Mobile Building Engineer/Maintenance Technician

Job Locations US-MI-Detroit


Mobile Building Engineer/Maintenance Technician


Job Function:


Professionally respond to tenant requests and the public as required.  Effectively and efficiently operate and maintain all HVAC and MEP equipment.  Serve as a Systems Operator. Perform as well as supervise maintenance work. Provide engineering fill-in across portfolio of managed properties as required and maintain schedules to ensure that time allocations are consistently met across multiple locations.


Organizational and Leadership Attributes:

  • Possess strong organizational and decision-making skills
  • Assist in the development and implementation of practices and procedures for installing, maintaining, repairing, and improving building equipment, structure, and finishes
  • Preplan Engineering group activities to minimize surprises and redirection
  • Help to create an environment of cooperation, impartiality, honesty, respect, and encouragement
  • Demonstrate the ability to lead and motivate subordinate Engineers
  • Involve Engineers in the decision making and problem solving process where productively beneficial
  • Search for ways to refine Engineering procedures and expand accomplishments

Educational Commitment:

  • Become familiar with all Continuum Engineering programs and standards
  • Develop working knowledge of all common Engineering operations through working exposure, cross-training, educational opportunities, and independent study
  • Participate in training programs both as a student and as a teacher
  • Develop good verbal, written, and electronic communication skills
  • Possess the ability to calculate surfaces, volumes, weights, and measure
  • Possess the ability to perform fundamental electrical calculations and application of Ohm’s Law
  • Possess the ability to perform fundamental heat transfer and fluid/air flow calculations
  • Ability to operate, troubleshoot and repair equipment such as boilers, chillers, package units, pumps, controls, and the like.
  • Develop intermediate level skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and Windows

Responsible Charge:

  • Apply Continuum Engineering operation and maintenance standards to ensure safety, efficiency, and operational longevity for all HVAC and MEP related equipment
  • Coordinate, oversee, and participate in the successful completion of assigned duties of the Engineering group as directed by the Chief Engineer
  • Prioritize assigned tasks to the Engineering group and execute necessary changes
  • Act without approval to ensure that standards are maintained in the absence of the Property manager and / or Chief Engineer
  • Ensure adequate supply of common and special parts, supplies, tools, equipment, and materials required by the Engineering group
  • Assist in the administration of the Preventive Maintenance program to ensure records are accurate and complete, tasks are performed on schedule, and historic data is preserved
  • Prepare Engineering group labor reports and time records as directed by the Engineering Manager
  • Actively lead energy conservation initiatives and reports.
  • Direct subordinates to ensure strict adherence to start, lunch, and stop times
  • Direct subordinates to ensure optimum productivity and time management
  • Provide support to Property Manager and Chief Engineer to ensure compliance with all governmental codes, laws, and regulations
  • Supervise and coordinate contractor activities as directed and needed for the property
  • Develop and maintain favorable professional relationships with tenants by providing prompt and courteous response to Tenant Service Requests in Workspeed
  • Demonstrate willingness to accept new and challenging assignments
  • Prepare preliminary employee evaluations as directed by the Chief Engineer
  • Coordinate engineer shifts, time off, on-call schedule and overtime as needed to obtain the least cost to the Company for labor services

Personal Presentation:

  • Maintain professional appearance and demeanor
  • Maintain exemplary attendance habits and work ethic
  • Maintain calm demeanor in emergency and stressful situations

Physical Abilities:

  • Ability to climb up and down stairs and ladders
  • Ability to lift and carry at least 50 lbs
  • Ability to work standing all day
  • Ability to access remote and confined areas such as crawl spaces, roofs, service ladders, stairways, equipment enclosures, etc.
  • Normal use of sight, smell, touch, and hearing senses
  • Ability to utilize full range of manual dexterity such as sitting, squatting, bending, crawling, kneeling, lifting, walking, and manipulating tools with limbs extended


Company Overview

Continuum Services

Continuum Services is a single-source provider with proven expertise, dependability, and scalability in four key areas: facility operations, exterior services, technical services, and environment services.  Headquartered in a newly renovated office in Farmington Hills, Continuum is the go-to full-service solution for interior and exterior facility operations, maintenance, and repair. Facilities serviced by CONTINUUM have earned such prestigious accolades as the ENERGY STAR® for superior energy performance, BOMA’s Office Building of the Year® (TOBY) Award and CEL’s National Real Estate “A” List Award for Service Excellence.  Helping employees develop and become highly skilled professionals who deliver best in class solutions to our clients is what we're all about - join us today!


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