Building Engineering

Hills Plaza's wonderful and highly skilled engineering team are employees of Jones Lang LaSalle and members of Stationary Engineers Union Local 39. Our JLL Engineering team consists of eight full time Engineers – working Monday thru Saturday, covering 6:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

All of our Engineers are required to attend a four year Apprenticeship training program at Local 39. This training includes Air Conditioning and Refrigeration, General Maintenance, Boilers, Automatic Controls and Plant Management. Additional on-going courses include: Electrical, Building Systems, Fire Alarm Signaling Systems, Energy Management, LEED, Cooling Tower/Chillers, HVAC, Indoor Air Quality, Pump Operation and Maintenance, Locksmithing, Electricity and Electrical Motor Controls, Hazmat, Transfer Switches and Generators as well as Systems Automation.

Our outstanding JLL Engineering team is led by Chief Engineer Jeff Tiedje, a member of the Engineering team at Hills Plaza since July 1990. Our Chief Engineer has a dual role in that he is also the Fire Safety Director and responsible for the Emergency Procedures for Hills Plaza. Our combined Engineering team has over 100 years of experience at Hills Plaza.

JLL Engineering undergoes a very thorough annual audit of the building systems, processes and procedures, and our Engineering team has successfully achieved a five star rating on every occasion.

JLL Engineering Team Members:

Chief Engineer

Jeff Tiedje
Assistant Chief Engineer Steve Garibaldi
Engineer Milton Cheng
Engineer Dan Astells
Engineer Luis Pina
Engineer Geraldo Menegatti
Engineer - Apprentice Joe Lourenco
Utility Engineer Roberto Figueroa