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Maintenance Technician at Thompson Hospitality Corporation in Washington, Washington DC

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Who We Are:

Thompson Hospitality is the nation’s largest minority-owned food and facilities management company. Our services include hospitality, full dining and quick service restaurants, campus dining, diversity consultation, facility operations and maintenance management.  We are a family-run organization with more than twenty-five years providing services built on our core mission to provide a positive experience to every relationship we are involved in: one guest, one client, one team member at a time.  We employ over 4,000 employees, serving clients in over 40 states to include more than 1.9 million guests each year. Thompson Hospitality focuses on three core areas in everything we do:

  • Purpose

    • Give back to our communities

    • Celebrate diversity

  • People

    • Do the right thing

    • Treat people the way you want to be treated

    • Always do your best

    • Be accountable for our actions

  • Performance

    • Serve the highest quality food

    • Provide world-class service

    • Maintain flexibility to better serve our clients

Competitive Benefits:

  • Health/Dental/Vision

  • Paid Time Off

  • 401(k), matched up to 4%

  • Short and Long Term Disability

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Pet Insurance

  • Discounts: Hotels, Travel, Tickets

  • Employees and their relatives are eligible for a free meal plan at any of our HBCU client locations while they are attending school


BASIC FUNCTION: Maintain repairs and services of all campus structures and machinery including air conditioning and heating systems, electrical, plumbing and structural improvements in all identified on and off campus buildings and/or equivalent.

SUPERVISORY AUTHORITY: Involves no responsibility or authority for the direction of others. Works independently with minimum supervision.

NATURE AND SCOPE: The incumbent will be exposed to every level of the University community and on occasion consults with outside vendors/contractors.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES: Realigns fans, motors, air handlers, pumps and/or other building equipment for proper operations. Replaces belts, adjusts pulleys and changes filters. Lubricates motors, air handlers, pumps, compressors, linkages, and other building equipment. Diagnose utilizing building automation systems.

Replaces motors, bearings, fans and pulleys. Cleans evaporators, condensers, relays, chill water coils, humidifiers, air handlers, steam applications, and strainers. Changes oil in compressors and vacuum pumps. 

Cleans compressors electric contacts or relays. Performs major services, repairs and installations on a wide variety of air conditioning units and packaged type units, split systems and central air conditioning units. Provides services for heating, ventilation, air conditioning systems.

Diagnoses malfunctions and repairs, installs or replaces various equipment including commercial kitchen appliances, plumbing and fixtures also electrical and fixtures.  Maintains structural repairs such as walls, ceilings, stairs, doors, etc.  Performs scheduled maintenance tasks, answers emergency or trouble calls, conducts preventive maintenance procedures.

CORE COMPETENCIES: Ability to inspect and diagnose malfunctioning of equipment and to make repairs.

Competence in both written and oral English.

Ability to establish and maintain effective and harmonious relationships with staff, students, faculty, University Officials, and the general public.


This position is “essential,” which may require work during weather emergencies or any other type of emergency.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent combination of education and 5 years or more of experience. Vocational training applications may be substituted for actual work experience. This position is essential to the day to day operation of the university.  The incumbent will be expected to work from a ladder or work platform, must be able to lift and carry 50 pounds. May be exposed to working in confined spaces or inclement weather on occasion.   The incumbent will be expected to be “on-call” for after hour, weekend and holiday emergencies.

NATE Preferred

EPA Preferred

OSHA Preferred

We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


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