IEA Corp., an EverWatch company is in search of a Maintenance
Mechanic-Electrician to support the Department of State.
The Maintenance Mechanic performs skilled work in the installation,
operation, maintenance, modification, service and repair to facilities
mechanical, electrical, HVAC, plumbing, water and waste treatment
systems, fire and life support safety equipment and elevators systems.
The Maintenance Mechanic monitors the performance of heating, cooling,
and related systems by interpreting the energy management system
alarms and temperature and pressure differentials, troubleshoots
problems, and makes adjustments, when necessary. The Sr. Maintenance
Mechanic also performs preventive maintenance work based on equipment
manufactures recommended procedures and the facilities computerized
maintenance management system, CMMS. Maintains accurate records of
buildings systems and equipment and ensures there are ample spare
parts and materials in stock to keep systems operational.
a) Performs skilled mechanical maintenance by inspecting and testing
elements of facilities systems to locate and diagnose faults and malfunctions.
b) Monitors the performance of heating, cooling, and related systems
by interpreting the energy management system alarms and temperature
and pressure differentials.
c) Assures the proper operation of a wide variety of mechanical
systems and devices including pumps, motors, and compressors.
d) Performs preventive maintenance to keep facilities systems to
prescribed operating standards and/or performance rates.
e) Troubleshoots problems, and makes adjustments and/or performs
required repairs using hand tools and precision measuring and testing devices.
f) Provides detailed estimate of repair (and/or replacement) costs
beyond the capability to perform.
g) Repairs existing facilities systems according to work orders or
verbal instructions by inspecting the work site to determine the
materials, equipment, tool requirements, and method to be used;
developing a plan or lay out for the project or following a blueprint,
sketch or schematic; assembling, fabricating or building and
installing materials, equipment, or fixtures as required by the scope
h) Performs basic plumbing work by repairing existing plumbing and
pipe lines, replacing washers in valves, installing plumbing fixtures,
such as sinks, toilets, water heaters, and connecting them to outlet
and inlet pipes by fitting with gaskets, couplings, traps, and valves,
and soldering connections to seal joints, and opening clogged drains
and stopped-up toilets.
i) Performs basic electrical work by replacing faulty switches,
sockets, plugs, fuses, breakers, insulators and other simple elements
of electrical systems, fixtures and equipment, installing new conduit,
wiring, and electrical machinery, inspecting and testing electrical
lighting, power circuits, and equipment, and maintains and repairs
existing electrical wiring, equipment, and installations, and
providing an estimate of repair (and/or replacement) costs beyond the
capability to perform.
j) Serves as a principal advisor to OBO/FAC and oversees the
planning, organizing, coordinating of activities, resources, equipment
and information for large single and/or multiple projects.
The Maintenance Mechanic shall meet the below qualifications.
a) Must maintain a valid driver’s license to operate Mission vehicles.
b) Must have good working knowledge to identify and mitigate safety
hazards and capable to ensure Facilities comply with local
environmental, U.S. OSHA and local safety standards.
c) Mastery of project management concepts, methods, and best
practices to provide expert guidance to Facilities Maintenance in
meeting short and long term operational requirements and in developing
plans that optimize operational efficiency and effectiveness in the
assigned maintenance management and support area.
d) Mastery of the full range of principles, concepts, methods, and
practices in maintenance management required to oversee the planning
and execution of operations and to ensure coordination with other
e) Knowledge of regulations governing the acquisition of equipment,
personnel, and supplies required to support Embassy operations.
Ability to manage critical, time sensitive projects that require
extensive coordination across program and organizational lines within
the Mission, the Department, and with other USG agencies and
non-governmental and private organizations; and the efficient
management of assigned resources including government and contractor
f) Ability to take decisive action and obtain consensus on
operational requirements on behalf of management.
g) Ability to interact effectively with individuals in garnering
cooperation and support for key planning, operations, and management
initiatives in the assigned program area.
h) Ability to interact effectively with individuals in garnering
cooperation and support for key planning and project management
initiatives in the assigned program area. Ability to provide
leadership and work effectively, cooperatively, and harmoniously in a
multi-disciplinary team environment under considerable stress and
tight deadlines, and with minimal supervision in meeting demands
associated with a high profile, results-driven activity. Ability to
communicate effectively, both orally and in writing to plan, organize,
coordinate, and oversee operations, provide advice and guidance,
reconcile conflicting viewpoints, negotiate agreements with various
stakeholders, resolve complex and often controversial technical and
management issues, and represent Facilities in a variety of forums.
* Active Top Secret security clearance