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CommonWealth REIT

CommonWealth REIT is a real estate investment trust, or REIT, which primarily owns office and industrial buildings located throughout the United States. The majority of our properties are office buildings located in suburban areas and central business districts, or CBDs, of major metropolitan markets.CWH was founded in 1986 and went public on the New York Stock Exchange as a REIT that owned healthcare related properties. In the 1990’s we transformed into an office REIT by selling healthcare a... Read More

Address      CommonWealth REIT Two Newton Place 255 Washington Street Newton, MA 02458-1634
Website      www.cwhreit.com/
Holding      No Holding Details

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Maintenance Engineer

Essential Job Responsibilities:

·         Perform all plumbing, electrical, carpentry, painting or HVAC requirements of the building(s).

·         Maintain heaters, chillers, pumps, fan coil units, etc.

·         Isolate and maintain distribution panels and MC panels safely.

·         Monitor and adjust all mechanical/pneumatic equipment, control gauges, valves, thermostats, diffusers and other equipment necessary to provide a comfortable environment for the buildings.

·         Repair doors, ceilings, hand railings, and floors.

·         Perform preventative maintenance duties, including changing filters, greasing motors, replacing light bulbs & ballasts, inspecting/adjusting belts, replacing bearings, aligning shafts and annual inspections as directed by manufacturers’ recommendations.

·         Inspect mechanical room equipment, fan room equipment, cooling tower, all motors, house pumps and sump pumps.

·         Document and report activities through process used on site.

·         Troubleshoot, evaluate and make recommendations to upgrade maintenance operations and/or implement savings opportunities.

·         Possess competent knowledge of the use and care of tools and equipment used in facility and ground maintenance.

·         Respond immediately to emergency situations and customer concerns.

·         Inspect buildings, grounds and equipment for unsafe or malfunctioning conditions and report to management.

·         Inspect new installation for compliance with building codes and safety regulations.

·         Maintain and operate life safety/fire/building security systems.

·         Perform welding, carpentry and snow removal when necessary.

·         Comply with all applicable codes, regulations, governmental agency and company directives, as related to building operations and practice safe work habits.

·         Daily communication with property management, engineering staff, security, tenants and contractors/vendors is vital.


General Maintenance and Operation Duties:

·         Understand OSHA guidelines and how to ensure that all equipment is maintained to guidelines/standards.

·         Read and follow written and oral instructions.

·         Convey thoughts and recommendations orally and/or in writing to supervisors, contractors and others in order to resolve building-related problems.

·         Operate and use necessary manual and power-driven tools.

·         Other miscellaneous tasks assigned by the supervisor.



·         High school diploma or GED equivalent.

·         HVAC or electrical technical school training or equivalent experience.

·         Experience with automated building management systems.

·         Experience with painting, carpentry and cleaning is required.

·         Appropriate license/permit for trade as may be required.

·         Ability to interpret mechanical, electrical blueprints and schematics.

·         Manage own time on a daily basis with little supervision as well as the ability to work collaboratively as part of a team.

·         Must be able to handle multiple projects, changing priorities, and continually heavy workloads.

·         May be required to work extended periods of time without relief, when responding to priority/emergency situations (including overtime-type assignments).

·         Stooping, standing, climbing and frequent lifting of a minimum of 50 lbs. of equipment (pump, tools, ladders) and ability to safely install rigging/lifting device.

·         Lift and carry objects of up to 50 lbs. for distances of up to 30 feet.

·         Climb ladders and stairs.

·         Must be available to work overtime hours, as needed.

·         Strong written and verbal communication skills.

·         Excellent client service skills.

·         Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, with the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.

·         Must be a team oriented and a problem solver.

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