Maintenance Worker - Ops. - Yeshiva University in New York New York

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Yeshiva University

New York, New York 10033

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Job ID: 2014-7825

Campus: Bronx

Employee Classification: 1199 Union

Department: Engineering

Position Type: Regular Full-Time


Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University (Einstein) is one of the nation’s premier institutions for medical education, basic research and clinical investigation, and proud home to more than 3,000 faculty and staff, 750 medical students and 245 PhD students, including 116 students in the combined MD/PhD programs. As a longstanding national leader in biomedical research, Einstein has 300+ research laboratories and in 2012 the National Institutes of Health awarded Einstein $160 million in funding. Einstein offers challenging, exciting, and rewarding careers for highly talented individuals who are dedicated to advancing pioneering educational and research initiatives. We pride ourselves in our humanitarian mission of serving the community and promoting an academic and working culture that is both supportive and collaborative. At Einstein, science is truly at the heart of medicine. Link here to review Einstein stories in the media and watch a video of Einstein's history, recent successes and innovative plans for the future.

Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education and psychology. Since welcoming our first class in 1955, Einstein has been an integral part of Yeshiva University, an institution that offers rewarding and challenging employment opportunities to qualified candidates in a wide range of disciplines.

The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University’s retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year. Additionally, there is a shuttle to nearby subway locations.


  • Stand competent watches; i.e. inside, outside and boiler plant
  • Under a minimum of supervision, must be able to start up, stop, operate and maintain all buildings’ central operating systems and related equipment which include but are not limited to chillers, absorbers and low pressure boilers
  • Isolate systems for repair, replace components i.e. filters, strainers, valves, floats, lube oil and clean cooling towers and fan coils
  • Isolate electrical systems, check fuses, resistance and the continuity of related control circuits and power equipment
  • Monitor, operate and adjust computerized building management and alarm systems
  • Test and treat boiler chemicals for main high pressure boilers and low pressure boilers
  • Take air flow readings and air change calculations
  • Respond to emergency situations when on site
  • Take and record meter readings
  • Complete required log books
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Skills and Competencies

  • Must possess the strength and dexterity needed to perform the job and the physical ability to move equipment as necessary
  • Must adhere to operational safety rules and regulations as deemed by the College
  • Must be able to follow directives and possess good communication skills and ability to interact with building/office occupants effectively
  • Speaks to clients and colleagues in a respectful and thoughtful manner
  • Collaborates with others to promote university services and resources to meet the needs of the students, employees, and the community
  • Conducts activities in a trustworthy and dependable manner
  • Sets high personal performance standards for quality and evaluates service against those standards
  • Effectively structures actions to achieve objectives

Scope of Responsibility

  • The Maintenance Worker may be assigned to the various building throughout the Einstein Campus.


Job Requirements

Experience and Educational Background

  • High School Diploma
  • 6 years of related mechanical experience
  • NYC Refrigeration License preferred

Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to workforce diversity.

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Keyword Phrases

  • Maintenance Worker - Ops.
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: High School
Experience: At least 6 years
Level of Job: Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Non-Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume