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Building Engineer - Commercial Properties (Wed-Sat 2pm to 12am)

  • 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

The Building Engineer at Bedrock assists the Engineering Manager with the planning, coordination, and management of all mechanical operations, maintenance and energy management programs, in alignment with Bedrock quality standards and operating objectives. The Building Engineer would be a team member with a heavy MEP knowledge base who would assist with multiple properties. This team member would assist the manager with work delegation and serve as a technical resource for construction projects, property management, and other internal and external teams.


  • Support and partner with the property management team to implement preventative maintenance projects and work orders

  • Develop a working knowledge of all common engineering operations through working exposure, cross-training, and educational opportunities

  • Coordinate, , and complete building maintenance requests

  • Ensure that Bedrock standards are maintained and report any deficiencies to Engineering Leadership

  • Ensure adequate supply of common and special parts, supplies, tools, equipment, and materials required by the Engineering group

  • Provide support to Engineering Leadership to ensure compliance with all governmental codes, laws, and regulations

  • Coordinate contractor activities as directed by Engineering Leadership, to include all necessary utility/equipment shutdowns

  • Assist with the implementation of energy reduction projects

  • Develop and maintain favorable professional relationships with contract vendors and tenants

  • Successfully complete all mandatory Bedrock Engineering Training Programs

  • Perform other duties as assigned by Engineering Leadership.


  • Open to working Wednesday-Saturday 2pm to 12am but, with proper advance notice, additional shifts and or days may be required based on team scheduling needs.

  • 4 years of experience in a hands-on, MEP-related role

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

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

  • Universal EPA 608 Certification (Preferred but not required)

  • Ability to meet rigorous attendance requirements

  • Ability to accommodate varying work schedules: Approximate Schedule (subject to change with proper notice) is M-F 8:00am – 5:00pm, some weekend and evening coverage required

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

  • Ability to climb up and down stairs and ladders

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. or more and work standing all day

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

  • Ability to use the senses of smell, hearing, and seeing

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

  • Intermediate working knowledge of electrical, electronic, pneumatic, and mechanical control devices

  • Knowledge of basic hand tools, i.e., socket sets, wrenches, pliers, screwdrivers, saws, and hammers, etc.

  • Knowledge of power tools (pneumatic, electric, or engine drive) drill motors, saws, grinders, impact wrenches, drain cleaners, etc.

  • Ability to read and use shop manuals and drawings

  • Ability to read steam, gas, water, and electric utility meters

  • Ability to use basic measuring and recording equipment such as temperature indicators, pressure gauges, and voltage testers

  • Ability to use deductive logic for troubleshooting equipment

  • Intermediate computer keyboard interface skills

  • Must possess effective verbal and written communication skills


This is an outline of the primary responsibilities of this position. As with everything in life, things change. The tasks and responsibilities can be changed, added to, removed, amended, deleted and modified at any time by the leadership group.

We are proud equal opportunity employers and committed to providing an inclusive environment based on mutual respect for all candidates and team members. Employment decisions, including hiring decisions, are not based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, military or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. We also provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with state and federal law.

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