Maintenance Mechanic

Washington, D.C.
Apr 26, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Job Description Summary:

GW Facilities Services department is searching for a full-time Maintenance Mechanic to work in the HVAC Shop, Monday thru Friday, with rotating weekends. This position reports to the Foreman, Engineer Operations. This position performs varied tasks requiring special manual skill and a thorough and comprehensive knowledge of the processes involved in heating and venting systems, lighting, basic electrical, plumbing, and basic carpentry.

The primary functions of this position are:
- Maintain and repair/replace HVAC equipment including but not limited to piping and pumps, air handling equipment, electrical motors used in HVAC systems, window air conditioners, PTAX and DX systems and to perform maintenance, testing and repairs on electronic, electrical, pneumatic and DDC systems as related to refrigeration and HVAC systems.
- Provide functional supervision for the Jr. Maintenance Mechanic positions.
- Perform other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma/GED or equivalent combination of training and experience, is necessary plus 3 years of relevant experience.

Additional Required Licenses/Certifications/Posting Specific Minimum Qualifications:

Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

Preferred Qualifications:

-Familiarity with mobile devices such as iPod or iPad for daily work assignments, time management, materials purchasing, and reporting.
-HVAC experience.
-CFC universal certification is preferred.
-Ability to utilize equipment such as ladders, hand tools, air compressors, recovery machines, evacuation machines, vacuum cleaners, etc.


Campus Location: Foggy Bottom College/School/Department: Operations Family Facilities & Campus Ops Sub-Family Maintenance Stream Service and Support Level Level 3 Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hours Per Week: 40 Work Schedule: 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM Monday - Friday; 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Saturday - Sunday Position Designation: Designated On-Site: Employees who are required to physically report to work or remain at work during an emergency or adjustment to the university's operating status Telework: No Required Background Check: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search, Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) Search Special Instructions to Applicants: Internal Applicants Only? No Posting Number: S006255 Job Open Date: 04/25/2017 Job Close Date: If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until: Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire. EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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