Facilities Engineer Jobs
OBO-PSC / Design and Engineering
$122530 - $159286 / undefined
Nitsch Engineering Inc
OPTION ONE CONSULTING ENGINEERS, GP
$50000 - $90000 / Per Year
COSTA MESA, CA
Facilities Engineer Jobs Overview
If working in the engineering field interests you, but you can’t decide between engineering disciplines like mechanical, electrical, or civil engineering, take a look at facilities engineer jobs. A “jack-of-all-trades,” a facilities engineer manages the infrastructure and maintenance in buildings, including manufacturing plants, power stations, hospitals, and office buildings.
This work involves maintaining environmental conditions, utilities, electrical systems, control and instrumentation, health and safety codes, and HVAC systems. Other names for this job are maintenance engineer, facilities technician, and environmental engineer.
If working in engineering jobs interests you, you can expand your search to related jobs such as:
Facilities Engineer Education and Skills
There are two main ways to learn how to be a facilities engineer. In some cases, a facilities engineer can start as an entry-level employee and gain extensive experience in plant maintenance or facilities experience to become a facilities engineer without a four-year degree. Others may choose to graduate with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical or civil engineering.
Some universities offer specialized facilities engineering programs that pull together relevant classwork from mechanical, process, electrical, and automation or control engineering. This type of facilities engineer program curriculum includes:
- engineering physics
- engineering plant operations
- manufacturing processes
- power generation plants
- static properties of materials
- electrical circuits
- fluid mechanics
- refrigeration and air conditioning
- electrical machinery
- material science
Soft skills essential for a facilities engineer are customer service and communication skills, decision-making and problem-solving skills, leadership, and professionalism. Take a look at this Monster job description to see what else you might need to get a facilities engineer job.
Update Your Facilities Engineer Resume
If it’s time for a new job, it’s probably time for a new resume! We have samples of engineering resumes in the Monster library that can help you write and format yours. You may find some of our resume writing tips to be helpful as well.
It’s important to pair your resume with a cover letter when you apply for a new job. You can learn how to format and write an effective cover letter by browsing all the cover letter writing tips on Monster.
Interviewing for a Facilities Engineer Job
Are you ready to start interviewing? Every interview is a little different, but we’ve identified some most common questions for engineering interviews. You can also read examples of other typical questions and suggestions on formulating effective answers in the Monster interview library.
How Much Do Facilities Engineer Jobs Pay?
According to Monster, the median salary for a facilities engineer in the U.S. is $78,685, with a range of $54,178 to $99,569. You can use Monster’s Salary Tools to look up what salary to expect in your area. Be sure to look on that page to find salaries for related jobs and the next steps you can take in your facilities engineer career.
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Monster Has the Keys to the Best Facilities Engineer Jobs
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