Power Plant Maintenance Mechanic-GU

Requisition ID:  12943

Washington, US, 20057

ENGIE is committed to reshaping the energy future through the global implementation of a lower carbon energy economy in order to preserve the world’s natural resources.  We are looking for talented and driven people who are committed to making the vision a reality. In this role, the Power Plant Maintenance Mechanic will be responsible for executing inspections, preventative, corrective and predictive maintenance on mechanical equipment to maintain campus utility production and distribution systems of steam, chilled water, condensate, and domestic water while optimizing operating costs. Also responsible for assisting others as necessary to maintain reliable and safe plant operation. This position is located in Washington, DC and reports to the Maintenance Supervisor.

The safety of our employees is our number one priority. All employees at ENGIE have both a duty and the authority to STOP WORK if unsafe acts are observed.



What you’ll do:

  • Perform inspections, preventative, corrective and predictive maintenance of mechanical components of the campus’ utility production and distribution systems of steam, chilled water, condensate, and domestic water  
  • Maintenance tasks may include but are not limited to mechanical alignment, lubrication, inspection and vibration monitoring 
  • Coordinate with the activities of other operations or trade personnel as required 



What you bring:

  • High School Diploma, or equivalent with 4+ years of related experience in the maintenance, rebuilding, and repairing of mechanical equipment, or the equivalent combination of training and experience is required due to the complexity of the plant systems 
  • Ability to read and understand mechanical and electrical prints
  • Ability to read Process and Identification drawings


Additional Information/Conditions:

Must be eligible to work for any U.S. employer without the need for sponsorship now or in the future

Must possess a valid U.S. driver’s license/clean driving record

Must be willing and able to comply with all ENGIE ethics and safety policies

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate

The outdoor work may expose the employee to weather conditions

Ability to meet highest attendance requirements

Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbally

Ability to handle multiple assignments on a timely basis with a high degree of accuracy

Ability to use a company computer, calculator

Could involve some lifting / up to 50 lbs

Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with the needed assistance to perform the essential functions Ability to performed work from ladders or scaffolds, on top of boilers, next to hot steam driven equipment, and near rotating equipment  

Ability to push and a pull of objects   

Ability to perform work in an abnormal sitting or standing position  

Ability to perform work inside confined spaces, manholes and crawl spaces 

Willingness to develop technical proficiency in some software applications (Maximo, SAP, ADP)

Designated as an emergency employee and must report to work regardless of the university’s operating status 

Incumbent must be capable of supporting snow removal operations

Ability to adhere to the highest safety standards 

Ability to follow directions when assisting other power plant trades 


Must be a champion the six guiding principles of the ENGIE team @Georgetown University as they are impacted by your position: 


  • Why is this good for the University? 
  • Think 50 
  • NPV Positive 
  • Holistic Approach  
  • Academic Collaboration 
  • Carbon Neutrality  


Must be able to multi-task; utilize problem solving and interpersonal skills. 

Hard work ethic, self-starter, can-do attitude 

Work from drawings and be capable of systematically and logically locating the problem when drawings are not available  

Analyze plant processes, design, and implement improvements

Strong adherence to planned maintenance protocols 

Work with others to detect problems and implements solution 

Translates and communicates operational problems to all levels of management

Must understand basic electrical, piping, and machining principles and practices  

Must be able to use all common hand tools, drill press, electric drills, hand and bench grinders



ENGIE North America isn’t just participating in the Zero-Carbon Transition, we’re leading it!  Join us as we develop energy that is renewable, efficient, and accessible to everyone. 


Unite with us in leading the transformation of the world of energy!  ENGIE is looking for talented and motivated individuals to create the future of energy and customer solutions.  Join a rewarding and flexible work environment that encourages innovation and creativity to help customers meet their energy challenges today and in the future.  Are you up for the challenge?


At ENGIE, our goal is to support, promote, and thrive on diversity, equity, and inclusion.  We do so for the benefit of our employees, customers, products and services, and community.  ENGIE is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace, and we are firmly committed to creating an equitable and inclusive environment for all employees.


We are committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.  All employment decisions at ENGIE are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications.  ENGIE is committed to providing equal employment opportunities regardless of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity, or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, civil union, or domestic partnership status, military service or veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition, genetic information, or any other legally protected category (referred to as “protected characteristics”) as defined by applicable federal, state or local law in the locations where we operate.


  • Salary Range: $38,335 – $93,990 USD, annually 
  • Actual salary offered may vary depending on geography, experience, education, internal pay alignment, or other bona fide factors 
  • In addition to salary, this position is eligible for a competitive bonus / incentive plan
  • At ENGIE we understand that benefits matter, we offer competitive benefit options including medical, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, employer paid short-term and long-term disability insurance, paid vacation, holidays, sick leave, parental leave, and a 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan option with a company match
  • More information can be found here: Discover our employee benefits 


ENGIE complies with all federal, state, and local minimum wage laws.  

Your talent acquisition partner can share more specific information regarding the salary for the position based on the work location. 


If you need assistance with this application or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at ENGIENA-ENGIEHR@engie.com. This email address is reserved for individuals with disabilities in need of assistance and is not a means of inquiry regarding positions or application status.

Business Unit:  GBU Energy Solutions
Division:  ESI NORTHAM
Legal Entity:  ENGIE North America Inc.
Contract Type:  Permanent
Job Type:  Full - Time
Professional Experience:  Skilled ( >3 experience <15 years)
Education Level:  High School Diploma/GED/A Levels

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC