Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Mechanical Systems Mechanic II for the Department of Institutional Planning and Operations. Under the direction of the Supervisor, Maintenance and Construction, performs a variety of maintenance repairs and installation/replacement of machinery, mechanical equipment and systems, and when assigned to shifts, responds and takes action on all skilled trade 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, and medical air/gas systems.
Responds to mechanical trouble calls and requests within the facilities, using hand tools, power tools, analyzing equipment and testing instruments.
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.
Interprets data from the Power Plant, mechanical systems, control systems, energy management systems and shift log, taking action, and making the Supervisor, Maintenance and Construction aware of the appropriate action taken, when necessary.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Technical school diploma or an equivalent of knowledge plus three (3) years of experience in the operation, maintenance and installation of mechanical systems/equipment in an industrial, education and/or healthcare setting.
Ability to perform all skilled trades repairs including mechanical equipment/system, HVAC/R electrical, plumbing and the fire alarm system.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Sound knowledge of blue print and schematic reading is required as is thorough knowledge of all applicable (local, state and national) codes.
New Jersey Black Seal Engineer's License.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
PHYSICALDEMANDS: Ability to performs physical labor without restrictions, including lifting equipment in excess of fifty (50) pounds, performing work on roofs, scaffolds and ladders.
WORKENVIRONMENT: Loud machinery noises. Weather and climate elements, tight spaces.
Posting Number: 21ST0815
Location: Newark (RBHS)
Internal Number: 129824
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.