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Job Description
GEICO’s Facilities team is seeking a Senior Operating Engineer to act as lead worker to engineering and maintenance staff under minor supervision in our Virginia Beach facility.

Essential Functions of this position include:

- Demonstrated  involvement with the engineering, maintenance, and day-to-day operations of the facility.
- Maintaining departmental maintenance records.
- Training lower level operating engineers and mechanics to operate and maintain the building equipment.
- Assigning and monitoring preventive maintenance on building equipment.
- Ordering and maintaining supplies and spare parts for building equipment repair and service.
- Assisting in coordinating the installation of electrical receptacles, PC cabling, phone cabling and office equipment.
- Coordinating movement of associates’ furniture and equipment throughout the building.
- Producing and writing method and procedures (MAP) for engineering equipment.

Working conditions and requirements of this position include:

- Must be able to work emergency situations in inclement weather and be available for overtime as needed.
- Must wear and utilize personal protective equipment as required.
- Must be willing to perform in indoor and outdoor environments, subject to adverse weather conditions and noise.
- Must be willing to work in areas covered by brush and trees or in trenches and where footing is poor and the ground is uneven or wet.
- Must be able to work on and around mechanized equipment and be alert and abide by safety precautions.
- Must be willing to work on ladders, structures and equipment.
- Must be willing to work with energized conductors and equipment rated from low to medium voltages.
- The work requires the ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds. Materials, equipment, etc. will be lifted to and from trucks, equipment, warehouse shelves and the ground.
- Work activities involve combinations of walking, kneeling, climbing, pulling, bending, lifting, carrying and standing for extended periods.
- The work requires the ability to climb ladders up to 30 feet and structures and lifts up to 45 feet; to climb on, off and around trucks, scaffolds and other equipment.
- The work requires the ability to operate tools, equipment, vehicles and machinery.
- The work requires the ability to work in limited light; and to differentiate colors.
- The work requires the ability to answer questions and communicate with coworkers, customers and others in person, via email, telephones and mobile radios.
- The work requires the ability to see and hear in order to detect problems and ensure the safety of employees and others.
- 2nd Class/Journeyman licensed building engineer in accordance with state regulations.
- Requires licenses and permits to be maintained in accordance with state regulations.
- 10 years’ experience in the HVAC and R field.
- Experience with Trane equipment preferred.
- Must have and maintain an acceptable driving record according to company policy and a valid state driver's license.
- The job may require driving and operating vehicles such as an automobile, pickup truck, van, ATV, aerial man-lift and forklift. The forklift and man-lift operation require prior certification.
- The job requires the operation of test equipment for meters and may require fault location and other electrical equipment.
- The job requires the use of computers and calculators.
- Future work practices may necessitate the use of different equipment, vehicles and tools.
- High school diploma or equivalent required
About Geico
For more than 75 years, GEICO has stood out from the rest of the insurance industry! We are one of the nation's largest and fastest-growing auto insurers thanks to our low rates, outstanding service and clever marketing. We're an industry leader employing thousands of dedicated and hard-working associates. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, we offer associates training and career advancement in a financially stable and rewarding workplace.

Our associates' quality of life is important to us. Full-time GEICO associates are offered a comprehensive Total Rewards Program*, including:

  • 401(k) and profit-sharing plans
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
  • Paid vacation, holidays and leave programs
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Associate assistance program
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Business casual dress
  • Fitness and dining facilities (at most locations)
  • Associate clubs and sports teams
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • GEICO Federal Credit Union

* Benefit offerings for positions other than full-time may vary.

GEICO is an equal opportunity employer. GEICO conducts drug screens and background checks on applicants who accept employment offers.

How to Apply
Click "Apply for Job" to complete your application. You will need an active email address and phone number. Please upload your resume, preferably as Word .doc files or PDF. Once you begin your application you can save it and access it later. Your application should include any work and/or internship experience from at least the past five years.

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