Arlington County's Department of Parks & Recreation (DPR) is seeking a self-starting and energetic Maintenance Technician to assist the General Manager in spearheading the opening and operations of the brand new, and highly anticipated Long Bridge Aquatics & Fitness Center. Located in the award-winning existing Long Bridge Park, the Center will open in 2021 and house 90,000 sq. ft of recreation experiences.
This Maintenance Technician will provide oversight of a comprehensive indoor maintenance program to ensure the clean, and efficient operations of the Long Bridge Aquatics & Fitness Center. This employee will build and manage relationships with contractors performing maintenance in the facility, track and order equipment as necessary, and liaise on-site with custodial staff.
Specific duties include:
Acting as liaison and providing technical guidance to maintenance contractors performing preventative or corrective maintenance in the facility including pool systems, HVAC, electrical, plumbing, and security systems;
Managing facility access and key fobs, and working directly with contracted security company to control and manage access;
Performing maintenance on pool systems including regenerative media pool filters, Ultra-Violet or UV bulbs, and chemical feeding equipment;
Managing the Building Automation System (BAS);
Performing skilled preventative maintenance and troubleshooting inoperable or malfunctioning standard systems and equipment and identifying preventative maintenance cycles based on operator use and manufacturer's recommendations;
Diagnosing, testing, and making plumbing repairs including clearing drain traps, snaking drain lines, repairing pipes and plumbing fixtures;
Coordinating and conducting seasonal maintenance inspections;
Performing administrative duties including inventory management and work order management in work order system (Cartegraph);
Performing once-weekly whirlpool draining, and cleaning to ensure optimal efficiency and cleanliness; and
Performing ordering of facility needs including pool chemicals, pool supplies, and other needs.
About the Center:
The Long Bridge Aquatics & Fitness Center is the County's first membership-based recreation center and will be a regional destination for competitive swimming and recreational opportunities and has something for everyone! For those looking to fuel their competitive side the new facility includes a 50-meter pool with 1-meter, 3-meter, and 5-meter diving, a whirlpool, and two bulkheads to create more opportunities in the pool. The 50-meter pool is FINA compliant for long and short course competitive swimming, water polo, and synchronized swimming. On the other side of the facility, the fun never stops in the family pool. This pool includes a splash pad for tots, a water slide, 4-25-yard lap lanes areas for swim classes and lessons, in-water volleyball & basketball, and a lazy river.
On dry land, the Long Bridge Aquatics & Fitness Center includes an 8,000-sf. fitness center with a variety of cardio and fitness equipment. There is a fitness studio, three community rooms, and two wet-classrooms for fitness classes, parties, and gatherings. Outdoors this new development includes 10.5 acres of new parkland for casual use, the extension of the esplanade, and outdoor space for festivals and special events. For more on the history of the project and the latest updates visit the project homepage.
Minimum: High school diploma, GED, or the equivalent plus considerable experience in more than one of the following trades areas: carpentry, plumbing, electrical, masonry, generator, and or general mechanical repairs. Experience must have included providing guidance and/or leadership to other trades workers and/or managing trades projects.
Substitution: Additional directly related experience can substitute for the education requirements on a year-for-year basis.
Desirable: Preference may be given to those with one or more of the following:
Extensive experience managing maintenance in an aquatic environment;
Extensive experience managing a Building Automation System (BAS);
Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO) and Certified Pool Operator (CPO) certifications; and
Experience using a work order and inventory management systems (i.e. Cartegraph);
Local Journeyman or Master Electrician License in Virginia and/or Maryland; and/or
HVAC-R (VA Licensure).
About Arlington County Government
Arlington County is an exciting, innovative local government located in Northern Virginia. The County includes over 3,700 employees working in areas such as public safety, parks and recreation, arts and tourism, finance and technology. We offer an exciting array of employment opportunities that allow for career growth and advancement.