Asst Bldg Serv Engr

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Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative has an immediate opening for an Assistant Building Services Engineer. Demonstrates the ability to manage maintenance and service contractors for facilities system repairs and service. Also serves as a backup in the absence of the Facilities Director. Manages defined Capital projects under the supervision of the Facilities Director as it relates to the Cooperative physical assets, including but not limited to HVAC, plumbing, electrical, mechanical as well as office equipment and furniture, facilities maintenance equipment, MEP systems, etc. 

This position requires an individual who: 

• Demonstrates the ability to manage projects pertaining to building systems, including mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems. Manages activities of facilities maintenance contractors. Perform troubleshooting and repairs to all facilities related equipment as assigned to maintain business continuity. Coordinates with maintenance contractors to ensure compliance with NFPA, OSHA and other Federal, State, and local rules and regulations. 

• Demonstrates the ability to proactively manage and coordinate inspections of buildings and grounds assuring the assessments of all facility equipment including elevators, fire alarms, generators, UPS, access control systems, and other critical business support systems are operating and performing efficiently and as designed. 

• Communicate effectively with the business to ensure their facilities are maintained appropriately and preforming as designed. Evaluate, and when necessary, assist in redesigning office layouts to ensure all safety and security issues are addressed. 

Starting salary ranges is $79,100-$102,600 annually. SMECO offers an excellent benefits program including a 401k 6% dollar for dollar match and additional 3% non-elective company contribution.

The position is exempt from the overtime requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act, as amended - executive, professional or administrative definition. This position requires availability for emergencies, attendance at night meetings, etc., without additional compensation. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Interested applicants should apply via our website at



Candidates are required to have a two-year college degree with experience/technical certification in mechanical, electrical and plumbing trades. Building Automation Systems management experience and Project Management experience required.


Candidates are required to have a minimum of ten years progressive experience in facilities services, Facilities maintenance and repairs, Project Management, supervisory and budgeting experience required. Knowledge of safety, security and environmental regulations and building codes are also required.

Notice of Equal Opportunity Employment

We expect employees to be honest, trustworthy, and operate with integrity. Discrimination and all unlawful harassment (including sexual harassment) in employment is not tolerated. We encourage success based on our individual merits and abilities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or employment status. We support and obey laws that prohibit discrimination everywhere we do business. We fully consider all qualified applicants including those with a criminal history.