The Rockefeller University seeks a Mechanic I to join Plant Operations. Under general direction, the mechanic will perform semi-skilled and skilled work in the operation, maintenance, and repair of heating, ventilation, refrigeration, and air conditioning systems. The Mechanic I will be responsible for using mechanical skills to repair piping and ductwork and changing motor bearings and pump seals. Responsibilities include repairing and maintaining boilers, pipes, thermostats, air filters, pumps, waste and oil pressure indicators, blower fans, belts, and bearings, operating computerized heating and cooling equipment for large, complex systems at centralized and decentralized building plants, and troubleshooting, diagnosing, repairing, and reprogramming electric, electronic, and pneumatic controls of buildings by reading schematics and using computer energy management software. Will lead and/or instruct building maintenance workers in the performance of routine maintenance of HVAC equipment, design and install new small to medium-sized HVAC systems, perform data entry related to preventative maintenance, and calculate the amount of Freon to be used in air conditioning systems.
High School diploma or equivalent required. Must have a minimum of three to five years of journey-level experience operating, maintaining, and repairing ventilating and air conditioning equipment or a combination of training, education, and experience equivalent to the employment standard listed above. Must be able to read blueprints and operating manuals, troubleshoot and solve HVAC/R problems, understand electric and building management systems such as Siemens, Honeywell, and Auto-Matrix, and be able to soft solder and braze as well as charge and recover refrigerants from different systems such as EPA type 1 recovery.
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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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.