Job Overview


YOU can be a star performer at the Kennedy Center!

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, as the sole presidential memorial to John F. Kennedy in the environs of Washington, DC, is a national center for the performing arts managed by the Kennedy Center Board of Trustees. The Kennedy Center presents more than 2,000 performances annually. The facility includes nine theatres, restaurants, gift shops, interactive displays, public spaces, administrative offices, theatre and building support spaces, and a parking garage. Open 365 days a year, its nearly 3 million annual patrons and visitors make it Washington's third most popular attraction. The Kennedy Center is conveniently located within walking distance of the Foggy Bottom - GWU stop on Metro's blue/orange line.

Due to the holiday week, the closing date of this announcement has been extended from Tuesday, July 9, 2013 to Monday, July 15, 2013.


Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintain, coordinate, and supervise the maintenance, repair, rehabilitation, and replacement of mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) programs;
  • Supervise and monitor building automation system; reviews engineer's log, providing trend analysis and performing diagnostics to evaluate the operation of systems and equipment and recommends the necessary degree of rebuild, repair, replacement, modification, or alternate sequence of operations;
  • Identify existing HVAC systems that may provide energy savings within the Kennedy Center's HVAC systems through sequencing, upgrading, retrofitting, replacement, or elimination; designated as Energy Manager; and,
  • Serve as first-level supervisor over a staff of approximately 15 electricians, plumbers, and HVAC mechanics performing the full range of supervisory duties including performance and leave management; awards and training recommendations; initiating/taking disciplinary actions.