Facilities engineers are in charge of the facilities and infrastructure of buildings and other properties where a company operates; they are especially prominent in the electric, oil, gas, and water industries. A facilities engineer is usually presented with a budget and needs to create calculations to ensure operation efficiency, and they may have to devise ways to improve the means and outcomes of production. Duties may include obtaining and maintaining equipment needed for operation and hiring companies for construction projects, so past experience in bidding and hiring is often important. In all tasks, the facilities engineer must ensure that all laws and certifications are adhered to and respected.
Facilities Engineer Tasks
Ensures facility compliance with regulatory requirements, and continuous and relation operation.
Develops operational plans for facility projects; such as construction or renovation, HVAC, maintenance and machine installation.
Trains and assists plant personnel in safety and quality control procedures.
Reviews project plan including cost estimates, timelines, and blueprints; interpret and recommend changes to plans.