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Maintenance Mechanic

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Software Engineering
Charlotte, NC, USA
Posted on Thursday, October 5, 2023


Federal Reserve Bank of RichmondWhen you join the Federal Reserve—the nation's central bank—you’ll play a key role, collaborating with a dynamic and diverse team of mission-driven professionals to strengthen and protect our economy and our communities.

Bring your passion and expertise, and we’ll provide the opportunities that will challenge you and propel your growth—along with a wide range of benefits and perks that support your health, wealth, and life. In addition to competitive compensation, we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes tuition assistance, generous paid time off, top-notch health care benefits, child and family care leave, professional development opportunities, a 401(k) match, pension, and more. All brought together in a flexible work environment where you can truly find balance.

About the Opportunity:

The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond has an immediate opening for a Senior Maintenance Mechanic. In this role, you will perform skilled maintenance and repair of facility’s structure and equipment, including carpentry, painting, plumbing, electrical, HVAC, and furniture installation. We are open to hiring at the intermediate or senior level for this Maintenance Mechanic opening, depending on experience.

What you will do:

  • Performs moderately complex troubleshooting and repairs of a non-routine nature to a variety of electrical, pneumatic, mechanical and hydraulic components.

  • Responsible for installing, repairing, and maintaining pipes, fixtures and other plumbing used for water distribution and wastewater disposal.

  • Conducts scheduled inspections, service, and preventive maintenance for complex multi-component equipment and systems.

  • Participate or lead stretch assignments.

  • May assist in moderately complex construction and/or installation activities related to facility structure, infrastructure, and furnishings.

  • May perform operational duties requiring monitoring and adjustment of equipment or processes while they are functioning in order to optimize availability, capability, and yield.

  • Assists as needed with room setups, snow/ice removal and inclement weather clean up.

  • Assists mechanics and other trades with incidental duties in more complex repairs or activities as required.

  • Performs all duties in strict adherence to OSHA and safety requirements.

  • Proficient with a variety of hand tools, electric meters, material handling equipment in performing assignments.


  • Senior Maintenance Mechanic: 5 to 9+ years of relevant work experience, with a Journeyman’s certification in related trade required.

  • Intermediate Maintenance Mechanic: 3 to 5+ years of relevant work experience, with a Journeyman's certification in related trade.

  • High school diploma or GED.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Comprehensive knowledge and skill in the operation and maintenance of a single commercial mechanical, HVAC, fire protection or plumbing system, including superior knowledge of several electrical, pneumatic, mechanical and hydraulic components.

  • Knowledge of plumbing repairs, maintenance, and installation techniques.

  • Comprehensive ability to read and interpret blueprints including HVAC, DDC, electrical, pneumatic, and control schematics.

  • Comprehensive understanding of electrical principles and ability to troubleshoot electrical and electronic controls. Excellent ability to clearly analyze, troubleshoot, and make sound decisions about complex situations while under pressure.

  • Progressive knowledge of repair and maintenance of kitchen equipment preferred.

  • Proficient ability with personal computers and MS Office, practical ability to operate computerized building automation systems.

Discover the Reason Why So Many People Love It Here!

When you join the Richmond Fed, not only will you find a challenging and purposeful career, you’ll also have access to a wide range of benefits and perks that support your health and wealth, including:

  • Great medical benefits

  • Pension and 401(k) with employer match

  • Paid time off

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Employee resource networks

  • Paid volunteer leave

  • Flexible work options

  • Onsite amenities that make working here fun!

Other Requirements and Considerations:

  • Candidates should review the Bank’s Employee Code of Conduct to ensure compliance with conflict of interest rules and personal investment restrictions.

  • Employees who work at and/or visit another Federal Reserve entity or outside business as part of their job duties are required to comply with any onsite safety and health protocols of those organizations (including, but not limited to, requirements to vaccinate or test, mask, social distance, etc.).

  • Sponsorship is not available for this role. Selected candidate is subject to special background check procedures.

  • The hiring range for this position is: Intermediate level: $44,600 to $61,270. Senior level: 51,100 to $70,290.

  • Salary offered will be based on the job responsibilities and the individual's knowledge, skills, and experience as defined in the job qualifications.

Full Time / Part Time

Full time

Regular / Temporary


Job Exempt (Yes / No)


Job Category

Building Services/Facilities

Work Shift

First (United States of America)

The Federal Reserve Banks believe that diversity and inclusion among our employees is critical to our success as an organization, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. The Federal Reserve Banks are committed to equal employment opportunity for employees and job applicants in compliance with applicable law and to an environment where employees are valued for their differences.

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