CompanyFederal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
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The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, San Francisco branch, is seeking a Facilities Engineer to add to our team. Do you have strong technical skills and work well independently as well as part of a team? Are you a team player, self-starter, innovative, and collaborative? Are you focused on delivering results and providing great customer service? Do you possess great communication skills? If your answers are YES – We want you to be a part of our team!
The Facilities Engineer reports to the Engineering Manager and shall perform such duties as may be consistent with the functions of a Facilities Engineer. Oversees, directs and performs maintenance service, inspection or repairs in HVAC, plumbing, carpentry, painting and plastering, welding, locks, door hardware, electrical/electronic repairs and installations. Responsible for assisting other skilled trades with construction, furniture moving, maintenance, repair, and preparation/cleanup work and/or independently performing work involving routine and minor maintenance and repair of buildings, equipment, fixtures, etc.
The Facilities Engineer may operate calibration or test equipment, meters, power tools, pipe cutters, stationary shop tools, spray equipment, forklifts, soldering and welding equipment, refrigeration service equipment and various other hand or power tools. Consults on various construction projects and may represent the District as an Engineering expert on various work groups as assigned from time to time. Maintains clean work areas. Performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures. Requisitions new supplies and equipment as approved. May be required to respond to an emergency situation within the building and will participate in a rotating on-call for off-hours emergencies. Supports Division and Department development objectives to ensure the Bank`s business needs are met, remains flexible, encourages and participates in a teamwork environment.
Shift Time/Hours: Monday-Friday 6:00AM-2:30PM
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Responsible for supervising, directing and participating in the installation, operation, maintenance and repair of applicable electrical equipment, HVAC equipment, building control systems, systems involving electric and pneumatic air flow, water flow, gas/electric heating and cooling equipment, valves, apparatus and lines used in the distribution of heated, chilled or processed water, computerized building management system, variable frequency drive units, cameras, monitors, card-access system for turnstiles, doors etc., fire/life safety systems, radio communication equipment and Computerized Maintenance Management System
Responsible for troubleshooting, maintenance, repairs and operations of specialty building electrical and mechanical systems including fire suppression, kitchen equipment, custodial equipment, drinking fountains, conveyors, currency residue transport/compaction system, currency transport units, vault mechanical components, side-reach lifts and other related equipment
Directs, oversees and/or performs all preventive maintenance, equipment and space inspections as assigned.
Adheres to industry safety practices during the performance of all work.
May direct others and participate in responding to Bank employees and other building staff needs through written requests and direction of management
Responsible for a high level of cleanliness in all work areas, e.g. electrical and mechanical spaces, building services shops, cubicles and storage locations
Performs walkthroughs with vendors, engineers, architects and contractors for cost estimates, makes recommendations for and oversees building repairs, upgrades or maintenance as directed by management.
Assists with minor plumbing, carpentry, painting and plastering, machine servicing, system (modular) furniture moves and installations, electrical repairs and installations as assigned
Research’s building systems and makes recommendations to Facilities Manager for energy improvements, modernization, equipment replacement or upgrades
Other duties as assigned
Mid Level Facilities Engineers typically require the following Desired Experience:
Typically requires 5-6 years of related experience
Senior Level Facilities Engineers require 6+ years of related experience
High School or General Education Degree (GED)
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume
Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables
Must be comfortable using a personal computer operating in a Windows-based environment and be comfortable working in Word and Excel
Familiarity with a CMMS program desirable
Works on complex issues where analysis of situations and data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors. Exercises judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.
Acts independently to determine methods and procedures on new assignments, and may provide work direction to others. Works under minimal supervision.
Work Experience, Education, Licensing, Certification & Project Management can be combined and/or substituted in any combination to allow the Bank to hire the candidate with the best overall skillset. The following are examples that may be applicable, others considered:
Plumbing skills (pipe replacement)
HVAC installation skills (VAV and ducting installation)
CFC/EPA Universal Certification
High Rise Fire Safety Certification San Francisco
Haz-Mat Certification or Instructor’s License
Manufacturer’s HVAC Certifications (Various HVAC and/or BAS Controls Related Topics)
BAS Certifications (BACnet)
C36 Plumbing Contractor’s License
Type L fire pump certification
Knowledge of Edwards EST3 fire panels
Effective October 1, 2021, all employees must be up to date with your COVID vaccinations or qualify for an accommodation from the Bank’s vaccination policy.
“Up to date" means you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and receive a booster within 30 days of becoming eligible for one.
The Bank will provide accommodations as required by law for individuals unable to be vaccinated due to medical condition or sincerely held religious belief.
We offer a wonderful benefits package including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Pre-tax Flexible Spending Account, Backup Child Care Program, Pre-Tax Day Care Flexible Spending Account, Vacation Days, Sick Days, Paid Holidays, Pet Insurance, Matching 401(k), and a Retirement / Pension.
At the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, we believe in the diversity of our people, ideas, and experiences and are committed to building an inclusive culture that is representative of the communities we serve.
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.
The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Full Time / Part TimeFull time
Regular / TemporaryRegular
Job Exempt (Yes / No)No
Job CategoryBuilding Services/Facilities
Work ShiftFirst (United States of America)
The Federal Reserve Banks believe that diversity and inclusion among our employees is critical to our success as an organization, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. The Federal Reserve Banks are committed to equal employment opportunity for employees and job applicants in compliance with applicable law and to an environment where employees are valued for their differences.