Selective Insurance Company of America

Plant Engineer

Experience (Years)
Administrative Services
Full-Time Regular
FLSA Status
Job ID
Travel %


Provides periodic and routine preventative maintenance to plant equipment and environmental controls. Manages projects related to field of expertise. Must become familiar with overall building infrastructure and follow company procedures with appropriate reporting protocols. All job duties and responsibilities must be carried out in compliance with applicable legal and regulatory requirements.


Perform periodic and routine preventative maintenance on plant mechanical, electrical and plumbing equipment in accordance with Selective’s standards, building protocol, manufacturer recommendations and industry best practices. This includes but is not limited to:

  • Heating equipment, chillers (air and/or water cooled), DX units, pumps, cooling towers, fan coil units, VAV and air distribution systems;
  • Monitor and adjust all mechanical/pneumatic equipment, steam stations, control gauges, distributor panels, valves, thermostats, diffusers, and other equipment necessary to provide a comfortable environment for the buildings;
  • Verify field conditions and perform necessary repairs or adjustments.
  • Monitor Energy Management;
  • Repair doors, ceilings, hand railings, floors and other general repairs, adjustments and installations about the property;
  • Annual inspections and other scheduled routines as directed.


  • Perform repairs on all plumbing, electrical, carpentry, fire life safety and HVAC equipment.
  • Understand and operate electronic controls for all environmental needs. 
  • Respond immediately and/or assist in all emergency situations (fire, evacuation, equipment failure, emergency medical, etc.) and customer concerns. 
  • Maintain service records of equipment, controls, and tests.
  • Provides assistance to other department members as needed. May be required to be on the snow crew as needed.
  • Available on an on-call basis during non-business hours and to work flexible shifts including weekends and holidays.
  • Required to operate and monitor UPS system, stand by generator, alarm systems, and other related equipment.
  • Assist as required, and as requested in the installation of furniture systems.
  • Assist in the installation of data, voice, and security communications wiring.


  • Must have state issued drivers license in good standing.
  • Basic proficiency in Microsoft applications (Outlook, Excel and Word).
  • Ability to multi-task, demonstrate a sense of urgency, take initiative and deliver superior customer service results.
  • High school diploma or equivalent. Graduate of an apprentice program or trade school preferred.
  • 3-5+ years of related work experience in operating mechanical, electrical, HVAC, carpentry and plumbing systems in a commercial property setting.


  • Boiler Operators license.
  • A State issued license in one or more of the building trades.
  • Technical training and/or experience with nominal voltage up to 600V.


Selective is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Selective maintains a drug-free workplace.


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