Operations Engineer - Union

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Houston, TX, United States

Phone: 7139665208
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Operations Engineer - Union


Detroit, MI 

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When you join Hines, you will work alongside innovative leaders who set the standards responsible for our reputation as an industry leader today, and you’ll be a part of shaping our future in the years to come.


As an Operations Engineer - Union with Hines, you will operate and maintain all building equipment and systems. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


  • Perform preventative maintenance work on mechanical, electrical, plumbing and HVAC related equipment
  • Troubleshoot operations failures and re-establish building services under minimal supervision
  • Supervise maintenance work as needed


Minimum Requirements include:

  • High school diploma or equivalent from an accredited institution
  • Four or more years’ commercial HVAC or related experience
  • Interact with employees, visitors, and contractors with poise and diplomacy.
  • ​Understand policies and procedures of the company and of the assigned property.
  • Successful completion of the Hines “Engineering Training” program phase for the Building Engineer position.
  • Display proficiency in two (2) or more categories of the Engineering Assessment Guidelines and possesses ability to provide training in these areas.
  • Proficient in computer skills to effectively administer and implement changing requirements within the engineering programs.
  • Read and understand a variety of instructions, including equipment instruction manuals, furnished in written, oral, or schedule form.
  • Read and use all types of testing equipment, analog digital multi-meters, pressure and temperature indicating and recording devices, air flow measuring devices, and leak detection devices.
  • Knowledge and proper use of basic hand tools (i.e., socket sets, wrenches, pliers, screwdrivers, saws, and hammers, etc.).
  • Understand correct usage of power tools (pneumatic, electric or engine drive), drill motors, saws, grinder, and impact wrenches, etc.
  • Understand correct usage of all personal safety equipment.
  • Able to perform mathematical computations related to building operations for problem solving building comfort and operation issues.
  • Communicate effectively, both verbally and written.
  • Maintain calm demeanor in emergency situations.
  • When applicable*, obtain city and/or government licenses or permits, i.e.:
    • The EPA CFC Universal Certification Technician certificate
  • If, upon hire or promotion to this position, an individual does not have the required permits or licenses, the individual will obtain those permits or licenses within six months of the promotion, or six months from the date eligible for the license or permit.