The Mechanic is responsible for providing immediate and effective response to work assigned by supervisor, or by job order, and for ensuring that the work is completed in a good workmanship-like manner and that the physical condition of the building is safe and in good repair. The Mechanic ensures that all building certifications and licenses are properly displayed and updated and performs all duties of an Assistant Mechanic and Mechanic Trainee. The Mechanic will perform all phases of repair and maintenance and demonstrate required knowledge of safe use of equipment and tools and accurately read blueprints, schematics and diagrams. In accordance with Collective Bargaining Agreement, may be required to respond to emergencies on a 24 hour basis and work overtime. Provide basic knowledge in all areas and skills with a demonstrated proficiency in Preventive Maintenance and at least two of the following skills (Electrical, Plumbing, Carpentry). Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of daily assignments and follow the work order process. Recommend products and equipment to be on assigned jobs as requested by a supervisor. Maintain records to insure routine compliance with all applicable codes and regulations. Assist in evaluating new equipment for purchase. Calculate quantity of material needed and requisition supplies. Perform all related duties as assigned.
General Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma and/or GED required. Satisfactory passing of applicable tests. Three years of experience in trades and/or technical discipline, or satisfactory completion of University approved training program.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: Must have all applicable licenses and permits. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, regulations, operating and maintenance instructions, blueprints, schematics, diagrams and procedure manuals. Ability to prepare routine reports and correspondence. Ability to interpret and follow instructions in written, oral, diagrammatic or schedule form. Ability to define problems, collects data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret technical instructions necessary to carry out the above duties and skills. The incumbent must be able to perform duties on ladders and scaffolding, indoors and outdoors as well as lifting a maximum of 50 lbs. and moving heavier objects with assisted devices. The work environment includes working near or with moving mechanical parts, chemicals and electrical equipment.
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
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