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Espire Services, LLC (Espire), is an SBA 8(a) and CVE-Verified Service-Disabled, Veteran Owned Small Business, (SDVOSB) providing a wide array of professional services to the U.S. Government. Espire provides facility management support, engineering services, security support services, program management support and staffing solutions.
Purpose: The Sr. Maintenance Mechanic – (BAS Technician, Master Electrician or HVAC Technician) 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. You will monitor the performance of heating, cooling, and related systems by interpreting the energy management system alarms and temperature and pressure differentials, troubleshoots problems, and make adjustments, when necessary. You will also perform preventive maintenance work based on equipment manufactures recommended procedures and the facilities computerized maintenance management system, CMMS. Maintain accurate records of buildings systems and equipment and ensures there are ample spare parts and materials in stock to keep systems operational.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Perform skilled mechanical maintenance by inspecting and testing elements of facilities systems to locate and diagnose faults and malfunctions.
- Monitor the performance of heating, cooling, and related systems by interpreting the energy management system alarms and temperature and pressure differentials.
- Assure the proper operation of a wide variety of mechanical systems and devices including pumps, motors, and compressors.
- Perform preventive maintenance to keep facilities systems to prescribed operating standards and/or performance rates.
- Troubleshoot problems and makes adjustments and/or performs required repairs using hand tools and precision measuring and testing devices.
- Provide detailed estimate of repair (and/or replacement) costs beyond the capability to perform.
- Repair 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 of work.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
Education and Qualifications:
- Bachelor’s degree is preferred, preferably in engineering, Construction Management, Architectural or technical discipline.
- Must have Top-Secret clearance.
- Must have 8 years of experience.
- BAS Technician – The BAS Technician must be qualified and certified with the BAS System(s) at the BEC. The BAS Technician must have a minimum of five (5) Years’ in the experience of Operation & Maintenance of building automation systems including the computer and microprocessor controlled components that make up the systems. Five (5) years of which must have been spent in direct operations and maintenance of BAS and three (3) years of which must have been in a large, modern commercial or Government facility, domestic or overseas. BAS personnel will operate and maintain the BAS and the Power Monitoring System (PMS) in accordance with the manufactures recommendations and in accordance with the installation and operating parameters within the facilities.
- Master Electrician – A person who possesses the necessary ability, proficiency and qualifications to execute, install, plan, lay out, supervise and direct the details for installation and supervise the work of installing, repairing and maintaining specific materials and equipment utilizing a working knowledge sufficient to comply with the pertinent provisions of the applicable safety and building codes, any code supplements, maintenance and acceptance testing criteria and standards, manufacturer requirements and executed in accordance with the contract/statement of work, plans and specifications.
- HVAC Technician – Must be a graduate of a State approved/accredited or military program that provided formal HVAC Journeyman level instruction and training; and have hands-on experience (to have been completed within the last 8 years), in rehabilitation, maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of new and older HVAC building systems and equipment; or hold a valid Master license at a State level. In addition, the HVAC technician must also hold a current EPA-approved CFC Universal certification for high and low-pressure refrigerants, and shall be familiar with/be able to comply with regulations governing the use of CFC refrigerants.