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Lead Building Engineer

Indianapolis, IN (On-site) 

Contract (6 months)

Take direction from Assistant Chief Engineer.


  • Control the daily operation of all mechanical equipment in the physical plant and buildings

  • Perform maintenance and repairs to the Mechanical, Plumbing, Structural, Furniture, Fire, Life Safety, and Control  systems for the facility to keep these systems up to applicable standards

  • Monitor and maintain responsibility for tenant services, preventative maintenance, purchasing and inventory control, contracted maintenance, general maintenance and technical proficiency

  • Monitor the operation of and maintain refrigeration, water cooling and air conditioning equipment, boilers, heating, ventilating and hot water equipment, pumps, valves, piping and filters, other mechanical and electrical equipment

  • Perform and/or complete all tenant service requests accurately and expediently

  • Formulate and implement the preventative maintenance program for the building

  • Perform preventative maintenance tasks in a timely manner

  • Monitor the quality and pricing of maintenance work performed by outside contractors

  • Evaluate building systems to monitor and to improve performance to operate efficiently

  • Comply with all policies and procedures established for the building

  • Assume the role of on-call engineer for the portfolio of office buildings periodically

  • Actively participate in emergency response procedures, technical and safety training programs

  • Perform all work using the proper safety equipment and in a safe manner 


Core Competencies: 

Organizing and planning, problem analysis, problem solving, self awareness, social awareness/ sensitivity, technical documentation analysis, work monitoring/follow through, written communication, active listening, adaptability, conflict management, decision making, goal directness, mathematical & statistical, motivating others, negotiation, openness to new ideas, oral communication.


  • High school diploma or GED

  • Universal CFC certification

  • Minimum of 4 years experience in electrical, HVAC trade, including rooftop units and backup systems (generator and UPS)

  • Knowledge of maintenance and operation of building automation, water treatment and fire life safety systems

  • Good interpersonal skills and a positive team attitude

  • Familiarity with computers and operations and office automation applications, including Microsoft Office

  • Strong customer service orientation

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Flexibility to occasionally work long hours and some weekends

  • Ability to walk long distances to cover property portfolio and frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds

Base Salary: 

$35/hr - $40/hr

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