B.F. Saul Company

  • Maintenance Engineer

    McLean, Virginia
    Job Category
    Property Management
  • Overview

    Founded in 1892, B. F. Saul Company has been one of the most successful privately-owned real estate companies in the United States. Our growth has been the result of a commitment to exacting standards and the belief that knowledge of the marketplace, when paired with the ability to commit substantial resources, will bring exceptional rewards.


    Working at our Tyson's Corner property, this position is responsible for all necessary functions in the operation, preventive maintenance and repairs of buildings and equipment in a variety of tasks, including but not limited to apprentice electrical, mechanical, and HVAC in conformance with company mandated safety procedures.  

    Duties & Responsibilities


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

    • Utilizes knowledge of Maintenance Engineering disciplines in the performance of daily functions such as, but not limited to the following: Cleans coils, changes air filters to HVAC equipment, and lubricates motors and bearings
    • Monitors temperature and humidity of occupied areas throughout the facility
    • Checks the operation of all mechanical equipment on a daily basis
    • Checks and maintains electrical controls, makes all necessary repairs including installation of new equipment as needed, replaces bearings, pulleys, and belts as assigned
    • Maintain a safe environement by replacing lightbulbs, removing snow, and applying salt when needed
    • Documents daily in engineers' log book occurrences in the operation and maintenance characteristics of the facility
    • Provides staffing coverage in the event of another employees absence
    • Performs normal cleaning functions as assigned, e.g., sweeping, mopping, waxing, washing and painting of equipment to maintain a clean and safe maintenance area
    • Performs Preventive Maintenance inspections as assigned by the Chief Engineer
    • Provide direction and monitor contractors working in the facility
    • Perform other duties as assigned by the Lead Engineer or Chief Engineer in all areas of the facility

    Qualifications & Skills



    • Ability to effectively communicate verbally (in English) and document (in written English) all daily activities associated with the safe operation and maintenance of assigned equipment
    • Experience operating, adjusting and repairing pneumatic HVAC controls.
    • Knowledge of small tools and safe handling practices associated with repair and maintenance of assigned equipment
    • Ability to work with little or no supervision
    • Knowledge and ability to handle any and all emergency situations, equipment breakdown, malfunction or failure
    • Must be able to effectively reach all maintenance equipment in case of an emergency and for day to day repair and maintenance
    • Must be able to read and interpret uncomplicated blue prints, electrical schematics, control circuits, and drawings as related to assigned areas
    • On a 24 hour basis, responds as necessary to any building emergencies.  Carries a pager or cellphone, on a rotational basis, for after hours, on call, coverage


    • Minimum 2 years of experience in building maintenance field



    • High school graduate or G.E.D. Certificate preferred or with equivalent combination of training experience is necessary


    Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled



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