AECOM Facility Specialist in Jersey City, New Jersey

Requisition/Vacancy No. 159129BR

Position Title Facility Specialist

Job Category Maintenance

Business Line Construction Services

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - New Jersey

City Jersey City

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in

Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by

Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A

Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line

Construction Services

Our talented experts are dedicated to managing the complexity inherent in construction projects, catering to each client’s unique needs. We provide services such as program management, construction management and owner’s representation to our clients around the globe.

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Facility Specialist to be based in our Jersey City, New Jersey location.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs maintenance, repairs and/or inspections on boilers, HVAC units, ductwork, bathroom and plumbing fixtures, hot water heaters, sump pumps, and building doors and floor drains

  • Maintains and/or performs routine inspections on generator, air compressors & air dryers, pumps, car wash equipment, fire protection systems, UPS systems, building lighting, and oil/water separators

  • Verifies thru working with others that the building machine ship equipment, cranes, and hoists are in working order. Notify Supervision when not properly working

  • Performs skilled craft work related to the above including welding, cutting, pipe fitting, and minor electrical work. Can make minor repairs to machinery. Uses common hand and power tools

  • Inspect and diagnoses problems and determines the best way to correct them. Checks repair manuals, drawing, parts catalogs in doing so.

  • Obtains supplies and parts from storeroom and/or requests ordering same

  • Responds to Operation Control Center

  • Completes and submits various inspection documentation and/or maintenance checklists

  • Transporting of furniture and/or equipment within the building

  • Perform touch up painting and necessary weather proofing were required

  • Cleaning of facilities including bathrooms and window

  • Trash removal, landscaping, snow removal

  • Flagging protection. Must be qualified to flag after 3 months form date of hire.

  • Assist during emergencies to restore service

  • Perform other duties assigned

Please be advised that all internal candidates interested in applying must have a satisfactory discipline record during the period from 5/12/16 to 5/12/17.

Internal candidates interested in applying must have completed the probationary period, if applicable, for the position they currently maintain as specified in the agreement between AECOM and the TWU Local 229.

All external candidates interested in applying must go to

Minimum Requirements


  • High School graduate or demonstrated equivalent.


  • 2 years of similar work experience

  • Experience in the operating and maintaining of low pressure boilers

  • Must have a Black Seal Boiler license

  • Experience and working knowledge with various mechanical, electrical, and steam equipment including HVAC systems, hot water heaters, bathroom and plumbing fixtures, fire protection systems, air compressor, diesel/electric generators, machine shop equipment, and crane/hoists

  • Applicant must have a valid Driver’s License and a clean driving record for the past 3 years

  • A Certified Drivers Abstract presented at the interview is required to validate driving records

Physical requirements:

  • Outside exposure to all weather conditions including wind, extreme cold and heat on or in close proximity to railroad tracks.

  • Must be agile and implement safe practices to preclude slips, trips, and falls when working around ballast, uneven surfaces and loose material in day, night, or portable lighting conditions

  • Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds

  • Must be able to handle strenuous walks along uneven surfaces

  • Must have good visual acuity, including ability to distinguish colors, depth perception and peripheral vision plus normal night vision

  • Must have acute hearing with the ability to distinguish and separate sounds around heavy machinery, noisy equipment and tools, voices near and at a distance

  • Demonstrate agility and coordination while lifting , stooping, carrying heavy loads

This position will require working nights, holiday, and overtime. During flagging protection, must be able to stand and perform duties over long periods of time.

Preferred Qualifications

Additional Information:

  • Selected candidates must successfully complete and pass Drug and Alcohol Testing, Agility Testing and Background Screening before starting.

  • Qualified applicants must maintain a valid driver’s license and a safe driving record.

  • This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.

  • Relocation benefits are not available for this position.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please

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NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.