Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Facility Mechanic for University Facilities and Capital Planning. The Facility Mechanic will, under direction, perform a variety of maintenance repairs and installation/replacement such as machinery, mechanical equipment, carpentry, painting, electrical, plumbing, HVAC/R and painting. 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 requests, 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.
Maintains daily time sheets and information pertaining to work performed and time spent.
Responds to emergency calls and determines what correction action must be taken to limit damage to facilities and equipment and assuring the maintenance of a safe environment, when assigned to shifts. Records all activity and provides notice to immediate and/or covering Supervisor, Maintenance and Construction, any situations that disrupt operations and/or compromise health and safety.
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 industrial, education and/or healthcare setting.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to perform minor repair to all skilled trades including mechanical equipment/system, HVAC/R, electrical, plumbing, and fire alarm system.
Valid New Jersey Driver’s License.
New Jersey Black seal Engineer’s License is preferred.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
PHYSICALDEMANDS: Ability to perform physical labor without restriction, including lifting equipment in excess of fifty (50) pounds, performing work on roof, scaffolds and ladders.
Posting Number: 18ST1959
Location: Newark (RBHS)
Internal Number: 68829
About Rutgers University
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.