Job Details

Peterson Companies


As one of the region’s largest privately-owned real estate developers, Peterson Companies has been consistently delivering some of the area’s most exciting destinations for more than 50 years. With a portfolio that includes National Harbor, Downtown Silver Spring, Fair Lakes, and Fairfax Corner, we continually strive to enhance the local community. We develop vibrant properties, and entire neighborhoods, that bring people together.


Who You Are:

You enjoy working for a company that has an active culture with excellent perks that foster work life balance. You are passionate about delivering world class customer service and fostering an environment of respect and inclusivity. You enjoy engaging with a team to deliver results and meet deadlines, but are also capable of independent work product delivery. You approach challenges with a positive attitude and tactful communication. 


What You Bring:


  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical or mechanical engineering or related discipline (equivalent job experience considered).
  • 2 – 4 years’ experience managing electrical/mechanical operations & maintenance; or designing plant/equipment and controls for office buildings and critical facilities.
  • Project management experience managing mechanical/electrical construction projects a plus.
  • Strong communication and people skills.
  • Must have or must obtain a top-secret security clearance, including full scope polygraph.
  • Detail oriented, organized, analytical, and proficient with Excel, Word, Microsoft Outlook.
  • Candidates must be a U.S Citizen.


Key Responsibilities


  • Assist with oversight of operations & maintenance contracts including building engineers, switchgear, generators, UPS systems, fire alarm, controls, building management systems, power management systems, chiller plant and elevators.
  • Assist with establishing QA & QC programs to insure all work is performed in a safe, professional manner, in accordance with contracts and best practices for mission critical facilities.
  • Review and update LOP’s and MOP’s for planned maintenance, system testing and special projects.
  • Review and update spare parts inventory and critical spare parts list.
  • Review and update critical/emergency vendors list.
  • Must be familiar with construction drawings, one-line drawings and building systems for the campus.
  • Prepare scopes of work for design or implementation of various M/E/P and construction projects.
  • Solicit bids, assist with reviews and approvals of design and construction drawings and cost proposals for M/E/P and other construction projects.
  • Manage and coordinate assigned projects including document turn-over and as-built drawings.
  • Assist the team in preparing annual budgets and capital plans.
  • Manage and track construction and MEP as-built drawings and one-line diagram updates.
  • Arrange for inspections and submit appropriate documentation to comply with County, State and Federal requirements for environmental or other permits.
  • For new construction on campus, review prints and specifications, suggest improvements, participate in commissioning, and coordinate document turn over and preventive maintenance setup for new equipment.
  • Work closely with the Peterson Property Managers and the tenant facilities management team.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Carry a cell phone after business hours in case of emergency.
  • Must be willing to work weekends, holidays and off hours as needed for scheduled testing, commissioning, and maintenance of site equipment/systems that can’t be performed during core hours.