Journeyman Building Engineer

San Francisco, CA
Able Services Field – Engineering, Building Engineer /
Full time /
ABM (NYSE: ABM) is one of the world’s largest providers of facility services and solutions. A driving force for a cleaner, healthier, and more sustainable world, ABM provides essential services and forward-looking performance solutions that improve the spaces and places that matter most. From curbside to rooftop, ABM’s comprehensive services include janitorial, engineering, parking, electrical and lighting, energy and electric vehicle charging infrastructure, HVAC and mechanical, landscape and turf, and mission critical solutions. ABM serves a wide range of industries – from commercial office buildings to universities, airports, hospitals, data centers, manufacturing plants and distribution centers, entertainment venues and more. Founded in 1909, ABM serves over 20,000 clients, with annualized revenue approaching $8 billion and more than 100,000 team members in 350+ offices throughout the United States, United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, and other international locations. For more information,

The Building Engineer performs scheduled maintenance, safety inspections and repairs to varying types of equipment and reports to the Chief Engineer. 

Pay Range is: $66.27/HR

The pay listed is the salary range for this position. An offer will vary based on the applicant's education, experience, skills, abilities, geographic location, and alignment with market data. 

Benefit Information: 
This is a union position and as such will include union benefits.

Essential Functions

    • Follows safe practices and complies with company and regulatory standards.
    • Qualified to operate or assist in operating all heating and ventilating equipment, engines, turbines, motors, combustion engines, pumps, air compressors, ice and refrigerating machines, air conditioning units, fans and siphons on the site assigned.
    • Must be flexible and willing to complete all tasks as assigned.
    • You will be responsible for working with both internal and external customers on technical issues, work scope recommendations and failure investigations.
    • You could work in a variety of engineering departments based on current needs.


    • Provides engineering support for a wide range of systems, maintenance programs, engines as well as operational engineering functions.
    • Must be able to understand, analyze and seek solutions to the design, operation, maintenance, performance or repair of vehicles/equipment and their components.
    • Should be able to logically approach problem solving, define a maintenance program or configuration and ensure a safe and legal operation.
    • Reviews Service Bulletins (SBs) from manufacture or component manufacture.
    • Develops solutions and implementation plans, project justification, cost/benefit analysis, and overall management of project implementation and coordinate warranty recovery on SBs that are applicable.
    • Organizes and manages the priorities for assigned responsibilities and accomplishes the work process to meet all deliverable for projects as well as maintenance program changes and technical specification revisions.
    • Coordinates work with other operational groups to ensure safety, regulatory compliance, operational reliability and operational efficiency.


    • 5 plus years of engineering experience.
    • Engineering skill sets which can be applied to a range of systems, maintenance programs and engines. 
    • Must meet ll requirements to receive approval for working in specific ATS environments (if applicable), including ten-year work history if available. 
    • Customer Service Experience.
ABM is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer qualified applicants without regard race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran or any other protected factor under federal, state, or local law.  ABM is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you have a disability and need assistance in completing the employment application, please call 888-328-8606.  We will provide you with assistance and make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis. 
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ABM is a military-friendly company proudly employing thousands of men and women who have served in the U.S. military. With ABM, you’ll have access to a world-class training program and ample opportunities to use the skills you developed while serving our country.  Whether you’re looking for a frontline or professional position, you can find post-military career opportunities across ABM. 
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