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Maintenance Mechanic - Facilities (HVAC, Plumbing, Electrical)

Company: Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority
Location: Raleigh
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Learn more about what it's like to be a member of Team RDU!

RDU Airport Authority provides a world-class customer experience for millions of passengers traveling to or through the airport. Our organization honors leadership, integrity, teamwork, excellence, and respect. We're known for innovation, and we need skilled professionals to match our team. Here at RDU, we've created a culture that attracts bright, passionate, and caring people who sincerely want to do their best for our internal and external partners. Our organization offers a dynamic, fast-paced environment that promotes teamwork, creativity, and collaboration. As a team member at RDU, you can expect to make a difference through your work, to have a direct impact on the achievement of a very meaningful mission, to advance your career trajectory, and to have room for fun and fulfillment in your daily life.

Does this sound like the challenge that you have been searching for? If so, please consider applying for the Maintenance Mechanic position at the Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority. This role will focus on the following professional trades in RDU Facilities: HVAC, Electrical and Plumbing.

At RDU, your career goals guide our efforts. Most importantly, here at RDU, we fly high and help people find freedom. Freedom to land in a place that fits today, and one that fits in the future. Freedom to find clarity in chaos, to lean into transition and achieve growth. Freedom to thrive, on both sides of the equation. RDU provides an opportunity to work with an awesome team, all dedicated to our core values of Learning, Integrity, Team, Excellence, and Respect.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by employees in this job. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

GENERAL SUMMARY

The Maintenance Mechanic maintains and repairs heating, ventilation, air conditioning, plumbing, and electrical systems for RDU Airport Authority facilities. This position also assists with escalators, powerwalks, ticketing scales, and a large variety of other problems that are associated with the routine maintenance of a public facility. Additionally, the Maintenance Mechanic will assist with weather related activities such as snow removal and or hurricane preparedness to maintain a 24/7 operation.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by employees in this job. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

HVAC

Troubleshoots, repairs, and maintains:
Direct expansion air conditioning units
A variety of pumps associated with HVAC, from 1 hp to 100 hp throughout the airport
The airport's AHUs and ventilation systems
Boilers and hot water system
Chillers and chilled water system
Cooling towers
Variable frequency drives
Monitors and operates all RDU Building Management Systems
Maintains and assists with HVAC water treatment

Plumbing

Troubleshoots, repairs, and maintains:
A variety of pumps associated with plumbing, from 1 hp to 100 hp throughout the airport
Plumbing Stations
Pump stations and sewer lift stations as needed
All associated restroom equipment including toilets, faucets, sinks, showers, soap dispensers, paper towel dispensers and partitions
Sewer lines: cleans out grease traps, unstops sewer backups, and floor drain repairs
Backflows
Repairs of water coolers
Maintains and assists with Fire Sprinkler systems

Electrical

Checks operation, performs preventative maintenance, and assists with repairs for:
Emergency power generators, automatic transfer switches, generator paralleling switchgear and distribution system
Electrical switchgear, transformers, buss duct, motor control centers, and variable frequency drives
Troubleshoots, repairs, and maintains:
3 Phase; 4,160 volts, 480/277 volt and 208/120 electrical systems.
A variety of pumps, from 1 hp to 100 hp throughout the airport
All lighting throughout RDUAA campus. Including fluorescent and HID using ladders and aerial lifts
Checks operation. performs preventive maintenance, and repairs to automatic sliding door systems and UPS systems
Performs additional related work as required

Hiring Range - Minimum $22.02 and Maximum to commensurate with experience

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS & IDEAL CANDIDATE PROFILE:

Education:

Required:

High School diploma or equivalency

Preferred:

Associate Degree or Apprentice Program

Experience:

Required:

At least 2 years residential or light commercial experience in HVAC, Plumbing, and/or Electrical

Preferred:

At least 4 years residential or light commercial experience in HVAC, Plumbing, and/or Electrical

Licenses or Certifications:

Required:

Valid NC Driver's License and ability to obtain NC CDL (Class B) License within 6 months of start date.

Preferred:

NC Registered Journeyman's Certificate

Knowledge of:

HVAC, Plumbing, and Electrical systems
Working knowledge and experience of mechanical and utility systems
The use of mechanical and hand tools, power tools and mechanical testing equipment
Operation of mechanical High reach lift equipment and Bucket trucks
English grammar, spelling, punctuation
Modern office procedures, methods, and computer equipment
The use of maintenance work order systems for work assignments and documenting work activities

Skills:

Interpersonal skills necessary to develop and maintain effective and appropriate working relationships
Performing a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another of a different nature
Performing basic mathematical functions such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percentages, and ratios
Assigning, prioritizing, monitoring, and reviewing work assignments

Ability to:

Handle difficult situations with tact and diplomacy
Meet schedules and deadlines of the work
Understand and carry out oral and written directions
Accurately organize and maintain paper documents and electronic files
Maintain the confidentiality of information and professional boundaries

WORKING ENVIRONMENT / CONDITIONS

The work environment and exposures described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

Work may be performed indoors or outdoors in potentially adverse conditions on uneven ground in all types of weather. May periodically be exposed to loud sounds and distracting noise levels, such as from office equipment, machinery, and overhead and ground level aircraft noise.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

The position involves heavy physical demands, such as exerting up to 100 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 lbs. of force frequently, and/or up to 20 lbs. of force constantly to move objects. Positions in this class require fingering, talking, hearing, seeing, grasping, standing, walking, repetitive motions, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, climbing, balancing, pushing, pulling and lifting. Incumbents may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, odors, dusts, poor ventilation, chemical and oils.

RDU Benefits:

At RDU, you're not just a blip on the radar. We appreciate you and care about your health, happiness and future. Here's a snapshot of our awesome benefits!

Work-Life Harmony
Paid Vacation Leave
Paid Sick Leave
11 Paid Holidays
Flexible Holiday Options
Health and Wellness
Comprehensive Wellness Program
On-site Fitness Classes & Employee Fitness Center Access
Health Savings Account (HSA) - with matching employer contributions
Flexible Spending Accounts - medical and dependent care options
Opportunities for employer paid or discounted insurance plans
Financial Wellness
Tuition assistance and career development
Shift Differential pay
401(k) plan, Traditional and Roth options - with matching employer contributions
457(b) plan, Traditional and Roth options
NC Pension Retirement Pan
Employee Discounts - cell phone service plans, RDU Airport Terminal stores and restaurants

Please see the Raleigh Durham Airport-Authority statement on Equal Opportunity Employment located at:

Experience
Required
2 year(s): At least 2year residential or light commercial or commercial experience in HVAC, Plumbing, and/or Electrical
Preferred
4 year(s): At least 4 years residential or light commercial or commercial experience in HVAC, Plumbing, and/or Electrical
Education
Preferred
High School or better
Licenses & Certifications
Preferred
Commercial Drivers Lic B
Skills
Preferred
Written Communication
Planning & Organization
Customer Service
Verbal Communication
Teamwork
Critical Thinking
Listening
Problem Solving
Behaviors
Preferred
Respectful: Treats everyone with honesty and dignity
Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well . click apply for full job details

Keywords: Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority, Raleigh , Maintenance Mechanic - Facilities (HVAC, Plumbing, Electrical), Professions , Raleigh, North Carolina

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