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Current Opportunities:

Facilities Maintenance Technician
Denver , CO


Utiltiy Technician
Seattle , WA


Building Engineer II
Denver , CO


Portfolio Chief Engineer
Seattle , WA


Sustainability Manager
Seattle , WA


Development / Construction Accountant
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:

Facilities Maintenance Technician - Denver , CO
The Facilities Maintenance Technician is responsible for performing general maintenance and tasks throughout commercial building(s). Responsible for performing minor alterations or improvements to property interiors, exteriors, and sites using materials and equipment following manufacturer’s directions. Uses hand and power tools to perform demolition, carpentry, drywall, electrical, and plumbing repairs or alterations. 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. Works in compliance with all safety rules and regulations.

Key Responsibilities:
Essential Functions include but are not limited to:
• Perform electrical, plumbing, and drywall repairs
• Perform demolition, general carpentry, and painting
• Complete project budgeting and estimating
• Oversee vendor work while being performed
• Assist Utility Technicians and others as needed
• Perform preventative maintenance as directed by work orders
• Perform special project work as directed by Chief Engineer
• Maintain and keep clean and organized all work areas including area of work, desk, shop, and common areas
• Participate in the company meetings
• Drive company vehicle as necessary

Qualifications:
• 2+ years’ experience in general construction, or maintenance
• High School Diploma
• Hold current Driver’s license
• Ability to lift 50 lbs



Utiltiy 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.

About You

Do you share our commitment to customer service? Do you meet the qualifications below? If so, we want to hear from you!

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



Building Engineer II - Denver , CO
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.

Key Responsibilities:
• 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.


Qualifications:
• 5+ years experience in property engineering.
• High School Diploma
• 2 year technical accreditation
• Have current universal CFC card.
• Hold current Driver’s license.



Portfolio Chief Engineer - Seattle , WA
Responsible for daily operations a portfolio of office buildings (generally 500,000 square feet or more). Responsibilities include HVAC, plumbing, electrical, other mechanical systems, fire life safety, and safety. Ensures all mechanical systems are operational and safe. Manage engineering staff and service partners to coordinate preventative maintenance, tenant improvements, and special projects. Select service partners and contractors. Negotiate service partner contracts. Inspect work performed on buildings. Participate in LEED Certification process and operate buildings for energy efficiency (using Energy Star as a measure). Perform engineering tasks as needed. Schedules, and may participate in, on-call rotation of building engineers. Interacts and coordinates with General Manager to ensure company goals as pertaining to engineering are being met.

Key Responsibilities:
• Supervise and manage engineering staff. Responsible for training, scheduling, coaching, annual reviews, hiring and dismissing staff.
• Select service partners and negotiate service contracts.
• Oversee service partners and other contractors involved in building maintenance, security and construction projects.
• Inspect service partners’ and contractors’ work.
• Review constructions drawings before work commences.
• Responsible for all equipment in buildings and operational efficiency of buildings energy systems.
• Track electrical consumption.
• Creates and oversees buildings preventative maintenance schedule.
• Supervises completion of daily work orders and projects.
• Orders 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 if necessary.
• Supervise and manage tool inventory, company vehicles used by maintenance staff.
• Responsible for hazardous waste management.
• Manage safety and accident prevention program.
• Creates procedures and job aides for all equipment.
• Draft 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
• Hold current Boiler license
• Hold current specialty 07 electrical license



Sustainability Manager - Seattle , WA
The Sustainability Manager (SM) is responsible for implementing, managing, and reporting on Unico’s Sustainable Building Solutions for an assigned portfolio of properties. The SM is expected to create triple-bottom-line returns for the company, its properties, and its clients by using high performance design, construction, and operating solutions for new and existing buildings that restore land sites, maximize energy and water efficiency, utilize renewable energy resources, utilize recycled and regional materials, advance recycling and composting, and enhance human health, well-being, and experience. The SM is expected to promote a corporate culture and demonstrate industry leadership that is committed to sustainability and high performing green buildings.

Key Responsibilities
• Implement and manage Unico’s Sustainable Building Solutions for a portfolio of properties
• Benchmark building performance and develop reports using sustainable building performance indicators for properties within the SM’s portfolio
• Identify and develop sustainability projects that increase triple-bottom-line returns for new and existing buildings
• Manage green building certification projects for new and existing buildings using LEED, Living Building Challenge, and WELL Building Standard frameworks
• Support the Director of Sustainability or Sr. Sustainability Manager on proposals that attract new business opportunities related to sustainability and green building
• Support the Director of Sustainability or Sr. Sustainability Manager in the promotion of sustainable building solutions through internal and external marketing, public relations, and speaking activities
• Be an internal spokesperson for Unico’s Sustainable Building Solutions
• Other sustainable building projects as assigned

Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree in environmental studies, consulting, project management, business management, sustainability, or related field
• LEED project experience, 5+ projects, preferred
• LEED Green Associate (LEED-GA), required
• LEED Accredited Professional (LEED-AP, LEED-AP O+M, LEED-AP BD+C), preferred
• Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously through effective time management and organizational skills
• Possess excellent interpersonal skills and have a strong customer service orientation
• Demonstrate initiative and an ability to work independently with minimal oversight to keep projects moving forward in a timely and effective manner
• Possess strong leadership skills and the ability to balance project team dynamics in order to achieve project goals
• Ability to write, summarize, and present data clearly and concisely
• Excellent written and verbal skills
• Demonstrate sound judgment and excellent attention to detail
• Work requires ability to operate various computer software programs, specifically Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED Online and LEED Dynamic Plaque online platforms, ULI Greenprint online platform, and the U.S. EPA’s ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager online platform





Development / Construction Accountant - Seattle , WA
The Development/Construction Accountant is responsible for maintenance and control of development and construction accounting including draw process, journal entries, job cost accounting, reports and special projects as needed. In addition, this position provides quality customer service to internal and external customers.

Key Responsibilities:
• Work with development teams to manage, account for, and report on development projects.
• Orchestrating all aspects of the accounts payable process for development/construction projects.
• Ensure construction funding and payments are delivered and monitored on a monthly basis via submittal of monthly loan draws.
• Assist capital partners or lenders with requests as needed.
• Open, track and close capital improvement jobs for other properties as needed.
• Validating and maintaining the accuracy of all Yardi data/reports related to construction accounting.
• Monitoring and maintaining project budgets and submission of tax credit applications.
• Assistance with operations set up upon substantial completion of development projects.
• Maintain fixed asset accounting records and depreciation schedules.
• Review General Contractor pay applications and records as needed.
• Review subcontractor lien releases and track preliminary lien notices.
• Property Accountant duties and assignments as needed.


Qualifications:
• Bachelors degree required
• 5+ years of experience in accounting
• Real estate and construction accounting experience desirable
• Strong analytical, time management and organizational skills
• Ability to assist and support others
• Ability to effectively communicate accounting information to various users
• Accurate and attentive to detail
• Strong computer application skills such as: Excel, MS Office, Yardi and Outlook
• Ability to assist and support others