Maintenance Mechanic II, Maintenance Operations - Facilities Management

Washington D.C.
Apr 13, 2017
Apr 21, 2017
Full Time
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Maintenance Mechanic II, Maintenance Operations - Facilities Management

The Maintenance Mechanic II performs work that is a direct service to the department ensuring a comfortable, safe and clean environment in which the University community can live, learn and work. Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Performs general building systems work to ensure repairs and maintenance are completed rapidly and accurately. Responds to trouble calls via Maintenance II and supervisor's directions to perform scheduled preventative maintenance, minor repair and service of building systems (plumbing, electrical, air conditioning, heating, ventilating) and related devices and components.
  • Ensures efficient and economic use of supplies and materials to conserve University resources. Draws and/or requisitions supplies, parts, materials and tools needed to effect repairs, and uses such items economically to avoid undue costs. Keeps supervisor informed of supply/material needs to ensure that adequate inventory is maintained.
  • Suggests improvements in service to improve unit operations. Provides supervisors and department management with advice and suggestions regarding work methods, procedures, parts, tools and related matters for the purpose of improving the effectiveness and cost of service. As assigned, conducts tests or pilot programs to evaluate new products, methods or procedures; monitors tests and reports test results with recommendations to supervisor.
  • Ensures completion of paperwork to assure accountability. Records actions taken in response to work orders and other requests, entering such information on forms, documents and/or into computerized record system as needed. Fills out, completes, and submits forms and documents as required to assure that information is properly recorded and submitted.
  • Ensures that work is performed in accordance with applicable building codes and local government regulations. Uses and disposes of materials in accordance with applicable environmental safety and control regulations. Keeps abreast of changes and new developments in applicable codes and regulations.


  • High school diploma or certified equivalency
  • Universal EPA or CFC certification
  • At least 4 years - though preferably five years - of experience performing general building maintenance work utilizing intermediate electrical, plumbing and HVAC /refrigeration skill
  • Completion of a training program in general building maintenance that includes intermediate electrical, HVAC /refrigeration, and plumbing
  • Basic computer literacy, with familiarity with basic MS Windows operating system programs
  • Availability and willingness to accommodate emergency situations including snow removal
  • Valid driver's license issued by the District of Columbia, Maryland or Virginia

This position may require the incumbent to operate University commercial vehicles with a gross vehicle weight rating of 10K+ (e.g., tow trucks, box trucks, trash trucks, buses, lifts, etc.). As such, the incumbent must possess a medical card and/or certificate issued by the Department of Transportation (DOT), which is issued by a licensed 'medical examiner,' after completion of a DOT physical examination as defined in GU Policy1017 and DOT Regulations 391.11 (4) - Medical Card/Certificate and 390.5 (1) - Commercial Motor Vehicles (10K+) Definitions (

This position is an emergency position that 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.

Original posting date: July 27, 2016

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EEO Statement:

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