Job Opportunity: Building Engineer

The Rosenblum Companies, a premier developer and full-service owner-operator of a growing portfolio of diverse properties totaling over one million square feet, is also a multi-year Best Places to Work award winner. We are pleased to offer an outstanding full-time opportunity for a Building Engineer to join our team based in Albany, NY.

If you are looking to join a collaborative team that always goes above and beyond, has innate attention to detail, and takes the long view in everything we do, this a perfect opportunity for you. The position offers a competitive base salary with incentive structure, along with industry-leading benefits, including a generous paid time off policy, 100% company-paid health, dental, and disability insurance, a company-matched retirement plan, and company-funded HSA, plus ongoing company-paid licensure, training, and career advancement opportunities.

Reporting to the Chief Building Engineer, the Building Engineer will perform general building maintenance tasks for first-class office and mixed-use properties owned and/or operated by The Rosenblum Companies in New York’s Capital Region. The successful candidate will uphold The Rosenblum Companies’ standard of excellence in customer service and building quality.


  • Effectively respond to and resolve tenant/occupant service calls
  • Perform basic plumbing, electrical and preventive maintenance and repairs as necessary.
  • Perform miscellaneous carpentry and painting, caulking, patching, repair, or replace door locks, closers, and other building hardware.
  • Unlock buildings and inspect buildings for cleanliness, quality, and operation of systems daily.
  • Complete periodic checklists on building equipment maintenance procedures and inspections.
  • Perform miscellaneous grounds tasks including trash removal, landscape repair, trimming, pruning, leaf removal, and other tasks as assigned.
  • Shovel walks and entrances during winter months to remove snow; includes arriving on-site early to ensure buildings are clear for opening at 7 am on weekdays.
  • Perform miscellaneous interior cleaning as needed to supplement regular third-party cleaning provider’s services.
  • Lift, load, and deliver furniture, equipment, and supplies.
  • Support construction fit-up work as necessary.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.


  • High school or GED minimum plus trade school or relevant experience; relevant training through an apprenticeship program.
  • Minimum three (3) years of experience performing a variety of building maintenance duties in a quality-focused environment.
  • Possession of an unrestricted New York driver’s license and reliable transportation for travel to/from and between job sites.
  • Knowledge of safe work practices. OSHA 10 certification or ability to obtain within 3 months of hire.
  • General building maintenance and construction knowledge; including basic to intermediate carpentry, HVAC, electrical, and plumbing.
  • Ability to operate a variety of building maintenance equipment, machines, and power/hand tools, lift up to 75 pounds, work off ladders, and in a variety of environmental conditions.
  • Computer and smartphone literacy and ease in learning new software and systems.
  • Able to work overtime, participate in a rotating monthly on-call schedule for nights and weekends, and to be at work early during snowstorms.
  • Capable of developing and maintaining a courteous and service-oriented rapport with all customers (tenants, building occupants, and guests, vendors, clients, co-workers), including the ability to communicate effectively whether verbally or in writing.
  • Detail-oriented, with the ability to organize and prioritize effectively.



If this opportunity sounds right for you, please e-mail your résumé, salary requirements, and cover letter to This is a direct-hire opportunity.

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