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Facilities Building Operations Technician

at General Dynamics Mission Systems

Posted: 9/28/2019
Job Reference #: 39176

Job Description

  • Posted Date3 months ago(7/19/2019 3:19 PM)
    Job Location
    USA-NC-Greensboro | USA-NC-Greensboro | USA-NC-Stokesdale
    Required Clearance
    Facilities/Real Estate Management
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    Associate degree in Industrial Systems Technology, HVAC or equivalent and/or knowledge acquired by industrial practical experience (5 year minimum)

    Due to the nature of work performed at our facilities US citizenship is required. Must have or be able to obtain Secret level security clearance.

    Responsibilities for this Position

    General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) is seeking a Facilities Building Operations Technician. This position is for a self-directed technician responsible for overseeing all aspects of building/facility and operations infrastructure. Apply fundamentals and advanced knowledge of HVAC, electrical systems, generators, boilers, chillers, compressed/instrument air, filtering, ventilation, plumbing, computers, vacuum, hydraulics, pumps, pneumatics, equipment installation, and preventative maintenance.


    • Interpret, understand, and work from complex manufacturer’s documents such as electrical, electronic, pneumatic, and hydraulic schematics and mechanical drawings
    • Install new machinery including moving, leveling, piping, wiring, initial set up, initial performance tests and prove-in.
    • Perform functional tests of the supporting utility services to verify their functionality before start-up
    • Perform equipment preventive maintenance including lubrication, adjustments, cleaning, inspection, calibration, and performance verification
    • Troubleshoot and repair of all types of refrigeration systems, city and deionized water systems, compressed air systems, instrument air filtering systems, medium pressure boiler and steam systems, water treatment systems, electric generators, chillers, pumps, ventilation systems, pneumatic systems, mechanical systems, electrical systems, electronic systems, and operations software problems
    • Perform diagnostic techniques by utilizing mechanical and electronic measuring equipment in the absence of complete procedural information
    • Interface with Engineering, installation contractors, and manufacturers to perform refrigeration, water, boiler, electrical and mechanical retrofits, modifications, and operational software changes
    • Independently plan work assignments and perform duties with minimum supervision
    • Collaborate with functional personnel within and across organizations to resolve problems and recommend solutions based on trades knowledge
    • Perform other trades work as required by the needs of the business
    • Undergo additional job-related training as designated by the Company
    • Accurately document maintenance activity using Company status and tracking systems
    • Order, manage, and maintain maintenance materials, supplies, and tools
    • Troubleshoot and repair equipment problems to keep downtime at acceptable levels


    • Possess an Environmental Protection Agency Universal refrigeration license and have a working knowledge of refrigeration and chiller systems
    • Possess (within 6 months of hire) appropriate North Carolina Boiler Operation license required for the medium pressure boiler and steam systems and have a working knowledge of medium pressure steam systems
    • Passing score on technical knowledge assessment tests
    • Qualification assessment interview
    • Demonstration of the ability to adequately perform all associated trades functions
    • Must possess a working knowledge of personal computers and building environmental control software (preferably Allerton IBEX for Windows)
    • Effective written and oral communication skills

    Working knowledge of MS office software packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)

    This is a manufacturing and building operations working environment. Typical characteristics for the working environment within this position include:

    • Perform job in a manner that ensures a safe and clean facility
    • Use and proper disposal of hazardous chemicals/waste is required
    • Planned and unplanned overtime may be required to support continued factory operation


    • Personal Protective Equipment: May include safety glasses, gloves, safety shoes, ear plugs, hard haat, respirator
    • Perform job in a manner that ensures a safe and clean facility
    • Use and proper disposal of hazardous chemicals/waste is required
    • Planned and unplanned overtime may be required to support continued factory operation
    • Physical: Lifting (50 – 60 pounds individually), Frequent gripping, standing, bending, squatting, pulling, pushing, and reaching

    Company Overview

    General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of 13,000 top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas. Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency. We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!

    General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran.