PAE, Inc Building Maintenance Mechanic in Russia, Russia

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Building Maintenance Mechanic

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

Incumbent performs a wide range of monitoring and maintenance functions during their shift, to include: troubleshooting problems, utilizing basic test equipment and meters as necessary; making minor and uncomplicated repairs; and providing detailed verbal/written reports on problems to shop supervisors. Incumbent is expected to work alone on rotating shifts (all days and all shifts). Guidelines are provided by established trade practices in the primary trade areas. Work is performed in accordance with established safety practices and regulations for all the trades.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

Monitoring functions (45%): Responds to all plant alarms and takes appropriate actions. Monitors the DDC system and makes scheduled rounds of the building utility systems and maintains a logbook of the readings of the equipment. Responds to DDC alarms (to include specifically DDC alarms related to the fire alarm system) and trouble messages and takes appropriate actions. Monitors the equipment associated with hot and cold domestic water systems, water filtration and treatment systems, fire pumps, and dry pipe suppression systems.

Maintenance functions (55%): Independently performs routine and uncomplicated maintenance work, repairs, and installation work (e.g., changing light bulbs, and repairing minor electrical problems with outlets, switches and breakers). Obtains and utilizes a working knowledge of the plumbing system, to include specifically the location and function of the system isolation valve. Possesses a working knowledge of HVAC systems and controls; is able to restart commercial chiller units and boiler plants. Assists the various shops when performing preventive maintenance on building systems. Records and responds to service calls between 1700 and 0900. Responds to fire alarms; resets the fire system an inter-related DDC system if determined to be a false alarm.

Record and responds to electrical power outages: Monitors the operation of the emergency generators and related switchgear, shuts down the generators upon restoration of commercial power, and monitors and records levels of the fuel tanks. Possesses an understanding of the operation of elevators: restores them to an operational mode after an unscheduled shutdown; and, if necessary, extracts passengers from and inoperable elevator.


Must be 21 years of age or older, completed journeyman training in either the electrical or mechanical (building systems) trades. Must have five years documented experience as a journeyman in one of the primary trades, plus semi-skilled experience in a secondary trade. Must know how to read electrical, plumbing, and mechanical schematics and drawings. Must know how to use tools of the two primary trades. Must possess basic knowledge of English grammar and computers and be able to write reports. Must be physically qualified to perform physical labor and lift 50 pounds without assistance. Must possess a Top Secret security clearance and a valid driver’s license in order to obtain a local driver’s license.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

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