Facilities Maintenance Contract Inspector

Arlington County, Virginia
Compensation Grade: S17-H
Oct 16, 2018
Nov 20, 2018
Full Time
Compensation Grade: S17-H

Opening Date: October 1, 2018

Closing Date: October 16, 2018Please Note: All job announcements close at 11:59 p.m. of the day before the posted closing date.

As a Facilities Maintenance Contract Inspector, you will inspect and ensure the quality and quantity of contractor work on facilities maintenance for goods and services contracts at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA).

Facilities Maintenance Contract Inspector

Serves in the Maintenance Engineering Division of the Engineering and Maintenance Department at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA).

Assists Contracting Officer's Technical Representatives (COTRs) by inspecting and overseeing the quality and quantity of contractor work to ensure compliance with contract requirements. Performs related functions.


Monitors contractors' performance for compliance with contract terms and conditions.

Performs scheduled and unscheduled inspections and documents findings in an electronic database.

Generates reports for analysis of contractors' performance and compliance. Provides feedback to COTRs regarding contractors' performance.

Provides input on the development of contract standards, budgets, tasks, and frequency of performance.

Reviews, understands, interprets, and applies pertinent provisions of various Airports Authority goods and services contracts.

Inspects or acts through others to ensure contractors' work meets contract terms and conditions, generally accepted trade practices, and includes the appropriate quality and quantity of materials and/or parts.

Interacts with airlines and other end-point customers to determine whether quantity and quality of service needs are being met.

Identifies and documents contractor deficiencies, issues a work order for corrective action, follows up, and re-inspects closed work orders.

Develops, maintains, and uses the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) database and software to record work and analyze staff, contractors, and conditions.

Investigates and documents complaints and problems. Performs field work, collects data, takes and records measurements, and marks-up contract drawings for revision.

Recommends informal or formal action to the COTR.

Uses tools and equipment to measure, collect data, and inspect work.

Performs other duties as assigned.


Three years of progressively responsible experience in facility maintenance including inspecting facility maintenance work for compliance with generally accepted trade practices.

Knowledge of contracting and facilities maintenance and ability to apply it to determine contractor performance requirements, detect substandard work, and evaluate contractor performance for quality assurance and contract compliance.

Knowledge of generally accepted resources, materials, practices, and workmanship for facilities maintenance and trades to understand contract performance requirements, inspect for quality assurance and contract compliance, detect substandard work, evaluate contractor performance, and report the need for corrective action.

Skill in one or more of the following trades: HVAC, electrical-mechanical systems (e.g., elevators, escalators, moving walkways, baggage handling systems), fire alarm and suppression systems, other electro-mechanical trades or structural maintenance trades, or a combination of other trades such as paving, landscape maintenance, custodial services, and snow removal services.

Ability to use computers and computer software to document and track work and generate spreadsheets and graphs for performance measurement.

Ability to analyze data (including blueprints and schematics).

Ability to work safely and knowledge of the safety rules, regulations, and procedures needed to do so.

Ability to speak and write effectively.

Skill in using a computer and computerized work order and time and attendance systems.


Experience working in or performing quality assurance on two or more facilities maintenance trades.

Experience performing quality assurance on custodial services

Experience developing and using Excel spreadsheets.


A high school diploma or a Certificate of General Education Development (GED).


A state driver's license in good standing.


Operates vehicle landside and airside (requires AOA permit).

Work is typically reviewed in progress and upon completion for quantity, quality, timeliness, teamwork, customer service, and other factors.

May be subject to night/weekend work.

May be subject to hold over, and recall on a 24-hour basis for essential services and emergencies.

May lift or move objects weighing up to 50 pounds.

May be subject to adverse weather conditions and dust, grease, dirt, loud noises and potential hazards common to the airport environment and construction industry when inspecting sites. Wears personal protective gear, as necessary.


A background security investigation will be required for all new hires.

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