The Cornell University campus is widely admired as one of the world's most beautiful academic settings. The Division of Facilities and Campus Services is committed to providing the highest quality service to faculty, students, staff, alumni and visitors. With more than 260 major buildings enhancing the magnificent landscape of the Ithaca campus, approximately 1,000 highly talented and dedicated staff serve as steward of the campus resources and operations.
Facilities Management (FM) provides maintenance, grounds, and custodial services to the entire campus. FM serves as a partner within the zone structure for the Contract Colleges (CC), Endowed (EN), and Student and Campus Life (SCL) zones.
As a key steward of the University's facilities, FM is responsible for facility assessments, skilled trades, general construction, building care, grounds, recycling, asbestos, and the management of planned, corrective, and preventive maintenance.
All employees are accountable for supporting the organization's values of truth, respect, excellence, teamwork, and integrity; and supporting inclusive and sustainable practices in carrying out everyday responsibilities.supporting the organization's values of truth, respect, excellence, teamwork, and integrity.
Perform installation and maintenance of all building heating, ventilating, air conditioning and direct digital building management control systems. Assist with the maintenance of other building systems such as plumbing and electrical systems. May serve as Energy Management Control System (EMCS) operator.
Ours is a values-based organization where all employees are accountable for supporting the organization's values of truth, respect, excellence, teamwork, and integrity. FCS employees are required to attend staff development trainings and participate in the performance evaluation process.
Must have a high school diploma or equivalent and a minimum of five (5) years of experience in the building management control system field. Apprentice certification desirable.
Must belong to the local Electrician or Plumbers Union, or join within 30 days of employment.
Must have the ability to prepare written documents, reports and summaries of work activities.
Must have excellent interpersonal, communication and customer service skills, as well as the ability to work in a team environment.
Must be knowledgeable of building mechanical systems, including hydronics, steam and air handler unit systems.
Must be able to wear respirator and other employer-provided safety and PPE.
Must have and maintain a valid, unrestricted NYS driver's license.
Must have experience with computers and building controls systems.
May be required to use own vehicle on the job.
Will be required to inspect and work in crawl spaces, attics, laboratories, ventilation equipment, mechanical rooms, mechanical shafts, sub basements and confined, isolated areas. Access to these may be by ladder or scaffold tower on platforms up to 100' high. Risk exposure to asbestos, toxic vapors, heat, cold, height and accumulated dirt. Must be available to work overtime as duties require, including weekends. Possibility of shift work.Delivers heavy material to job sites. Must have ability to ascend and descend heights, have agility and freedom of movement, ability to climb stairs, ladders and scaffold, and ability to move easily in confined spaces.
Position will require the ability to work shift work.
Ability to work with a small team with considerable independence.
Familiarity with OSHA safety requirements preferred.
Pneumatic experience preferred.
Cornell University provides excellent benefits that include professional development, access to many wellness programs, employee discounts with local and national retail brands, health care options and generous paid leave provisions: 3 weeks of vacation, health and personal leave; 12 paid holidays (including end of year winter break), and great retirement options. Cornell has also been nationally recognized as an award-winning workplace for our health, wellbeing, sustainability, and diversity initiatives.
Relocation assistance is not available for this position.
Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
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