Appliance Technician

George Washington University
September 25, 2023
Offerd Salary:$19.36 - $25.09
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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Posting Details


Job Description Summary:

Facilities, Buildings & Grounds (FBG) is currently seeking an Appliance Technician to help support the Universities mission in education. FBG is a part of GW's Facilities, Planning and Construction Management Division, which maintains GW's property and grounds on all three campuses. Employees at GWU are offered a competitive salary, excellent benefits package, general retirement savings options that include university contributions and matching contributions, generous Annual and Sick leave benefits plus many more. For more information about GW benefits, please visit https: //

Reporting to the Assistant Director, Facilities Operations Services, the Appliance Technician typically performs installations and troubleshooting for washers, dryers, ranges, refrigerators, and other large appliances for University customers.

Additional responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Connecting water and gas lines to appliances and checking for leaks after appliance installation
  • Informing customers on how to operate the appliances properly
  • Repairing and replacing any defective components found in appliances
  • Dismantling and reassembling appliances to diagnose appliance malfunctions
  • Other duties may include record keeping, bill preparation, preparing repair estimates, and inventory control
  • Performs other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    Qualified candidates will hold a high school diploma/GED plus 1.5 years of relevant professional experience, or, a Bachelor's degree or higher in a relevant area of study. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

    Additional Required Licenses/Certifications/Posting Specific Minimum Qualifications: Preferred Qualifications:

    PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS We are seeking an individual with the following characteristics: • Commitment to GW's values • Intellectual, professional and a person of integrity • Honest, with the highest ethical standards • Passionate, collaborative, strategic, and smart with a hands-on, roll-up- the-sleeves orientation • Ability to work independently. Self-starter; hard worker. Takes initiative; very high energy • Personally accountable. Assumes ownership, control and accountability for all areas of responsibility and commitments made to others; • Sincere, open, and direct communicator. Puts organizational interests above self- interests and is comfortable expressing candid opinions • Highest levels of responsiveness • Combination of strong intellect that is combined with a practical and realistic common sense understanding of how to get things done • Ability to demonstrate initiative, a strong desire to succeed and exert the extraordinary effort often required • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high growth, entrepreneurial environment • Ability to work with faculty and staff in a respectful way • Establish trust and credibility with institutional leadership and across the University • Seeks “win-win” solutions to help foster continued integration and collaboration • Flexible and receptive to change; and • A positive “can-do” attitude. • Must be responsive to after-hours calls from associates and other colleagues. • Valid Drivers License which is required to operate GW vehicles.

    Typical Hiring Range $19.36 - $25.09 How is pay for new employees determined at GW?


    Campus Location: Foggy Bottom, Washington, D.C.

    College/School/Department: Operations Family Safety and Facilities Sub-Family General Trades Stream Service and Support Level Level 2 Full-Time/Part-Time: Full time -> FTE 1.00 Hours Per Week: 40 Work Schedule: 7:00 am - 4:00 pm, Monday - Friday Will this job require the employee to work on site? Yes Employee Onsite Status Essential onsite Telework: No Required Background Check: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search Special Instructions to Applicants:

    Employer will not sponsor for employment Visa status

    Internal Applicants Only? No Posting Number: S011975 Job Open Date: 08/25/2023 Job Close Date: If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until:

    Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire. EEO Statement:

    The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

    Posting Specific Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Are you currently employed with The George Washington University?
  • No
  • Yes
  • If you are a current staff or research employee at The George Washington University, have you successfully completed your Introductory Employment Period (IEP)? The Introductory Employment Period (IEP) at George Washington University for non-faculty benefitted staff and research positions lasts for 180 days from the hire date into the position. Employees in their IEP are not eligible to apply for other internal university staff and research positions until the IEP is complete.
  • Yes, I have successfully completed my IEP
  • No, I have not completed my IEP
  • Not Applicable
  • What is your salary range expectation?
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • GW's requires that all employees are either fully vaccinated or have obtained a religious or medical exemption, approved by the university, prior to starting work. More information can be found at https: // I understand that I will need to be vaccinated or have an approved exemption from Occupational Health prior to starting work.
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