Senior Maintenance Mechanic

Washington, D.C.
Sep 16, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Job Description Summary:

The Division of Operations, Facilities Maintenance, HVAC department is searching for a full-time Senior Maintenance Mechanic to work in the HVAC Shop, Monday thru Friday from 2:30 PM to 11:30 pm, with rotating weekends. This position will perform 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 function of this position is to 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 performs maintenance, testing and repairs on electronic, electrical, pneumatic and DDC systems as related to refrigeration and HVAC systems.

This position may provide functional guidance of the work performed by Maintenance Mechanic and the Jr. Maintenance Mechanic positions. This position reports to the Foreman, Engineer Operations.

Performs other work related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma/GED, or equivalent combination of training and experience, is necessary, plus 4 years of relevant professional experience.

Additional Required Licenses/Certifications/Posting Specific Minimum Qualifications: Preferred Qualifications:

Four years or more of experience with either a) machine troubleshooting and repair including pumps, air handlers, bearings, blowers and related equipment or b) troubleshooting with both high pressure and low pressure refrigeration.

Trade school training in HVAC
or related field.

Familiarity with mobile device such as ipod or ipad for daily work assignments, time management, materials purchasing, and reporting.


Campus Location: Foggy Bottom College/School/Department: Operations Family Facilities & Campus Ops Sub-Family Maintenance Stream Individual Contributor Level Level 2 Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hours Per Week: 40 Work Schedule: 2:30PM to 11:30PM Monday - Friday 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: S006418 Job Open Date: 06/16/2017 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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Applicant Documents
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Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Names and Contact Information for References


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