Maintenance Mechanic III

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Washington D.C
May 30, 2019
Jul 27, 2019
Full Time
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The Maintenance Mechanic III supports the operations of a 24-7 building maintenance and response team coverage and emergency response. S/he works on A/C, heating, and ventilation repairs, plumbing equipment with associated leaks and floods, and electrical repairs - for example, fire alarms, lock outs, and electrical outages. Reporting to the General Foreman, the Maintenance Mechanic II has additional duties that include but are not limited to:
  • Performs technical trades work to maintain heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration equipment.
  • Assists other trade shops with basic electrical and plumbing system maintenance and repair work.
  • Completes repairs /maintenance of HVAC and refrigeration systems and components in accordance with DDC control logic.
  • Inspects, adjusts, calibrates and installs pneumatic and mechanical devices, using associated test instruments and diagnostic tools.
  • Maintains working order of the pneumatic air compressor, air lines, actuators, dampers, valves, thermostats, end devices, and pneumatic-electronic (PE) switches.
  • Performs master mechanic level maintenance and repairs in accordance with industry/trade practices.
  • Provides daily maintenance support on assigned shift to building users, responding to calls for service, and completing scheduled preventive maintenance inspections and work orders.
  • Performs scheduled preventive maintenance and unscheduled or special work such as overhauls, repairs, replacements, surveys, and similar projects.
  • Uses all standard tools, equipment, materials, and supplies of the trade.
  • Observes all safety rules, regulations, and precautions in performing all duties.

  • High school diploma or certified equivalency
  • At least 4 years (preferably 5 years) of experience performing building maintenance work utilizing advanced electrical, plumbing and HVAC /refrigeration skill
  • Licensed in at least one trade - preference for designation as a Master mechanic, journeyman plumber, or journeyman electrician
  • Certified completion of apprenticeship or four years of equivalent training in the heating/ventilating and air conditioning and refrigeration, plumbing or electrical trade
  • Knowledge of building automation systems - specifically, DDC system and computer controls - and a good working knowledge of pneumatic controls
  • Experienced and knowledgeable in building automation controls with strong background in Direct Digital Control systems (DDC)
  • Computer literacy
  • Possession of a valid driver license, and if hired, to become a University-authorized driver.
  • Fluency in reading, writing, and conversing in English
  • Ability to often lift and carry minimum items of 50 pounds and more, as well as to walk, climb stairs; to work on scaffolds, lifts and ladders more than 12 feet in length; to bend and crouch, and to reach and pull to work on equipment; and to use hands, arms, and legs in using the tools and materials of the trade
  • Ability to report to work during inclement weather at the regularly scheduled time, regardless of whether the University is closed, opening late, or closing early