Maintenance Operating Engineer

New Orleans, LA | Property Management | Full Time


Position Description

3rd Party Commercial Real Estate Company is seeking qualified individuals who will work in conjunction with other maintenance engineers at times as well as independently to handle all maintenance, repairs and work requests for facilities located in the New Orleans area.

Individuals will report to the facility Chief Engineer and/or Property Manager.  2nd Class Stationary Engineer License a plus and required at some facilities.

This is a rotating 8-hour day shift, with minimal overtime.

SkillBridge candidates encouraged to apply to this opening


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

This job requires the following; other duties may be assigned.

  • Operate, maintain, troubleshoot, repair/oversee repairs for all facility mechanical room equipment which includes but is not limited to chillers, boilers, pumps, motors.
  • Conduct all required periodic and preventative maintenance for mechanical room equipment.
  • Accurately and expediently complete assigned work projects as well as tenant service work order forms and return in a timely fashion.  These tasks may be mechanical, electrical, and plumbing in nature.
  • Perform or direct the performance of general maintenance work as needed.
  • Paint and sweep mechanical rooms, electrical rooms and other areas of the facility as directed.
  • Maintain lighting in mechanical rooms, equipment rooms, elevators, parking areas, service yards, and common areas of the building.  Record electrical and water meter readings as directed.
  • Keep and maintain accurate operation records.  Record and report completed repairs and items that require further attention.
  • Understand and comply with all safety and emergency procedures specific to the facility and employer.
  • Perform additional job duties as requested.
  • Install and repair plumbing fixtures such as sinks, commodes, water heaters, hot water tanks, garbage disposal units, and water softeners. Repair and maintain plumbing by replacing washers in leaky faucets, mending burst pipes, and opening clogged drains.
  • Repairs and maintains physical structure of the building and its facilities.
  • Repair electrical equipment as needed and only as directed by immediate Supervisor.
  • Ensure all mechanical and electrical areas are safe, orderly, and clean and all times.
  • Interact with all tenants, co-workers, and supervisors in a professional manner at all times. 


Required Education and Experience

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); three to five years related maintenance experience and/or training preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Basic knowledge of a variety of manual trades such as carpentry, electromechanical repair, etc.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to add and subtract two-digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s.  Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.  Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

What We Offer

  • Health and dental insurance
  • Paid vacation time
  • 401(k)

Commercial real estate is our business, but our passion is people—and that includes the Corporate Realty family. There are many reasons our average employee has been with the company for at least 11 years, and we’d love for you to join us. We are in the heart of it all, and you make that happen.


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