Number of Vacancies:
Area of Consideration:
Open To The Public
Pay Plan, Series & Grade:
Open Until Filled
4200 Connecticut Ave NW,
Washington, DC 20008
Brief Description of Duties
The position serves as a Maintenance Mechanic at the University of
the District of Columbia’s (UDC) Facilities Management Division.
The position works under the authority of the Director, of
Facilities Management. The incumbent is responsible for the
day-to-day operations and maintenance of the universities plumbing
systems Incumbent plans, directs, and coordinates a wide variety of
tasks, projects, and maintenance repairs.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Coordinates work activities and work requests for completion
with the Maintenance and Operations supervisor.
- Completes a variety of related work functions, which involves
assigned work operations within the limits of policies and basic
production schedules set by management as well as appropriate oral
- Responsible for overall effectiveness and economic use of
equipment and material to meet work production goals and quality
- Surveys buildings and perform maintenance on building systems,
plumbing systems, electrical systems, and mechanical systems.
- Conducts general upkeep procedures and carpentry.
- Ability to construct building frameworks, including walls,
floors, and door frames. Ability to design and install shelving,
window molding and drywall.
- Paint assigned areas, installing drywall and carpet, and
replace ceiling tile as needed.
- Performs outside maintenance when required to include painting,
paver repairs/replacement, landscaping maintenance (grass cutting),
snow removal(shoveling) and apply pre-treatment to grounds as
needed or whenever the contractor for the University is
- Repairs or replaces broken drainage lines, clogged drains,
- Conducts inventory to ascertain that supplies, tools, and
equipment are properly accounted for and secured.
- Installs, replace and repairs lighting, bulbs, lamps, ballast,
and minor electrical equipment.
- Locates and repair issues with plumbing systems (flushometers,
valves, faucets, etc.).
- Conducts inspections of the University facilities to ensure
that the University is in compliance with District of Columbia
- Performs minor repairs and troubleshooting on temporary
ventilation, dehumidification, refrigeration and other
- Responsible for responding to emergencies, which includes but
not limited to answering after hour calls.
- Performs all other duties as assigned.
Minimum Job Requirements
- Follow instructions received from supervisors, and to meet
- Works along with other workers and setting the pace;
- Demonstrates proper work methods;
- Ensures that needed plans, blueprints, materials, and tools are
available, and that needed stock is obtained from supply
- Obtains needed information or decisions from supervisors on
problems that come up during work
- Maintains a current knowledge, and answering questions on
procedures, policies, written instructions, and other directives
(for example, technical orders)
- Checks work while in progress and when finished to see whether
the supervisor's instructions on work sequence, procedures,
methods, and deadlines have been met.
- Drive University vehicles to pick up or drop off furniture
to/from different organizations.
- They may be also asked to drive people to various locations
around the campus which may, include the president of the
Information to Applicant
Collective Bargaining Unit (Union):
- The incumbent must have a minimum of three years’ experience in
- The incumbent must have a high school diploma.
This position is not
part of the collective bargaining unit.
Selectee will be eligible for health
and life insurance, annual (vacation) and sick leave and will be
covered under the University of the District of Columbia' s
retirement plan (TIAA).
Equal Opportunity Employer:
The District of Columbia
Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified
candidates will receive consideration without regard to race,
color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status,
personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities,
matriculation, physical handicap, or political affiliation.
Notice of Non-Discrimination:
In accordance with the D.C.
Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section
2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the University of the District of
Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived
actual race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age,
disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression,
family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation,
marital status, personal appearance, genetic information, familial
status, source of income, status as a victim of an intrafamily
offense, place of residence or business, or status as a covered
veteran, as provided for and to the extent required by District and
Federal statutes and regulations. Sexual harassment is a form of
sex discrimination which is also prohibited by the Act. In
addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories
is prohibited by the Act. Discrimination in violation of the Act
will not be tolerated. Violators will be subject to disciplinary
Applicants claiming veterans preference
must submit official proof at the time of application.
At this time, the University of the
District of Columbia does not provide sponsorship for visas (e.g.
H-1B). This position is also ineligible for Optional Practical
A person applying for a position who
is a bona fide District resident at the time of application for the
position, may be awarded a 10-point residency preference over
non-District applicants, unless the person declines the preference
points. If selected, the person shall be required to present no
less than 8 proofs of bona fide District residency on or before the
effective date of the appointment and maintain such residency for 7
consecutive years from the effective date of the appointment.
Failure to maintain bona fide District residency for the 7-year
period will result in forfeiture of employment.
Pursuant to the requirements of the
Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill
this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to
notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than
five (5) days after conviction of any criminal drug statute
occurring in the workplace.
Employment with the University of
the District of Columbia is contingent upon a satisfactory
background investigation. The determination of a 'satisfactory
background investigation' is made at the sole discretion of the
University of the District of Columbia. The University may refuse
to hire a finalist, rescind an offer of employment to a finalist or
review and may terminate the employment of a current employee based
on the results of a background investigation.
Disposition of Resume:
Resumes received outside the area of
consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given
consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive
consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For
the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job
applications. Therefore, if selected for employment a UDC
application will be required.
Official Job Offers are made by the University
of the District of Columbia, Office of Human Resources only.
All inquiries related to employment and
job applications should be directed to UDC Office of Human
Resources at (202) 274-5380.
The University of the District of Columbia is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women,
veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For
a full version of the University’s EO Policy Statement, please