The Rockefeller University seeks a Mechanic II to join Plant Operations. Will repair air conditioning, heating, plumbing, and electrical systems, check all running equipment, read and make log entries on pressures, flows, and temperatures, collect water samples, add chemicals to towers and child water systems, respond to all alarms received by the powerhouse (i.e. fire, smoke, leaks, trouble calls, etc.), fire high pressure boilers, blow down boilers, water columns, and gauge glasses, replace and clean burners, check condition of all fires (impingement, smoke, etc.), add chemical compounds, blow boiler tubes, and assist welder in burning and welding under the supervision of the Watch Engineer. Will clean and mop floors, wipe down equipment, and do necessary painting (color coding, etc.) as necessary. Will work and train under the Facility Water Treatment Technician and act as primary back-up.
High School diploma or equivalent trade school degree required. Must have a minimum of three years of working experience in a mechanical environment and working knowledge of air conditioning, heating, plumbing, and electrical systems. Three years of experience will be credited for NYC Refrigeration License. Must be willing to obtain #6 oil burner permit within three months of employment. Must obtain D.E.C. Pesticide Applicator License, 7G cooling Tower subcategory within 6 months of hiring. Must obtain NYS DEC pesticide applicator/technician certificate in Category 7G (Cooling Tower Water Treatment) within 6 months of hire.
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: IRC20883
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.