Engineer (USHMM)
Washington, DC 
Posted 23 days ago
Job Description

About Us: EMCOR Government Services offers an experienced single-source solution for meeting the routine and mission-critical needs of federal, state, local and other government organizations. By combining our expert professional technicians, commercial best practices, extensive facilities knowledge and strong commitment to reliable, responsive service, we enable our government clients to achieve consistently high-performance facilities, on-time projects and long-term value.

Job Title: Engineer - DC 3rd Class

Job Summary: EMCOR Government Services has an immediate need for a 3rd Class Engineer in Washington, DC.


  • Executes all work in safe and professional manner by completing all work accurately and on time.
  • Installs, services and maintains environmental control systems, utilizing knowledge of refrigeration theory, pipefitting, and structural layout.
  • Performs maintenance and repairs of: all fired or unfired pressure vessels and vacuum systems; all refrigeration and air conditioning machinery and their associated equipment, and all air handling and distribution equipment.
  • Starts systems, observes operation, read gauges and instruments, and adjusts mechanisms such as actuators, valves, controls, and pumps to control system operation. Studies system blueprints, specifications, and performance data to determine configuration and purpose of system components such as compressors, motors, pumps, fans, switches, controls, ducts, or pipes.
  • Inspects system to verify system compliance with plans and specifications and to detect malfunctions in system component parts. Opens valves on equipment such as compressors, pumps, and condensers to prepare system for operation and starts equipment and auxiliary machinery.
  • Starts systems, observes operation, read gauges and instruments, and adjusts mechanisms such as actuators, valves, controls, and pumps to control system operation.
  • Discusses system malfunctions with users to isolate problems. Records temperature, pressure, and other readings on log sheet at specified intervals.
  • Operates refrigerant recovery equipment, vacuum pumps, charging equipment and service gauges. Screws, bolts, rivets, welds, and brazes parts to assemble structural and functional components such as motors, controls, switches, gauges, wiring harnesses, valves, pumps, compressors, condensers, cores, and pipes. Installs wiring to connect components to electric power source.
  • Dismantles malfunctioning systems and tests components. Replaces or adjusts defective or worn parts to repair systems.
  • Cuts, bends and crimps sheet metal, installs air ducts and associated sheet metal components. Inspects and measures building to determine airflow requirements.
  • Installation of complete heat and air conditioning systems.
  • Lubricate fans, motors, and control units.
  • Troubleshoot electrical and mechanical heat and refrigeration systems
  • Performs all preventative maintenance tasking on all HVAC equipment including boilers and cooling towers in accordance with detailed tasks in CMMS library.
  • Responsible for accurate and timely paperwork related to essential duties and responsibilities.
  • Performs other routine duties as required.


  • Must have a DC 3rd Class Steam License and Master HVAC License
  • EPA Universal CFC license is required
  • 5+ years' experience working trade in commercial and industrial environment
  • Proven in-depth knowledge of related building codes, regulations and ordinances
  • Proven ability to effectively read, interpret and work from plans, schematics and drawings
  • Prior experience with precision Metasys/ FX Explorer systems in mission critical areas
  • Strong interpersonal skills and good customer service skills
  • Must possess valid driver's license
  • Minimum High School diploma or equivalent (GED) required

We offer our employees a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package and are always looking for individuals with the talent and skills required to contribute to our continued growth and success. EOE M/F/Vet/Disabled

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
5+ years
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