B.F. Saul Company

  • Residential Engineer

    Washington, DC
    Job Category
  • Overview

    The Engineer is responsible for assisting to maintain the property: processing all resident service requests in a timely manner, performing preventative maintenance duties and unit inspections, troubleshooting and repairing HVAC and appliances, plumbing, carpentry; and performing turnovers and renovation of apartments.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:  Duties will include, but are not limited to the following:

    • Perform any maintenance necessary to buildings and grounds to maintain apartment complex in good repair and appearance.
    • Operate the buildings energy management system under the direction of the Chief Engineer.
    • Perform assigned work orders in all units in a timely and professional manner.
    • Process service requests and perform scheduled maintenance duties
    • Perform turnovers and renovations of apartment units
    • Perform installation, troubleshooting and repair of appliances, garbage disposals; installation of outlets and light switches with a working knowledge of electrical wiring.
    • Perform general carpentry repairs to include installation of doors, frames, counter tops and window repairs.
    • Periodic inspection of grounds at night, when on duty, to check all outside lights.
    • Perform preventative maintenance to include replacing HVAC filters, cleaning fan coils, and service heat pumps, replace smoke detector batteries, water filters and cleaning lent traps in dryers.
    • Perform snow and ice removal as required by community policy and local code.
    • Inspect fitness center equipment and report any needed repair to supervisor.
    • Must have own tools for performing the work required.
    • Perform other related duties as requested by the Chief Engineer.

    Qualifications & Skills


    • Strong technical knowledge of HVAC, electrical, plumbing, appliances and carpentry
    • Ability to maintain ethical, professional and courteous relations with residents, contractors and colleagues
    • Strong communication (written and oral) skills
    • Ability to oversee preventative maintenance programs
    • Ability to respond to after-hours emergency calls as required
    • Ability to work efficiently and independently
    • Must be able to lift (60 lbs.) and safely move appliances
    • Available for Emergency On-Call duty on a rotating basis



    • A minimum of 5 years’ experience as an Engineer
    • Residential experience required



    • Four-year degree or equivalent experience required
    • Universal CFC Certification
    • Pool Operator’s License
    • Knowledge of OSHA Safety regulations and environmental issues


    Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled



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