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Building Engineer - Day Shift Union

EMCOR Group, Inc. • Reading, PA
a month ago

About Us:

Fluidics Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of EMCOR Group, Inc. EMCOR is the world’s leading provider of mechanical and electrical construction and facilities services, including planning, consulting, and operations and maintenance. Since Fluidics was founded in 1968, a lot has changed in the mechanical contracting industry, including our company. We have acquired the most technologically and physically advanced resources available to meet the growing needs of our customers.

Job Title: Building Engineer – Day Shift Union

EMCOR Services Fluidics has an immediate opening to join our team as to be responsible for operation, replacement, repair, and maintenance of building related mechanical, electrical, control systems, plumbing, air handling units, pumps, heat exchangers, expansion joints, and other building mechanical systems. Work involves the lifting of heavy mechanical equipment and apparatus and may be performed in areas of extreme heat or cold.  Receives and responds to service calls, takes immediate action to resolve emergency situations or system breakdowns.  Oversees assigned utility mechanics, routine, and preventive maintenance work.

 Essential Duties / Responsibilities:

Within the limits of company policies, plans, and approved budgets and consistent with the management philosophy, the Building Engineer has the responsibility and commensurate authority to accomplish the following duties:

  • Operation, replacement, repair, and maintenance of all related mechanical, electrical, control systems, air handling units, pumps, motors, heat exchangers, and expansion joints.
  • Install electrical circuits
  • Repair all restroom fixtures, sweat/braze copper pipe, thread black pipe
  • Replace or repair/repack valves up to 4”
  • Drain & “safe off” systems to facilitate repairs.
  • Perform minor carpentry tasks, replace ceiling tiles, repair, or replace door hardware, locks, panic bars etc.
  • Perform minor electrical tasks to include bulb and ballast replacement.
  • Clean coils in air handling units and convectors to maintain optimum heat exchange.
  • Assemble, install, repair, and maintain chilled and hot water systems.
  • Routine operation and inspection of emergency generator and associated components.
  • Requisition necessary material to complete required repairs.
  • Routine and preventive maintenance duties including filter changes, lubrication, control, and performance check.  Replace bearings, motors, and dampers.
  • Inspect mechanical, electrical systems, trace electrical circuits, operate switchgear, record inspections, and write reports to Supervisors.
  • Perform any additional duties on an as “required” basis where such duties are within the scope of contractual obligations.



  • Required Mechanical Trades or Trade School certification in location applicable disciplines i.e., HVAC, Electrical, Hydraulics, and Plumbing.
  • Minimum of five (5) years hydraulic system operation and maintenance
  • Minimum of five (5) years experience in the operation of building central plant equipment, HVAC, mechanical, plumbing, electrical, and/or electronic systems.
  • Required Universal Certification
  • Experience & proven ability to repair building electrical, plumbing, & HVAC auxiliary systems
  • Experience & proven ability to safely secure hydronic and electrical systems for maintenance
  • Experience & proven ability to Braze/Solder copper pie, thread black pipe
  • Basic carpentry skills.
  • Strong knowledge of operation of building auxiliary systems i.e., fire-life safety, stand by emergency generators
  • Familiarity of general building systems i.e., vertical lift equipment, overhead doors.
  • Ability to write, execute written and oral instructions and perform arithmetic calculations.
  • Strong knowledge of safe work practices and procedures typical for maintenance operations
  • Ability to safely wear a respirator, climb ladders, enter confined spaces, lift heavy objects, and perform other physically demanding tasks
  • Safely and skillfully use all types of related hand and power tools

 Shift: Day shift, Monday through Friday

We offer our employees a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package and are always looking for individuals with the talent and skills required to contribute to our continued growth and success. Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled.