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Westport, Town Of, CT
Other/Not Classified
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
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Building Engineer - HVAC Technician (3rd Shift)

About the Job

EMCOR Facilities Services

About Us:

EMCOR Facilities Services (EFS), an EMCOR core business, services over 1 billion square feet of space worldwide. From corporate campuses to single sites, EFS provides a range of services that support mission-critical areas of financial services, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, transportation, and government sectors.

Job Title: Building Engineer - HVAC Technician

Job Summary: In a safe, efficient and professional manner the Technical Engineer will support the Maintenance Manager in the preventative, corrective, and general maintenance for the Clients critical environments/infrastructure while adhering to all environmental, health, and safety standards (EH&S). The Technical Engineer must be a self-starter with strong interpersonal skills and a positive attitude to work in a data center or other critical site. In addition to having experience in working in a critical environment/data center; the individual must have a strong background with HVAC Systems, and a thorough knowledge of 480 V electrical distribution, UPS, and generators and associated switchgear. Standard hours are 11:00pm to 7:30am, Monday through Friday and overtime as needed. Also, the Technical Engineer must participate in a rotating paid on-call program for Saturdays and Sundays, 24 hour coverage.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Operate and inspect emergency power generation and reliability equipment; determining systems are functioning properly and that maintenance is performed in accordance with original manufacturer’s recommendations.

  • Conduct daily building round inspection of facility infrastructure, such as power availability, temperature, and humidity, alarm status, etc. to be catalogued and compared for identification of discrepancies and trends.

  • Support in the scheduling, coordination, and oversight of all maintenance vendors during maintenance and break/fix events to ensure personnel safety, protect the facility’s critical equipment, and maintain power to the critical load. Supervise vendors and review vendor field service reports describing all activities (preventive maintenance, repairs, etc.) performed at the facility. Prepare and present cost estimates of parts, equipment, and supplies for proposed installation or repairs. Solicits multiple bids at certain dollar thresholds, and/or scrutinizes bids for cost savings opportunities. Oversees maintenance and service repairs on critical systems (UPS, PDU, Diesel Generators, ATS, BMS, Chillers, CRAC, etc).

  • Supports ensuring the availability and capacity targets are achieved and maintained for all critical environments/sites. Respond to the building management system and electrical management system alarms immediately and furnish investigations of alarm states and closure through email communications

  • Support in the review of MOPs and SOP development, to coordinate critical work for client’s critical change management process. Perform periodic technical and quality reviews of all MOPs and SOPs to ensure that the most current techniques, safety guidelines and critical work rules are utilized, and are in compliance with all city, state and EPA regulations.

  • Install new HVAC units or replacement parts for existing units according to specifications and established safety guidelines, relying on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job.

  • Conduct training with mobile maintenance coordinators on electrical and HVAC equipment/system maintenance, repairs and operation.


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and a minimum of five years preferred in “hands on” maintenance and repair experience with commercial electrical systems in mission-critical facilities; emergency generators (generators, fuel delivery systems and parallel switchgear), electrical distribution (MV/LV switchgear and associated controls), critical and essential PDU's, UPS, switchgear, microprocessor control systems, HVAC, air handling units, computer grade cooling systems, and building monitoring/control systems.

  • 5-10 years in office building environments or data centers - preferred.

  • Valid State Driver’s Original Social Security Card

  • The state trade licensing requirements

  • OSHA 10 training/certification preferred

  • State Journeyman’s License (S OR D) with equivalent work experience in the HVAC field is highly desired. CFC Universal required.

  • Ability to comprehend and interpret instructions, short correspondence, and memos and ask clarifying questions to ensure understanding. Ability to write routine reports and basic correspondence. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from clients, co-workers, and/or supervisor.

  • Able to operate and conduct basic troubleshooting of mechanical, electrical, plumbing (MEP) equipment including chillers, CRAC units, generators, UPS systems.

  • Uses personal computer and tablet technology for work order system, email, ESS and training. Basic skills with Microsoft Office Outlook

We offer our employees a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package and are always looking for individuals with the talent and skills required to contribute to our continued growth and success. Equal Opportunity Employer


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