The Rockefeller University seeks a Mechanic to join Plant Operations. Under the supervision of Engineering Management and the Lead Mechanic, the Mechanic will operate and maintain the physical plant and University buildings to ensure a safe and efficient environment and to continually work towards and support the improvement of engineering services. Supervision of the 3pm- 11pm shift will be under the direction of the Watch Engineer and Maintenance Engineer. The Mechanic will be available for any emergencies and act in an engineering capacity to protect and preserve the physical plant and University buildings and their systems during an emergency. The Mechanic will maintain constant attention to overall operations of the physical plant and University buildings, keep accurate records of temperatures, loads, steam pressure, steam flow, and water analysis, and read and interpret readings from meters and gauges, and other measuring units. Additional responsibilities include completing all work in a safe and professional manner, responding to emergency calls for system or equipment failures, and assisting other maintenance and engineering personnel when necessary. Will perform additional duties requested by the Chief/Assistant Chief Engineer and Watch Engineer in order to ensure the effective operation of the physical plant and University buildings.
High School diploma or equivalent required; Trade School graduate or current New York City Stationary Engineer and Refrigeration System Operators license preferred. Three years' experience will be credited for an NYC Refrigeration License. Must have a minimum of three years of work experience in power plant operations and preventative maintenance, including boilers, plumbing, electrical, and HVAC equipment. Must be able to read and interpret diagrams, blueprints, and equipment manuals. Technical and general preventative maintenance experience and repair for a wide range of equipment and utility systems, including but not limited to: boilers and their auxiliaries, plumbing, electrical, HVAC, also including air handlers, domestic water, chilled water, hot water, steam, building exhaust, compressed air, controls, lighting, fire systems, etc., required. Experience with absorption/centrifugal chillers and process chillers preferred, and a utility plant systems and operations background desired. Must be familiar with lubrication and other corrective and preventative maintenance needed repairs. Must be able to read, write and communicate effectively with individuals at all levels both inside and outside of the department. Excellent organization skills, and the ability to learn new tasks, prioritize and organize work assignments, and work under stressful situations with good judgment required.
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: IRC25882
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.