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Lead Facilities Maintenance Technician

Richmond, VA
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Company AECOM

Job Title: Lead Facilities Maintenance Technician

JobID: 23339-1222083

Location: Richmond, VA, 23261, USA

Description: **Business Line** Government

**Position Title** Lead Facilities Maintenance Technician

United States of America - Virginia


**Job Summary**

AECOM is seeking a Lead Facilities Maintenance Technician for our operations and maintenance team in Richmond, VA. Typical work schedule is Monday-Friday, 7:30am – 4:00pm; various hours may be required based on business demand.

This position reports directly to the Operations Supervisor and is responsible for providing an advanced level of expertise in responding to work orders, troubleshooting, and providing preventative maintenance on facilities and utilities systems and equipment, including but not limited to mechanical equipment, motors, pumps, plumbing and piping, drains, and related equipment.

The Lead Facility Maintenance Technician is responsible for operating and maintaining HVAC equipment and systems for a large research facility and Central Utility Plant (CUP). Responds and provides service and feedback to the customer on temperature, humidity, and pressurization issues. Utilizes the Building Automation System to track, adjust, and trend. May routinely provide work direction to other technicians, coordinate/oversee subcontractor activities, and assist specialized craft technicians in other facility maintenance trades and services.

Essential Functions:

+ Understands and complies with all Environmental, Safety and Health (ES&H) programs and procedures.

+ Performs at level of HVAC Subject Matter Expert with demonstrated experience in pneumatic, electric, and electronic control systems.

+ Demonstrates thorough understanding of lab air flow dynamics including air handlers, exhaust, and steam humidifiers with the ability to independently diagnose and troubleshoot and provide direction on lab issues.

+ Leverages working knowledge of steam pressure reducing stations, steam traps, and condensate pumping stations.

+ Draws on familiarity with refrigeration equipment (e.g. ice machines, refrigerators, freezers, cold boxes, and stability chambers).

+ Demonstrates working knowledge of energy management systems (building automation systems) and has the ability to program, troubleshoot, schedule, and trend data.

+ Performs preventive maintenance on HVAC controls and operating systems as scheduled in the CMMS.

+ Diagnoses, troubleshoots, maintains, and repairs heating and ventilation equipment, pumps, fans, air dryers, compressors, and other mechanical equipment as necessary.

+ Demonstrates ability to lead maintenance teams with task assignments, oversight, quality inspections, training, and work order management.

+ Executes the leadership characteristics and critical thinking skills necessary to coach team members through problem solving and troubleshooting steps.

+ Creates and modifies site operations procedures for equipment and recommends measures to improve maintenance methods and equipment performance/reliability.

+ Utilizes strong mechanical and electrical skills in order to complete assignments.

+ Performs preventive maintenance on equipment as scheduled in the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).

+ Provides excellent customer service and feedback on all work orders while ensuring compliance to codes, regulations, industry standards, and company policies.

+ Operates various measuring, diagnostic and testing instruments to help provide energy efficiency solutions.

+ Operates equipment such as hand tools, computers, and diagnostic hardware to perform work.

+ Maintains a strict schedule in order to be successful in the assignment, while remaining flexible in the day-to-day activities for the benefit of the customer.

+ Other duties as assigned by Manager or Supervisor.

**For more information, please contact Amanda Osborn at 706-325-8606 or Amanda.Osborn@aecom.com!**

Within AECOM, our group provides facilities and production maintenance services for our clients’ industrial, manufacturing, distribution, pharmaceutical, and commercial sites worldwide.

+ We run our own crews of Production Maintenance Techs, CNC Service Techs, Automation Techs, Industrial Electricians, Maintenance Mechanics, Industrial HVAC Techs, Planner/ Schedulers, Supervisors and safety professionals inside our customers’ facilities to keep their infrastructure operating smoothly.

+ **These are full-time, regular positions with AECOM that offer a full benefits package.**

+ **Check us out at** ** https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8gwbf-\_Jt-Q ** **!**

+ **Come join our team!**


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**Minimum Requirements**

**Minimum Requirements:**

1. High School diploma or demonstrated equivalent.

2. Six years of experience as an HVAC/R maintenance technician in an industrial or commercial environment, or demonstrated equivalent combination of education and experience.

3. EPA Universal certification

**Additional Information:**

+ Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.

+ This position may require a valid Driver’s License.

+ This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.

+ This position will require the ability to obtain a security access badge at our client’s location.

+ This position may require various shifts, weekends, and alternative work schedules.

**Physical Requirements:**

+ Requires the ability to regularly lift up to 50 lbs.

+ Requires the ability to regularly climb extension ladders, roof ladder, stepladders, and stairs at least 10 times during shift.

+ Requires the flexibility to bend/stoop, squat repetitive during shift.

+ Requires the ability to regularly kneel repetitive for shift.

+ Requires the ability to move in a 90-degree fashion on a repetitive basis for shift.

+ Requires the ability to stretch/reach on a repetitive basis for shift.

+ Requires the ability to walk extensively throughout the plant during shift.

+ Requires the use of a Company/Client approved utility knife.

+ Requires the ability to differentiate colors pertaining to wire color-coding.

+ Some tasks will require repetitive wrist movement.

+ Requires the ability to interact with all clients in a professional and friendly manner despite periods of stress.

**Special Requirements:**

+ Wear steel toe safety shoes, safety glasses, gloves, hard hats and other Personal Protective Equipment as needed.

+ Cope with demands (stressors) that are associated with the job and/or the work environment so that acceptable levels of performance and overall contribution are maintained.

**Preferred Qualifications**

**Preferred Qualifications:**

1. Associate’s degree in HVAC, industrial mechanical, industrial electrical, or a related skilled trade.

2. Experience in a lead technician role that involved developing, mentoring and/or coaching lower level technicians.

3. Formal training and experience in building automation systems.

4. Experience working in a Computerized Maintenance Management (CMMS) environment.

5. Experience working with steam systems (e.g. high pressure steam boilers), centrifugal chillers, air handling units, cooling towers, air compressors, air dryers, heat exchangers, exhaust systems, VAV pneumatic controls, and energy management systems (building automation control systems).

6. Experience reading dials, monitoring equipment, and entering data into computer software.

7. Proficiency with MS Office programs (Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power Point).

**Other Attributes:**

+ Must be willing to work overtime when required. May be required to work holidays and weekends.

**What We Offer**

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

**Job Category** Maintenance

**Country** United States of America

**Position Status** Full-Time

**Requisition/Vacancy No.** 175946BR


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