Date posted: February 2020

Operating Engineer - Salt Lake City, UT

About Avison Young

Avison Young is the world’s fastest-growing commercial real estate services firm. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, Avison Young is a collaborative, global firm owned and operated by its principals. Founded in 1978, the company provides value-added, client-centric investment sales, leasing, advisory, management, financing and mortgage placement services to owners and occupiers of office, retail, industrial, multi-family and hospitality properties.

Position Summary

We are currently seeking an Operating Engineer that will be responsible for the daily operations of all mechanical equipment in the physical plant and building which is located in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the daily operations of all mechanical equipment in the physical plant and building, actively participates in the emergency response procedures, technical and safety training programs consistent with Unisys’s and Avison Young’s objectives and expectations. 
  • Performs maintenance and repairs to the mechanical, plumbing, structure, fire, life safety, and control systems for the facility to keep these systems up to applicable standards. 
  • Monitor and maintain responsibility for tenant services, preventative maintenance, purchasing and inventory control, contracted maintenance, general maintenance and technical proficiency. 
  • Monitor operations and maintain refrigeration, water cooling and air conditioning equipment, boilers, heating, ventilating and hot water equipment, pumps, valves, piping and filters, other mechanical and electrical equipment. 
  • Formulates and implements the preventative maintenance program for the building.
  • Preforms and/or completes all tenant service requests accurately and expediently. 
  • Monitors the quality and pricing of maintenance work performed by outside contractors. 
  • Be able to evaluate building systems to monitor and to improve performance to operate efficiently. 
  • Complies with all policies and procedures established for the building. 
  • Although you are employed as an Operating Engineer, you may be required to perform other reasonable duties from the time to time as the Company may require.


  • Education – High School or equivalent. 
  • Certifications:  Universal refrigerant 
  • Minimum years of experience:  4 years


Our Equal Opportunity Commitment

Avison Young practices as an equal opportunity employer in all services locations around the world.  We are committed to building and maintaining a workforce diverse in experience, skills and knowledge with uniformity in service excellence, commitment and integrity.

The firm maintains a strict policy to ensure employment opportunities are equal and do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, disability, marital and civil partnership/union status, protected veteran or military service status, or any other elements protected by law.

For those requiring assistance with disabilities, Information relating to the need for accommodation and accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

Avison Young is committed to employing the best talent with the most fair and equitable recruitment practices.


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