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Operating Engineer
Plant Maintenance - HPLT
Full-Time Staff

The Operating Engineer is responsible for the daily maintenance and operation of the equipment/systems within the Physical Plant, as well as, monitoring of the main campus buildings for emergency response and climate control. In addition, the Operating Engineer is responsible for assisting maintenance and custodial personnel as needed. This position is designated as Essential Personnel. The incumbent is required to assist in meeting the operational needs of the College during emergencies and college closures, as well as, ensure continuity of strategic services. The employee is required to work 52 weeks per year including holidays except for earned annual and sick leave.

Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) is committed to enriching the educational experience it offers through the diversity of its faculty, administrators, and staff members. The college seeks to recruit and support a broadly diverse team who will contribute to the college's excellence, diversity of viewpoints and experiences, embrace concepts of equity and inclusiveness, and support the equal rights of all people by advancing the understanding and appreciation of differences including age, race, gender, ability, religious convictions, socio-economic status, ethnic heritage, or sexual orientation.


While we appreciate your interest in employment with Anne Arundel Community College, applicants must be currently authorized to work in the U.S. on a full-time basis.  Employment-based visa sponsorship (including H-1B sponsorship)  is not available for any position.

In the best interest of the College, only individuals who are residents of Maryland or one of the following states will be eligible for employment at the college: Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia or the District of Columbia. The college will annually review this restriction and, if appropriate, expand the list of states of employment eligibility.

Perform the duties and responsibilities of an Operating Engineer:

     Operate and maintain the Physical Plant equipment.

     Monitor and respond to the fire alarm systems.

     Complete a physical tour of the campus to monitor all building operations.

     Provide a comprehensive written log reflecting all events during assigned shifts.

     Review logs from previous shifts in order to address/monitor ongoing issues.

     Assist in performing repairs as needed.

• Ensure that the boiler room is maintained in a clean and orderly manner at all times.

• Perform all duties in accordance with applicable safety codes and procedures, including the use of personal protective equipment as necessary.

• Respond to requests for emergency and routine facilities services, including maintenance and custodial services, during each shift. Respond to complaints, if unable to resolve notify the Lead Operating Engineer, Assistant Director or Director of the issue.

• Consult with maintenance mechanics concerning any changes to building HVAC systems, and note changes in the log.

• Assist Fleet Services with the issuance and/or return of college owned vehicles during off hours. Assure vehicles are fueled, secured, cleaned and parked as necessary.

• Assist Facilities Maintenance & Operations with vendors, contractors and/or deliveries during off hours.

• Function as liaison between Facilities Maintenance & Operations and appropriate vendors to ensure maintenance of HVAC and fire alarm systems.

• Provide Facilities Maintenance & Operations emergency support as needed.

• Assist with snow removal around the Physical Plant and as needed.







High School diploma or the equivalent and a Maryland First Grade Stationary Engineer’s license required.

A minimum of one year of experience in electrical, plumbing, heating, cooling and general maintenance and repair is required.

Working knowledge of computerized building automated systems is required

Ability to work flexible hours and accept the Essential Employee designation.

Demonstrated ability to work under the following conditions and meet the following physical requirements:

      Ability to push, pull, lift and carry up to 50 lbs. throughout an 8 hour shift.

      Ability to work outdoors in varied weather condition, such as heat, cold, rain, snow and slippery conditions.

      Ability to work on uneven surfaces.

      Ability to utilize lifts, ladders and/or scaffolding to work at elevated heights.

Possess a valid driver’s license and good driving record as determined by college policy.








Demonstrated ability to professionally assist and interact with culturally diverse students, faculty, staff and the public.

Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Anne Arundel Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 
As a condition of employment and in connection with your employment application process, Anne Arundel Community College shall conduct a background check on all candidates selected for employment. The information contained in such background reports shall be used for job relevant employment purposes. All offers of employment are contingent upon the favorable results of a background check screening.
While we appreciate your interest in employment with Anne Arundel Community College, we regret that we are unable to sponsor employment Visas for job applicants at this time.
College Statement on Diversity
Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) has responded to the needs of a diverse community for more than 50 years by offering high quality, affordable and accessible learning opportunities. Established in 1961, AACC is a fully-accredited, public two-year institution that offers national and regional studies that can lead to a degree or certificate, industry credential, transfer to a four-year institution, or career enhancement, personal enrichment and lifelong learning. AACC is committed to supporting and sustaining a diverse and inclusive educational environment with learning as our central mission. Diversity is not merely a goal but a value that is embedded throughout the institution in multiple areas including (but not limited to): learning, teaching, student development, institutional functioning, and engagement in partnerships with the local and global community.
•AACC is an equal opportunity employer who values the power of diversity and the strength it brings to the workplace.