Facility Assistant (Temporary) - 26235 in Alexandria, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 5/29/2018

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Job Description


This position will last approximately until the end of August 2018.

Position Summary

Under general supervision, performs support services involving the physical plant, and oversees and performs general facility maintenance and repairs and/or escorts non-staff members who are on the premises for structural or equipment repair and maintenance.

Duties and Responsibilities

At times this position will require support to our Washington DC office.

Supporting the Conference Center by ensuring the rooms are set up according to the configuration specified by the customer as well as ensuring the furniture is operational and doing repairs when necessary. Validating invoices as well as serving as liaison for Vendors. Ensuring there are stocked kitchens are surplus kitchen supplies.

Monitoring the levels of documents in the Business Sensitive bins to ensure they remain at an acceptable level as well as coordinating the shredding of documents and emptying of the bins when necessary.

Tracking and Shipping packages via Federal Express, UPS, USPS and DHL which includes but is not limited to weighing and measuring packages, logging them into the system.

Once packages are received they are logged, e-mail notification is provided to the customer. Other administrative duties as assigned.

Special parking for outside attendees, audio visual equipment and set up of conference chairs and tables, food and coffee service delivery, etc.

Performs office furniture reconfigurations and relocation's. Schedules and implements internal moves as required.

Assists Shipping and Receiving with delivery of mail and packages.  May order office supplies.

Complies with operational, personal safety and security procedures in accordance with assigned duties.  Responds to customer needs promptly and courteously.

Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned 

Education and Experience
High school degree or GED, some college or training in a related discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, training, or work experience and at least 2 years related experience. Exercises a high degree of independent judgment and initiative in safeguarding company property. Must possess a valid driver's license.

In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 3 years applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience for positions involving new technology or labor market shortages as reflected.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with all levels of management professionally.
  • Ability to adapt to changes as requested by employees and tenants.
  • Experience working with basic hand tools.
  • A security clearance of an appropriate level may be required after employment.
  • 1-2 years of experience being a Facilities Assistant preferred.
  • Beginner to Intermediate Microsoft Office and outlook skills.
  • Must be able to lift 40lbs on a consistent basis.
  • Strong Customer Service skills to include professional demeanor.
  • The ability to multi-task, thrive in a fast-paced environment and possess strong organizational skills.
  • This position will last approximately until August 2018.

Diversity Statement

Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.  Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply.  Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information

U.S. Citizenship Required.

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