Engineer 2 - Urban Renaissance Group, LLC

January 29, 2018

Urban Renaissance Group, LLC

Bellevue, Washington 98007

Come be a part of Urban Renaissance Group - a full service commercial real estate firm!

About URG:
URG is a Seattle-based full-service commercial real estate company, engaged in acquisitions, development, asset management, leasing, property management and ownership in Seattle, Bellevue, Denver and Portland.

URG's majority investor is the Joshua Green Corporation, creating a deep thread of commitment to the greater PNW that runs through every area of the company. Because development and asset investment tend to present their best opportunities in different parts of the economic cycle, this new combination of companies provides URG with a dynamic and balanced portfolio of opportunities and an ability to optimize real-estate investment across all parts of the building lifecycle.

URG is experiencing steady growth in all facets of our platform, including the acquisition of Touchstone, a Seattle-based development company, in December of 2014 and the acquisition of the operating platform of Langley Investment Properties, a Portland-based real estate company. Our operating platform now totals over 10 million square feet, supported by over 160 employees.

We are looking for motivated, customer-oriented individuals to add value to our team, provide support to our expanding platform, and join us in leading the way for the renaissance of Urban America.


Under the supervision of the Chief Engineer or his delegate the Building Engineer (hereafter referred to as E2) will perform duties that do not require the full proficiencies of a Building Engineer, however more than a MT1.  The E2 supports the implementation and documentation of all required safety programs as well as engineering standards, operational procedures, and industry guidelines. The E2 will take on more responsibility and autonomy and must possess excellent communication skills.  This position will involve the use of more complex tools and systems.  The E2 will be tasked with utilizing detailed documentation and communication.  The E2 will accountable for adherence to all codes, rules, and regulations including but is not limited to Federal, State, local, and site specific standards, policies, and protocols.



  • Maintenance and housekeeping of all mechanical, electrical, and work areas, this includes surface cleaning equipment as well as facility structures.

  • Basic plumbing such as installation, adjustment, and repair of restroom plumbing equipment such as faucets (manual and auto) flushometers (manual and auto), drain and trap repairs as well as the ability to cut and solder piping as well as use compression fittings (manual and auto).

  • Coordinate the procurement of and maintain inventories of necessary parts, supplies, and equipment from approved vendors including looking up, placing orders and tracking invoices with the use of the purchase order system.

  • Perform maintenance and repairs to property HVAC, plumbing, and electrical equipment as well as the building structure.

  • Perform miscellaneous tasks assigned by supervisor or their delegate.This may include limited supervision of designated reports.

  • Foster an attitude that promotes safety, energy conservation, and the continuous improvement of engineering functions.This includes but is not limited to ensuring that all BAS/DDC systems are running on schedule and at peak seasonal efficiencies.Formal training required.

  • As required, make all appropriate daily entries and records all pertinent data in Building Engines.This may include periodic updates, document attachments, and historical data entry to ensure each individually tracked piece of equipment has all applicable data attached.

  • Perform administrative duties in accordance to departmental policies, procedures, and standards.This may include, but is not limited to,out / tag out functions without supervision.

  • Function as a responsible, objective team member.

  • Demonstrate a commitment to provide industry leading quality customer service.

  • Comply with all applicable codes, policies, and procedures.

  • Comply with facility specific safety program including utilizing the LOTO system.

  • Maintains regular workplace attendance.

  • Provides the highest level quality of service and professionalism to tenants, staff, and visitors at all times.

  • Effectively utilize communications tools (such as email, messaging, two way radio, written, and verbal) with the Chief Engineer, or a designated delegate, Management, and other team members including vendors.

  • Understand the company’s policies, manuals, and mission statement to participate as a team member supporting all efforts to achieve organizational goals.

  • Strictly follow all environmental safety, hazardous material handling, and personal protection rules and regulations set forth by The Property, URG, and Local, State, Federal and International regulations.This is including but not limited Asbestos, Mold, and HAZMAT awareness as well as being able to read and understand the SDS system.

  • Utilizing the URG Safety Manual to identify the correct ladder or man lift for the job and use it correctly. Perform an inspection on safety equipment such as, but not limited to, eye wash stations, emergency shower stations, and first aid kit.



  • Understand Company’s policy manual and mission statement, participating as a staff member to support all of the efforts to achieve organizational goals.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent organizational and communication skills

  • Strong computer proficiencies such as word Microsoft Office (word processing, spreadsheets, presentation etc.) Building Engines (work order and tenant management) and email usage are critical as well the ability to operate the property BAS/EMS system.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience that is commensurate with the specific facility for the position of E1.

  • Strong computer proficiencies such as word Microsoft Office (word processing, spreadsheets, presentation etc.) Building Engines (work order and tenant management) and email usage are critical as well the ability to operate the property BAS/EMS system.

  • Certification meeting OSHA/ACM awareness training requirements.

  • Possess a Washington State Labor and Industries 07 electrical training card with the intent to accumulate enough hours to pass the 07 test and become a licensed, journeyman 07 electrician.

  • Possess the EPA Universal Refrigerant License.

  • Possess a City of Seattle Grade IV Boiler fireman Licensee.

  • Possess a City of Seattle Refrigeration License.

  • A working knowledge of energy conservation strategies such as lighting controls, demand utility usage, and proper HVAC scheduling.Formal knowledge preferred.

  • The ability to inventory and organize all As-Built and T.I. drawings.

  • The ability to identify and explain all items for architectural and MEP drawings.

  • The ability to inspect battery backup lighting.

  • The ability to replace lighting, ballasts, and lighting relays.

  • The ability to perform door hardware repairs including hinges, closers and locksets.

  • The ability to read and interpret HVAC measurement devices such as gauges, compound gauges, and sight glasses.

  • The ability to perform a complete comfort call including but not limited to taking space temperature, humidity, and air flow readings.Understand and explain the sequence of operation of end user equipment.

  • Inspect and clean re-heat coils as well as heat exchanger coils.

  • Replace AHU, RTU, HP, VAV, FCU, TFU, and Air Intake filters as required by the Preventive Maintenance System.