Job Description Under the supervision of the Facilities Director and the Lead Mechanic, performs a variety of work, installing, maintaining and repairing mechanical equipment in the maintenance of College properties and perform other duties as assigned.
Essential Duties Summary Duties and Responsibilities:
Installs, maintains and repairs equipment such as steam valves, steam traps, steam or water coils, steam or water radiators, unit heaters, water heaters, boilers, condensate and circulating pumps and piping & plumbing associated with water and heating/steam lines.
Provide preventive maintenance to all fan coil units, boiler units, air compressors, packaged roof-top units. Change air filters, belts and grease.
Perform cleaning of all residential boilers.
Troubleshoot and replace fuses, coils and contacts on mechanical equipment.
Daily inspection of all mechanical rooms with reporting back to supervisor of any issues.
Daily inspection of swimming pool & rowing tank.
Install, repair and service electric motors.
Remove, install & repair appliances.
Replace fuses & electrical switches.
Perform basic plumbing repairs such as unclogging toilets, sinks or urinals, troubleshooting and repairing when possible, water leaks, leaking faucets and water fountains.
Performs basic electrical repairs such as changing light bulbs or fluorescent lamps and assists in repairing ballast and light fixtures.
Maintain tools and equipment necessary for work.
With approval of the supervisor purchase supplies and materials necessary to complete projects.
When the College is closed for breaks (Thanksgiving, winter break) there is overtime available for n-call coverage based on seniority rotation.
Other duties as assigned: Handle minor repairs and replacement work not directly related to mechanic work such as cleaning flat roof drains & gutter and leaders when necessary, shade replacement, sign installation, repairing loose floor & ceramic tiles, stair treads; replace ceiling tiles, caulks windows & doors. Assemble and moves furniture, assist with hanging pictures, bulletin boards and shelving and times assists with campus table and chair set-ups.
Required Qualifications Minimum Qualifications:
High school diploma or GED.
Three to five years of air condition and refrigeration experience and a variety of maintenance skills.
Valid driver's license required.
Must be able to perform physical activities, such as, but not limited to, lifting equipment, moving furniture, working in tight spaces.
Must be able to safely use tools, equipment and work from ladders and scaffolding.
Ability to complete the following trainings as required: lock out tag out, confined space, MSDS, asbestos and lead identification, ladder safety, emergency evacuation, in-house OSHA and respirator training and other training SLC requires or mandates.
Ability to interact appropriately with all SLC community members, guests and contractors
Sarah Lawrence College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has as one of its goals the recruitment and retention of a racially and culturally diverse administration, staff and faculty. To that end, every job opening is seen as an opportunity to increase diversity and every effort will be made to expand the applicant pool in accordance with these goals.
Sarah Lawrence College is located in southern Westchester County, 25 minutes by train from midtown Manhattan, NYC. For information on Sarah Lawrence College, our curriculum, teaching methods, and philosophy of education, please see our web site at https://www.sarahlawrence.edu/.