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Facilities Maintenance Technician

American University | Washington, DC

Posted Date 11/24/2022

This position performs work in a variety of trades at the American University Washington College of Law (WCL). Responsibilities include work involving: HVAC and refrigeration, fire sprinkler and plumbing, carpentry, electrical, kitchen equipment, painting, and general building maintenance tasks. The role of this position is to provide a safe, functional, clean, efficient and attractive living and learning environment. This position will be involved in corrective and preventive maintenance and minor alteration work and may supervise temporary labor and/or other contractors as required.

  1. Troubleshoots problems with HVAC/refrigeration systems, plumbing, electrical, carpentry, fire alarm and sprinkler system and related equipment along with Kitchen Equipment. Performs corrective and preventive maintenance tasks such as repairs to plumbing and electrical systems.

  2. Assists with maintenance and repairs for mechanical or HVAC equipment, in order to maintain a fully operational and safe system.

  3. Inspects and maintains all building mechanical rooms, work areas and equipment, in order to provide a safe and clean working condition for employees. Orders required parts and materials for minor and major repair work, to ensure necessary supplies are available, as needed

  4. Responds to emergency afterhours callbacks as needed.

  5. Attends technical training to remain up to date with new equipment that may be installed in the building. Provides cross training and trade related information to other members of the WCL maintenance staff.

  6. Maintains accurate files and equipment records for deferred maintenance analysis, in order to build a historical database from which to efficiently manage future project costs; and maintains an inventory of tools and supplies sufficient to perform the above tasks.

  7. Provides information and assistance to building occupants, planners and others involved in major alterations/renovations to the building.

  8. This position directly supervises temporary labor and/ or other trades persons as required; and participates in the completion of 4,000 work orders annually in a 350, 000+ square foot facility.

Salary76960.00 Annual
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