Chief Engineer – Phoenix, AZ

Healthcare Trust of America is seeking a Chief Engineer for its commercial medical office buildings portfolio in the Phoenix metro area.

The Chief Engineer position will be responsible for the day-to-day efficient operations, service and maintenance of the structural, mechanical, electrical and all other systems/equipment serving one or more properties as well as provide oversight and guidance to an engineering staff of approximately 6 facilities/building engineers throughout the Phoenix metro area. The day to day building responsibilities include but are not limited to:  providing hands on service, repair, maintenance, operation, and guidance to Associates/Vendors and the general upkeep of the properties.


  • Supervises and directs Vendors, Contractors and property engineering staff in the day-to-day operations, service, and maintenance of all structural, mechanical, electrical and all other systems/equipment serving the property.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and repair HVAC, electric, plumbing, building automation or energy management systems, door hardware, and basic construction principals.
  • Ability to read, understand and utilize wiring diagrams, schematics, drawings, and blueprints.
  • HVAC repair and troubleshooting skills including heat pumps, chillers, boilers, RTU’s, VAV’s, heat exchangers, pumps, etc.
  • Plumbing repairs and troubleshooting skills to include copper and PVC pipe repair and replacement.
  • Perform preventative maintenance tasks on physical structures, plumbing, HVAC, and electrical systems.
  • Work with subcontractors and vendors as needed.
  • Respond to and completes as appropriate, tenant service requests regarding lighting, plumbing, heating, cooling, and other building related issues.
  • Outstanding written/oral communication skills.
  • Outstanding customer service skills.
  • Ability to climb and work from ladders, man hoists or lifts, and the ability to repeatedly lift and carry heavy loads (up to 50 lbs.).
  • Ability to perform on call duties as required.



  • High school diploma required
  • 3-years minimum hands-on maintenance experience in the installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of building mechanical systems, including HVAC, plumbing, and electrical systems required
  • Outstanding written/oral communication skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Training Certificates a plus
  • Valid driver’s license