AECOM Watch Chief in McLean, Virginia
United States of America - Virginia, McLean
Seeking a Watch Chief to operate and maintain mechanical and electrical systems, and equipment for production of electrical power, heat, ventilation, air conditioning, and/or refrigeration. This position will work a rotating shift – 5:30am- 1:30pm, 1:30pm-9:30pm, 9:30pm-5:30am.
Operate and Maintain electrical and mechanical systems: boilers, chillers, HVAC equipment, emergency generators and potable domestic water system.
Make periodic tours of all equipment and systems within headquarters compound, and maintain operational records.
Troubleshoot systems using prints and wiring diagrams.
Monitor and operate assigned control systems.
Monitor all water treatment equipment, chemical and test – making changes as required;
Record and Report all Faults, deficiencies, and unusual occurrences;
Respond to emergency situations site wide, performing any and all tasks necessary for the protection of property and personnel;
Coordinate and communicate with company, client and contractor personnel.
Provide direction to First Operator, Second Operator and Apprentice Engineer.
Assume all responsibilities of HVAC Grade I as assigned by Chief Engineer on maintenance days.
In the absence of Chief Engineer, provide direction to all assigned personnel.
Perform other job related work as assigned.
Must possess Class I stationery engineer license, DC 3rd steam boiler engineer license or equivalent.
Must possess universal CFC certification.
Able to read and interpret blueprints.
Working knowledge of piping systems
Ability to comprehend written and oral instructions.
Must work scheduled rotational shifts, including days, evenings, nights, holidays and weekends.
Be capable, as required to stand watches for personnel under their supervision.
Thorough knowledge of mechanical systems and electricity including equipment and testing instrumentation.
Knowledge of and experience with valves, traps, strainers, and refrigeration systems
Eight years experience in commercial/industrial operations.
Minimum of three years experience as an operator in a large steam (100,000 lb/hr or greater total capacity) and chiller (10,000 t/hr or greater total capacity) plant.
One year experience in generator operations.
High school, technical school, apprenticeship, trade school graduate or equivalent required.
Must be a U.S. Citizen, have obtained and able to maintain Top Secret Security Clearance.
Working knowledge of HVAC systems.
Ability to write correspondence.
Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
Have basic computer skills.
Formalized training in stationery engineering or related crafts.
What We Offer
When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is
pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions
inclusion, diversity and overall
employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our
core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only
delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Job Category Craft/Trade
Business Line Management Services
Business Group Management Services Group (MS)
Country United States of America
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 223885BR
Clearance Required Yes
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.