Assistant Building Engineer

Business Unit
United Wholesale Mortgage


The Assistant Building Engineer is a jack-of-all-trades when it comes to the maintenance and repair of our state-of-the-art corporate campus. We are looking for someone with 1-3 years of facilities or commercial construction experience that is eager to learn and likes to get the job done right! Your knowledge and skills will be tested and developed working on carpentry, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, and HVAC projects across over 3 Million square feet of commercial office space.


  • Maintaining and monitoring building automation system
  • Maintaining and repairing facility electrical, mechanical operating systems including: electrical, mechanical, plumbing,HVAC (air conditioning, heating and ventilation)
  • Modifying and adjusting heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems (BAS)
  • Doing carpentry and painting in and around the facility
  • Reviewing and interpreting working drawings, and blueprints for mechanical and electrical building operating systems and equipment
  • Performing minor maintenance and logs tasks
  • Providing courteous, high quality service to team members by personally responding to requests for service
  • Providing any needed assistance to customers, team members and visitors
  • Responding to emergency situations including participation in the on-call rotation
  • Monday through Friday hours, however, may be required to work nights, days, holidays and weekends 
  • Meeting the physical requirements of the job and the ability to work in the environmental conditions listed below to perform common assistant engineer functions and duties
  • Performing all duties in a safe manner, following all safety procedures


Technical Skills:

  • Working knowledge of commercial HVAC, carpentry, electrical, and plumbing required
  • Relevant certifications or Trade School diploma for HVAC (Universal 608)
  • Knowledgeable use of tools of the trade required
  • Unlimited Refrigeration Recovery Certification and/or Boiler Licence (preferred)
  • Meet all legal requirements to be able to work in the United States
    Must demonstrate good moral fitness and ethical standards


Meet minimum requirements set by insurer to drive a company vehicle:

1. No moving traffic violations in the past 3 years

2. No at fault accidents in the past 3 years
3. Have not had driver's license denied, suspended or revoked in        the last 3 years
4. No driving under the influence of intoxicants (DUI) convictions in      the past 3 years


Interpersonal Skills:


  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with team members, vendors and the public, to understand and follow standard operating procedures, to perform duties in a professional manner and appearance
  • Make independent and good judgment decisions within proper policy and procedures
  • Must be detailed oriented and have satisfactory literacy and writing, documentation, communications and interpersonal abilities. Must be proficient at computer based programs in Microsoft and web based platforms
  • Have no disqualifying criminal history or convictions
  • Be able to work alone responsibly and without supervision and able to be on call once on a rotational basis.


Ready to join thousands of talented team members who are making the dream of home ownership possible for more Americans? It’s all happening on UWM’s campus, where our award-winning workplace packs plenty of perks and amenities that keep the atmosphere buzzing with energy and excitement.


It’s no wonder that out of our six pillars, People Are Our Greatest Asset is number one. It’s at the very heart of how we treat each other, our clients and our community. Whether it’s providing elite client service or continuously striving to improve, our pillars provide a pathway to a more successful personal and professional life.


From the team member that holds a door open to the one that helps guide your career, you’ll feel the encouragement and support on day one. No matter your race, creed, gender, age, sexual orientation and ethnicity, you’ll be welcomed here. Accepted here. And empowered to Be You Here.


More reasons you’ll love working here include:

  • Paid Time Off (PTO) after just 30 days
  • Additional parental and maternity leave benefits after 12 months
  • Adoption reimbursement program
  • Paid volunteer hours
  • Paid training and career development
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
  • 401k with employer match
  • Mortgage discount and area business discounts
  • Free membership to our large, state-of-the-art fitness center, including exercise classes such as yoga and Zumba, various sports leagues and a full-size basketball court
  • Wellness area, including an in-house primary-care physician’s office, full-time massage therapist and hair salon 
  • Gourmet cafeteria featuring homemade breakfast and lunch
  • Convenience store featuring healthy grab-and-go snacks
  • In-house Starbucks and Great Lakes Coffee Roasting Company
  • Indoor/outdoor café with Wi-Fi


All the above duties and responsibilities are essential job functions subject to reasonable accommodation and change. All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently. Team members may be required to perform other or different job-related duties as requested by their team lead, subject to reasonable accommodation. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise. Employment with UWM is "at-will." UWM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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