Job Vacancy Building Engineer Rocket Companies

Job title: Building Engineer

Company: Rocket Companies

Job description: About Bedrock

Bedrock is a full-service real estate firm specializing in innovative city-building strategies, reaching far beyond the boundaries of bricks and mortar. Since its founding in 2011, Bedrock and its affiliates have invested and committed more than $5.6 billion to acquiring and developing more than 100 properties in Detroit and Cleveland, including landmark developments at the , the restoration, and the May Company Building. Bedrock’s portfolio totals more than 22 million square feet of office, retail and residential space within new construction and adaptive reuse projects.

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Position Summary

The Building Engineer maintains and operates all building equipment (HVAC, MEP, etc.) and performs miscellaneous maintenance throughout the building. They supervise all outside vendors working in and around the buildings and provide professional, courteous and timely responses to management, team members and tenant requests.


Respond to various requests from multiple sources (supervisor, tenant, security, etc.) and prioritize to alleviate immediate problems

Report changing priorities back to Managers

Assist in ensuring compliance with all City, State and Federal safety and environmental laws, codes, standards and regulations

Order and maintain stock, inventory parts and supplies as directed by the Engineering Director, or Property Manager

Induce water treatment chemicals at proper amounts and times in heating and cooling systems

Perform chemical analysis tests as set forth by the Supervisor and report any abnormalities and substandard results

Start and stop equipment as directed by the Supervisor

Assist in the training and development of all fellow Engineers

Required to work evenings, holidays and weekends to ensure proper work coverage

Operate (Under supervision as appropriate), maintain, and repair (except when contractors perform specific maintenance and repairs) all electrical, mechanical, HVAC and MEP equipment as outlined by Engineering Leadership

Perform preventative maintenance and repairs on HVAC mechanical equipment as outlined by the Managers

Perform preventative maintenance and repairs on electrical equipment and perform installations as outlined by the Managers

Perform preventative maintenance and repairs on plumbing equipment and perform installations as outlined by the Managers

Maintain, operate, and repair chiller systems as outlined by the Managers

Maintain and repair plumbing systems as outlined by the Managers

Maintain and repair architectural systems and finishes as outlined by the Managers

Perform adjustments and changes on HVAC and related equipment to maintain established comfort zones as outlined by the Managers

Properly record and maintain meter reading, service request forms, payroll time card, parts and material forms, mechanical room and equipment inspection logs and preventive maintenance forms

Maintain, without flaw or exception, required plant logs and files

Maintain superior appearance and working condition of all the MEP systems assigned to the Engineering Department


High School Diploma or equivalent

3 years of experience In commercial HVAC

Any license required by local, state, or national municipalities for example (e.g., Current City of Detroit 3rd Class Refrigeration Operators license for all halogenated refrigerants or EPA Refrigerant Recovery Universal Certification)

Comfort climbing up and down stairs/ladders, lift 50 lbs. or more, work standing all day, and access remote work areas such as crawl spaces and roofs

Ability to use olfactory, auditory and visual senses

Ability to utilize full manual dexterity (i.e., sitting, squatting, bending, crawling, kneeling, lifting, walking, manipulating tools with limbs extended)

Ability to meet highest attendance requirements and accommodate varying work schedules

Intermediate working knowledge of electrical, electronic, pneumatic, and mechanical control devices

Knowledge of basic hand tools, i.e., socket sets, wrenches, pliers, screwdrivers, saws and hammers, etc.

Knowledge of power tools (pneumatic, electric, or engine drive) drill motors, saws, grinders, impact wrenches, drain cleaners, etc.

Ability to read and use shop manuals and drawings

Ability to read steam, gas, water, and electric utility meters

Ability to use basic measuring and recording equipment such as temperature indicators, pressure gauges, and voltage testers

Ability to use deductive logic for troubleshooting equipment

Intermediate computer keyboard interface skills

Strong verbal and written communication skills


This is an outline of the primary responsibilities of this position. As with everything in life, things change. The tasks and responsibilities can be changed, added to, removed, amended, deleted and modified at any time by the leadership group.

We are proud equal opportunity employers and committed to providing an inclusive environment based on mutual respect for all candidates and team members. Employment decisions, including hiring decisions, are not based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, military or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. We also provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with state and federal law.

Expected salary:

Location: Detroit, MI

Job date: Thu, 30 Jun 2022 07:26:56 GMT

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