Niagara County Community College is seeking a skilled industrious tradesman to join our operations team. This is a full time position working 40 hours per week with the potential to increase the salary as overtime opportunities are readily available.
The Building Maintenance Person II position involves skilled work with responsibility for independently performing a variety of mechanical and other building operation and maintenance tasks on building systems, including kitchen equipment. The incumbent must utilize skilled journeyman techniques when conditions warrant and a working knowledge of one or more trades is necessary. In addition, the work may involve operation of a truck, automobile, or other automotive equipment. General instructions are received and work is performed under general supervision permitting considerable leeway to carry out assignments, depending on the nature of the tasks.
This position may perform work at the main campus and Student Housing Village located in Sanborn, NY as well as the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute (NFCI) located in Niagara Falls, NY.
NCCC provides phenomenal benefits for our employees. These benefits are part of a total compensation package comprised of more than just a salary which includes participation in the NYS Retirement System. At NCCC you will have access to benefits that not only cover you and your family's health but also your well-being as we understand the importance of allowing our employees to have a healthy work life balance by providing our employees with very generous paid time off including 14 paid holidays as well as winter and spring recess and 4 day work weeks in the Summer. Please visit https://www.niagaracc.suny.edu/hr/benefits/ to view our benefit offerings.
Niagara County Community College is doing its part to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus within our work environment and requiring that all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Therefore, the candidate that is selected for hire of the position must show proof of their vaccination status to the Human Resources office after an offer of employment is accepted. NCCC will consider requests for medical and religious exemptions from the COVID-19 vaccine requirement.
Typical Work Activities:
1. Operates heating boilers, process piping, pumps, related equipment, and performs preventive maintenance tasks to promote efficiency and longevity of the equipment; 2. Operates air conditioning equipment from small package units to large centrifugal compressors, process piping, pumps, condensers or water-cooling towers, and related equipment such as heat exchangers, domestic water heaters, piping valves and return condensate pumping systems and performs preventive maintenance tasks to promote efficiency and longevity of the equipment; 3. Operates and maintains emergency generator for emergency electric power supply to one or more buildings; 4. Performs all preventive maintenance on pneumatic temperature control systems and component parts not covered by contractual obligations of calibrations, repairs and checks operation of dampers, unit valves, and controllers for room controls, and fan systems which may have both heating and cooling functions; 5. Performs maintenance work on electro-mechanical parts of fan systems such as motors, belts, fan freeze stats, fire stats, filters and campers (exclude working on high voltage equipment which should be performed by qualified electrical personnel); 6. Collaborates with outside contractors utilizing the County bidding and purchasing processes; 7. Maintains records for New York State Department of Health; 8. Reports to work on a call-in basis when necessary; 9. Installs new or replacement equipment, and executes changes and/or expansions related to building systems; 10. Assists building maintenance personnel, when assigned, to install, repair or maintain structural components, such as roofs, drains, windows, etc.; 11. Supervises, when assigned, the work of others in the performance of maintenance related tasks.
Good knowledge of the common practices, tools, terminology, and hazards of one or more standard buildings trades; good knowledge of modern buildings and equipment maintenance and repair practices; good knowledge of the operation, maintenance and repair of HVAC (heating, ventilating, and air conditioning) systems; ability to work from plans, specifications, and rough sketches; ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; ability to work well with others and supervise and direct others on work projects; good motor, hand and eye coordination; mechanical aptitude and manual dexterity; initiative and resourcefulness; industry and dependability; willingness to be on call to report to work; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position. Ability to work with people with diverse backgrounds.
Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma
Three (3) years of paid experience in large-scale facilities maintenance, general building construction, general building maintenance, or repair work.
Experience must be in more than one of the skilled trades, such as plumbing, carpentry, electrical, HVAC, painting, masonry, etc.
Possession of a valid New York State motor vehicle license at time of appointment and for the duration of employment.
NOTE: Verifiable part-time experience will be pro-rated to meet the qualifications. Experience limited to building cleaning is not qualifying. Full-time successful post-high school vocational training in the required fields or advanced education in a regionally accredited college or university or one accredited by the New York State Board of Regents to grant degrees, can be equated to the required experience. Six (6) months of education or training, 30 credit hours, equals six (6) months of experience.
Special Instructions Summary:
Niagara County Community College considers only those applications that clearly demonstrate the applicant meets all required qualifications as indicated on the posting, please review the qualifications before applying. Persons meeting the required qualifications as stated above should submit the following:
cover letter that addresses each of the qualifications
names and contact information for three (3) current, work related references
Incomplete packets will be rejected for lack of information.
NCCC does not discriminate and prohibits harassment or discrimination related to any protected category including creed, ethnicity, citizenship, sexual orientation, national origin, sex, gender, pregnancy, disability, marital status, political or social affiliation, age, race, color, veteran status, military status, religion, sexual orientation, domestic violence status, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression or perceived gender. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Our college nurtures and empowers its students and employees in ways that recognize and value our common humanity as well as the richness of our diversity. NCCC offers high-quality academic programs leading to degrees and certificates which are supported by outstanding student services in an inclusive and welcoming environment. NCCC provides a variety of cultural, social, and international experiences, as well as community education and workforce development that supports economic development that positively impacts the quality of life of valued stake-holders. The College operates through a collegial model of shared governance and transparency, and is accountable to meet the highest standards of professionalism and integrity.
Established in 1962, NCCC offers a comprehensive and vibrant learning environment with an enrollment of approximately 3,090 students (Fall 2021 semester). The student to faculty ratio is 12:1, providing a high degree of personalized attention and connection between students and faculty.
The NCCC campus, located in Sanborn, NY, offers easy access to both Buffalo, NY and Niagara Falls State Park, and is minutes from the Canadian border. The campus is centr...ally located between the county’s three main cities of Lockport, Niagara Falls, and North Tonawanda. NCCC serves the community in two locations within Niagara County, at the Sanborn campus, and at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute, located in the heart of downtown Niagara Falls.
NCCC continues to actively expand with the recent opening of its Learning Commons Center, a $25 million dollar project on the Sanborn campus. In just a short period of time, it has become the nucleus of the campus; a place for faculty to collaborate and help students develop critical thinking skills while incorporating state-of-the-art technology and innovative student support services.
NCCC welcomes applicants who are committed in helping us fulfill our mission and to reach our vision of being a leader in providing a dynamic, high quality, educational environment responsive to current and emerging needs of our students and community. At NCCC we embrace diversity and promote inclusion throughout the institution and seek candidates who share those principles and encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply to our positions.