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Building Engineer

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Location: Tarrytown, New York, United States
Job ID: 45082
Date Posted: May 19, 2020
Segment: Others (Including Headquarters and R&D )
Business Unit: Hitachi Regional Headquarters
Company Name: Hitachi America, Ltd.
Profession (Job Category): Repair & Maintenance
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full-time
Remote: No

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Building Engineer

Company: Hitachi America, Ltd.

Department: FAE – Facilities and Administrative Operations Group

Location: Tarrytown, NY

Status: Project, Full-Time for 1 year

Hours: Mon-Fri 7am-4pm



Hitachi America, Ltd., ( is searching for a Building Engineer to perform duties necessary to have the building systems functioning as to keep a safe environment inside and outside the building and on the property.



  • Perform basic maintenance on HVAC systems, Reciprocating AC units, Direct fire absorption machines (chiller/heater), circulating pumps, couplers, and motors. 
  • Understanding and able to use Pneumatic controls, BMS or similar management systems
  • Address and reset building alarms, early warning devices, fire systems. 
  • Ability to climb ladders – roof maintenance – removal of branches and leaves, replace light bulbs.
  • Familiar with and carry out proper safety procedures for SDS – Right to Know, lock out tag out, ladder safety, Roof safety and other safety procedures.
  • Order proper supplies for recycling and understand and carry out proper procedures for recycling of light bulbs, batteries, electronics and other recyclables.
  • Perform minor electrical work – replace outlets, replace ballasts, lamp changes, replacement switches, light fixtures.  Knowledge of three phase electric service.
  • Perform minor plumbing – changing faucets, flushometer valves, clear simple drain clogs.
  • Delivering heavy package – ability use a power jack and be able to lift 40 lbs.
  • Order proper supplies for the building.
  • Preform minor locksmith activities – door locks/door knobs/ door closures hardware.
  • Perform occasional lunch coverage.
  • Police area around the building, report tree damage, light outage in parking lots
  • Perform some snow removal
  • Must maintain a valid driver’s license


  • Minimum of five years of applicable working experience in general building HVAC repair and maintenance, with basic plumbing, electrical and carpentry skills.
  • Associates degree preferred or equivalent experience.
  • Experience with heater-chiller is preferred.
  • Must be able to interact with vendors and maintain good working relationship.
  • Must have strong interpersonal communication skills.
  • Must be proficient in MS Outlook and have basic Excel skills.
  • Must be punctual, flexible and willing to take on new tasks and assignments as needed.

 EOE-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

If you need a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job at Hitachi, please send the nature of request and contact information to [email protected] Queries other than accommodation requests will not be responded to.
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