Columbia University Mechanic, HVAC (CFC) in New York, New York

Position Information

Job Title

Mechanic, HVAC (CFC)

Job Code Title

Job Requisition Number



1205- FAC Operations



Job Type

Support Staff Full-Time Regular

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Hours Per Week


Job Family

Facilities / Maintenance

Salary Grade

888 - Support Staff

Salary Range

$27.68 - $34.60 per hour

Advertised Summary Job Description


SCHEDULE: Monday - Friday, 7am - 330pm

The Mechanic is responsible for providing immediate and effective response to work assigned by supervisor, or by job order, and for ensuring that the work is completed in a good workmanship-like manner and that the physical condition of the building is safe and in good repair; ensure that all building certifications and licenses are properly displayed and updated; performs all duties of an Assistant Mechanic and Mechanic Trainee. The Mechanic shall be skilled in the performance of all phases of repair and maintenance and shall demonstrate required knowledge and the safe use of equipment and tools, and shall have the ability to accurately read blueprints, schematics and diagrams. Works independently with complex building systems involving multi-disciplinary skills without supervision. Must provide current and updated home telephone number. In accordance with the collective bargaining agreement, may be required to respond to any emergency on a 24-hour basis and may be required to work overtime. As per Transport Workers Union, Local 241 collective bargaining agreement responsibilities to include - basic knowledge in all areas and skills with a demonstrated proficiency in Preventive Maintenance and at least two of the following skills (Electrical, Plumbing, Carpentry). Responsibilities: As per TWU, Local 241 collective bargaining agreement administrative responsibilities to include: Assist in planning for maintenance repair. Conduct periodic inspections of individual rooms and common areas to report maintenance needs. Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of daily assignments and follow work order process. Effectively perform duties as required by operating and computerized management systems. Recommends products and equipment to be used on assigned jobs, as requested by supervisor. Participate in implementation of preventive maintenance programs and in the development and application of standards of quality and productivity for the facilities. Maintain records to ensure routine compliance with all applicable codes and regulations. Order supplies according to established procedures. Assist in evaluating new equipment for purchase. Calculate quantity of materials needed and requisition all supplies. Perform all related duties, as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications for Grade

Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant

High school diploma, GED or equivalent required. Satisfactory passing of applicable tests. Three years of experience in trades and/or technical discipline.

Additional Position-Specific Minimum Qualifications

Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant

Must have all applicable licenses and permits. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, regulations, operating and maintenance instructions, blueprints, schematics, diagrams and procedure manuals. Ability to prepare routine reports and correspondence. Ability to interpret and follow instructions in written, oral, diagrammatic or schedule form. Ability to define problems, collects data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret technical instructions necessary to carry out the above duties and skills. The incumbent must be able to perform duties on ladders and scaffolding, indoors and outdoors as well as lifting a maximum of 50 lbs. and moving heavier objects with assisted devices. The work environment includes working near or with moving mechanical parts, chemicals and electrical equipment.

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