The Rockefeller University seeks a Mechanic to join Housing. Working under the direction of the Building Superintendent and the Supervisor, the Mechanic will repair problems in apartments, maintain and repair all building-wide systems and equipment, and respond to emergency repairs as needed. Responsibilities include scheduling repairs in response to tenants' maintenance request, maintaining all mechanical rooms and machinery, workshops, equipment rooms, and storage rooms neatly and in good working order, keeping equipment and tools organized and in good working order; and maintaining an inventory of replacement parts, including electrical, plumbing, heating, air conditioning, and lock supplies. Will conduct periodic preventive maintenance on equipment such as belt replacements, cleaning and replacement of filters, and cleaning, lubrication, repair, and replacement of motors and pumps. Will test and log the emergency generator, maintain and treat water for a children's sprinkler, change air conditioning filters, and treat cooling waters.
High School or Trade School diploma or equivalent required. Must have three to five years of relevant experience in mechanical repair or any combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must have a general knowledge of all building systems and mechanical equipment used in residential buildings, including locks, flooring, windows, plumbing, electricity and switches, alarms, steam traps, packing, pipes, and valves, HVAC systems, and all mechanical system. Must have the ability to interact courteously with tenants and get along well with others in the workgroup and the Housing Department.
We offer an excellent benefits package, tuition reimbursement and a competitive salary. The Rockefeller University is located on Manhattan's Upper East Side, on a 15-acre campus, along the East River (www.rockefeller.edu/views.php).
The Rockefeller University is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans.
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Internal Number: IRC25311
About The Rockefeller University
The Rockefeller University is a world-renowned center for research and graduate education in the biomedical sciences, chemistry, bioinformatics and physics. The university's 72 laboratories conduct both clinical and basic research and study a diverse range of biological and biomedical problems with the mission of improving the understanding of life for the benefit of humanity.