HVAC Mechanic

JBG Smith
Mclean, VA
Oct 13, 2020
Oct 22, 2020
Full Time
Overview The HVAC Mechanic is responsible for independently performing skilled tasks in troubleshooting, operation, replacement, repair, and maintenance of commercial air conditioning and heating systems, water treatment, controls, and all other building mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems in one or more properties. Responsibilities Operates, maintains and repairs all electrical, mechanical, plumbing, life safety systems and other related equipment in assigned properties Conducts daily mechanical tours according to Company standards and the schedule set by the supervisor to ensure the continuous, efficient and safe operation of equipment and building systems Adjusts HVAC systems' controls to manage temperature and air circulation throughout the system to provide tenant comfort and meet lease requirements Operates and monitors automation systems, logs, systems' measures, and alarms to identify and resolve problems and anomalies outside of normal operating parameters; adjusts systems as appropriate; and records and reports all faults, deficiencies, and other unusual occurrences to the supervisor Performs preventive and reactive equipment maintenance as required by Company standards and manufacturers' specifications and documents actions/measures with the service request system Quickly responds to and resolves tenant and property management service requests and documents actions with the service request system Performs general building maintenance and repairs, including re-lamping, plumbing, locksmithing, and painting equipment, mechanical, related spaces and other minor spot and touch-ups as needed Responds to alarms and incidents of any nature, provides assistance when needed, and identifies recurring issues for follow up and correction Attends and participates in Toolbox Meetings and assists with the training and mentoring of colleagues and new employees Responsible for complying with and enforcing policies from the Employee Manual, Operations Manual, safety guidelines, and accepted Company practices This position requires a regular, scheduled work shift set by the supervisor Carry and utilize Company issued communication devices for emergency response and daily communication As essential building personnel the responsibilities of this position occasionally require overtime, weekend and holiday work on a scheduled, short-notice or emergency basis Qualifications Education, Certificates, Licenses and Registrations : High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) is required Technical/Trade School Diploma in HVAC-R is preferred Possess or capable of possessing the equivalent (or better) to a Journeyman HVACR license from a jurisdictional authority is desired Specific licensure in another building-related trade is desired, but not required Certification as a CFC Universal Technician from an US EPA-approved program is required Building Owners & Management Institute International's Systems Maintenance Technician (SMT) or higher designation is preferred Technical Experience : General Facility Operations/Maintenance/Repair Experience: Four or more years of experience within the disciplines of HVAC, plumbing, electrical, fire protection, other mechanical systems and/or general building/facilities maintenance Experience processing service requests and/or preventive maintenance requests with a computerized maintenance management system is preferred Ability to troubleshoot, diagnose and repair mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems, controls and components using appropriate tools Ability to evacuate refrigeration systems, perform refrigeration leak tests, recover refrigerant and replace refrigerant system components following the current state and federal regulatory requirements for service and repair practices of refrigeration systems and components General knowledge of safe work practices & OSHA regulations OSHA 10 training is preferred Other Skills/Requirements : Excellent oral and written English communication skills, able to effectively articulate instructions and directions to others and perform intermediate arithmetic calculations Provide an effective means for contact after normal working hours and be able to respond to urgent building issues Maintains a composed, friendly demeanor; professional appearance; possesses effective interpersonal relationship skills, and the ability to communicate in a confident, positive, professional manner to customers, employees, visitors, and vendors Must be reliable, punctual, dependable with excellent attendance, and have schedule flexibility to respond to callbacks and work overtime as required to meet business needs Physical Requirements : The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions to the extent the Company may do so without undue hardship. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to talk or hear, stand, sit, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms. The employee is regularly required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to taste or smell and lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Special vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Work Environment : The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions to the extent the Company may do so without undue hardship. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is subject to extremes of temperature while working in mechanical rooms or with outdoors. The employee is regularly exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather), work near moving mechanical parts, high voltage electricity with risk of electrical shock. The employee is occasionally exposed to work in high precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and extremes of outdoor weather conditions and temperatures. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud and occasionally requires the use of hearing protection equipment. JBG SMITH is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected class, in accordance with applicable law.