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Current Opportunities:

Chief Engineer
Denver , CO


Financial Analyst, Renewable Energy
Seattle , WA


Senior Property Manager
Denver , CO


Portfolio Chief Engineer
Tacoma , WA


Building Engineer I
Denver , WA


Building Engineer I
Spokane , WA


Building Engineer I
Seattle , WA


Utility Technician
Seattle , WA


Utility Technician
Spokane , WA


Utility Technician
Denver , CO


Junior Property Accountant
Seattle , WA


Accounts Payable Specialist
Seattle , WA


Asset Manager
Seattle , WA


Unico is a growing company, and we're looking for talented, energetic and civic-minded employees who can embrace innovation and change. We value excellence, integrity, accountability, respect, balance, growth and community involvement.

In return, we have a solid history of promoting from within and providing excellent growth opportunities for our employees. Our pay is competitive, our benefits comprehensive. And we're an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Our benefits include medical, dental, vision, disability, a generous employer-matched 401(k) retirement investment plan, paid vacation and sick leave, flexible spending accounts, a transit subsidy program, education and course reimbursement and more. Additionally, Unico was recently recognized as a Gold Level Recipient of the American Heart Association’s Fit-Friendly Worksites Recognition program.

EEO Employer/Disabled/VETS

General Contact Information
Unico Properties LLC
1215 4th Avenue, Suite 600
Seattle, WA 98161
Fax: (206) 628-5067
Email: careers@unicoprop.com
Recruiters, please don't contact us about job postings.

Current Opportunities:

Chief Engineer - Denver , CO
The Chief Engineer is responsible for daily operations of property portfolio, including HVAC, plumbing, electrical, other mechanical systems, fire and safety systems, LEED and EnergyStar implementation and tracking. Ensures all mechanical systems are operational and safe. Manage engineering staff and vendors to coordinate preventative maintenance, tenant improvements, and special projects. Select vendors and contractors. Negotiate service partner contracts. Develop and manage yearly repairs and maintenance budgets. Inspect work performed on buildings. Perform engineering tasks as needed. Schedules on-call rotation of maintenance engineers. Interacts and coordinates with General Manager and property manager to ensure company goals as pertaining to Engineering are being met. Promotes a culture and demonstrates market leadership that is committed to sustainability and strategic energy.

Key Responsibilities:

Essential functions include, but are not limited to:
•Provide “BEST IN CLASS CUSTOMER SERVICE”
•Supervise engineering staff. Responsible for training, scheduling, coaching, annual reviews, hiring and dismissing staff.
•Select vendors and negotiate service contracts.
•Oversee vendors and other contractors involved in building maintenance, security and construction projects.
•Review and approve construction drawings before work commences.
•Track tenant or building improvement projects in line with building rules and regulations and city/state codes.
•Responsible for all equipment in buildings and operational efficiency of building’s energy systems.
•Track and evaluate electrical and water consumption and tenant bill back.
•Create/maintain and oversee building’s preventative maintenance schedule and work completion.
•Supervise completion of daily work orders and projects.
•Order parts as needed for department.
•Ensure buildings are in strict accordance with fire and safety codes.
•Evaluate building systems and make recommendations for repairs and replacements when necessary.
•Supervise and manage tool inventory and company vehicles used by maintenance staff.
•Responsible for hazardous waste management.
•Manage safety and accident prevention program.
•Create procedures and job aides for all equipment.
•Develop and manage expense budget for engineering department.

Qualifications:

•High School Diploma.
•2 year Technical accreditation preferred.
•7 plus years’ experience in property engineering.
•Have current CFC card.
•Hold current Driver’s license.
•Hold applicable specialty licenses and certifications
•Work requires thorough knowledge of controls, operation, design, repair, preventative maintenance of HVAC systems with respect to; air-balancing, pneumatic instruments, VAV systems, chilled water systems, condenser water systems, and heat recovery.
•Work requires basic knowledge of electrical systems. Ability to troubleshoot electrical switchgear, transformers, and work with 480 volt, 3-phase power.
•Must have thorough knowledge of plumbing systems.
•Ability to implement a training program for the maintenance engineering staff in the areas of HVAC, electrical systems and plumbing systems.
•Work requires ability to operate computer software programs including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and multiple work order systems.
•Supervisory experience required.




Financial Analyst, Renewable Energy - Seattle , WA
The Financial Analyst, Renewable Energy is responsible for building financial models and analyzing quantitative data to understand the risks and/or merits related to renewable energy investments.

Key Responsibilities:
•Research, collect, consolidate and analyze renewable energy financial data, energy savings data, and other information, including valuations, cash flow analyses, and/or comprehensive proformas.
•Present findings to internal staff.
•Convey information and coordinate with internal teams, and at times external parties such as investors, lenders, and contractors.
•Assist with underwriting the development and acquisition of renewable energy assets; manage due diligence, closing, and transition of renewable energy assets to internal departments. May assist with records management.
•Conduct energy savings and demand savings analyses.
•Assist in the writing and production of reports, including investment memorandums, monthly and quarterly investor reporting, annual asset management plans.
•Build analytical tools and/or templates.

Qualifications:
•General understanding of renewable energy markets and systems, incentive structures, utility tariffs, real estate, and facility operations.
•Experience in building and using complex financial models.
•Understanding of general accounting principles, financial statements, and budgets.
•Understanding of provisions and terms in power purchase agreement documents and loan documents.
•Excellent writer and verbal communicator.
•Strong work ethic; desire to learn and take on responsibility.
•Bachelor’s degree required; major in business finance preferred.
•Experience in renewable energy and/or real estate – 2+ years preferred.
•Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel required.
•Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Word required.
•Proficiency in PowerPoint preferred.
•Experience in Argus, Kardin and/or Yardi (budgeting and accounting software) preferred.





Senior Property Manager - Denver , CO
The Senior Property Manager is responsible for directing property management operations and providing leasing support for a commercial office portfolio, including responsibility for tenant relations, budgeting, establishing operational policies, overseeing engineering and building technical systems, and supporting investor/owner relationships and communication activities. Manages property management and may manage engineering staff. Position requires ability to: manage all aspects inherent with property management for multiple assets of varying types, accounting systems, locations, and size; maintain client relationships with numerous owners; manage property transitions; and manage other projects as required.

Key Responsibilities:
Service Partner Relations
• Manage service contracts with vendors. Keep on-going contracts up to date.
• Conduct competitive and ethical bidding procedures for building services to ensure quality and competitive pricing.
• Oversee work of service partners. Conduct frequent service inspections of buildings.
• Develop relationships with service partners. Spend time in the field meeting vendors and building relationships.
• Deliver and/or oversee customer service training to service partner employees.

Construction / Project Management
• Oversee tenant and capital improvement projects. Work closely with the Chief Engineer and engineering staff.

Tenant Relations
• Act as Unico’s ambassador to building tenants on complex issues.
• Maintain open line of communication with building tenants.
• Preserve tenant relations when transitioning properties to another owner.
• Conduct annual tenant surveys and implement necessary changes generated from survey results.

Accounting & Reporting
• Generate budgets for property revenue, expenses and capital.
• Oversight of operating expense estimate and reconciliations
• Manage operating and capital expenses for property portfolio.
• Oversee monthly management report preparation, including cash flow, and final report review. Approve invoices and purchase orders.

Supervisory
• Provide leadership and team support for the building staff. Supervise PM staff, and may supervise engineering staff.
• Prepare and deliver annual performance evaluation for direct reports.
• Provide oversight and manage day to day office activities

Leasing
• Ensure all available spaces are ready for leasing tours.
• Negotiates lease renewals as directed by General Manager. Drafts renewal lease proposals for review by General Manager.
• Manages interaction with portfolio architects and legal counsel to produce space plans, construction documents and lease documents.
• Responsible for tracking leasing encumbrances and providing required tenant notifications.

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in business, real estate, economics, or related field.
• Broker's license, or ability to obtain license within 90 days.
• 7+ years’ experience in commercial property management, leasing and construction.
• RPA or CPM designation strongly preferred.
• Solid understanding of commercial real estate accounting.
• Ability to plan, manage, and carry out a variety of projects to meet overall property goals.
• Ability to write, summarize, and present data in a clear and concise management reports.
• Ability to provide supervision and direction to administrative and operations staff.
• Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously through effective time management and organizational skills.
• Excellent written & verbal skills.
• Demonstrates sound judgment, and is detail oriented.
• Work requires ability to operate various computer software programs, including Microsoft applications Word and Excel, and property accounting software.
• Strong customer service orientation.



Portfolio Chief Engineer - Tacoma , WA
The Portfolio Chief Engineer is responsible for daily operations of the property portfolio, including HVAC, plumbing, electrical, other mechanical systems, fire and safety systems, LEED and EnergyStar implementation and tracking. Ensures all mechanical systems are operational and safe. Manage engineering staff and vendors to coordinate preventative maintenance, tenant improvements, and special projects. Select vendors and contractors. Negotiate service partner contracts. Develop and manage yearly repairs and maintenance budgets. Inspect work performed on buildings. Perform engineering tasks as needed. Schedules on-call rotation of maintenance engineers. Interacts and coordinates with General Manager and property manager to ensure company goals as pertaining to Engineering are being met. Promotes a culture and demonstrates market leadership that is committed to sustainability and strategic energy.

Key Responsibilities:

Essential Functions include but are not limited to:
•Supervise engineering staff. Responsible for training, scheduling, coaching, annual reviews, hiring and dismissing staff.
•Select vendors and negotiate service contracts.
•Oversee vendors and other contractors involved in building maintenance, security and construction projects.
•Review and approve construction drawings before work commences.
•Track tenant or building improvement projects in line with building rules and regulations and city/state codes.
•Responsible for all equipment in buildings and operational efficiency of building’s energy systems.
•Track and evaluate electrical and water consumption and tenant bill back.
•Create/maintain and oversee building’s preventative maintenance schedule and work completion.
•Supervise completion of daily work orders and projects.
•Order parts as needed for department.
•Ensure buildings are in strict accordance with fire and safety codes.
•Evaluate building systems and make recommendations for repairs and replacements when necessary.
• Supervise and manage tool inventory and company vehicles used by maintenance staff.
•Responsible for hazardous waste management.
•Manage safety and accident prevention program.
•Create procedures and job aides for all equipment.
•Develop and manage expense budget for engineering department.

Qualifications:
•Work requires thorough knowledge of controls, operation, design, repair, preventative maintenance of HVAC systems with respect to; air-balancing, pneumatic instruments, VAV systems, chilled water systems, condenser water systems, and heat recovery.
•Work requires basic knowledge of electrical systems. Ability to troubleshoot electrical switchgear, transformers, and work with 480 volt, 3-phase power. Must have thorough knowledge of plumbing systems.
•Ability to implement a training program for the maintenance engineering staff in the areas of HVAC, electrical systems and plumbing systems.
•Work requires ability to operate computer software programs including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and multiple work order systems.
•Supervisory experience required.
•High School Diploma.
•2 year Technical accreditation preferred.
•7 plus years’ experience in property engineering.
•Have current CFC card, current Driver’s license, and current Boiler license.
•Hold applicable specialty licenses and certifications
•Have current specialty 07 electrical license.



Building Engineer I - Denver , WA
Performs repairs and maintenance tasks, including preventative maintenance and responds to tenant work orders. Uses hand and power tools to perform carpentry, electrical and mechanical, HVAC and plumbing repairs. May perform these duties with a high level expertise in one or more areas. Participates in on-call engineer rotation schedule. May interface with service partners and contractors in coordination of work and inspection of work. Promotes a culture and demonstrates market leadership that is committed to sustainability and strategic energy.

Key responsibilities:
Essential functions include but are not limited to:
• Perform general maintenance as directed by preventative maintenance schedule
• Perform specific maintenance as directed by work orders including plumbing, electrical, and general carpentry.
• Perform some special project work for tenants as directed by Chief Engineer.
• Participate in the Engineering on-call schedule.
• Perform general maintenance on buildings.
• Drive company vehicle as necessary.
• Oversees service partners work is being performed.

Skills & Qualifications:
•Work requires knowledge of HVAC, electrical, and plumbing systems.
•Work requires carpentry skills and general maintenance.
•Work may require expertise in one or more area of maintenance engineering.
•Work requires ability to operate computer software programs including Microsoft Word.
•1-3 years' experience in property engineering.
•High School Diploma
•2 year technical accreditation
•Have current CFC card and current Driver's license.
•Hold current Boiler license and current specialty 07 electrical license.
•Hold current EPA certification.



Building Engineer I - Spokane , WA
Performs repairs and maintenance tasks, including preventative maintenance and responds to tenant work orders. Uses hand and power tools to perform carpentry, electrical and mechanical, HVAC and plumbing repairs. May perform these duties with a high level expertise in one or more areas. Participates in on-call engineer rotation schedule. May interface with service partners and contractors in coordination of work and inspection of work. Promotes a culture and demonstrates market leadership that is committed to sustainability and strategic energy.

Key responsibilities:
Essential functions include but are not limited to:
• Perform general maintenance as directed by preventative maintenance schedule
• Perform specific maintenance as directed by work orders including plumbing, electrical, and general carpentry.
• Perform some special project work for tenants as directed by Chief Engineer.
• Participate in the Engineering on-call schedule.
• Perform general maintenance on buildings.
• Drive company vehicle as necessary.
• Oversees service partners work is being performed.

Skills & Qualifications:
•Work requires knowledge of HVAC, electrical, and plumbing systems.
•Work requires carpentry skills and general maintenance.
•Work may require expertise in one or more area of maintenance engineering.
•Work requires ability to operate computer software programs including Microsoft Word.
•1-3 years' experience in property engineering.
•High School Diploma
•2 year technical accreditation
•Have current CFC card and current Driver's license.
•Hold current Boiler license and current specialty 07 electrical license.
•Hold current EPA certification.


Building Engineer I - Seattle , WA
Performs repairs and maintenance tasks, including preventative maintenance and responds to tenant work orders. Uses hand and power tools to perform carpentry, electrical and mechanical, HVAC and plumbing repairs. May perform these duties with a high level expertise in one or more areas. Participates in on-call engineer rotation schedule. May interface with service partners and contractors in coordination of work and inspection of work. Promotes a culture and demonstrates market leadership that is committed to sustainability and strategic energy.

Key responsibilities:
Essential functions include but are not limited to:
• Perform general maintenance as directed by preventative maintenance schedule
• Perform specific maintenance as directed by work orders including plumbing, electrical, and general carpentry.
• Perform some special project work for tenants as directed by Chief Engineer.
• Participate in the Engineering on-call schedule.
• Perform general maintenance on buildings.
• Drive company vehicle as necessary.
• Oversees service partners work is being performed.

Skills & Qualifications:
•Work requires knowledge of HVAC, electrical, and plumbing systems.
•Work requires carpentry skills and general maintenance.
•Work may require expertise in one or more area of maintenance engineering.
•Work requires ability to operate computer software programs including Microsoft Word.
•1-3 years experience in property engineering.
•High School Diploma
•2 year technical accreditation
•Have current CFC card and current Driver's license.
•Hold current Boiler license and current specialty 07 electrical license.
•Hold current EPA certification.


Utility Technician - Seattle , WA
Performs building repairs and maintenance tasks including lighting maintenance and light plumbing repair. Responsible for performing basic preventative maintenance to the building structure and systems. Performs odd jobs for tenants including moving furniture. Participates in on-call engineer rotation schedule. Promotes a culture and demonstrates market leadership that is committed to sustainability and strategic energy management.

Key Responsibilities:
• Perform general maintenance on buildings.
• Changing lighting fixtures.
• Making minor plumbing repairs.
• Order lighting and plumbing equipment.
• Move furniture for tenants.
• Perform other maintenance as directed by work orders.
• Participate in the Engineering on-call schedule.
• Drive company vehicle as necessary.


Qualifications:
• Have 07 training card (for WA state employees only).
• High School Diploma.



Utility Technician - Spokane , WA
Performs building repairs and maintenance tasks including lighting maintenance and light plumbing repair. Responsible for performing basic preventative maintenance to the building structure and systems. Performs odd jobs for tenants including moving furniture. Participates in on-call engineer rotation schedule. Promotes a culture and demonstrates market leadership that is committed to sustainability and strategic energy management.

Key Responsibilities:
• Perform general maintenance on buildings.
• Changing lighting fixtures.
• Making minor plumbing repairs.
• Order lighting and plumbing equipment.
• Move furniture for tenants.
• Perform other maintenance as directed by work orders.
• Participate in the Engineering on-call schedule.
• Drive company vehicle as necessary.


Qualifications:
• Have 07 training card (for WA state employees only).
• High School Diploma.



Utility Technician - Denver , CO
Performs building repairs and maintenance tasks including lighting maintenance and light plumbing repair. Responsible for performing basic preventative maintenance to the building structure and systems. Performs odd jobs for tenants including moving furniture. Participates in on-call engineer rotation schedule. Promotes a culture and demonstrates market leadership that is committed to sustainability and strategic energy management.

Key Responsibilities:
• Perform general maintenance on buildings.
• Changing lighting fixtures.
• Making minor plumbing repairs.
• Order lighting and plumbing equipment.
• Move furniture for tenants.
• Perform other maintenance as directed by work orders.
• Participate in the Engineering on-call schedule.
• Drive company vehicle as necessary.


Qualifications:
• Have 07 training card (for WA state employees only).
• High School Diploma.



Junior Property Accountant - Seattle , WA
The Junior Property Accountant is responsible for the accounting activities of real estate properties including maintaining tenant and vendor accounts, accurate recording of transactions, the preparation of monthly financials and portfolio reporting packages, and the communication of accounting information to the appropriate management and leasing groups. In addition, this position provides quality customer service to internal and external customers.

Key Responsibilities:
• Maintain and reconcile the general ledger accounts, such as cash, accounts receivable, accounts payable
using supporting schedules developed and maintained by Property Accountant.
• Reconcile monthly bank statements.
• Assist Property Manager with CAM reconciliations.
• Assist the management/leasing team in reviewing monthly rent posting, making A/R calls, preparing rent letters and
other special projects as requested.
• Post work order revenue to tenant accounts.
• Prepare monthly accrual financial statements and monthly cash flow projections for both internal and external users.
• Review and approve vendor invoices.
• Ensure the completeness and accuracy of all month end accounting and reporting procedures.
• Prepare financial statements for multiple properties.
• Review the general ledger for appropriate account usage, expense accruals and revenue recognition, under GAAP.
• Monitor all activity related to loan documents, including debt service and escrow funding/usage.
• Assist the management/leasing team in the development of annual budget and reforecast.
• Maintain accuracy in tenant accounts and information.
• Deliver a high level of customer service to departments and peers by providing accurate and timely information.

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree required
• 1-2 years’ accounting experience
• Previous property management experience a plus
• Accurate and attentive to detail
• Ability to learn and work in multiple property management and accounting information systems (Yardi Voyager,
MRI, Kardin, Avid)
• Ability to assist and support others
• Ability to effectively communicate accounting information to various users
• Ability to work in a high volume, fast paced environment



Accounts Payable Specialist - Seattle , WA
The Accounts Payable Specialist is responsible for batching vendor invoices in AvidXchange (paperless, web-based AP system) and exporting to Yardi Voyager, processing some vendor invoices in CTI/MRI/Yardi, administering weekly check runs, keeping vendor accounts current, and providing exceptional customer service to vendors and co-workers.

Key Responsibilities:
Essential functions include, but are not limited to:
• Accounts Payable
o Batching invoices in AvidXchange and exporting to Yardi Voyager.
o Invoice entry and approval verification in MRI/CTI/Yardi.
o Review and resolve vendor statements.
o Print and process weekly check runs and rush checks.
o Process recurring invoices.
• Manage A/P files and archives.
• Deliver a high level of customer service to departments and peers by providing accurate and timely information.
• Other duties as assigned.


Qualifications:
• Accounting experience or course work required
• Accounts payable experience preferred
• High School diploma
• Yardi experience desired
• Ability to quickly learn and work in multiple accounting systems (MRI, CTI, Voyager)
• Ability to multi-task
• Accurate and attentive to detail
• Strong computer application skills including Microsoft Excel, Outlook, and Word
• Ability to assist and support others
• Ability to effectively communicate accounting information to various users



Asset Manager - Seattle , WA
The Asset Manager is responsible for developing and executing property level strategies to enhance and/or protect asset value. The properties will be predominantly office, and the Asset Manager typically oversees several assets within a region or regions.

Key Responsibilities:
• Develop and execute annual business plans and approve budgets.
• Direct asset strategies including leasing, physical improvements, capital structure and sell/hold analysis based upon financial analysis, market analysis, and valuation reporting for portfolio clients or funds.
• Manage and execute asset transactions including (re)financing and dispositions.
• Stay abreast of current market conditions in order to understand the position of each asset in its respective market from a leasing and investment perspective.
• Work collaboratively with Regional Directors, Property Managers, and Leasing personnel to implement asset strategies, manage lease negotiations, and approve transactions.
• Prepare updates on asset performance for management and investors. Produce or review annual valuation reports.
• Manage the reporting process for business plans and monthly and quarterly reports in an efficient and timely manner.
• Communicate complex financial concepts, in writing and verbally, with internal and external constituents. Serve as the primary conduit from investor to Unico internal teams.
• May manage Financial Analyst(s).
• Special projects as assigned.

Qualifications:
• Strong understanding of real estate finance, complex deal structures, leasing, property operations, and capital improvements for commercial office properties.
• Analytical problem solver who can creatively devise solutions and provide tactical advice / implementation strategies.
• Excellent writer and verbal communicator.
• Self-motivated with effective interpersonal and collaborative working style. Strong work ethic.
• Excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines.
• Effective supervisor who provides direct reports with guidance and feedback to build confidence and reach goals.
• Highly skilled in Argus and Excel. Proficient in MS Office suite, specifically Word, Outlook and PPT.
• Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in business, real estate or finance.
• Minimum of 5 years of asset management experience.
• Supervisory experience.