Building Engineer - Harbor Group Management

January 22, 2018
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Harbor Group Management

Herdon, Virginia 20171

Harbor Group Management Company is an established real estate investment/property management company headquartered in Norfolk, Virginia with approximately $7+ billion in assets in multifamily residential, commercial, and retail properties throughout the United States and abroad.

Interested in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment?  Harbor Group Management Co., LLC (HGMC) is searching for Building Engineer that can drive a culture of achievement, education, and customer service.

Specific duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Act as Supervisor, advisor and leader for onsite operating engineers and maintenance personnel in installation, repair, and maintenance of all base building and critical system machinery and equipment.
  • Performance of ongoing preventive and repair response work orders on building and tenant mechanical, electrical and other installed systems, equipment, and other components.
  • Maintain, operate, and repair all HVAC systems and associated equipment, electrical distribution equipment, plumbing systems, fire/life safety equipment, building interior/exterior repair, and related grounds.
  • Perform assigned inspections, oversight of vendor work and due diligence
  • Respond effectively to all emergencies.
  • Interact with building staff and tenant contacts.
  • Prepare annual budgets, project costs, long term capital outlook and report on schedule and variances.
  • Prepare and submit to management summary reports listing conditions found in the performance of assigned work, and recommend and/or suggest action to be taken.
  • Study and become familiar with the various items of equipment, and the methods required to use them properly.
  • Comply with all safety procedures, maintaining good housekeeping and safety of work areas.
  • Recognize danger and safety hazards and propose methods to eliminate them.
  • Maintain compliance to State, County, or City Ordinances, Codes, or Laws.
  • Must be willing and able to support any after hours building related activity as required.
  • Attend periodic training seminars.
  • Interact with external and internal customers with a positive demeanor.
  • Able to utilize Microsoft Word, Excel and e-mail
  • On call duties and overtime as required.

The ideal candidate will have:


Required:           Associates degree and industry certifications (BOMA SMT, SMA)



  • Possess an Universal CFC recovery certification.
  • 5 years of technical experience in all aspects of building engineering.
  • Strong background in technical aspects of HVAC, plumbing, electrical equipment, repair and maintenance and overall system design and application.
  • 2-3 Years of experience managing building engineers.

The Perks:

  • A comprehensive benefits package that includes an extensive list of health & retirement options.
  • An environment that supports learning & development, along with an education assistance program.
  • This position is based at One Dulles Tower which located in Northern Virginia.


Harbor Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer