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Company Name:
Skookum Contract Services
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Bethesda, Maryland
United States
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
< 2 years
Education level:
High School or equivalent

Stationary Engineer

Stationary Engineer

Where: Poolesville, MD

Pay Rate: DOE

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k) and a robust wellness program


The Stationary Engineer is responsible for the safe operation and maintenance of a wide range of Facility Operations equipment, including (2) 40,000 lb/hr and (2) 16,000 lb/hr boilers, (3) 1200 Ton Chillers, pumps, generators, motors, air conditioning systems, heat exchangers and refrigeration equipment, in addition to associated auxiliary equipment (air compressors, electrical switchgear, pumps etc.).

The Stationary Engineer operates and maintains one or more systems that provide an establishment with such services as heat, air-conditioning (cool, humidify, dehumidify, filter, and circulate air), refrigeration, steam or high-temperature water or electricity.

  • Responsible for installation, repairs and troubleshooting steam or high-temperature water systems malfunctions.
  • Responsible for coordinating preventative maintenance on heating, ventilation, and air conditioning equipment.
  • Responsible for utilizing wire diagrams, schematics, blueprints, and drawings to guide repairs and maintenance.
  • Responsible for directing and guiding workers who connect motors, compressors, temperature controls, and circulating ventilation fans to control panels and connect control panels to power source.
  • Communicates and interacts directly with the customer, informing the customer of unexpected or additional repairs and determining customer needs.
  • Responds to customer inquiries and complaints.
  • Make difficult diagnoses and suggest solutions and repairs to customer.
  • Communicates with scheduler to update status of repairs and estimate completion dates.
  • Responds to customer inquiries and complaints.
  • Ensures completed work meets quality control standards.
  • Assists with orienting and training new employees and assists in work assignments.
  • Maintain professionalism in both appearance and demeanor.

Required Skills, Competencies, Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum of at least 1year direct experience working on commercial heating/air conditioning/refrigeration systems and controls.
  • Licensed by the State of Maryland, as a Stationary Engineer Grades 1 and 2 preferred but will consider all grades.
  • Must currently hold and maintain a valid state Driver License.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain coverage by Skookum’s insurance carrier.
  • Must have a CFC refrigeration certification.
  • Must have the ability to acquire Security Clearances as required.