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Sr. Building Systems Engineer - Facilities Management Job Post

Posted: 10/29/2020

Sr. Building Systems Engineer

Type: full time
Role: Engineering/Technical
Location: VA

Apply at: https://www.click2apply.net/Z4lZGgfdmga1fDQ7cmodz


AvalonBay is proud to be named one of Glassdoor`s Best Places to Work in 2019.

AvalonBay Communities, Inc. is one of the nation`s leading Real Estate Investment Trusts (REIT`s), in the business of developing, redeveloping, acquiring and managing quality apartment communities in high barrier-to-entry markets of the United States. These markets are located in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Pacific Northwest and Northern and Southern California regions of the country. We currently own and operate approximately 82,000 apartment homes in the US and employ approximately 3,000 associates.


Reporting to the Director of Engineering, the Sr. Building Systems Engineer is responsible for providing technical support for all building systems, identifying equipment reliability opportunities and improving quality. The associate will also assist portfolio directors and on-site maintenance staff with trouble shooting, managing capital projects and completing community evaluations.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Provide engineering support for onsite team with systems and equipment. Assist with preventative maintenance requirements, process improvements, equipment selection and service vendors.

• Assist with trouble shooting when there is significant resident impact or is a reoccurring building system issue.

• Provide technical support and recommendations for building system improvements or replacements.

• Perform or assist with community evaluations. Determining the condition of assets as well as making recommendations for improvements processes or equipment.

• Identify potential building improvement or repair projects.

• Evaluate & make recommendations for building systems efficiency improvements.

• Project management of capital expenditure (CapEx) projects such as major design changes, performance improvements, significant process changes, reliability improvements.

• Review and provide comment for new development including: standards, building systems, existing conditions, equipment, and maintenance feasibility & logistics.

• Provide project support for: equipment selection, apartment acceptance, standards review and trouble shooting.

• Participate throughout the building commissioning, startup, training and acceptance processes.


Bachelor`s Degree in Engineering or equivalent field required plus 8 + years of experience providing engineering support for systems in the real estate industry, preferably in multifamily. Experience with high rise, midrise and garden style buildings and systems also preferred.

• 5+ years of experience with development, budgeting, and execution of capital expenditure projects

• Strong working knowledge of all building systems including but not limited to: MEP, commissioning, life safety, HVAC, and other centralized systems is desired

• Working knowledge of envelope systems including facades, windows and roofing

Experience with the following:

• HVAC, Chillers, boilers, cooling towers, condensers, split systems, heat pumps, and Aqua-therm, pumps, generators, water treatment.

• Standard and enhanced fire alarm systems.

• Proficient with energy management systems.

• Experience mitigating indoor air quality and other environmental issues.

• Familiarization with Sub-metering for utilities.

• Ability to distinguish between color-coded wires for troubleshooting and repairs to central systems.

• Customer service mindset plus an understanding of consistent standards in building operation, shop organization, life safety issues, Haz-Mat issues, emergency procedures, confined spaces and asbestos.

Apply Here: https://www.click2apply.net/Z4lZGgfdmga1fDQ7cmodz


Apply at: https://www.click2apply.net/Z4lZGgfdmga1fDQ7cmodz

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