Building Engineer

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Other titles for this position may include:

  • Chief Engineer
  • Assistant Chief Engineer
  • Journeyman Engineer
  • Apprentice Engineer
  • Utility Engineer
  • Maintenance Technician

Pay Range: Union – Pay Scale per collective bargaining agreement Non-Union – $32 to $76 per hour.

Requirements and Experience Range: 1 to 3 years of related work experience for Utility Engineer and Maintenance Technician. Apprentice requires 3 to 5 years of related work experience and acceptance in the apprenticeship program. 5 to 7 years of work experience required for Journeyman, Assistant Chief and Chief Engineer.


  • Responsible for the operations and maintenance of the physical plant.
  • Responsible for administration of staff and/or contract services.
  • Coordination and follow through on tenant service requests.
  • Involved with financial budgeting as it relates to physical plant operating expenses, utilities and capital improvements/replacements for base building systems.
  • Participate/coordinate in emergency and fire life safety response plans.