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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Building Engineer in RICHLAND, Washington

Organization and Job ID

Job ID: 309621

Directorate: Operational Systems Directorate (OSD)

Division: Facility & Infrastucture Ops

Group: Plant Engineering

Job Description

  • This Building Engineer position is responsible for activities in support of an assigned Core Team under the guidance of the Plant Engineering Manager. The Building Engineer is the subject matter expert for their assigned buildings and systems responsible for design modifications, providing system diagnostics, system operation oversight, lock-out/tag-out, surveillance/testing, condition assessment surveys, acceptance testing, work planning, outage planning and configuration management. Responsible for facility preventive maintenance program requirements and implementation to ensure facilities systems and component reliability. Determine requirements for facility spare parts inventories in support of facility capabilities. Supports development of annual and out year facility operation and maintenance budgets. Responsible for efficient operation of facility systems to meet environmental, safety and occupant mission needs.

  • The Building Engineer provides day-to-day direction to utility operations staff (power operators) and building technicians.

  • The Building Engineer responds to facility upset conditions and events that impact their assigned facilities during normal and off normal work hours.

  • The Building Engineer must have good judgment, positive attitude and work well within their assigned Core Team to meet their building occupant’s needs.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree and 10+ years of relevant experience or Advanced degree and 8+ years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Mechanical or Electrical Engineering Bachelor's degree and 10+ years of relevant experience. Advanced Mechanical or Electrical Engineering degree and 8+ years of relevant experience.

  • Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Washington

  • Registration as a Washington State Certified Waterworks Operator

  • Certification as a Reliability Engineer

  • Knowledge with the use of the following software:

  • Maximo

  • AutoCAD


  • JCI Metasys

  • U.S.A. Citizenship

Equal Employment Opportunity

Battelle Memorial Institute (BMI) at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and supports diversity in the workplace. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital or family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. All BMI staff must be able to demonstrate the legal right to work in the United States. BMI is an E-Verify employer. Learn more at

Other Information

Special/Hazardous Working Conditions or Environment:

  • Must be able to qualify as a Radiological worker

Directorate: Operational Systems

Job Category: Engineering/Engineering Techs

Group: Plant Engineering

Opening Date: 2019-08-07

Closing Date: 2019-08-21