Description: Pratt Institute is seeking a Part-time General Mechanic to join its Facilities Management Team who will maintain Pratt's buildings and facilities in a clean, safe and appropriate manner. The successful candidate will perform repairs and maintenance of facilities and equipment. If you have hands-on experience in any two of these trades: electrical, carpentry, HVAC, plumbing, or painting, and experience in maintenance, repair, and installation, then this could be a great opportunity for you!
Key Essential Duties include the following:
Perform assigned general maintenance duties required to maintain and repair campus buildings, structures, machinery, and equipment, involving some skill in carpentry, plumbing, painting, and/or the electrical or mechanical trades, preventive and predictive maintenance to buildings and facilities
Conduct routine inspections of facilities, including interior and exterior building structure, windows, doors, lighting, ceiling, fire equipment, boilers, electrical, HVAC, equipment controls, and all systems and components
Respond to work orders for troubleshooting, repair, and feedback to Supervisor, assist Senior Managers and Lead Mechanics with maintaining tools and inventory, maintaining logs and materials required for work orders and their completion status, inspect building machinery and equipment to ensure proper functioning, and responding to all emergency repairs including after work hours, weekends, and holidays, make emergency repairs within the area of knowledge and responsibility
This is a Local 311 position. The Rate for this position is $32.6366/hr - $32.6366/hr.
Qualifications: Education: High School Diploma or equivalency required; Associate degree preferred.
Experience: Three years experience in maintenance and repair of facilities and experience or combination in any two trades (i.e. electrical, carpentry, HVAC, plumbing or painting). Experience in higher educational institutions and colleges preferred.
Skills, and License:
Building carpentry, and maintenance procedures as; HVAC, electrical and mechanical systems.
NYS Driver License required.
Ability to communicate with public in a positive, courteous and respectful manner.
Must have the ability to work well with diverse populations; and demonstrated level of cultural competence.
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Pratt Institute gives the creative leaders of tomorrow the knowledge and experience to make a better world. A top-ranked college with opportunities in art, design, architecture, liberal arts and sciences, and information studies, Pratt offers nearly 50 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. The Institutes impact expands beyond its 25-acre residential campus in Brooklyn to cutting-edge facilities throughout the borough, an additional historic building and public gallery in Manhattan, as well as an extension campus, PrattMWP College of Art and Design in Utica, New York. Since its founding in 1887, Pratt has prioritized diversity and inclusion, welcoming students from all walks of life while developing and sustaining pathways to more equitable workplaces and careers. Today, Pratt and its exceptional faculty pride themselves on being academically excellent as well as adaptable to both in-person and online learning. Pratt students are part of a collaborative, interdisciplinary, research- and inquiry-based education that prepares them for professional and personal success in creative fields and with the goal of contributing to a more just and sustainable world. With a long-held commitment to the communities of New York, Pratt offers a variety of programs for local pre-college and continuing education students in the Pratt Center for Community Development, the Center for Art, Design and Community Engagement, the Pratt Center K-12, and the School for Continuing and Professional Studies. The value of a Pratt education is evident in its graduates' diverse and thriving careers, where their designs, art, work, and environments have reimagined our world. In over 75 countries across the globe, Pratts 61,000 alumni are advancing the creative economy and making a positive impact through their remarkable work and research.
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The mission of Pratt Institute is to educate artists and creative professionals to be responsible contributors to society. Pratt seeks to instill in all graduates aesthetic judgment, professional knowledge, collaborative skills, and technical expertise. With a firm grounding in the liberal arts and sciences, a Pratt education blends theory with creative application in preparing graduates to become leaders in their professions. Pratt enrolls a diverse group of highly talented and dedicated students, challenging them to achieve their full potential.