• Houston, TX, USA
  • Permanent

Job Description

The Building/Facilities Engineer operates under general supervision in planning, organizing, coordinating, and reporting on facility electrical, mechanical, life safety, and critical backup systems for assigned facilities.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Operate within prescribed policies and procedures to ensure implementation of engineering specifications, standards, and processes.
  • Assist in monitoring contractual obligations with vendors and contractors for facility construction, electrical, mechanical, life safety, critical backup systems support, cleaning services, and any other relevant vendor and contractor services.
  • HVAC experience to perform building repairs and preventative maintenance on A/C equipment.
  • Coordinate and execute customer/tenant request.
  • Participate in establishing and maintaining building security, evacuation procedures, and periodic drills. Remain on call to respond to emergency events.
  • Perform typical maintenance task and participate as a team member on more complex projects.


  • Individual must be a team player and have a good ability to work in a cooperative environment. Must be able to work effectively with peers, subordinates, and superiors.
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


  • A high school diploma or equivalent with a minimum of three years' experience in facility maintenance and/or engineering environment.

Language Skills

  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal skills. Ability to effectively present information and respond to inquiries from vendors, contractor and customers/tenants.
  • Ability to operate proactively in an organized, independent and effective manner. Requires using considerable judgement when performing and planning to perform a task.


  • Must be able to perform but not limited to the following skills: carpentry, plumbing, masonry, electrical, HVAC, machine repair, facilities layout, painting, and janitorial.
  • Required to be familiar with and use all hand tools and power tools common to the skills of a building/facilities engineer.
  • Must be able to read and interpret drawing, sketches, instructions, and specifications.
  • Must feel comfortable with working in a team environment consisting of employees and outside contractors.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to:  stand, walk, and sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.  The employee must have the ability to participate in on-call rotation

Our Contribution to You (Growth Opportunity)

At Fugro, we focus on helping our employees at every level of their career identify and use their strengths to contribute their best every day. From entry-level team members to senior leaders, we believe there is always room to grow knowledge and experiences.  We support our employees by offering opportunities to sharpen their skills through on the job learning experiences to formal internal and external development programs.


At Fugro, we value people and offer a broad range of benefits which include, but are not limited to:

  • A choice of Medical, Dental and Vision Plans
  • Basic Group Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Short-term and Long-term Disability
  • A broad range of voluntary benefits
  • An employer matched, 100% vested 401(k) Plan

Additional Details

This job specification should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position. Incumbent will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as may be required by the supervisor.

 Fugro is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors.

Individuals with disabilities needing assistance in the recruitment process are encouraged to contact Human Resources directly.

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