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Building Engineer II

Rockville, MD 20847

Industry: Construction - Mechanical;Construction - Skilled Trades Job Number: 03275-9 Priority: null

Job Description

Building Engineer II - Must Have Commercial HVAC Experience - Contract to Hire - Benefits Available

$22 - $37 per hour ($46,800 - $77,355 annual) - According to experience

Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS) has contracted 619 Recruiting to provide Building Engineers for their K-12 public school facilities. Although these roles begin as a contract employee ACPS desires to convert them to full time employees of ACPS. Each role will begin as a contract engagement then convert to a full time direct employee of ACPS. The duration of the contract period will be determined by ACPS.

These roles have excellent potential for long term career aspirations. We would love to discuss the possibilities with you so please apply today!


The Building Engineer II ensures a sanitary, safe and comfortable facility for students, staff, and public; performs skilled and semiskilled work necessary for the safe and efficient operation of HVAC units and auxiliary equipment; ensures that assignments are completed in a proper and timely manner.


Education: Targeted job-related education that meets organization s prerequisite requirements.

Certificates & Licenses: NIULPE 3rd Class, Maryland 1st or DC 6th Class Operating Engineers License and HVAC


Experience: Six (6) years of progressive experience with the operation, maintenance, and repair of HVAC, electrical, and plumbing systems.

Essential Functions

  • Attends meetings (e.g. workshops, in-service, etc.) to convey and/or receive information.
  • Communicates with principal and supervisor on daily basis to discuss work planned for that day.
  • Coordinates scheduled special events, meetings, building and facility safety, etc. to ensure availability of facilities and/or equipment.
  • Informs school and supervisory personnel regarding procedures and/or status of work orders to provide necessary information for making decisions, taking appropriate action and/or complying with health and safety regulations.
  • Inspects school facilities daily to ensure that the site is suitable for safe operations and is maintained in an attractive and clean condition, and identify necessary repairs due to vandalism, equipment breakage, weather conditions, etc.
  • Maintains a variety of documents (e.g. inspections, performance report, and maintenance/repairs documentation) to provide an up-to-date reference and audit trail for compliance.
  • Operate central HVAC systems, individual/zoned units and related equipment to ensure the safe and efficient operation of HVAC units and auxiliary equipment/systems.
  • Using the Building Automation System (BAS), ensure all spaces are within regulated set points and make changes, as necessary
  • Prepare various documentation (e.g. preventive maintenance schedule for facility, work and vacation schedules, work orders, building inspection reports, etc.) to provide written support and/or convey information.
  • Prepares facilities for daily operations (e.g. opening gates, building access doors, disarming security systems, raising flag, minor repairs, etc.) to ensure facilities are operational and safe for occupancy.
  • Recommends policies, procedures and/or actions (e.g. equipment, products, vendors, etc.) to provide information and/or direction that ensures efficient operation of maintenance/custodial services and regulatory compliance.
  • Performs various repairs within the building (e.g. boilers, locks, doors, electrical equipment fixtures, etc.) to ensure that facilities and systems are in safe operating condition. Submits work orders, when necessary.
  • Performs related duties, as assigned, to ensure an efficient and effective functioning work space.
  • Future duties will include performing routine and preventive maintenance on heating and air conditioning equipment (e.g. checking fluid levels, condition of belts and pulleys, oiling/greasing motors, replacing filters, cleaning and painting machinery, etc.) to efficiently maintain climate control equipment and ensure satisfactory climate control in buildings.

Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions

The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: significant lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; frequent climbing and balancing; frequent stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling; and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally, the job requires 10% sitting, 70% walking, and 20% standing. The job is performed under some temperature extremes and in some hazardous conditions.

This position is considered emergency essential and the employee will be required to report to work regardless of weather or school conditions.


  • Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance.
  • Tuberculosis Skin Test.
  • Public Health Compliance
  • Proof of COVID vaccination. Exemptions for religious/medical will be reviewed.
  • Must follow safety and health protocols.

619 Recruiting is an equal opportunity employer.

Meet Your Recruiter

Cindi Johnson

Cindi Johnson has been with 619 Recruiting for 2 years and previously worked for two years as a Talent Acquisition Specialist in the government recruiting space, recruiting Senior IT Program Managers, Software Engineers, and Cyber Security experts for defense contractors serving the Intelligence Communities.  Cindi also brings with her 13 years of leadership and customer service experience with Publix Super Markets.  During her tenure there, she managed trouble ticket resolution and escalations as well as employee training and management oversight.  Her deep understanding of the complex needs of these industries make her a valuable asset to her clients.  Since joining 619 Recruiting two years ago, Cindi has expanded her skillset to include proposal writing, demonstrating her ability to adapt to new challenges and excel in a fast-paced environment. She excels in creating proposals that match client’s needs, explaining ideas clearly, and winning contracts and partnerships. Her focus on excellent proposal writing shows her dedication to providing top-notch service to clients. Cindi is also committed to her professional growth by pursuing certifications that enhance her skills. She actively seeks out opportunities to further develop herself, ensuring she stays ahead in her field. These certifications not only help her excel in her current role, but also demonstrate her dedication to providing exceptional service to clients.

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