Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University(YU) 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, psychology, and more.
We are a leading global educational institution that employs over 6,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission: to bring wisdom to life through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve. We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.
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 and a shuttle to nearby subway locations.
The Multi Trade Mechanic, X performs general construction and maintenance projects. The person in this position must be able to work in multiple locations within the NYC metro area and be able to accommodate varying work shifts.
Install, repair and/or maintain wooden structures such as partitions, furniture, equipment and other wooded articles. Install wallboards, floor and ceiling tile, linoleum, tile and carpets, using hand tools, power tools and carpenter's tools
Install doors and hardware. Repair windows frames and sashes, cut and replace window glass. Install/repair window shades, blinds and rods
Fabricate and install shelves and countertops. Install cabinets and suspended ceilings
Electrical and Plumbing
Perform minor electrical work
Replace switches, outlets and light fixtures
Replace sinks and faucets
Perform other plumbing repairs as needed
Prepare areas for painting
Frame walls, tape, plaster and skim coat
Paint buildings and other structures using brushes, rollers or spray gun
Mix and pour concrete, lay bricks, cement blocks, ceramic tile
Apply grout, point brickwork
Apply caulking compound to seal cracks in walls and joints, using mason/bricklayers' tools
Erect scaffolds and sets up ladders
Keep work areas neat and clean
Perform other related duties as assigned
Experience and Educational Background
High School Diploma and 5 years of experience in one or more building trades is required
Valid state driver's license is preferred
Skills and Competencies
Must possess the strength and dexterity needed to perform the job and the physical ability to move equipment as necessary
Must possess a working knowledge of hand and power tools
Must adhere to operational safety rules and regulations as deemed by the University
Must be able to follow directives and possess good communication skills and ability to interact with building/office occupants effectively
May be required to work from blueprints
Must be able to work in multiple locations within the NYC metro area and be able to accommodate varying work shifts
Yeshiva University has been transforming lives for more than a century. Nowhere but here can students have a personal, small college experience while benefitting from the academic rigor of a top ranked research university. Since its inception YU has been dedicated to melding the ancient traditions of Jewish law and life with the heritage of Western civilization, and each year we celebrate as future leaders make YU their home. Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.