Facility Engineer

Wyndmoor, PA
Work Type: On-Site
  • Job Category: Installation, Maintenance & Repair
  • Travel: None
  • Clearance: Able to Obtain Public Trust
  • Req ID: 2024-3384


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Job Summary:

Akima Facilities Operations is looking for a Facility Engineer to work in Wyndmood, PA. To join our team of outstanding professionals, apply today!


Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform maintenance and repair work on buildings, exterior and interior structures and related utilities, facilities and components.

  • Work shall be in accordance with current applicable international codes, and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements.

  • Utilizes journeyman level trade skills in at least two of the following trades:

  • Electrician

  • Air Conditioning Mechanic

  • Heating/Ventilation Mechanic

  • Industrial Equipment Mechanic

  • Welder

  • Sheet Metal Mechanic

  • Electronics Mechanic


  • Installs, repairs, maintains, troubleshoots, tests, and loads new and existing electrical lines, circuits, systems, and associated fixtures, controls, and equipment. Examples are secondary power distribution lines and circuits used to supply a wide range of voltage, amperage, phase, and frequency requirements, to distribution panels, switchgear, power and control circuits; industrial multiphase systems; thermocouple sensors; electrical intrusion alarm and fire alarm system; emergency warning systems; lighting protection systems; high intensity lighting systems with associated controls; target mechanisms; AC and DC rectification systems; galvanic and impressed current cathodic protection systems which prevent corrosion on underground or submerged equipment and pipes; amplifier circuits; and related electrical equipment, for complete systems in industrial complexes and buildings.

  • Diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus, and components, using test equipment and hand tools, to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problem.

  • Connect wires to circuit breakers, transformers, or other components. Inspect electrical systems, equipment, and components to identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustment or repair, and to ensure compliance with National Electric Codes, Unified Facilities Criteria, State and Local requirements, etc.

  • Advise management on whether continued operation of equipment could be hazardous. Test electrical systems and continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures, using testing devices such as ohmmeters, voltmeters, and oscilloscopes, to ensure compatibility and safety of system.

Air Conditioning Equipment Mechanic:

  • Installs, recognizes the cause of faulty equipment and makes repairs on large systems that provide for a variety of air conditioning functions such as heating, cooling, humidifying, dehumidifying, cleaning, filtering, and circulating. Systems are used to support structures such as, warehouses, hangars, hospitals, and large office buildings and complexes including those with areas that have special requirements such as communication centers, electronic data processing centers, clean rooms, link training rooms, and other areas with sensitive equipment.

  • Review engineering blueprints, install air conditioning direct expansion and chilled-water systems, test systems for proper functioning, reviews and adjusts system controls, using Direct Digital Control (DDC) computer system, perform emergency repairs, maintain tools, order supplies, and making routine adjustments to maximize operational efficiency.

  • Analyze data when inspecting systems, for temperature, fuel consumption, hours of operation, etc. Perform minor repair of DDC components.

  • Recover and properly dispose of refrigerants (Ozone Depleting Substance) when servicing air conditioning equipment.

Heating & Boiler Equipment Mechanic:

  • Installs, maintains, and repairs a variety of complex industrial equipment and systems involving power steam, high, medium and low pressure and temperature boilers with complicated components, critical requirements, and rigid tolerances, using specialized test equipment.

  • Repairs, troubleshoots, and maintains single-and-multiple fuel power boilers and associated auxiliary and pollution control equipment such as, industrial water treatment systems, chemical dispensers, electrostatic precipitators, bag houses and ash removal equipment, and wet particulate scrubbers. Reviews and adjusts system controls, using Direct Digital Control (DDC) computer system.

Industrial Equipment Mechanic:

  • Installs, aligns, troubleshoots, repairs, overhauls, and maintains various types of nonproduction industrial plant machinery, equipment, and systems.

  • Disassembles and repairs general industrial plant machinery, equipment, and systems such as, towveyor and conveyor systems, bridge cranes, air compressors, engine and hydromatic dynamometers, and similar equipment.

Electronics Mechanic:

  • Installs, modifies overhauls, maintains, troubleshoots, and repairs electronics equipment of moderate complexity or a system of limited complexity. Follows blueprints and manufacturers' specifications, uses hand tools and specialized test instruments.

  • Electronic equipment serviced is usually self-contained and functionally independent such as color radar receivers and transmitters, video recorders, color video cameras/recorders, audio recorders, two-way radios, multichannel VHF or UHF transmitters or receivers, power or supplies, and multilayered printed circuit boards.

  • Calibrates testing instruments

Sheet Metal Mechanic:

  • Develops patterns and lays out, cuts, forms, joins, assembles, and installs items such as heating, air conditioning, and ventilating pipes; conduits; drying ovens; bulkheads; airframes; spars; air scoops; control and flying surfaces; and other items and systems with combined straight and curved edges or irregular angles, planes, and curves.

  • Plans, lays out, and constructs manufactured items and systems with dovetailed, set-in bottom, burred bottom, wired, or lock seams.

  • Works with various metals, including magnesium, honeycomb material, alloys, stainless steel and copper sheet.

  • May perform maintenance work in other trades not requiring journeyman level skills in trades such as, Carpentry, Plumbing, Machining, Masonry, or Painting.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Valid state driver’s license for the operation of any vehicle with a GVW rating of 26,000 lbs. or less.

  • High school graduate or equivalent.

  • Knowledge of hand and power tools.

  • Verifiable Journeyman level experience in at least one of the trades listed.

  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work well in a team environment.

  • Ability to understand and have working knowledge of hazardous, safety, and environmental warnings.

  • General knowledge of all maintenance and construction trades.

  • Must be able to climb ladders, scaffolds, walkways, and lift up to 50 pounds; be able to complete assigned tasks in high or confined spaces.

Physical Demands:

  • Makes repairs and installations from ladders, scaffolding, platforms, and other hard-to-reach places. The work may subject employee to long periods of standing, stooping, bending, kneeling, climbing, and working in tiring and uncomfortable positions. The work will require lifting and carrying tools equipment, and parts that weigh up to 40 pounds. Occasionally, may be required to lift or move heavier equipment with assistance.

  • The work is performed both inside and outside. The work may subject employee to work outside in bad weather; in work areas that are noisy, dirty, dusty, and greasy; on scaffolding or cranes at heights of 30 feet or more; and in close quarters.

  • May be occasionally exposed to the possibility of injury from falling, electrical shock, burns, and moving equipment. May be exposed to the possibility of cuts and bruises.

Job: Installation, Maintenance & Repair

Travel: None

Organization: AFO - Akima Facilities Operations

Clearance: Able to Obtain Public Trust

Work Type: On-Site

Remote: No

ReqID: 2024-3384