Operating Engineer


Charleston, SC

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What this job involves – As an Operating Engineer, your main responsibility will revolve around the operation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of facility equipment across all systems.

What is your day to day?

  • Perform light maintenance, monitoring repairs to the Mechanical, Plumbing, Structural, Furniture, Fire, Life Safety, and Control systems for the facility to keep facility and building systems up to applicable standards as assigned .

  • Maintains responsibility for facility services, preventative maintenance, purchasing and inventory control, contracted maintenance, general maintenance, and technical proficiency.

  • Maintenance of the equipment will include cleaning, inspecting, calibrating, and changing parts to maintain the HVAC systems and associated equipment at optimum performance levels.

  • Record readings and make adjustments where necessary to ensure proper operation of equipment.

  • Perform periodic checks of tool and instrument inventory.

  • Monitor the quality and pricing of maintenance work performed by outside contractors.

  • Required to bend, sit, kneel, squat, stand, reach and lay as required to access equipment components for extended periods of time.

Desired experience and technical skills


  • High School diploma or GED equivalent

  • Ability to analyze the operation of various Commercial or Industrial Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing and HVAC systems, determine the cause of any problems/malfunctions and take corrective action.

  • Working knowledge of computer applications including Word and Excel.


  • EPA 608 Universal Certification or EPA Type II a plus.

  • 3-8 years experience maintaining and repairing commercial building systems.

  • Two years of trades schooling in electrical system design, refrigeration, and HVAC desired.



On-site –Charleston, SC

Job Tags:

Electrical Repair, HVAC Systems, Lighting Maintenance, Maintenance Work, Plumbing, Preventive Maintenance, Refrigeration Systems, Site Maintenance, Troubleshooting

If this job description resonates with you, we encourage you to apply, even if you don’t meet all the requirements. We’re interested in getting to know you and what you bring to the table!

Personalized benefits that support personal well-being and growth:

JLL recognizes the impact that the workplace can have on your wellness, so we offer a supportive culture and comprehensive benefits package that prioritizes mental, physical and emotional health. Some of these benefits may include:

  • 401(k) plan with matching company contributions

  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental & Vision Care

  • Paid parental leave at 100% of salary

  • Paid Time Off and Company Holidays

  • Flexible and Remote Work Arrangements may be available

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