HVAC Building Maintenance Engineer

At Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. (NYSE: HTA) we provide the space to care.   We are 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 $7.7 billion in medical office buildings and other healthcare assets comprising more than 25.8 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 position of HVAC Building Maintenance Engineer working in Mission Viejo, CA you will be part of the Facilities Maintenance team.  You will primarily focus on the maintenance and repair of the Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning systems for our commercial medical office facilities. The position involves the coordination, scheduling and physical hands on repair of various building systems for commercial medical office facilities. In this position you will support the Building Engineering staff and will be expected to provide the skills, knowledge and capabilities necessary to perform repair, replacement and preventive maintenance service for the proper operation of our commercial HVAC building systems and equipment.

The position requires the ability to work independently, take initiative, and show a desire to continually improve our building systems and provide excellent customer service through tenant and staff interactions. The position may require building engineering coverage of routine building work orders and on call emergency response as required.

This position reports to Regional/Chief Engineer and works closely with the Property Manager, other building engineers and Chief/Regional Chief Engineer.


  • You will oversee and perform maintenance, including diagnostics and hands on repair of various HVAC equipment including: Chillers, Roof Top Package Units, Compressors, Heat Pumps, TXV and coil repair, Fan and electrical component replacement.
  • You must be able to diagnose and troubleshoot low voltage control and BAS/EMS logic controls.
  • Provide status and input with routine communication with our Property Manager, Chief Engineer and Regional Chief Engineer on repairs, projects, operational and capital expense budgeting.
  • Assist in required daily, weekly, monthly, semi-annual, and annual required equipment inspections, and institute require repair schedules as directed.
  • Eliminate and/or reduce reliance on subcontractors and 3rd party services for HVAC system repairs.
  • Respond to tenant request and preventative maintenance requirements through Angus Anywhere an on-line work order system.
  • May perform other duties as assigned and as needed to assist in the management of responsibilities associated with commercial medical office buildings.



  • You have High School Education or GED
  • You have HVAC technical training or trade school background preferred.
  • You have a licensed HVAC technician certification or comparable and equal years of service in the HVAC industry.
  • You have a Universal Refrigerant Certification as well as a EPA 608 certification
  • You have 3-5 years of verifiable service experience on refrigerant based systems
  • You have a valid driver’s license and must meet company safe motor vehicle operation criteria
  • You have experience working independently with little, or no supervision required
  • You have outstanding written and oral communication skills required
  • You have outstanding customer service skills required
  • You have the ability to climb and work from ladders, man hoists or lifts, and the ability to lift and carry heavy loads (up to 50lbs)
  • You must be willing to assist at other properties within the portfolio from time to time as needed
  • You have the willingness to work on call, after normal business hours and weekends when required
  • And great part of candidate’s time may be in the field, thus verbal and written communication with other staff is imperative.
  • You have the ability to comprehend and use technology to aid in the management of duties; Computers, Mobile Smart Phone, Energy Management Systems and diagnostic equipment
  • 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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