Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Mechanical Systems Mechanic II for Institutional Planning and Operations-Facilities Maintenance. Under the direction of the Supervisor, Maintenance and Construction, performs a variety of maintenance repairs and installation/replacement of machinery, mechanical equipment and systems, and, when assigned to shifts, responds and takes action on all skilled trade calls. Assists in the work direction of other mechanics, trades helpers, and mechanics of other skilled trades.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Operates, maintains, repairs, and installs specialized and complex machinery including, but not limited to pumps, compressors, air moving/distribution equipment, motors, heat exchangers, valves, pneumatic systems and regulators.
Responds to mechanical trouble calls and requests within the facilities, using hand tools, power tools, analyzing equipment and testing instruments.
Performs routine maintenance, preventative maintenance and inspections on mechanical equipment and related equipment/systems. Ancillary equipment and support systemsare inclusive of, but not limited to: controls, regulators, motors, compressors, air stations, coils, fluid/gas pipping, strainers, operating valve and medical air/gas systems.
Prepares, maintains and submits to the Supervisor, Maintenance and Construction requisitions for materials, work orders, required records and reports, pertaining to mechanical equipment/systems.
Maintains daily time sheets and information pertaining to work performed and time spent.
Interprets data from the Power Plant, mechanical systems, controls systems, energy management systems and shift log; taking action and making the Supervisor of Maintenance and Construction aware of the appropriate action taken, when necessary.
Prepares or works from sketches, plans, specifications, in accordance with mechanical standards.
Responds to emergency calls and determines what corrective action must be taken to limit damage to facilities and equipment and assuring the maintenance of a safe environment, when assigned to shifts. Records in accordance with standards all activity and provides notice to immediate and/or covering the Supervisor, Maintenance and Construction of any situations that disrupt operations and/or compromise safety.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Technical School Diploma or an equivalent level of knowledge plus (5) years of experience in the operation, maintenance and installation of mechanical systems/equipment in an industrial, education and/or health care setting.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Sound knowledge of blue print and schematic reading is required, as is thorough knowledge of all applicable (local, state and national codes).
Ability to perform all skilled trades repairs including mechanical equipment/systems, HVAC/R electrical, plumbing and fire alarms systems.
New Jersey Black Seal Engineer's License.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
PHYSICALDEMANDS: Ability to perform physical labor without restrictions, including lifting equipment is excess of fifty (50) pounds, performing work on roofs, scaffolds and ladders.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.