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  • 510399
  • Full-time


Delivering results that matter by providing best in class support services.



Job Location:

General Services Division

1840 W. Jackson Street

Phoenix AZ

Posting Details:

Salary: $46,722 - $60,000

Grade: 19

Closing Date: Open until Filled

Job Summary:

The Building Engineer is responsible for repairs to Arizona Department of Administration (ADOA) managed buildings by ensuring maintenance calls for service are handled in the most efficient way possible, as well as the day-to-day maintenance, repairs, and efficient operation of all building systems and equipment. The Building Engineer will be expected to coordinate and complete all requests for work, assign priorities, delegate to appropriate contractor, if required, and follow-up on completion. In addition, the Building Engineer will be expected to perform corrective and preventative maintenance in an effort to prolong the life expectancy of the equipment. The Building Engineer must have a comprehensive understanding of plumbing, electrical, carpentry, general maintenance, and HVAC. The Building Engineer is required to work some weekends and holidays and assist in after-hours work.

Job Duties:

● Troubleshoots, maintains, inspects, modifies and repairs building systems - such as but not limited to plumbing systems, electrical systems, overhead door & gates, fire alarm systems, fire sprinkler, automatic doors, carpet & tile floors, drywall & painting, ceiling tiles, lights, emergency systems, door hardware, and elevators.
● Conducts periodic general preventative maintenance on the mechanical, electrical, HVAC, and plumbing systems, which involves normal lubrication, adjustment, cleaning, replacement of consumable parts (such as filters, indicator lights), and periodic testing of the equipment.
● Utilize a computerized maintenance management system in real-time for new requests, parts orders, updates, and completion data.
● Utilize a computerized maintenance management system in real-time for new requests, parts orders, updates, and completion data.
● Interact with customers from beginning to completion of each work order.
● Interact with contractors to schedule, assist, and ensure on-time completion of contracted projects.
● Other duties as assigned as related to the position.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge of:
● Electrical, mechanical and HVAC/Stationary Engineering systems
● Preventative maintenance and work order software systems
● Current construction principles, methods and techniques
● Knowledge of OSHA rules and regulations
● Understanding of local, state, and federal guidelines.

Skill in:
● Great customer service and communication skills
● Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
● Read and interpret blueprints, schematics, and ladder diagrams
● Read and interpret building codes

Ability to:
● Great customer service and communication skills.
● Willingness and aptitudes to work effectively with others within the formal or informal structure of teams or groups
● Interest in and enjoyment of working on one’s own without close interaction or interdependence with others
● Inner motivation and confidence to achieve successful results

Selective Preference(s):

● Five years previous building operations engineering experience.

Pre-Employment Requirements:

● Certification for refrigerant recovery (EPA Universal Certification)
● Will be required after 90 days of hiring date to obtain a backflow assembly repair, and backflow assembly tester certificates.
● Requires possession of and ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver license appropriate to the assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver license record checks, required to maintain acceptable driving records and complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12


The Arizona Department of Administration offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:

  • Sick leave 
  • Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year 
  • Health and dental insurance 
  • Retirement plan 
  • Life insurance and long-term disability insurance 
  • Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance

For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page


● Positions in this classification participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS).
● Please note, enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment.

Contact Us:

If you have any questions please feel free to contact Shelia Wiggins-Wayne at Shelia.Wiggins@azdoa.gov or 602-542-4769 for assistance.


All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.