Poly Prep seeks applicants for the position of Engineer. The Engineer works closely with the Associate Building Engineer and Building Engineer. Assists in maintaining the physical plant and is responsible for mechanical, electrical, plumbing (MEP), painting, carpentry and grounds related tasks.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES
Collaborate with the engineering staff on interior and exterior projects.
Perform light mechanical, electrical, plumbing, carpentry and painting projects.
Assemble furniture and fixtures; install hardware.
Perform light lock repair.
Set up tools and materials for various construction related tasks and projects.
Ensure that shop and storage areas have been adequately organized and maintained.
Assist in event setups such as audio transportation and connections when necessary.
Record and report repair and maintenance issues to the Building Engineer.
Poly Prep strives to be an equitable, just, and diverse community, one proud of and deeply committed to empowering students to discover who they are and what they want to be. In keeping with the country day school philosophy, we seek community members who will share a passion for learning in and out of the classroom. Every educator at Poly Prep aspires to uphold our mission “to support and inspire the next diverse generation of leaders and global citizens to act with intelligence, imagination and--above all--character.”
We offer a supportive environment, with a full benefits package (medical, dental, vision, life insurance, a generous match on our 403(b) retirement plan, long-term disability, flexible spending account, pre-tax commute benefit, and free lunch).
Poly Prep is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
Education: High School Diploma or Trade School Certificate.
Experience: Two years of building maintenance based experience. Light mechanical, electrical, plumbing, carpentry & painting experience required. Experience with operating power tools, construction equipment & hand tools required.
Specific Skills: Must be able to work independently. Must be able to understand and operate a Building Maintenance System. Should have moderate knowledge of painting, carpentry, light electrical, light plumbing, and boilers/HVAC. Intermediate computer skills necessary.
Able to lift, carry and push at least 75 lbs.
Able to stand and work in a crouched position for extended periods of time.
Able to work flexible hours including nights and weekends.
NYS Drivers License.
Requirement: All employees must be fully vaccinated and show proof of their full COVID 19 vaccination and booster.