

Position Summary Details

Troubleshoot, repair, maintain, and install HVAC and related equipment as assigned. Assume day to day coordination of specific agreements or projects as assigned to ensure contractual commitments are met in a timely, cost effective manner

Pay: $40.00/hr

The pay listed is the hourly range or the hourly rate for this position. A specific offer will vary based on applicant's experience, skills, abilities, geographic location, and alignment with market data.

Benefit Information:

ABM offers a comprehensive benefits package. For information about ABM's benefits, visit ABM 2023 Employee Benefits - Front Line Team Members (Programa de beneficios de).

401(k) - You become eligible to make personal contributions beginning the first of the month following 30 days of employment. You become eligible for the ABM match beginning the first of the month following six months of employment. ABM matches your pre-tax and/or Roth contributions, dollar for dollar, for the first 3%. For the next 2%, ABM contributes $0.50 for each dollar you contribute. Your contributions and match are immediately vested.


  • Provides supervision and is responsible for the implementation of all preventive maintenance and repair operations at the facility
  • Schedules emergency repair activities according to priority and the abilities of assigned personnel.
  • Provides technical advice, encouragement and instruction to subordinates in such areas as electric theory, mechanical systems, hydraulic systems, and safety procedures.
  • Perform equipment inspections, noting equipment condition, ensuring that proper maintenance is being performed in accordance with AES standards.
  • Responsible for the implementation of the quality assurance program for all work performed by the department.
  • Directs or participates in various facility programs and committees relating to assigned responsibilities such as safety, disaster, fire, pollution control and civil defense.
  • Formulates, recommends and implements site specific policies and procedures to improve the facility physical plant and operations.
  • Recommends equipment purchases to replace obsolete equipment items and provides assistance in formulating long-range equipment replacement requirements and coordinates actions with contractors.
  • Assists in the development and implementation of operating and extraordinary expense budgets as required.
  • Plans and schedules services of department. ---Establishes standards and work methods; takes steps to assure quality and quantity of performance and evaluates results.
  • Establishes plans for improving departmental work emphasizing efficiency and economy.
  • Communicates policies and procedures, discusses job problems, and employee concerns with supervisors and employees.
  • Encourages development of habits and attitudes for improved performance and good employee attitudes.
  • Direct, train, evaluate, and counsel all engineering personnel.
  • Ensures that general safety, fire prevention regulations are enforced, and safe working habits are promoted throughout the facility.
  • Ensures that all shop equipment is properly maintained and conforms to safety standards.
  • Promotes good housekeeping principles and supervises housekeeping details.
  • Responsible for ensuring that the building systems are operated in the most efficient and effective manner especially as it relates to utility consumption and environmental responsibility.
  • Implement a systematic program to promote energy awareness and conservation within the facility.
  • Champion energy conservation programs to achieve maximum results from tenants and staff.
  • Maintains an on-going self-improvement program to keep abreast of new equipment, standards, codes, and maintenance procedures.
  • Provides engineering support for a wide range of systems, maintenance programs, engines as well as operational engineering functions
  • Must be able to understand, analyze and seek solutions to the design, operation, maintenance, performance or repair of vehicles/equipment and their components
  • Should be able to logically approach problem solving, define a maintenance program or configuration and ensure a safe and legal operation
  • Reviews Service Bulletins (SBs) from manufacture or component manufacture
  • Develops solutions and implementation plans , project justification, cost/benefit analysis, and overall management of project implementation and coordinate warranty recovery on SBs that are applicable
  • Organizes and manages the priorities for assigned responsibilities and accomplishes the work process to meet all deliverable for projects as well as maintenance program changes and technical specification revisions
  • Coordinates work with other operational groups to ensure safety, regulatory compliance, operational reliability and operational efficiency
    • Experience that is commensurate with the specific facility for the position of Lead Engineer
    • 3 to 4 years progressive operations experience in commercial properties preferred
    • As required, relevant state/local license for Stationary Engineer and/or HVAC, plus universal level refrigerant recovery license and boiler license
    • Certification meeting OSHA ACM awareness training requirements as required
    • Computer skills and building automation systems experience required
    • Strong oral and written communication skills
    • Working knowledge of energy conservation required, formal training preferred
    • Strong employee relations, coaching and training skill

      About Us

      ABM (NYSE: ABM) is one of the world's largest providers of facility services and solutions. A driving force for a cleaner, healthier, and more sustainable world, ABM provides essential services and forward-looking performance solutions that improve the spaces and places that matter most. From curbside to rooftop, ABM's comprehensive services include janitorial, engineering, parking, electrical and lighting, energy and electric vehicle charging infrastructure, HVAC and mechanical, landscape and turf, and mission critical solutions. ABM serves a wide range of industries - from commercial office buildings to universities, airports, hospitals, data centers, manufacturing plants and distribution centers, entertainment venues and more. Founded in 1909, ABM serves over 20,000 clients, with annualized revenue approaching $8 billion and more than 100,000 team members in 350+ offices throughout the United States, United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, and other international locations. For more information, visit

      ABM is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer qualified applicants without regard race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran or any other protected factor under federal, state, or local law. ABM is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you have a disability and need assistance in completing the employment application, please call 888-328-8606. We will provide you with assistance and make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.

      ABM participates in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security E-Verify program. E-Verify is an internet-based system used to electronically confirm employment eligibility.

      ABM is a military-friendly company proudly employing thousands of men and women who have served in the U.S. military. With ABM, you'll have access to a world-class training program and ample opportunities to use the skills you developed while serving our country. Whether you're looking for a frontline or professional position, you can find post-military career opportunities across ABM.

      ABM directs all applicants to apply at ABM does not accept unsolicited resumes.

Keywords: ABM Industries, Inc., San Diego , Lead Building Engineer, Engineering , San Diego, California

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