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AvalonBay Communities, Inc. is one of the nation’s leading Real Estate Investment Trusts (REIT’s), in the business of developing, redeveloping, acquiring and managing quality apartment communities in high barrier-to-entry markets of the United States. These markets are located in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Pacific Northwest and Northern and Southern California regions of the country. We currently own and operate approximately 80,000 apartment homes in the US and employ approximately 3,000 associates. We are currently searching for a strong Senior Mechanical Engineer to join our Engineering team in our Los Angeles, CA regional office.
Reporting to the Senior Director of Engineering, this position will provide support for all central mechanical systems throughout our communities in Los Angeles, Orange County and San Diego, CA. In this role, you will serve as the first line technical resource for mechanical, electrical, & plumbing (MEP) and other building systems. You will also assist portfolio and on-site maintenance staff with Capital Projects and Community inspections.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Our ideal candidate brings a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, OR a Bachelor’s Degree with 5 years of progressive maintenance management responsibility in property management, building services, hospitality or other dynamic environment. Additionally, this person should have 3+ years’ experience with development, budgeting and execution of capital expenditure projects and have strong working knowledge of all HVAC systems. This person should also have experience with cooling towers, boilers, split systems, heat pumps, aqua-therm, elevator, building management, water distribution, electrical distribution, emergency generators, fire pumps, fire detection, and fire suppression systems. This person should also possess the ability to distinguish between color-coded wires for troubleshooting and for repair to central systems. They will need to have experience with hydronic boilers up to 500 horsepower and experience with associated equipment to include pumps, generators, water treatment and air handling units.
AvalonBay will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with requirements under the law.
AvalonBay is an Equal Opportunity Employer.