Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Facility Mechanic for University Facilities and Capital Planning. The Facility Mechanic, under direction, performs a variety of maintenance repairs and installation/replacement such as machinery, mechanical equipment, carpentry, painting, electrical, plumbing, and HVAC/R . Responds and takes action on all skilled trade calls.
Operates, maintains, repairs and installs machinery, plumbing fixtures, simple HVAC/R controls, as well as varied tasks including painting, carpentry and electric.
Responds to trouble calls and request within the facilities, using hand tools, power tools, analyzing equipment and testing requirements.
Performs routine building maintenance and inspections on mechanical equipment and related facility systems.
Performs routine building maintenance and inspections on plumbing, electrical, HVAC/R and related facility systems.
Performs routine building maintenance and inspections in the areas of carpentry, painting and general repair.
Prepares, maintains and submits to the Supervisor, Maintenance and Construction requisitions for materials, work orders, required records and reports, pertaining to facility equipment/systems.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Technical school diploma or an equivalent level of knowledge plus two (2) years of experience in the fields of electrical plumbing, HVAC/R, carpentry, painting and/or general maintenance in an industrial, education and/or healthcare setting.
Ability to perform minor repair to all skilled trades including mechanical equipment/systems, HVAC/R, electrical, plumbing, and fire alarm systems.
Valid New Jersey Driver’s License.
New Jersey Black Seal Engineer’s License.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
PHYICALDEMANDS: Ability to perform physical labor without restrictions, including lifting equipment in excess of fifty (50) pounds, performing work on roof, scaffolds and ladders.
WORKENVIRONMENT: Working inside and outside on utilities department equipment. Driving from campus to perform daily maintenance functions.
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.