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Building Engineer (HVAC) – Evenings

Job Title: Building Engineer (HVAC) – Evenings

Employment Status: Full-time, Non-exempt

Department: Property Management

Reports To: Chief Engineer

Salary: $50/hour

Please note this is a non-unionized position. You will be considered an administrative employee, eligible for the benefits listed below.


Available Schedules:      Wednesday – Sunday (3pm – 11pm)

                                           Saturday – Wednesday (3pm – 11pm)




The Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation (BNYDC) is the not-for-profit corporation that serves as the real estate developer and property manager of the Yard on behalf of its owner, The City of New York (the “City”).  BNYDC constantly strives to provide an environment in which businesses and careers can take root and grow.

We are seeking a Building Engineer to operate, perform preventative maintenance, troubleshoot, and repair building mechanical and HVAC systems throughout the facility.

Areas of Responsibility
  • Operate, maintain, repair, and install HVAC systems and associated equipment
  • Perform routine inspection of all HVAC, and fire systems
  • Maintain compliance with City, County and State ordinances and codes
  • Handle daily reporting, logbooks, and assignments
  • In coordination with Chief Engineer, prepare operational procedures to ensure code compliance of Mechanical Systems, FDNY Logs, and annual maintenance inspections
  • Perform facility walkthroughs for inspections, data gathering, photography, and audits
  • Manage work orders through workflow applications
  • Ensure that operations are in compliance with safety procedures, client safety requirements, company policy and procedures, and applicable regulations and industry standards
  • Monitor contractor performance to ensure work is completed according to specifications and within the facilities rules and regulations
  • Keep abreast of new technologies and efficiency protocols for building operations
  • Perform related work and other duties as assigned
Required Skills and Abilities
  • Strong project management, planning, and organizational skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Must be able to multi-task effectively and manage multiple deadlines
  • Proficient with computers and Microsoft Office software, specifically Excel and Word
  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with tenants, contractors, sub-contractors, clients, and employees
  • Ability to look for new ways to improve internal processes and workflow
  • Proficient with BMS systems
  • Obtain additional FDNY Certificate of Fitness as required
  • Ability to read blueprints
  • Ability to work overtime as needed
Required Qualifications
  • HS Diploma/GED
  • Certification of Refrigeration required for Engineer position (Q01 Certification)
  • EPA Universal Technician Certification
  • DMV issued driver’s license
  • OSHA 10-Hour
  • Package Unit experience
Preferred Qualifications
  • Sprinkler S-12 Certificate of Fitness (FDNY)
  • Standpipe S-13 Certificate of Fitness (FDNY)
  • F89 Certified (FLSD) Fire Safety Director
  • OSHA 30-hour or OSHA 511 Course
  • Category 7G Cooling Tower Water Treatment License (DEC)

BNYDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex (including actual or perceived sex, gender, gender identity, self-image, appearance, behavior or expression) sexual orientation, genetic trait, actual or perceived status of a victim of domestic violence, or a victim of sex offenses or stalking, unemployment status, age, ancestry, national origin, citizenship status, marital or domestic partnership status, military status, handicap, disability, or any other legally protected classification.


BNYDC is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package for eligible employees. Some of the highlights include:

  • Employer-funded pension plan, with annual contributions up to 14% of your salary
  • Full medical, dental, and vision coverage options
  • Annual HRA (health reimbursement arrangement) of $6,000 to cover out-of-pocket medical expenses
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Employer-funded Basic Life/AD&D coverage
  • 12 weeks paid parental leave
  • Teledoc & TotalCare EAP memberships
  • Transit/Commuter & Let’s Ride NYC (Citi Bike) benefits
  • Discounted pet insurance through MetLife
  • 4 weeks of PTO, paid sick leave, and Summer Fridays!
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