Facilities Engineer

Join one of the fastest growing companies in high tech. Veeva is experiencing rapid growth as the market expands for industry-specific, cloud-based software solutions. A pioneer in industry cloud, according to Forbes, 'Veeva Systems is at the heart of two explosive megatrends: the cloud and life sciences.' We build innovative cloud solutions that include CRM, content management, and customer master data management for life sciences customers ranging from emerging biotechs to the largest global pharmaceutical companies.

Last year we purchased and moved into a brand new 140,000 sq. ft. building in Pleasanton, CA. Sure we have the perks of a typical Silicon Valley tech company -- game room, happy hours, unlimited time off -- but we also pride ourselves on our commitment to health & wellness. We have an in-house culinary crew who prepare free, healthy lunches every day, on-site yoga and fitness classes, weekly meditation, tai-chi and healthy snacks.  Read on to see where you fit in…

Job Summary:

As the Facilities Engineer, you’ll work closely with the Workplace Services team to help us keep our building in top operating condition.  You will have a wide range of responsibilities including development/management of our preventative maintenance program, ensuring smooth day-to-day operations of building systems (HVAC, lighting, plumbing, etc.), and performing general maintenance activities as required.  You must take pride in workmanship, have a customer focused approach, and enjoy working with a wide variety of people.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage all ad-hoc and preventative maintenance activities for the facility
  • Manage and oversee work by external vendors/contractors
  • Act as the go-to contact for all mechanical and building-related issues
  • Assist Workplace Services team with small moves, furniture, and similar activities

Requirements:

  • Working knowledge of general office building systems (HVAC, lighting, plumbing, etc.)
  • Basic project management skills
  • Ability to create/manage preventative management schedule
  • 2-5 years experience in 2 or more of the following areas:
  • Mechanical (Electrical, Plumbing, HVAC)
  • Carpentry/painting/drywall repairs
  • Furniture assembly/moves
  • General handyman/maintenance tasks
  • Ability to lift 50+ pounds and respond to building emergencies 24/7
  • Able to work independently or with limited supervision
  • Effective communicator (both oral and written) and strong interpersonal skills
Nice to Have:
  • Proficient in the use of common business software applications (MS Excel, Word, Google applications, etc.)
  • Trade or building systems certifications a plus
  • The ideal candidate would reside within 30 miles of our Pleasanton HQ


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