The Durst Organization


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Durst Profile

For over 100 years, The Durst Organization has been a family-run business dedicated to the principles of innovation, integrity, community, and sustainability. We develop, build, own, and manage premier office towers and residential buildings that set new standards in environmental responsibility and user efficiency. Our enduring relationships with our tenants and partners are critical to our success and have made us generations of builders, building for generations.

OUR MISSION STATEMENT: We build, own, and operate many of the world’s most innovative and efficient buildings. We create value for our tenants and partners by developing sustainable residential and commercial properties in which people live, work, and thrive.

OUR GUIDING PRINCIPLE: Leave a place better than we found it.


We are seeking an operating engineer for One World Trade Center.


Shift: Tuesday-Saturday, 11pm-7am




  • In a safe manner, start up, regulate, repair and shut down equipment
  • Ensure equipment operates safely and within established limits by monitoring attached meters, gauges and computerized controls
  • Use of hand and power tools to perform repairs and maintenance ranging from a complete overhaul to replacing defective valves, gaskets or bearings in a safe manner
  • Record relevant events and facts concerning operation and maintenance in an equipment log
  • Audit safety device and identify and troubleshoot any problem areas
  • Test and chemically treat hydronic systems to prevent corrosion and harmful deposits
  • Perform other related duties as required and assigned



  • Minimum 7 – 10 years as operating engineer in Class A high-rise commercial building
  • Possess the ability to work independently and troubleshoot problems in a timely manner
  • Must be knowledgeable of multi- stage direct expansion ( DX ) water cooled packaged A/C units and modular chiller systems
  • Proficient in all aspects   of pumping systems , steam heating systems , generator systems , automatic transfer switches, diesel fuel transfer systems, electrical systems, fire suppression systems and high rise plumbing systems
  • Must be knowledgeable of Schneider Electric Andover Continuum BATC system or its equivalent BMS and possess advanced knowledge of start-up procedures
  • Minimum of 7 -10 years of electrical experience – that encompasses troubleshooting, reading schematics and wiring diagrams. Must possess ability to utilize analytic tools such as IR scanners , digital meters and refrigerant gauges
  • Physical ability to climb ladders, and lift up to 75 lbs. on a regular basis, enter and operate in confined spaces, operate power tools
  • Ability to work with exposure to elements such as odor, noise, dust, heat, cold, or chemicals

Required Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • Valid New York City Fire Department Refrigeration Machine Operator License with a minimum of 7 – 10 years continuous experience , Fire safety Director certification , standpipe / sprinkler certification, EPA universal certification


Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer: Minorities/Disabled/Female/Veteran


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