Building Maintenance Engineer

At Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. (NYSE: HTA) we provide the space to care. We the largest owner/operator of medical office properties in the nation. HTA is a publicly traded real estate investment trust that acquires, owns and operates medical office buildings. The company has invested over $7.5 billion in medical office buildings and other healthcare assets comprising more than 25.3 million square feet across 32 states.

We are leading the future of healthcare real estate through thoughtful anticipation, distinguished by the quality and commitment of our people. We want you to join our team of trusted Experts in healthcare real estate, fueled by empowered employees, innovation, community partnerships with a vision of creating sustainable building solution and a desire to always be better. If you are motivated about making a real difference as part of a winning team like we do, then we want to hear from you.


In the role of Building Maintenance Engineer working in Hartford, CT you will be part of the Facilities Maintenance team. You will be responsible for providing facilities and property maintenance to a local portfolio of medical office buildings. This position involves the coordination, management and physical activity associated with the operation and maintenance of various building systems for commercial medical office facilities. Building Engineer is expected to provide the skills, knowledge, and capabilities necessary to oversee and perform these duties as necessary for the proper operation and management of such facilities.

This position reports to the Chief/Regional Engineer and works closely with Property Managers, other Building Engineers, as well as the Property and Construction Manager as directed.


  • Oversee and perform preventative maintenance tasks and light duty construction. This includes physical structures; plumbing system repairs; all aspects of HVAC operation, including chillers, roof top package units, heat pumps, and split systems; electrical distribution and other various building systems found in commercial MOB’s
  • Assist in the implementation of safety policies and procedures related to the daily operations of the facilities. Participation in safety knowledge, and skills training.
  • Provide input and regular communication to the Property Manager, Chief and Regional Chief Engineer on repairs, projects, operational and capital expense budgeting.
  • Assist in required daily, weekly, monthly, semi-annual, and annual inspections, and institute required corrections and/or Preventative Maintenance systems and schedules as needed.
  • Work with and supervise subcontractors and vendors as required to carry out the various responsibilities of such 3rd party services.
  • Manage tenant request and preventative maintenance requirements through Angus Anywhere an on-line work order system including, respond and verify completion of all service calls
  • May perform other duties as assigned and as needed to assist in the management of responsibilities associated with commercial medical office facilities.


  • You have a High School Diploma or GED
  • You have 3-5 years of service on commercial office mechanical systems
  • You have experience with building automation, fire life safety and low voltage systems (ems controls and security systems) preferred.
  • You have a valid driver’s license and must meet company safe motor vehicle operation criteria
  • You have 3-5 years’ experience in a service oriented position or environment
  • You have 5 years hands on maintenance experience in the installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of building mechanical and electrical system
  • You are experienced working independently with little to no supervision.
  • You exhibit our core values and demonstrate the HTA Mission, Vision, Values and Leadership Behaviors


  • Participation in our Total Rewards program with a competitive base salary, incentive plans, Medical (PPO and Health Savings Account), Dental, Vision, Employer Paid: Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, and AD&D, 401K Plan with Employer Match and no tiered vesting schedule, vacation, PTO, EAP program and a robust number of Company Paid Holidays and Paid Parental Leave
  • A lucrative Employee Referral Program
  • Flexible work programs that support work life balance including a hybrid work/remote model
  • We care about our People and Planet and have challenged ourselves with stretch goals around our key priorities
  • We care about our communities and play our part to make a difference – such as charitable/community outreach programs. Giving back to the community is part of our culture and who we are
  • Work within a fast paced and innovative company, meeting passionate colleagues and partners with diverse backgrounds and experiences

HTA is committed to creating a diverse, equity and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. HTA is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

Additionally, creating a diverse and inclusive workplace is a continued practice goal at HTA and we are committed to the results. In doing so, our goal is to develop and train our employees to provide them with a comprehensive understanding of the necessity for diversity in the workplace and to foster a healthy working environment.

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