Building Engineer

Springfield, VA
Feb 03, 2023
Feb 16, 2023
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Full Time
Job Description

Position Information
Job Purpose: To operate, maintain or repair all manner of critical equipment that keep our Springfield, VA printing plant working effectively and efficiently every day.
Responsibilities include:
  • Operate, maintain and repair all boilers, heaters, pumps, valves, appurtenances and lines used in the distribution of steam and heated and/or process chilled water
  • Operate, maintain and repair refrigerant compressors, condensers, evaporators, traps, transfer pumps, expansion valves, stop valves and float valves, together with all refrigerant lines and devices used to control temperature
  • Operate, maintain and repair pumps and/or other secondary refrigerating liquids, together with all valves, appurtenances and lines used in the system
  • Operate, maintain and repair air compressors, together with distribution lines and all valves and devices for air control
  • Operate, maintain and repair all natural and manufactured gas distribution lines, including all valves and control devices
  • Operate, maintain and repair water filters, softeners, piping and pumps used in conjunction with water distribution, including all sinks, toilet bowls, supply lines, drains and water lines
  • Operate, maintain and repair all types of electrical motors and engines used to power pumps, compressors and fans
  • Operate, maintain and repair fuel oil systems, including pumps, valves, lines, controls and fuel tanks
  • Operate, maintain and repair sanitary sewer systems, including sump pumps, basins, water closets, urinals, toilets and piping
  • Maintain and repair trash compactors, including electrical and hydraulic systems
  • Maintain and repair kitchen equipment
  • Maintain electrical power distribution and auxiliaries for building's lighting, mechanical, plumbing and control components, including lighting maintenance
  • Maintain proper operation during seasonal changes and recalibrate controls based on seasonal conditions to ensure energy efficient operation
  • Maintain all equipment as required per the Preventive Maintenance Program
  • Maintain life safety and security systems
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as requested by building management

Job Site Environment:
Work Site:
o Inside - 85%
o Outside - 15%

Wherever you are in your life or career, The Washington Post offers comprehensive and inclusive benefits for every step of your journey:
  • Competitive medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Company-paid pension and 401(k) match
  • Three weeks of vacation and up to three weeks of paid sick leave
  • Nine paid holidays and two personal days
  • 20 weeks paid parental leave for any new parent
  • Robust mental health resources
  • Backup care and caregiver concierge services
  • Gender affirming services
  • Pet insurance
  • Free Post digital subscription
  • Leadership and career development programs

Benefits may vary based on the job, full-time or part-time schedule, location, and collectively bargained status.

The Post strives to provide its readers with high-quality, trustworthy news and information while constantly innovating. That mission is best served by a diverse, multi-generational workforce with varied life experiences and perspectives. All cultures and backgrounds are welcomed.

The innovation doesn't end in the Newsroom - dozens of teams power The Washington Post. We are now hiring the next innovator - how will you Impact Tomorrow?


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