Blanton Turner is looking for 2 Building Engineers to work at their South Lake Union property. Click here to view the job posting on their website. 


Full Time | Regular

Reports to Chief Building Engineer

Salary, DOE + Benefits | Exempt

400 Fairview, a unique, brand new LEED Gold commercial property in South Lake Union is looking for a fantastic Building Engineer I to help oversee and maintain the property, including a 320,000 sqft. office building and 22,000 sqft. “market hall” style retail space on the ground floor. Under the day to day supervision of the Chief Building Engineer, the Building Engineer I is responsible for multiple aspects of building maintenance and repair while demonstrating a commitment to sustainable and strategic energy usage – all while providing high level customer service to all tenants.


  • Report to Chief Building Engineer and/or Building Manager.
  • Interact with tenants with the highest level of customer service and positive, will-do attitude.
  • Work proactively with all vendors and other personnel serving the property and its tenants.

Skills & Qualifications

  • Minimum 1-3 years of experience in commercial building operations and maintenance, or similar.
  • Experience and skill in diagnosing/troubleshooting operating problems in HVAC systems
  • Experience with Building Automation Systems preferred.
  • Skill and knowledge of electrical, mechanical, plumbing and related trades involved in HVAC operations
  • Ability to read blueprints/CAD drawings
  • Must be able to lift 90 lbs
  • High school diploma or equivalent

Essential Functions

  • Must work safely at all times
  • Troubleshoot, diagnose and correct minor and major HVAC issues, plumbing issues and electrical issues
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with vendors and service contractors
  • Prepare and maintain maintenance logs, records and monthly reports
  • Must work safely at all times. Knowledge and understanding of all applicable practices/techniques, laws, project controls and environmental regulations to include OSHA safety regulations
  • Willing to work weekends and swing shift
  • Be available on-call for after-hours emergencies
  • Communicate respectfully and effectively with co-workers, vendors and the public
  • Must be physically able to perform duties in most weather conditions
  • Must be flexible and able to work well under time constraints
  • Comfortable working independently
  • Must be courteous, polite and respectful in all interactions
  • Must have good organizational skills
  • Must be able to follow instructions
  • Basic Maintenance of tenant spaces as assigned by supervisor
  • Ability to work at heights and from ladders
  • Show accountability for all work and actions by setting a strong example and work ethic

Core Competencies

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize workload to meet deadlines
  • Aesthetically oriented with an eye for detail
  • Work well under pressure with excellent organizational skills
  • Knowledge of building maintenance, custodial practices and strategies
  • Problem solving and resourcefulness
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Identify and clarify needs of a tenant and respond to these needs quickly
  • Work independently as well as collaboratively


  • Perform maintenance, inspections, and repairs on all HVAC systems of the property including, but not limited to Air Handlers, Heat Pumps, Fans, Chilled Beams, and others as necessary
  • Perform general maintenance and repairs of building, including but not limited to: minor plumbing repair, general carpentry, painting, drywall and cleaning
  • Address and follow up as necessary on all tenant work order requests in a timely and professional manner
  • Some custodial duties may also be required, including but not limited to; trash pick-up and removal, vacuuming, dusting, mopping, pressure washing and other various cleaning tasks

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