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2nd Shift Building Engineer - HVAC & Building Systems

Date: Jul 7, 2019

Location: Milwaukee, WI, 53202

At Northwestern Mutual, we are strong, innovative and growing. We invest in our people. We care and make a positive difference. 

This Building Engineer (2nd Shift) opportunity is a direct-hire position at Northwestern Mutual that comes with all of the benefits/perks of full-time employment at a growing Fortune 100 company that’s been here for over 160 years.

  • New market-competitive salary structure with numerous opportunities for overtime and annual performance-based bonus program.
  • Shift Premium of additional 7% of base pay for this position.
  • Immediately available PTO of 19 days and nine paid holidays annually.
  • Company contribution retirement plan plus 401K with company match.
  • Great health benefits with the convenience of an onsite Health Clinic
  • Uniforms (including outerwear and work boots) and all tools are provided
  • Great amenities including access to 24/7 state-of-the-art fitness center, concierge services, on-site Credit Union and many other time saving and convenient services offered
  • Tuition reimbursement program, on the job training and other extensive personal growth and learning opportunities available.


What's the role?

This person will work as part of a team that services, operates, maintains and repairs heating, ventilating, air conditioning, refrigeration, plumbing, steam, boilers, commercial kitchen equipment, and other mechanical building systems at Northwestern Mutual facilities to ensure the security and safety of personnel and property. The incumbent will be part of a team that provides continual coverage to support the required environment for critical data center functions is maintained through proper operation of all related HVAC & building systems. Working with internal teams and external vendors, you will identify, troubleshoot, isolate and repair failures in HVAC and building systems. this role includes special projects from design through installation, researching best practices while incorporating safety and regulatory issues. Will schedule and monitor progress and completion of installation and maintenance work performed by service contractors on various HVAC & building systems.


Bring Your Best! What this role needs:

  • Assoc Degree in HVAC or graduate of state approved Plumbing or HVAC-related apprenticeship program and a minimum of three years of industrial HVAC systems experience required.
  • Will consider candidates who posess HVAC-related certification and 5 or more years of related job experience.
  • NIULPE Fourth Class or ASOPE Second Class High Pressure Boiler certification is required within one year of employment.
  • Certified Refrigerant Handling Technician required within 3 months of employment.
  • Certification from the WI Dept of Commerce for Cross Connection Control Tester Registration must be obtained within 2 years of employment.
  • Proven mechanical aptitude required.
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints and schematic drawings, updating them as appropriate.
  • Must possess an advanced knowledge of relevant state and local building codes and industry standards.
  • Knowledge of work related OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Act) regulations including MSD (Material Safety Data) and Confined Space Entry desirable.
  • Trained in the proper handling and use of hazardous or corrosive chemicals used in water treatment.
  • OSHA 10 General Industry & motorized lift training must be obtained within 1 year of employment.
  • Member of the Emergency Response Team (ERT), must maintain CPR/1st Aid/AED (defibrillator) certification; must be obtained within first 6 months on the job.
  • Strong comprehensive knowledge and ability to operate automated building control systems (e.g. Honeywell EBI or Johnson Controls Metasys).
  • Ability to work from a computerized maintenance management system such as Archibus.
  • Must  demonstrate proficiency in Microsoft products.
  • Strong customer focus, initiative, accuracy and problem solving skills; effective organizational and communication skills along with the ability to work independently or as part of a team and to adapt to changing priorities and meet required timeframes.
  • This job is part of a group of jobs considered "essential services." All essential services employees are expected to make every reasonable effort possible to report for work or remain working their shift, even during inclement weather conditions and emergency situations.
  • Must be able to work overtime and weekends when required, and emergency call ins.
  • Must be able to perform the essential physical requirements of the position.


Physical Requirements

  • See additional detail in the "preferred requirements" section of the job description


Weight Requirements

  • Up to 40 lbs -2/3 and more
  • Up to 80 lbs -Up to 1/3


Grow your career with a best-in-class company that puts our client’s interests at the center of all we do. Get started now! 

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age or status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Req ID: 25274
Position Type: Regular Full Time
Education Experience: Associates Desired
Employment Experience: 3-5 years
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Posting Date: 07/16/2019