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Facilities Maintenance Technician

Req #: EWR00001817-MM - A
Location: Newark, NJ US
Job Category: Tech Ops / Maintenance - Line / Individual Contributor
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Facilities Maintenance Technician
Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT
Travel subject to service charges/restrictions. Bonuses awarded only under terms of United's policies.
  • Requires a thorough knowledge of general building maintenance with emphasis on electrical troubleshooting, including AC & DC circuits, high voltage (480), high amperage and some 400 cycle equipment
  • Requires experience in industrial wiring and the ability to read and follow wiring schematics and work without supervision
  • Journeyman electrical license a plus
  • Requires the ability to make low and high voltage repairs to all building electrical equipment
  • This includes troubleshooting, installation and repair of 110/220/480 volt single and multiphase electrical circuitry and devices
  • You should also have some experience in related building equipment and trades, such as air handling units, plumbing and steam fitting, fire systems and conveyors
  • Facilities Technicians must be able to work around the clock shifts, including weekends and holidays, in the outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Schedules are bid and awarded according to seniority
  • Facilities Technicians are represented by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT)
  • Salary increases will be administered according to the current IBT/United contract
  • New employees are required to join the union within ninety (90) days of employment
  • There is an initiation fee for joining the union and subsequent monthly union dues which are set by the Local Lodge


  • Must have completed high school diploma, GED or equivalent




  • Ability to maintain and repair all building disciplines, heavy mechanical and welding
  • Electronics diagnostics and troubleshooting desired
  • Work may be indoors or outside or in elevated areas anywhere on airport
  • Must be able to climb and work from ladders, and/or walk for extended periods
  • Willing to do work that requires exposure to noise, ground equipment, machinery, chemicals and petroleum fumes
  • Moderate lifting required
  • Must possess sufficient tooling to perform required tasks
  • Computer experience for input and retrieval of data required



Twenty -Four months experience required including at least three of the following areas:

  • Electrical (including 480 volt, 3 phase)
  • Structural (including steel frame construction)
  • HVAC (including building management systems)
  • Mechanical (including conveyors)
  • Plumbing
  • PLC electronic/computer controls


  • Qualified candidates must be immediately available for full time employment
  • Must be able to read, speak and write English fluently
  • Must possess a valid, clean, applicable state driver's license (expired, suspended, revoked or denied are not considered valid)
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship
  • Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualifications
  • Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of the position
  • Must be able to work in all types of weather conditions (rain, cold, heat and humidity)


Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT

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