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Junior Maintenance Mechanic

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Posting Details


Job Description Summary:

GW Facilities Services, Operations and Maintenance, HVAC Department is searching for a full-time Jr. Maintenance Mechanic to work Monday thru Friday, 7:00 am to 4:00 pm, with rotating weekends/holidays. This position reports to the Manager/Supervisor, for the HVAC shop. This position will be responsible for the following:
• Assists with maintenance and repair of HVAC related equipment including but not limited to fans, controls, compressors, pumps, and burners.
• Assists in the performance of preventative maintenance on HVAC equipment, documents deficiencies and when appropriate assists in rectifying deficiencies.
• Independently conducts certain regular preventative maintenance activities following appropriate training and skill demonstration.
• As a member of the HVAC team, executes work in alignment with departmental policies and procedures. Conducts work to meet the service delivery requirements of the unit (including unit metrics).
• Delivers quality service to customers in alignment with Division service priorities.
• Responsible for completing assigned work and closing work orders.
• Receives on-the-job direction from Maintenance Mechanic and Sr. Maintenance Mechanics in order to perform assigned tasks and attends assigned training programs identified.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Qualified candidates will hold a high school diploma/GED plus 1.5 years of relevant professional experience, or, a Bachelor’s degree or higher in a relevant area of study. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Additional Required Licenses/Certifications/Posting Specific Minimum Qualifications:

Completion of a certificate course in HVAC, or 1 year of experience in the repair and maintenance of building operations equipment. Must sit for CFC universal certification within 6 months of hire; certification must be achieved within 12 months of hire for continued employment.

Preferred Qualifications:

Familiar with hand tools and power tools such as but not limited to drill, grinder, torch, etc.


Campus Location: Foggy Bottom, Washington, D.C.
College/School/Department: Operations
Family Facilities & Campus Ops
Sub-Family Maintenance
Stream Service and Support
Level Level 2
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
Hours Per Week: 40
Work Schedule: 7:00AM to 4:00PM - Monday - Friday, with Weekend and Holiday Rotation
Position Designation: Designated On-Site: Employees who are required to physically report to work or remain at work during an emergency or adjustment to the university's operating status
Telework: No
Required Background Check: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Internal Applicants Only? No
Posting Number: S006522
Job Open Date: 12/01/2017
Job Close Date:
If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until:
Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire.
EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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Documents needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Other Documents Refer to Special Instructions to Applicants