BUILDER Engineer
Job Type


Remote: Based in San Antonio. The selected candidate must reside within the greater San Antonio region or be able to relocate to the greater San Antonio region within 2 months of position acceptance.  On site office work hours at DHA HQ (Lincoln Center) is at the discretion of the DHA BUILDER Program Manager and may be required.

The BUILDER Engineer is responsible for providing program support for a comprehensive Defense Health Agency (DHA) BUILDER sustainment program and coordinates directly with Facilities Departments/Divisions at the designated Activities. The BUILDER Sustainment Management System (SMS) is a web-based software application developed to help engineers, managers and technicians decide when, where and how to best maintain building infrastructure. The engineer uses BUILDER information about condition, functionality, and remaining service life, to help develop short- and long-range plans based on sound investment strategies, and budget constraints coupled with input from the BUILDER technicians and managers within the specific Area of Responsibility (AOR). Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

Essential Functions: 

  • Visually assess real property in accordance with BUILDER guidance to determine operating efficiency, capacity, and remaining life expectancy. 
  • Travel to remote sites both in the Continental United States (CONUS) and Overseas (OCONUS) to assess Real Property installed equipment (RPIE) in accordance with BUILDER guidance to determine operating efficiency, capacity, and remaining life expectancy by walking through the facility to assess condition and gather pertinent info for data entry into BUILDER. 
  • Travel is required - 25% travel monthly is typical (periodically up to 50% possible depending on project needs) 
  • Ability to utilize a computer and/or tablet to access and update proprietary software on a daily basis and when traveling. 


  • Review and validate work plan items, translating them into executable work packages for Facilities Management Department needs. 
  • Develop BUILDER work plans generating items for induction into Defense Medical Logistics Standard Support-Facilities Management (DMLSS-FM) Work Request and Requirements modules. 
  • Perform BUILDER inventory surveys and full site assessments for facilities added to client portfolio. 
  • Implement BUILDER section updates. 
  • Serve as BUILDER Subject Matter Expert for all sustainment and assessment related activities. 
  • Serve as BUILDER Subject Matter Expert on the DHA BUILDER Reference Guide (BRG).  
  • Sustain BUILDER data to accurately reflect field observed conditions. 
  • Ensure accurate BUILDER data collection to reflect field-observed conditions. 
  • Effectively manage the Quality Control process from data collection through BUILDER upload.  
  • Attend, prepare, and present briefings as required.  
  • Work collaboratively with the AOR Program Manager to manage all contractual obligations, timely deliverables, travel arrangements, and field operations.  
  • Maintain the responsibilities of the AOR Program Manager when called upon. 
  • Advise the DHA of the best recapitalization plan for those facilities whose condition dictates a major scheduled renewal or complete replacement.   
  • Work collaboratively within the organization to support the interests and needs of our clients and to broaden the business base of GoldenWolf. 
  • Communicate and collaborate with marketing and proposal teams to provide technical and project related information required to promote and gain new projects, programs, and systems if necessary. 
  • Ensure compliance with federal, state, local, industry, contractual, and company regulations, standards, specifications, and best practices. 
  • Perform other related duties as assigned. 

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering field (Mechanical, Electrical or Civil) is required.
  • 2+ years of technical experience with Real Property Systems; Mechanical, Structural and Electrical required.
  • Experience with DHA a plus.
  • Experience with the BUILDER SMS software platform is preferred.
  • Experience in the construction and/or facilities management fields is highly preferred.
  • Experience working with Government Organizational Structure, Processes, and Procedures is preferred.
  • Experience creating comprehensive reports with engineering-based recommendations is preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience with databases and data management is required.
  • Must be eligible to obtain and maintain a favorable Department of Defense (DoD) Clearance (Tier 1 level investigation)

Required Skills/Abilities:  
  • Demonstrated experience working within a team structure as well as autonomous/individual work environments to achieve contract goals. 
  • Able to work independently. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic fast-paced environment. 
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver measurable and detailed results under aggressive deadlines. 
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively coordinate a team of remotely located personnel. 
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate concisely with client and company leadership on assigned projects and work issues. 
  • Ability to develop innovative strategies which achieve contract goals effectively and efficiently. 
  • Ability to produce detailed and comprehensive technical reports and presentations.  
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft (MS) Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Ability to draw information from several sources to form comprehensive and systematic recommendations serving immediate and long-term facilities management interests.
  • Possess a thorough understanding of RPIE and systems.
  • Strong analytical thinking and critical thinking skills are imperative.
  • Ability to understand and work with new technologies and applications, and provide feedback to software developers from a field perspective.
  • Demonstrated experience working within a team structure as well as autonomous/individual work environments to achieve contract goals.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic fast-paced environment.
  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Extensive walking through facility while on-site.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.
  • Must be able to work remotely and on-site as required by the position, client and/or contract requirements.
  • May be required to travel up to 50%.
  • Must be able to wear personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • May be required to climb, crawl and crouch to access equipment.

Work Environment:The work environment is typical of those employees who perform the essential duties and responsibilities of this job. Work location varies and employee may be required to travel in CONUS and OCONUS areas. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Training Offered: GoldenWolf offers a robust training program to include a combination of both on-the-job and onlinestudyprogram covering all the modules in BUILDER.
COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: 

As Federal Contractors, proof of COVID vaccination may be a requirement for employment.  

Job Type: Full-Time/Hybrid - 2 days in the office/3 days remote per week 

Benefits Offered: 

  • Paid time off 
  • Paid Federal Observed Holidays 
  • Medical, dental, vision plans 
  • 401K Retirement Savings Employee paid supplemental STD, LTD, Life, Accident and Critical Illness coverage 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual preference, gender identity or national origin. 

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