The Lead Building Engineer performs general HVAC, electrical and
mechanical maintenance to provide safe, and well maintained buildings
within all facilities owned and/or maintained by The Blake School.
Managing the completion of all preventative maintenance tasks and
Coordinating daily work & project schedules for the two
person engineer team and/or any vendor partners
Lead by example and ensure all safety expectations are being
The Building Engineer should be an expert in many areas of HVAC,
basic electrical & general mechanical maintenance and repair,
provide mentorship and training to Buildings & Grounds and
Maintenance Staff. The Lead Building Engineer models an ideal team
player by fostering and maintaining ethical, professional, and
courteous relations with community members, contractors, and vendors.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
Building Engineer provides hands on support, manages training and
delegation of repairs within the Buildings & Grounds and
Maintenance Staff in the areas that include but are not limited to:
Daily mechanical repairs.
Routine and annual building inspections.
Inventory purchases of maintenance and building supplies.
Installation of services and managing their maintenance once the
building is completed.
Follow health and safety requirements and support environmental legislation.
Serve as a vendor liaison.
Support energy efficiency and sustainability initiatives.
Knowledge and expertise in the areas of HVAC maintenance,
facilities management, minor electrical repair, mechanical
maintenance, carpentry, and minor equipment repair &
Maintain an inventory of spare parts.
Perform Health & Safety tests and inspections.
Maintain records on maintenance work performed.
Operation and maintenance of Building Automation Systems.
Fill in for Maintenance Leads in emergency situations.
Ability to manage budget in a fiscally responsible manner.
Ability to be flexible, set priorities, handle multiple tasks and
organize work flow.
Lay-out, plan, install, maintain and repair all types of
Applies for all electrical permits for work performed in the
Directly oversees projects as assigned and provides electrical
expertise as requested.
Signs all electrical plans for the school requiring a Master
Performs preventive and predictive maintenance tasks.
Other tasks as assigned by the Director of Buildings and Grounds.