Lead Operating Engineer (NARA II)
College Park, MD 
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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: Lead Operating Engineer (NARA II)

Job Summary: EMCOR Government Services is seeking an Operating Engineer in College Park, MD. Serves as a Lead Stationary Operating Engineer in Federal Government buildings and performs duties associated with the operation, maintenance, and repair of refrigeration and air-conditioning and heating equipment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists the Chief Engineer with his duties.
  • Is the Operating Engineer in charge of the watch shift when on duty, is the POC for other than normal working hours.
  • Performs adjustments and minor repairs to mechanical and electrical equipment and component parts of heating and air-conditioning systems and auxiliary support equipment while on watch or tour.
  • Performs physical inspections of equipment, and test equipment for correct operation of all components of the refrigeration cycle and other relevant factors, contributing to the proper and efficient operation of HVAC systems.
  • Monitor site operations through the BMCS control system.
  • Answering occupants' complaints relating to heating and air-conditioning temperature and humidity factors, when performing "service calls" in occupied office spaces and making other required adjustments to equipment.
  • Ensures proper and efficient performance of operating equipment during an assigned watch.
  • Conducts physical inspections of equipment and performing such tasks as oiling and greasing, testing for refrigerant leaks, proper functioning of controls.
  • Determines when auxiliary system components need to be brought "on-line" to maximize equipment load balance and to maintain acceptable indoor environmental conditions.
  • Checking steam pressure reducing stations, vacuum pumps and sump pumps
  • Performing repairs to ventilating, refrigeration, and heating equipment and components, while under the supervision and technical guidance of a higher-grade operating engineering or Program Manager
  • Institutes the corrective action and/or inform his supervisor on any deficiencies found in the course of performing the job.
  • Performs additional tasks as directed by his Supervisor.


  • Class 3 Engineers License for Archive One, or DC 3rd or Maryland first for Archives Two.
  • Prior experience as a watch supervisor.
  • Be proficient and knowledgeable in HVAC systems
  • Be able to perform preventive maintenance on all operational and mechanical equipment.
  • Be knowledgeable of operating related electrical equipment and machinery.
  • Demonstrate the ability to read and understand Blueprints, schematics, and specifications.
  • Be able to demonstrate practical knowledge of Chiller Plant Operations.
  • Be able to demonstrate practical knowledge of Building Air Systems.
  • Must be willing to work shift work.

Physical Demands:

  • Heavy physical effort (lift/carry up to 50 lbs / push up to 100 lbs)
  • Prolong, extensive or considerable standing/walking.
  • Push/pull or move/lift equipment, supplies.
  • Manual dexterity and mobility.
  • Considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, and crouching.

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. Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/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)


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
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