The Cornell University campus is widely admired as one of the world's most beautiful academic settings. The Division of Facilities and Campus Services is committed to providing the highest quality service to faculty, students, staff, alumni and visitors. With more than 260 major buildings enhancing the magnificent landscape of the Ithaca campus, approximately 1,000 highly talented and dedicated staff serve as steward of the campus resources and operations.
Facilities Management (FM) provides maintenance, grounds, and custodial services to the entire campus. FM serves as a partner within the zone structure for the Contract Colleges (CC), Endowed (EN), and Student and Campus Life (SCL) zones.
As a key steward of the University's facilities, FM is responsible for facility assessments, skilled trades, general construction, building care, grounds, recycling, asbestos, and the management of planned, corrective, and preventive maintenance.
Assist Journeyperson Control Technician in installing and troubleshooting pneumatic and direct digital building management systems, as well as electronic HVAC temperature controls, within university facilities. Gain knowledge and experience during the training period. Upon successful completion of apprenticeship, employee will be classified as a Journeyperson Control Technician.
All employees are accountable for supporting the organization's values of truth, respect, excellence, teamwork, and integrity; and supporting inclusive and sustainable practices in carrying out everyday responsibilities.
High school diploma or equivalent. Mechanical aptitude for equipment installation, repair and maintenance. Ability to acquire familiarity and/or knowledge of all aspects of the controls field. Excellent verbal and written skills, customer relations skills, and the ability to work in a team environment. Must belong to the local Electricians OR Plumbers Union, or be able to join within 30 days after starting employment at Cornell. Must have and maintain a valid driver's license; may be required to operate a motor vehicle (your own vehicle or Cornell-owned) to travel to/from job sites.
Ability to maintain safe work environment. Must be able to wear respirator and other employer-provided safety and PPE. Risk exposure to asbestos, toxic vapors, heat, cold, height and accumulated dirt. Availability to work overtime as duties require, including weekends. Possibility of shift work. Able to ascend and descend heights and have agility and freedom of movement. Climb stairs and ladders. Able to move easily in confined spaces. Ability to wear a respirator and other employer-provided safety equipment. Ability to lift and/or move 50 pounds.
Ability to work swing shift is preferred. Work experience in the electrical/pneumatic control field and formal training beyond high school strongly desired. Experience with computers helpful.
Typically lifts more than 50 lbs
Acute concentration/eye-hand coordination
*No relocation assistance or Visa sponsorship is available for this position.
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