Building Engineer




Santa Clara, CA

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    Position summary

    Santa Clara, CA area.


    • Maintains, operates, and repairs HVAC systems and associated equipment, electrical distribution equipment, plumbing systems, building interior/exterior repair, and related grounds as it pertains to assigned building(s).

    • Inspects building HVAC and plumbing systems to ensure operation of equipment is within design capabilities and achieves environmental conditions prescribed by client.

    • Completes maintenance and repair records as the need arises.

    • Responds quickly to emergency situations, summoning additional assistance as needed.

    • Reviews historical maintenance records to develop proactive inspection, testing and preventive maintenance schedule.

    • Operates company vehicle in a safe manner and follows prescribed routines to service locations in a timely manner.

    • Performs general maintenance and building systems operational duties as assigned or directed.


    To perform this job effectively, an individual should be able to perform each duty satisfactorily.

    • Commercial HVAC and Facilities systems maintenance and repair.

    • Perform assigned repairs, emergency, corrective, and preventive maintenance.

    • Provide Plumbing, Electrical, and Lighting maintenance


    Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future.

    Education and Experience

    • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).

    • Proven experience as a HVAC technician; minimum of three years.

    • Mobile maintenance experience highly preferred.


    Certification in two or more of the following: Electrical, Mechanical, HVAC and Refrigeration systems, process controls, mechanical power transmissions, painting, plumbing, carpentry, or engine repair as well as CFC Certification.


    Meet the physical requirements of this role including stooping, standing, walking, climbing stairs/ladders, and the ability to lift/carry heavy loads of 50 lbs. or more.

    Understanding of existing procedures and standards to solve slightly complex problems.

    Ability to analyze possible solutions using technical experience to apply appropriate judgment and precedents.

    Strong organizational skills with an inquisitive mindset.

    In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)

    California Residents: CBRE carefully considers multiple factors to determine compensation, including a candidate's education, training and experience. The salary range is $50 - $55 per hour. The compensation offered to a successful candidate will depend on the candidate's skills, qualifications and experience.

    Equal Employment Opportunity: CBRE is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We have a long-standing commitment to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, veteran status, political belief, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

    Candidate Accommodations: CBRE values the differences of all current and prospective employees and recognizes how every employee contributes to our company's success. CBRE provides reasonable accommodations in job application procedures for individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance due to a disability in the application or recruitment process, please submit a request via email at [email protected] or via telephone at +1 866 225 3099 (U.S.) and +1 866 388 4346 (Canada).

    NOTE: Some, but not all, of our positions may have an additional requirement to comply with COVID-19 health and safety protocols, including COVID-19 vaccination proof and/or rigorous testing. If you have questions about the requirement(s) for this position, please inform your Recruiter.

    Why you should apply for a job to CBRE:

  • 65% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.