Metairie, Louisiana

Bernhard's core mission is delivering innovative engineering, construction, and energy solutions that empower our clients and promote a sustainable future. Bernhard is comprised of four divisions: Mechanical, Electrical, Engineering, and Development, each with a distinct identity and service offerings. The intersection of our capabilities enables Bernhard to provide turnkey Energy-as-a-Service ("EaaS") solutions to our clients. At the same time, our divisions continue working in the market sectors and communities that the Company has traditionally served. Bernhard's vision is to be the leading EaaS provider in North America through the delivery of excellent, high-value service and innovative solutions for our clients.

Purpose and Essential Duties

The purpose of the Facilities Helper is to assist in maintaining, operating, monitoring, and repairing utilities and related central plant equipment and responding to maintenance requests for assistance to hospital, clinic and supporting facilities. This position is also responsible for maintaining the central plant in good, clean working condition, maintains preventative maintenance (P.M.), and schedules and completes corrective maintenance to all equipment in a timely and professional manner actively documenting all activities and maintenance.
  • Properly answers the phone and resolves requests by using the name and identifying department. Completes preventive maintenance and work requests promptly by using the proper work order form.
  • Learn code requirements
  • Monitors and operates power plant equipment by visually inspecting and adjusting equipment to achieve maximum efficiency.
  • Follow construction plans and instructions
  • Operates, monitors and maintains Energy Management System by adjusting heating/cooling schedules as dictated by building loads.
  • Performs building rounds and equipment inspections by properly entering round sheet data and reporting problems to supervisor.
  • Other related duties as required. The above statements describe the general nature and level of work only.
  • Maintain a safe and secure work environment and attend safety meetings
This position is Full Time, Non-Exempt, and reports to the Lead Stationary Engineer.

Required Education, Experience and Qualifications
  • Ability to communicate on all levels
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Able to lift 50lbs
  • Must have adequate / reliable transportation to the jobsite daily
Travel Requirements
  • Infrequent travel to Company or client locations. Approximately 10% of the time will be spent traveling.
Physical/Work Environment Requirements

  • Must be able to lift heavy objects up to 50lbs, be able to bend/stoop, squat/crouch, climb, kneel and twist. Must be able to climb ladders, work both inside and outside, and around moving equipment safely.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Women, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities, and participate in the e-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other classification protected by law.

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Don't meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that diverse candidates are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Bernhard, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you're excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Metairie, Louisiana

Bernhard is one of the largest privately-owned engineering and contracting firms in the nation with 2,000 employees in 25 locations. We have a rich history of providing high quality, client-focused engineering and contracting services for clients across the nation. With 100 years of energy and infrastructure project experience, we serve healthcare, education, commercial, government, and industrial clients throughout the United States. We combine development, financing, design, construction, and operations to deliver turnkey Energy-as-a-Service solutions. By leveraging expertise across our firm, we can address our client’s needs at any and every stage. Our turnkey solutions reduce energy use, risk, and cost so that our clients can focus on their everyday work.

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