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Building Engineer

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Sabey Corporation

At a glance

Sabey Corporation is recruiting a Building Engineer to join their team on-site in Tukwila/Seattle, Washington! This position is responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of the property, including oversight of contracted vendors, and the operation of the property in accordance with the established goals and objectives of Sabey Corporation. With many diverse buildings, this is a wonderful opportunity to grow and sharpen your skills!


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Description: What you'll be doing

Another Source’s client, Sabey Corporation is recruiting a Building Engineer to join their team in Tukwila, Washington 


Who is Sabey? 
Sabey is a privately held real estate development and investment company specializing in mission critical and technical space for the data center, medical and life sciences, education, government and military sectors. Over the past 45 years, they’ve designed, constructed, and operated more than 30 million square feet of space and count among our valued customers some of the nation’s iconic names.  Headquartered in Seattle WA with locations in Quincy WA, New York City NY, Round Rock TX, and Ashburn VA. 


The importance this role has in our organization:   

 The Building Engineer is responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of the Property including oversight of contracted vendors. This position is also responsible for the operation of the Property in accordance with the established goals and objectives of Sabey Corporation. Building Engineer 2 reports to the Senior Property Manager or Director of Operations. 


Your contribution will likely be:  

  • Respond to tenant requests for property management services. Coordinate and supervise the work of outside contractors and vendors, such as carpentry, plumbing, heating, HVAC, electrical, elevator and inspect for completion of assignments. 
  • Assure that the assigned property is operating safely and efficiently and that all scheduled preventative maintenance functions are completed fully and in a timely manner. 
  • Develop scope of project – work with vendors to determine pricing on upcoming budget items. Monitor budget and ensure budgeted projects are completed on time. 
  • Conduct routine inspections of common areas, mechanical equipment and tenant spaces for cleanliness and good repair.  
  • Maintain central file system of operating logs, vendor contracts, operating budgets, maintenance logs, emergency manuals, etc.  
  • Communicate effectively with team members on scheduled tasks and projects. 
  • Inventory tools and supplies regularly. Maintain onsite stools and equipment. 
  • Oversee and implement Fire Life Safety Programs established for the property in accordance with local codes. Understand and implement all emergency procedures including familiarizing tenants with these procedures. Serve as Fire Director for properties assigned, implementing all emergency procedures, evacuations and notifications as appropriate. 
  • Order paper products and other building supplies and materials as needed. 
  • Meet with regularly contracted vendors such as Janitorial to ensure contract standards are met and vendor has all of the necessary tools & instruction to maintain a clean & safe facility.  
  • Coordinate move in/move out of tenants in the Property. Provide access to the Property for vendors, contractors and other tenant move in/move out procedures. 
  • Submit information on overall repairs and maintenance and capital proposals for consideration in budget process. 
  • Operate, maintain and monitor energy management systems, perform confidence tests and equipment tests/audits as directed. 
  • Ensure properties are safe & accessible with clear drainage and/or clear of ice or snow during seasonal events.  
  • Participate in the duties of the on-call engineer, performed after regular business hours, as assigned. 
  • Provide information/procedures for the operation of “Building Critical Systems” to be used by the “On-Call Engineer” during the course of responding to after-hours service calls. (Such as HVAC, fire alarm, security systems, tenant and vendor contacts, etc.) 
  • Coordinate security system operations including coordination between vendors and tenants. Understand operations of and review security cameras as necessary. 
  • Create and submit incident reports using system provided and submit to required parties.  
  • Inspect rooftops, exterior walls, parking facilities or lots, window systems, and doors & locks as needed. 
  • Utilize Yardi accounting system to issue purchase orders and approve invoices. 
  • Utilize Yardi or other system to perform regular inspections and update maintenance records for equipment.   
  • Review and provide comments for submitted tenant improvement drawings as necessary.  
  • Monitor work quality of exterior vendors including but not limited to carpet cleaners, window washers, janitorial staff, landscapers, parking lot sweepers and pest control. 
  • Participate and adhere to the Policy of Procedures as established by the property management group and amended as needed. 
  • Embody Sabey core values and participate in team building events. 
  • Special projects as assigned. 


Experience you will bring to the team: 

  • 5+ years of experience providing building services or facilities operation  
  • High school diploma or GED 
  • Valid WA state driver’s license, a clean driving record, and auto insurance 
  • Ability to perform labor intensive tasks including but not limited to, climbing ladders, fixing plumbing, painting buildings, accessing rooftops 
  • Ability to interface with technology including operating computers and smart phones – must be able to text, email, send and receive photos. 
  • Ability to travel between property sites, operate power tools, stoop or crouch for any amount of time and the ability to maneuver or lift up to 50 pounds.  


Sabey’s investment in YOU:    
Sabey is building an enduring next-generation company that inspires and values team-member greatness, which is achieved through an intentional and strategic focus on optimizing the strengths of individuals and the collective organizationSabeyLife is a comprehensive portfolio of offerings focused on optimizing our holistic well-being, ensuring that we have the resources we need to pursue purpose and meaning in every area of our lives. SabeyLife is who we are as a team. We want each team member to be the best they can be – not just at work, but also for their friends, families and the communities they serve. 


SabeyLife programs include:  
Health and Wellness Program 
Thought Patterns for High Performance 
Everything DiSC 
Built to Last 


The anticipated annual base salary range for this position is $65,970.00 - $98,954.00.  


To learn more about Sabey, take a look: OR OR 


EEO Policy Statement: Sabey Corporation and its subsidiaries, including Sabey Data Centers and Sabey Construction, are equal opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status such as age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, religion, or national origin. 


If you need further assistance and/or accommodation to apply, please contact the Sabey Human Resources Department at (206) 277-5247 or by email at 


Another Source works with their clients, on a retained project basis.  We are committed to building inclusive candidate pools as we partner with hiring teams. Veterans, women, people of color, LGBTQIA+, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. As you read through the job posting and review the list of qualifications (required and/or preferred), please do not self-select out if you feel you do not meet every qualification. No one is 100% qualified. We encourage you to apply and share your story with us.  








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