The Maintenance Helper will assist in the maintenance of various building systems including the mechanical, electrical, plumbing, life safety and control systems. This position may involve overtime, weekend or holiday work on a prearranged or short notice basis at the supervisor’s discretion. This position also involves exposure to extremes of temperature while working in mechanical rooms, on cooling towers or outdoors. In addition, as a vital member of the front line team of the company, the Maintenance Helper must sustain excellent tenant relations.
Assist in performing regular preventive maintenance on all mechanical and electrical systems as directed.
Assist in monitoring and recording building system conditions as directed.
Assist in correction of emergency situations which may include various cleaning duties.
Assist in the removal of snow and ice from building area as necessary.
Assist in the repair of defective building equipment.
Assist in the inspection and repair of building and support systems.
Caulking, painting, light carpentry, plumbing or electrical tasks as assigned.
Respond to service requests from individual tenants at the direction of the Chief Engineer.
Complete other duties as assigned by the Chief Engineer.
A high school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) is desired.
A minimum of 3 years experience in a similar commercial real estate setting is desired.
The ability to perform the requirements of the job with a minimum of direct supervision.
Demonstrate effective verbal and communication skills, be able to follow oral and written directions, and communicate with tenants in an effective, courteous manner.
Other Important Attributes:
Exercises good judgment and uses discretion.
Ability to keep processes moving forward and take initiative as appropriate.
Should be self-directed and motivated, demonstrate quick turnaround, follow through and follow up.
Must be reliable, dependable with excellent attendance, flexible and versatile.
Must possess positive interpersonal skills and be able to communicate well and in a positive manner to customers, employees, visitors, and vendors at all times.
The ability to work well under pressure.
The physical requirements 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.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to walk, sit, and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, taste or smell, and lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Special vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics 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.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee subject to extremes of temperature while working in mechanical rooms, on cooling towers our outdoors. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet or humid condition, work near moving mechanical parts, work in high, precarious place, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and outdoor weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
JBG SMITH is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected class, in accordance with applicable law.