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Building Engineer: Monday - Friday 12pm to 8:30pm (City of Detroit 1st Class Refrigeration License Required)

  • Detroit, Michigan, United States of America
  • FullTime
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About Bedrock

Bedrock is a full-service real estate firm specializing in innovative city building strategies. Since its founding in 2011, Bedrock and its affiliates have invested and committed more than $7.5 billion to acquire, develop and operate more than 140 properties in Detroit and Cleveland with landmark developments at the Hudson’s Site, Book Tower, City Modern, Tower City Center and the May Company Building.

Bedrock’s projects include new construction, adaptive reuse and a portfolio totaling more than 21 million square feet of office, retail, residential, industrial, hospitality and parking.

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Job Summary

To assist the Engineering Manager with the execution of all mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) operations, maintenance, energy management programs, in alignment with the Bedrock quality standards and operating objectives. The First-Class Building Engineer would be a team member with a heavy MEP knowledge base who would assist in multiple properties. This team member would also serve as a technical resource for construction projects, property management, and other internal and external teams.


  • Responsible for plant operations, including but not limited to:

    • Plant startup and shutdown

    • Operations Rounds

    • Ensuring Plant optimization

    • Performing chemical analysis tests as set forth by Engineering Leadership, reporting any abnormalities and substandard results

    • Utility meters readings, steam, gas, water, and electric

  • Responds to multiple requests from multiple sources (Team Leader, tenant, security, etc.) and prioritizes accordingly to alleviate immediate problems. Reporting changing priorities back to Engineering Leadership

  • Ensures compliance issues with all City, State, and Federal safety and environmental laws, codes, standards, and regulations

  • Order, and maintain stock and inventories of parts and supplies as directed by Engineering Leadership

  • Assists in the training and development of other Team Members

  • Operate, maintain, and repair (except when specific maintenance and repairs are performed by contractors) electrical, mechanical, HVAC and MEP equipment as outlined by Engineering Leadership including but not limited to:

  • Preventative maintenance and repairs on mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) equipment

  • Maintain and repair architectural systems and finishes

  • Administer adjustments and changes to HVAC and related equipment to maintain established comfort zones

  • Investigates the environmental impact of projects

  • Reduce operational costs

  • Incorporates green features into the design of structures or facilities

  • Analyzes operational data to evaluate operations, processes, and efficiencies

  • Implementation of design or process improvements

  • Completion of all required Bedrock safety training

  • All other duties as assigned by Engineering Leadership

Position Requirements

  • Must possess and maintain a valid City of Detroit First Class Refrigeration Operator License

  • Ability to accommodate varying work schedules: Schedule is M-F 12:00PM – 8:30PM, with some weekend and evening coverage required

  • Must possess and maintain a valid Michigan Driver's License

  • 5+ years’ experience in an MEP focused, hands-on role

  • H.S. Diploma or equivalent (secondary level skilled trades education preferred)

  • EPA Universal 608 Certification (preferred)

Position Qualifications

  • Demonstrated continued education and skillset development (MEP credentials/licenses earned)

  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment

  • Compliance with Bedrocks uniform policy in maintaining a professional appearance

  • Must possess effective verbal and written communication skills

  • Intermediate computer interface skills, I.e., MS Word, Excel, Outlook

  • Experience with a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) is preferred

  • Ability to read and use shop manuals and drawings

  • Ability to climb up and down stairs and ladders

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. or more.

  • Ability to work standing all day

  • Ability to access remote areas, I.e., crawl spaces, roofs

  • Ability to utilize full manual dexterity, I.e., sitting, squatting, bending, crawling, kneeling, lifting, walking, manipulating tools with limbs extended

  • Ability to use deductive logic for troubleshooting equipment

  • Advanced working knowledge of electronic, pneumatic, and mechanically control devices

  • Advanced Knowledge of hand tools, I.e., socket sets, wrenches, pliers, screwdrivers, saws, and hammers.

  • Advanced Knowledge of power tools (pneumatic, electric, or engine drive) drill motors, saws, grinder, impact wrenches, and drain cleaner, etc.

  • Advanced knowledge and understanding of measuring and recording equipment such as temperature indicators, pressure gauges, and voltage meters

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and may be modified periodically.


This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive list of duties and responsibilities performed by persons assigned to this classification. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor or manager to assign, direct and control the work of employees under his/her supervision. All principal duties and responsibilities of this position are essential functions of the position. Job descriptions are reviewed on a regular basis and may be revised at any time. Revisions will be communicated to employees within the classification. This job description does not constitute a contract of employment; therefore, the company may exercise its employment-at-will rights at any time.

Bedrock is an equal-opportunity employer.

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