Building Engineer

3 weeks ago
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Job Description

Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you’re an experienced professional or a new graduate, you’ll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call “Dewberry at Work,” that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.

Dewberry is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Building Engineer for their Corporate Headquarters in Fairfax, VA. The successful candidate will have extensive experience in Class A commercial office building operations, strong HVAC troubleshooting and repair skills, and outstanding customer relation skills.

Required Skills & Required Experience

  • At least 5 years experience working as a Building Engineer in commercial Class A office buildings.
  • High School graduate or GED.
  • Graduate of trade related apprenticeship program or trade school, or equivalent experience and education.
  • DC Class 3 Steam License or Virginia HVACR License.
  • Universal CFC
  • Exceptional knowledge and ability in Class A commercial office building MEP systems operations, and predictive & preventive maintenance. 
  • Life/Safety Systems
  • Read, write, annotate, and interpret construction documents, blueprints, O&M manuals, specifications, cut sheets, and safety rules.
  • Troubleshoot, repair and adjust building mechanical systems.
  • Siemens BAS.
  • Air conditioning machinery and associated equipment.
  • Boilers, their accessories, and appurtenances.
  • Maintenance and repair of pumps, motors, controls, etc.
  • Plumbing and piping including water, gas, heating, and sanitary systems.
  • Electrical distribution, electric motors, high and low voltage circuitry.
  • Experience with data centers and related mission critical equipment preferred.
  • Perform general building maintenance i.e. restroom repairs, lighting, locks and keys, minor carpentry, and touch-up painting, etc.
  • Respond to tenant service requests in a timely professional manner.
  • Maintain shop, mechanical rooms, storage areas, etc. in a neat, clean, and orderly fashion.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records as required.
  • Purchase supplies and equipment, as approved by the Chief Engineer.
  • Identify opportunities to operate the facility more efficiently.
  • Required to be on-call evenings and weekends on a rotating schedule.


*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.

*Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report.  These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry’s background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.


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