Appliance & Equipment Technician I

Fairfax, Virginia
Apr 12, 2018
May 17, 2018
Full Time

Appliance & Equipment Technician I

Facilities and Transportation Services

Fairfax County Public Schools, Falls Church 22042

Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS), the nation’s 10th largest school district, located in suburban area just outside the nation’s capital, is seeking a dynamic individual to serve as the Appliance and Equipment Technician I at the Edison Support Center. This individual performs skilled journey-level mechanical work required to maintain, install, troubleshoot, and repair a wide variety of motors, industrial arts equipment, machines, and major appliances.

The ideal candidate will possess any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school supplemented by completion of an acceptable apprentice-level mechanic training program, plus three years of progressively more responsible experience with electric motors, equipment, and machines or appliances, two years of which shall have been at the apprentice II or equivalent level. Can demonstrate knowledge of the methods, materials, equipment, and tools appropriate for equipment repair-related installation, maintenance, and repair activities; knowledge of common hazards and necessary safety precautions; knowledge of local, state, and national codes; ability to read and interpret instructions, diagrams, sketches, blueprints, and manufacturers' manuals; capability to estimate time and material needs, determine when repair is not economically practical, and to perform routine tasks and arithmetic computations; knowledge of basic computer skills; and strength and dexterity necessary to perform all required tasks including lifting, stooping, bending, and working in tiring and uncomfortable positions. Valid driver's license with a good driving record. May be required to work an evening and/or night shift on a regular or rotating basis, accept call-back overtime or regular overtime, and/or agree to assume an emergency call-out list status.

We offer an outstanding salary and benefits Package!

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Equal Opportunity Employer