Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Mechanical System Mechanic II for the Facilities department of Institutional Planning & Operations.
Under the direction of the Supervisor, Maintenance and Construction, this position 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. This position assists in the work direction of other mechanics, trades helpers, and mechanics of other skilled trades.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
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.
Performs routine maintenance, preventive maintenance and inspections on mechanical equipment and related equipment/systems. Ancillary equipment and support systems are inclusive of, but not limited to; controls, regulators, motors, compressors, air stations, coils, fluid/gas piping, strainers, operating valves and medical air/gas systems.
Prepares, maintains and submits to the Supervisor, Maintenance and Construction requisitions for material, work orders, required records and reports, pertaining to mechanical equipment systems.
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.
Prepares or works from sketches, plans, specifications, in accordance with mechanical standards.
Responds to emergency calls and determines what corrective action must be taken to limit damage to facilities and equipment and assuring the maintenance of a safe environment, when assigned to shifts.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Technical school diploma or an equivalent level 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.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Sound knowledge of blue print and schematic reading and thorough knowledge of all applicable (local, state and national) codes.
Ability to perform all skilled trades repairs including mechanical equipment/systems, HVAC/R electrical, plumbing and fire alarm systems.
New Jersey Black Seal Engineer's License.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Physical Demands: Position required the individual to stand, walk, use finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, and to talk or hear up to 2/3 of the time, from 50 to 100 pounds less than 1/3 of the time; to lift a weight or exert a force of up to 25 pounds up to 2/3 of the time, from 50 to 100 pounds less than 1/3 of the time. Ability to perform physical labor without restrictions, including lifting equipment in excess of fifty (50) pounds, performing work on roofs, scaffolding and ladders.
Work Environment: The position may require work in the following environmental condition; wet or humid conditions (non-weather), work near mechanical moving parts, in high, precarious places, among fumes and airborne particles, in outdoor weather conditions and near vibrations up to 2/3 of the time; with toxic or caustic chemicals, in extreme hot or cold conditions, at risk of electrical shock and of radiation less than 1/3 of the time. Moderate noise conditions are typical for the work environment for this job. The position requires close, distance and color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception as well as the ability to adjust focus.
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.