Facilities Engineer 1 - Georgetown University Law Center

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Facilities Engineer 1 - Georgetown University Law Center

Located in a historic neighborhood in the nation's capital, Georgetown offers rigorous academic programs, a global perspective, exciting ways to take advantage of Washington, D.C., and a commitment to social justice. Our community is a tight knit group of remarkable individuals interested in intellectual inquiry and making a difference in the world.


The Facilities Engineer reports directly to the Chief Engineer, may report to another manager or staff member as assigned by the immediate supervisor or Director of Facilities Management. Primary purpose of the Facilities Engineer to provide building support services that ensure a safe, clean and comfortable environment for the University community. The Facilities Engineer is expected to behave in a professional manner, comply with policies and practices, be flexible with respect to scheduling and work as part of a team. The Facilities Engineer will:

  • Maintain a safe, comfortable campus environment by operating, controlling and performing preventive/predictive maintenance on the HVACR, Electrical, Mechanical, and Life Safety building systems 24/7.
  • Be proficient in the operation of automated building management systems, controls, pumps, heat exchangers, water treatment, cooling towers, boilers, fire alarm, sprinkler, emergency generator, elevator, and various other mechanical/electrical/plumbing systems and equipment associated with the operation of large buildings.
  • Assist with over all regulatory and code compliance of all building systems as required by Law and local jurisdictions.

The position is designated, “Emergency Employee” by the University's definition, which requires that incumbent report to work during inclement weather at the regularly scheduled time regardless of whether the University is closed, opening late or closing early. Must be able to be flexible to accommodate emergency situations including but not limited to snow removal.

  • Must have a DC 3rd Class Steam Engineers and EPA Universal CFC License.
  • Valid driver's license from Maryland, District of Columbia, or Virginia and must conform to University Driving Policy.
  • High School Diploma
  • 4 to 5 Years work experience.
  • Building Automation Control operation experience.
  • Ability to read blue prints.
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

Current Georgetown Employees:

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Submission Guidelines:

Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any position at Georgetown University you must submit a cover letter and resume for each position of interest for which you believe you are qualified. These documents are not kept on file for future positions.

Need Assistance:

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please click here for more information, or contact the Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity, and Affirmative Action (IDEAA) at 202-687-4798 or [email protected].

Need some assistance with the application process? Please call 202-687-2500. For more information about the suite of benefits, professional development and community involvement opportunities that make up Georgetown's commitment to its employees, please visit the Georgetown Works website.

EEO Statement:

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Georgetown University offers a wide variety of comprehensive and competitive benefits. Benefits packages include comprehensive health, dental and vision plans, disability and life insurance coverage, retirement savings programs, tuition assistance, voluntary insurance options (including group legal, accident, and critical illness), and much more. Whatever your need, the Office of Faculty and Staff Benefits will be standing by to support you. You can learn more about the benefits offered to eligible faculty and staff at https://benefits.georgetown.edu or view the online interactive benefits guide for more information.

To apply, visit https://georgetown.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Georgetown_Admin_Careers/job/Law-Center/Facilities-Engineer-1---Georgetown-University-Law-Center_JR09463

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Job No:
Posted: 6/7/2021
Application Due: 6/7/2033
Work Type: Full Time