Under the supervision and direction of the Regional Engineer, the Preventative Maintenance Technician is responsible for the proper operation and maintenance of the mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire/life safety systems and equipment at his/her assigned Region(s).
- Reports to the Regional Engineer, who will provide functional and operational guidance and job assignment as required.
- Provides operational and functional guidance to maintenance and contractor personnel working on the property.
- Operates, maintains and repairs all mechanical, plumbing and electrical systems and devices in the building.
- Maintains operating manuals and technical data, and accurate written records of all maintenance services, preventive maintenance, equipment inventory, general supply and parts inventory, and pertinent data regarding operating equipment, building fixtures.
- Monitor parts inventories for all maintenance items on a monthly basis and request the purchase of required supplies by the Regional Engineer or Portfolio Manager.
- Performs preventive maintenance as assigned by the Regional Engineer.
- Read and comprehend trade-related blueprints, line diagrams and schematics.
- Performs minor painting, carpentry, locksmith and exterior site work as required and assigned.
- Demonstrated competence in the field of building engineering.
- Will stand a shift and work with the tools of the trade.
- Manage the PM work order system to ensure excellent service.
- Perform building inspections as assigned. Report and address any mechanical or operational deficiencies found during the inspection and submit written reports with corrective recommendations.
- Trouble-shoot problem areas in the base building or tenant spaces. Consult with Regional Engineer, or Portfolio Manager regarding the labor requirements for any given job.
- Evaluate specifications, blueprints, and line diagrams.
- Understand and effect required mechanical operating standards for the building, including seasonal temperature adjustment criteria and procedures for heating and cooling, economization, on/mid/off peak operation, and automatic EMS settings to maximize energy savings.
- Maintain logs in an accurate and current condition.
Douglas Emmett operates approximately 18.2 million square feet of Class A office space and over 4,300 luxury apartment units in nine highly desirable submarkets in Los Angeles County, six of which are located in Los Angeles' Westside - Brentwood, Century City, Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, the Olympic Corridor, and Westwood - and three submarkets in the San Fernando Valley - Sherman Oaks/Encino, Warner Center/Woodland Hills, and Burbank. The Company's Honolulu office portfolio is located in the downtown central business district with multifamily properties in nearby suburban communities.
The Company utilizes the same focused business strategy that was implemented by its founding principals - managing, developing, redeveloping, and acquiring multifamily and commercial real estate in high barrier-to-entry submarkets that exhibit strong economic characteristics such as population and job growth, as well as inherent supply constraints, such as limited developable land due to natural and political barriers. The Company strives to capitalize on the experience of its seasoned management team to create continued value.