• Location: New York City, NY
  • Type: Permanent
  • Categories Other
  • Salary US$100,000 - US$130,000 Per Year
  • ID 3762

Silver Swan is looking for an exceptional Facilities Engineer to assist the Estate Manager and Director of Facilities in a diverse family office for a high-profile client. The successful Facilities Engineer will be assisting in building and systems management, while maintaining existing assets to the highest aesthetic and performance standards. The Facilities Engineer will perform a uniform and consistent product delivery at various locations, so flexibility to travel will be required. The Facilities Engineer will communicate directly with internal departments, as well as vendors concerning project needs, and provide guidance in a variety of facility field concepts, practices, and procedures. This is a wonderful family office to work for who look after their staff, with an excellent benefits package included.

Please note: Applicant MUST be eligible to work in the US, unfortunately, we are unable to offer visa sponsorship.


  • Partner with Estate Manager and Director of Facilities to meet objectives.
  • Partner with team members to provide complete facility systems support.
  • Help manage all building systems, fixtures, special finishes and oversee contract supervisors to meet project objectives
  • Assist Estate and Facilities Managers in achieving a high level of service, detail and performance standards with a focus in HVAC, Networking, Lutron and Audio/Video in a commercial grade building in a Museum type environment
  • Perform daily, weekly inspections of property to ensure all systems and aesthetics are in optimal conditions at all times.
  • Coordinate and support all aspects of maintenance and service on control and HVAC, lighting, and shade systems.
  • Coordinate with IT department to support all aspects of maintenance and service on video, PC and networked systems.
  • Oversee current facility related systems to a higher level of operational ease and sophistication by integration with new technology processes. This includes design, implementation and ongoing support.
  • Oversee contractor process; proposals, project/plan design, project work/completion, relationship management, safety, etc.
  • Coordinate the protection, handling and care of Art and luxury finishes and accessories.
  • Ensure quality issues are identified and reported to the appropriate department and are rectified.
  • Facilitate building system upgrades which may include design, programming, testing, commissioning, operation, maintenance and repair.
  • Advise the Estate Manager & Facilities Manager on budget preparation, program changes, goal establishments and short/long range planning.
  • On-call responsibility that requires immediate response to facility related needs.
  • Adhere to and ensure compliance with all relevant OSHA safety regulations for all facility personnel.

Ideal Candidate:

  • College degree preferred; specialized training or licensing required.
  • Excellent knowledge of HVAC, MEP, Lighting and/or automation control systems, and other equipment associated with commercial grade buildings.
  • Intermediate understanding of Information Technology, Networking, and Audio/Video.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills; positive attitude
  • Experience in level 5 finishes and/or working in 5-star hotel or museum atmosphere.
  • Excellent knowledge of general office procedures; as well as intermediate knowledge smart phone and computer skills
  • Excellent time management skills; ability to organize and coordinate multiple projects with available resources
  • Keen attention to detail, honesty, adaptability, dependability, and a willingness to do hands-on work
  • Ability to maintain a high level of strict confidentiality and professionalism
  • Possess a valid drivers license with a good driving record
  • Previous experience working in a similar UHNW private estate, or luxury hotel preferred
  • Control System certification preferred
  • HVAC Diploma and Lutron certification preferred
  • Experience working in a high rise building preferred.


  • Salary: $100,000 to $130,000 per year + full benefits, including medical, dental, vision, 401k + PTO
  • Live-out

Job Status: LIVE

Responsible consultant: Philippa Smith

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