Operations & Maintenance Generalist Job Number 165
Johnson Controls

Santa Monica, California

Posted in Engineering

Job Info

We are seeking an Operations and Maintenance Generalist to join our federal team at our Rand Site location in Santa Monica, CA.

At Johnson Controls, we support our nation's most critical facilities, the people who occupy them, and the missions they enable. Johnson Controls Federal Systems (JCFS) is a specialized team serving as a trusted partner to the federal government. We help modernize U.S. military installations, Department of Defense and other federal agency facilities to be smarter, more resilient, efficient, sustainable, and secure.

Shift: First Shift. Hours will be around 9:00am - 5:00pm, Monday-Friday.
Eligible for benefits on first day of employment
3 weeks of paid vacation per calendar year
Travel Required
: None, all work will be based at this location

As an O&M Generalist, you will:

  • Performs general maintenance and repair of equipment and buildings requiring practical skill and knowledge (but not proficiency) in such trades as painting, carpentry, plumbing, masonry, and electrical work.
  • Work involves a variety of the following duties: replacing electrical receptacles, light bulbs, wires, switches, fixtures, and motors, using plaster or compound to patch minor holes and cracks in walls and ceilings, sanding walls in preparation for painting, repairing or replacing sinks, water coolers, and toilets painting structures and equipment; repairing or replacing concrete floors, steps, and sidewalks, replacing damaged paneling and floor tiles, hanging doors and installing door locks, replacing broken window panes, and performing general maintenance on equipment and machinery
  • Assists in performing safety check on heating, cooling and other equipment.
  • Mixes appropriate chemical(s) (i.e. cleaning, fertilizer, construction compounds) per manufacturer's specifications.
  • May operate and maintain heavy equipment such as floor scrubbers, buffers, waxing machines, forklifts or groundskeeping equipment such front end loaders or a back-hoe.
  • Moves furniture and equipment as assigned.
  • May also assist in construction work such as laying brick, block, ceramic tile, concrete walkways or asphalt.
  • Assists with securing assigned area(s). May perform routine security tours of buildings and grounds, examining doors, windows and gates, to ensure they are properly secured.
  • Complies with work order system to include interpreting work orders, performing work requested and completing work orders per instruction.
  • Performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures.
  • Performs other miscellaneous duties as requested.

Required Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of general maintenance experience
  • Ability to read labels, directions, work orders, etc
  • Valid driver's license
  • Able to perform maintenance tasks to the highest caliber, which includes ability to: climb ladders, work in confined spaces, lift heavy objects weighing up to 50 lbs., etc.
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret security clearance. (This involves a background/character, criminal history, employment, and credit check.)

Preferred Education:

  • High school graduate or equivalent.

Who We Are

At Johnson Controls (NYSE:JCI), we are One Team working collaboratively to create purposeful solutions that make a difference in the world. We are a Fortune 500 company with more than 100,000 employees worldwide offering the world`s largest portfolio of building technology products, solutions and services. As a member of our Federal Systems team, your work matters. We value and recognize your contributions and want to help you succeed. We invest in our employees, provide opportunities for growth and advancement, and foster a culture of inclusion and respect.

To learn more about who we are and what we do, please check out our video.

Recently, Johnson Controls has been recognized by several organizations for leadership in Environment, Sustainability and Governance, as well as innovations in smart building platforms:

  • Named to
  • Corporate Knights Global
  • Identified as a Sustainalytics for managing material ESG issues
  • Received HRH The Prince of Wales' inaugural
  • Ranked 67 on the Drucker Institute's list of
  • Named Chairman and CEO George Oliver

Johnson Controls is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information, please view EEO is the Law. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation during the application process, please visit

Division: JCFS (Johnson Controls Federal Systems)

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