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Current Opportunities:

Portfolio Chief Engineer
Denver , CO


Building Engineer I
Kent , WA


Property Manager
Bellevue , WA


Financial Analyst, Acquisitions
Seattle , WA


Building Engineer II
Bellevue , WA


Senior Property Manager
Denver , CO


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.

General Contact Information
Unico Properties LLC
1215 4th Avenue, Suite 600
Seattle, WA 98161
Fax: (206) 628-5067
Email: lynna@unicoprop.com

Current Opportunities:

Portfolio Chief Engineer - Denver , CO
Unico Properties is a real estate investor and full-service operator, focused on office and multifamily assets in the western United States. For nearly 60 years, our investors and partners have relied on us to consistently deliver results. Visit our website at www.unicoprop.com to learn more about our company, our properties, and our commitment to sustainability!

This full time position offers competitive pay and generous benefits, including employee paid, and partial (40%) dependent-paid medical, dental and vision coverage; a 401(k) plan with up to $13,125 in employer matching each year; vacation and PTO days; holiday pay; transit pass; education allowance and much more!

ABOUT THE POSITION
The Portfolio Chief Engineer is responsible for daily operations of the property portfolio and oversight of an engineering staff of six and counting. The portfolio consists of six class A and B office buildings totaling over 1 million square feet throughout the Denver metro area, including office and retail space. Responsibilities include HVAC, plumbing, electrical, other mechanical systems, fire life safety, construction management and safety.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
• Supervise and manage engineering staff. Responsible for training, scheduling, coaching, annual reviews, and working with the team on hiring staff.
• Select service partners and negotiate service contracts.
• Oversee service partners and other contractors involved in building maintenance, security and construction projects.
• Review constructions drawings before work commences and manage construction.
• Responsible for all equipment in buildings and operational efficiency of buildings energy systems.
• Track and manage energy consumption.
• Creates and oversees preventative maintenance schedules.
• Ensure buildings are in strict accordance with fire and safety codes.
• Responsible for hazardous waste management and safety and accident prevention program.
• Creates procedures and job aides for all equipment.
• Draft expense budget for engineering department.
• Develop and implement sustainability objectives, including LEED certifications.
• Contribute towards creating a positive workplace.

QUALIFICATIONS
• High school diploma required; college or 2 year technical accreditation preferred.
• 7 plus years of experience in property engineering.
• Current driver’s license with a clean driving record, and a reliable vehicle that can be used on the job.
• Denver stationary engineer license preferred.
• EPA refrigerant certification preferred.
• Current CFC card and Boiler License preferred.

SKILLS
• 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, boiler 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.
• Ability to implement and manage a “best practices” preventative maintenance program for all building equipment.
• Work requires ability to operate computer software programs including Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel.


HOW TO APPLY
Unico Properties is committed to service excellence. If you share this commitment and would like to join our award-winning organization, apply online today: www.hrpmsi.com/jobs/cbeco-aa.htm


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Building Engineer I - Kent , WA
Unico Properties LLC is a real estate investor and full-service operator, focused on office and multifamily assets in the western United States. For nearly 60 years, our investors and partners have relied on us to consistently deliver results. Visit our website at www.unicoprop.com to learn more about our company, our properties, and our commitment to sustainability.

This position offers competitive pay and generous benefits, including employee paid, and partial (40%) dependent-paid medical, dental and vision coverage; a 401(k) plan with up to $13,125 in employer matching each year; vacation and PTO days; holiday pay; transit pass; education allowance and much more!

ABOUT THE POSITION
This is a full time position supporting office properties within our South Seattle portfolio. The Building Engineer I is responsible for performing building repairs and preventative maintenance tasks throughout the buildings, and promoting a culture and demonstrating market leadership that is committed to sustainability and strategic energy. This includes:
• 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.
• Drive personal vehicle between properties as necessary.
• Oversees service partners work is being performed.

QUALIFICATIONS
We’re looking for a customer service oriented individual to join our team. Position qualifications include:
• Minimum of 1 year experience in property engineering
• 2 year technical accreditation
• Have current CFC card and Boiler License
• Current Driver’s license and reliable transportation
• Knowledge of HVAC, electrical and plumbing systems
• Have current specialty 07 electrical license or 07 electrical trainee card
• Hold current EPA certification
• Basic carpentry and general maintenance skills
• Basic computer knowledge such as E-Mail and Microsoft Word.

HOW TO APPLY
Unico Properties is committed to service excellence. If you share this commitment and would like to join our award-winning organization, apply online today at: www.hrpmsi.com/jobs/be1-aa.htm.

Unico is an equal opportunity employer.

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Property Manager - Bellevue , WA
Unico is a real estate investor and full-service operator, focused on office and multifamily assets in the western United States. For nearly 60 years, our investors and partners have relied on us for our local knowledge, institutional rigor, and boutique service, which consistently deliver results.

This position offers competitive pay and generous benefits, including employee paid, and partial (43%) dependent-paid medical, dental and vision coverage; a 401(k) plan with up to $13,125 in employer matching each year; vacation and PTO days; holiday pay; transit pass; education allowance and much more! Visit: www.unicoprop.com

ABOUT THE POSITION
As part of our professional property management team, this role will manage the day-to-day operations of 200k-250k square feet of commercial office properties in the Puget Sound area; which may include Bellevue, Seattle, and/or surrounding areas. Ideal candidates will have Class A commercial property management experience, with a strong team orientation and great Excel skills!

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
Service Partner Relationships
• Manage, write and approve contracts with service partners. 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 the vendors and building relationships.
• Oversee tenant and capital improvement projects. Work closely with the engineering staff.

Tenant Relations
• Act as Unico’s ambassador to building tenants, resolving issues as they arise.
• Maintain open line of communication with building tenants.
• Preserve tenant relations when transitioning property to another owner.
• Ensure available spaces are ready to show.
• Conduct annual tenant surveys and implement necessary changes generated from survey results.

Administrative
• Generate budgets for operating expenses. Compile budget data for both revenue and expenses.
• Manage operating expenses for property portfolio.
• Oversee monthly management report preparation.
• Approve invoices and purchase orders.
• Provide leadership and team support.

QUALIFICATIONS
• Bachelor’s degree and minimum 5 years of experience in commercial property management.
• Strong customer service orientation.
• A solid understanding of accounting, including property financials and GLs
• Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel; knowledge of Yardi and Kardin a plus.
• Ability to plan, manage, and carry out a variety of projects to meet overall property goals.
• Ability to write, summarize, and present data in clear and concise management reports.
• CPM, CCI or RPA preferred.

HOW TO APPLY
Unico Properties is committed to service excellence. If you share this commitment and would like to join our award-winning organization, apply today at: www.hrpmsi.com/jobs/upipm-aa.htm.


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Financial Analyst, Acquisitions - Seattle , WA
Unico is a real estate investor and full-service operator, focused on office and multifamily assets in the western United States. For nearly 60 years, our investors and partners have relied on us for our local knowledge, institutional rigor, and boutique service, which consistently deliver results.

We are seeking an experienced Financial Analyst to join our Acquisitions Group. This role is responsible for building financial models and analyzing quantitative data to understand the risks and /or merits relating to commercial real estate investments. Successful candidates will have a passion for finance and commercial real estate, a strong work ethic, and desire to learn and take on responsibility.

This position offers competitive pay and generous benefits, including employee paid, and partial (40%) dependent-paid medical, dental and vision coverage; a 401(k) plan with up to $13,125 in employer matching each year; vacation and PTO days; holiday pay; transit pass; education allowance and much more!

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Research, collect, consolidate and analyze market and financial data and other information.
• Convey information and coordinate with internal teams, and at times external parties such as owners, brokers, and lenders.
• Assist in the writing and production of reports, including asset management plans or investment memorandums.
• Build analytical tools and/or templates.
• May assist with due diligence, closing, and transition of assets to internal departments. May assist with records management.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor’s degree and minimum of 3 years industry specific analyst experience.
• General understanding of commercial real estate finance, structuring, leasing, and property operations.
• Experience building and using complex financial models.
• Proficiency with MS Excel and Word; PowerPoint preferred for reporting and presentations.
• Working knowledge of Argus preferred; knowledge of Kardin and Yardi (budgeting and accounting software) preferred for reporting purposes.
• Understanding of provisions and terms in commercial office lease documents, loan documents.
• Strong customer service orientation and excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• CFA preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:
We are committed to service excellence. If you share this commitment and would like to join our award-winning organization, apply online today at: www.hrpmsi.com/jobs/upifainv-aa.htm. Please submit your resume and cover letter in a single MS Word document.

Unico is an equal opportunity employer.

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Building Engineer II - Bellevue , WA
The Building Engineer II performs necessary building repairs and preventative maintenance tasks throughout the building(s). Responsible for maintaining condition of the property interiors, exteriors and site using materials and equipment following manufacturer’s directions. 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. May interface with vendors and contractors in coordination of work and inspection of work. Continually strives to increase his/her working knowledge of the property. Works in compliance with all safety rules and regulations. Participates in on-call engineer rotation schedule. Promotes a culture and demonstrates market leadership that is committed to sustainability and strategic energy.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Essential functions include, but are not limited to:
• Perform “Best in Class” Customer Service.
• Responsible to maintain assigned response times to tenant calls.
• Ability to prioritize work load.
• Oversee vendor work while being performed.
• Assist Utility Tech with issues he/she may not be able to resolve.
• Perform preventative maintenance as directed by work orders.
• Trouble shoot, diagnose and correct minor and major HVAC issues.
• Trouble shoot, diagnose and correct minor and major electrical issues 24v to 480v.
• Trouble shoot, diagnose and correct minor and major plumbing issues.
• Remove/replace misc plumbing fixtures.
• Operate the building in a code-compliant manner, which maximizes energy efficiency while maintain tenant comfort, and is aligned with building LEED and energy conservation measures.
• Proficient in operation of the building Energy Management System along with intimate working knowledge of programming and troubleshooting of the system and components.
• Maintain log of weekly water meter reads for LEED and EnergyStar.
• Familiar with domestic water pumping systems along with associated pressure reducing and backflow devices.
• Maintain proper levels of chemical treatment in closed and open loop HVAC systems.
• Perform light sheetrock wall repair and painting
• Repair/replace lock and passage sets including pinning of cylinders and cutting keys.
• New tenant keying configuration.
• Maintain key logs.
• Following requirements for Purchase Orders, including necessary documentation and tenant signatures.
• Perform monthly tenant bill back meter reads.
• Maintain daily data logs at critical equipment.
• Perform snow removal or ice melt distribution in inclement weather.
• Perform some special project work for tenants as directed by Chief Engineer.
• Proficient operation of fire life safety systems throughout property/properties.
• Continuously inspect property/properties for safety hazards, and work in compliance with all safety rules and regulations.
• Maintain and keep clean all phone/electrical closets/switchgear/ etc.
• Maintain shop and desk area clean and organized.
• Work cooperatively within a team environment.
• Participate in the Engineering on-call schedule.
• Coverage of other properties when typical staff is not present.
• Drive company vehicle as necessary.

SKILLS
• Work requires extensive knowledge of HVAC, electrical, and plumbing systems.
• Work requires technical carpentry/maintenance skills.
• Work may require expertise in one or more area of maintenance engineering.
• Work requires ability to operate computer software programs including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
• Work requires proficiency with one or more work order and preventative maintenance programs.
• Previous experience with building EMS (Energy Management Systems) and controls.

QUALIFICATIONS
• 5+ years experience in property engineering.
• High School Diploma
• 2 year technical accreditation
• Have current universal CFC card.
• Hold current Driver’s license.
• Hold current Boiler license.
• Have current specialty 07 electrical license.

Unico is an equal opportunity employer.

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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 communication activities. This role also manages property management and engineering staff.

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.
• Manage operating and capital expenses for property portfolio.
• Oversee monthly management report preparation, including report review.
• Approve invoices and purchase orders.

Supervisory
• Provide leadership and team support for the building staff. Supervises PM and engineering staff.
• Prepare and deliver annual performance evaluation for direct reports.

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.
• Colorado 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 manage multiple projects simultaneously through effective time management and organizational skills.
• Ability to provide supervision and direction to administrative and operations staff.

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