Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Mechanical Systems Mechanic I for University Facilities and Capital Planning. Under the direction of the Supervisor, the Mechanic I performs a variety of maintenance repairs and installations/replacements of machinery, mechanical equipment and, when assigned to shifts, responds and takes action on all skilled trades calls.
Assists in the work direction of other mechanics, trades helpers, and mechanics of other skilled trades.
Operates, maintains, repairs and installs specialized and complex machinery including, but not limited to pumps, compressors, air moving/distribution equipment, motors, heat exchangers, valves, pneumatic systems and regulators.
Responds to mechanical trouble calls and requests within the facilities, using hand tools, power tools, analyzing equipment and testing instruments.
Performs routine maintenance, preventive maintenance and inspections on mechanical equipment and related equipment/systems. Ancillary equipment and support systems are inclusive of, but not limited to; controls, regulators, motors, compressors, air stations, coils, fluid/gas piping, strainers, operating valves and medical air/gas systems.
Prepares, maintains and submits to the Supervisor, Maintenance and Construction requisitions for material, work orders, required records and reports, pertaining to mechanical equipment systems.
Maintains daily time sheets and information pertaining to work performed and time spent.
Conducts facility tours during the course of the shift, maintains logbook, which includes all calls, situations and BMS summaries occurring during the shift.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Technical school diploma or an equivalent level of knowledge, plus five (5) years of experience in the operation, maintenance and installation of mechanical systems/equipment in an industrial, education and /or health care setting.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Sound knowledge of blue print and schematic reading and thorough knowledge of all applicable (local, state and national) codes.
Ability to perform all skilled trades,and repairs, including mechanical equipment/systems, HVACR electrical, plumbing and fire alarm systems.
New Jersey Black Seal Engineer’s License.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Ability to perform physical labor without restriction, including lifting equipment is excess of fifty (50) pounds, performing work on roofs, scaffolds and ladders.
Work Environment: Environmental Loud machinery noises. Weather and climate elements. Tight spaces.
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.