Facility Engineer

| Austin, TX, United States

Posted Date 9/12/2023

Exciting and rare opportunity within a private estate management company!

Are you a detailed, innovative, and flexible team player who thrives in a dynamic environment? Join our team to support a property in a luxury private estate environment. Working for this UHNW family provides a career that includes structure, support, and flexibility.

The ideal candidate will possess exemplary Facility skills and a “No task too small” team player attitude. The Facility Engineer will partner with an amazing close-knit team of highly-skilled professionals to ensure daily goals (large and small) are delivered to the highest standards for the property.  

  • College degree preferred; specialized training or licensing required
  • 5+ years’ experience in Facilities
  • Ability to exhibit high levels of integrity and discretion when dealing with confidential matters
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects and tasks simultaneously
  • Excellent knowledge of HVAC, MEP, Lighting and/or automation control systems, and other equipment associated with commercial grade buildings
  • Intermediate understanding of Information Technology, Networking, and Audio/Video
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills; positive attitude
  • Experience in level 5 finishes and/or working in 5-star hotel or museum atmosphere
  • Excellent knowledge of smart phones and general office and computer skills
  • Keen attention to detail, honesty, adaptability, dependability, and a willingness to do hands-on work

Position Responsibilities: 

  • Maintain the highest level of quality in finishes, systems and assets in a unique Residential Environment
  • Assist Estate Manager and Facilities Director in achieving a high level of service, detail and performance standards – with a focus in HVAC, Networking and Audio/Video – in a commercial grade building in a museum-type environment
  • Help manage all building systems, fixtures, special finishes and oversee contract supervisors to meet project objectives
  • Coordinate and support maintenance and service on control and HVAC, lighting, and shade systems
  • Coordinate with IT department to support maintenance and service on video, PC and networked systems
  • Oversee current facility related systems to a higher level of operational ease and sophistication by integration with new technology processes. This includes design, implementation and ongoing support.
  • Oversee contractor process; proposals, project/plan design, project work/completion, relationship management, safety, etc.
  • Coordinate the protection, handling and care of Art and luxury finishes and accessories
  • Ensure quality issues are identified and reported to the appropriate department and are rectified
  • Facilitate building system upgrades which may include design, programming, testing, commissioning, operation, maintenance and repair
  • Advise the Estate Manager & Facilities Manager on budget preparation, program changes, goal establishments and short/long range planning
  • On-call responsibility that requires immediate response to facility related needs

Valued, But Not Required, Skills and Experience: 

  • Private estate/hotel/museum experience
  • Experience working in high-rise building
  • Control System certification
  • HVAC Diploma or work experience
  • Networking or OS Certifications
  • Lutron certification
  • Intermediate build-out and commissioning experience
  • Audio Video experience

Why work with us?

  • Competitive salary and performance-based bonus program
  • 100% employer paid medical, dental, and vision insurance for employees and their families
  • 401(k) + match
  • Generous vacation and personal time off
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Programs and activities to encourage a balanced lifestyle


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