AvalonBay Communities

  • Chief Building Engineer

    Posted Date 4 months ago(11/8/2018 5:27 PM)
    Job ID
    Experience (Years)
    Maintenance Manager
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Job Type
  • Overview

    AvalonBay is proud to be named one of Glassdoor's Best Places to Work in 2019.


    Creating a better way to live is the purpose that binds AvalonBay associates.  At AvalonBay, every day you can make a difference in someone's life.  We take that purpose seriously and expect you will as well.  From helping to maintain the physical condition of the community to providing great service throughout a resident's stay to supporting your fellow associates, your positive, professional and consistent personal interactions make AvalonBay a great place to work.  Our purpose and our core values - A Commitment to Integrity, A Spirit of Caring, and A Focus on Continuous Improvement - set us apart. 


    We are looking for a Chief Building Engineer for a brand-new, 24 story high-rise apartment building with retail space, in downtown Seattle.  We are looking for the right candidate to join our team in late January 2019.  Apply now, start date negotiable! 

    The Role

    The Chief Building Engineer will be responsible for managing the overall maintenance efforts of the building, including HVAC, electrical, condensing system, and the domestic hot water system.  The Chief Building Engineer will also supervise a team of maintenance technicians, will oversee contractors, perform general management duties, and ensure all efforts meet AVB’s operational & safety standards in addition to any applicable laws and regulations.

    You Have...

    Qualified candidates will have a minimum of 3-5 years of experience as a maintenance manager or chief engineer in property management, building services, or hospitality.  Minimum of 3-5 years of management experience overseeing multiple direct reports in the maintenance/engineering function.

    How AvalonBay Supports You

    • $80k-$100k annual salary with bonus potential, D.O.E
    • $1k sign-on bonus
    • A significant on-site housing discount
    • Relocation assistance possible
    • Comprehensive benefits — health, dental and vision, 401(k) with company match, paid vacation and holidays, tuition reimbursement, an employee stock purchase plan and more
    • Washington State has no state or local income tax
    • A culture built on purpose and our core values —A Commitment to Integrity, A Spirit of Caring, and A Focus on Continuous Improvement

    Additional Info

    AvalonBay is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an inclusive and diverse work environment free of discrimination and harassment.  We believe that in order to achieve our purpose of creating a better way to live, we must  recruit, develop and retain associates with a wide range of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives and create an environment that encourages all voices to be heard, understood and appreciated.  With this we know we can do great things.


    AvalonBay will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with requirements under the law.


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