Lead Building Maintenance Engineer

League City, TX, US, 77573




Job Posting

American National is currently seeking an experienced and skilled Lead Building Maintenance Engineer to oversee the maintenance and repair of our facilities. As a key member of our team, you will be responsible for ensuring the safe and efficient operation of our building systems, including HVAC, electrical, plumbing, and life safety equipment. Your leadership and technical expertise will contribute to maintaining a comfortable and functional environment for our occupants.



  • Supervise Maintenance Team: Lead and guide a team of maintenance technicians, assigning tasks, providing training, and ensuring work quality.
  • Routine Inspections and Repairs: Conduct regular inspections of building systems, identify issues, and perform necessary repairs promptly.
  • Emergency Response: Respond to emergency situations (e.g., power outages, leaks, equipment failures) and coordinate repairs as needed.
  • HVAC Systems: Oversee heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, ensuring optimal performance and energy efficiency.
  • Electrical and Plumbing: Troubleshoot electrical and plumbing problems, repair or replace components, and maintain records.
  • Life Safety Systems: Monitor fire alarms, sprinkler systems, and emergency lighting to ensure compliance with safety regulations.
  • Vendor Management: Coordinate with external contractors and vendors for specialized repairs and preventive maintenance.
  • Budget and Inventory: Manage maintenance budgets, track expenses, and maintain an inventory of spare parts and supplies.
  • Documentation: Maintain accurate records of maintenance activities, inspections, and equipment manuals.
  • Compliance and Codes: Stay informed about local building codes, safety regulations, and environmental standards.


  • Education: A two-year trade school certificate in relevant fields (HVAC, electrical, plumbing) is preferred.
  • Experience: Proven work experience as a maintenance engineer, with advanced knowledge of mechanical systems.
  • Certifications: Relevant state/local licenses (stationary engineering, HVAC) and OSHA/ACM awareness training.
  • Technical Skills: Ability to read schematics, troubleshoot complex systems, and perform hands-on repairs.
  • Leadership: Experience leading a maintenance team and coordinating tasks effectively.
  • Communication: Strong communication skills for interacting with team members, occupants, and external partners.



  • Competitive salary
  • Health and retirement benefits
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Collaborative work environment


If you’re a skilled maintenance professional with leadership abilities, we encourage you to apply and contribute to our organization’s success!




American National offers eligible employees and their families medical, dental, vision, and basic life insurance. Employees are able to enroll in our company’s 401k plan. Employees also receive annually a bank of paid time off and paid holidays.   We aspire to see people for what they bring to our corporate culture by supporting an inclusive work environment, including an emphasis on a healthy work-life balance, development opportunities, and a casual dress code.


American National is an established, stable, and successful multi-line insurance corporation that has provided financial strength and a sense of security to employees, customers and business partners since 1905.  With focus on our organization’s values and cultural richness: Financial Strength, Integrity, Respect, Service and Teamwork (FIRST) and Agility, Collaboration, and Engagement (ACE) we continue to pursue our vision to be a leading provider of financial products and services for current and future generations.


Hiring Practices

The preceding job posting was designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this position. It is not intended to be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications.  We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role, but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with the job qualifications, we still encourage you to apply. You may be just the right candidate for this position or other opportunities at American National.


American National’s recruitment policies help us place individuals in a timely and efficient manner. Only the most qualified candidates will be contacted by our recruiting team. Candidates may check the status of their application(s) by logging into our Career Portal.  Learn more about our company, by following us on social media: LinkedInFacebookInstagram


American National is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected categories. American National is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities.


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“If you believe you can make a difference in the lives of our clients, if you’re willing to work hard, if you want a fulfilling career, and if your values match ours, then I want you to work for American National. ” – James Pozzi, Former President and CEO.




Nearest Major Market: Galveston
Nearest Secondary Market: Houston

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