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Engineer, Grade X

Engineer, Grade X

Job ID 
2017-10383
Campus 
Einstein/Resnick - Bronx
Posting Date 
6/23/2017
Employee Classification 
1199 Union
Department 
Engineering
Position Type 
Regular Full-Time

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ABOUT US

 

Founded in 1955, the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Einstein) is one of the nation’s premier institutions for medical education, basic research and clinical investigation. A full-time faculty of some 2,000 conducts research, teaches, and delivers health care in every major biomedical specialty. The college has some 730 medical students, 193 Ph.D. students, 106 MD/Ph.D. students and 275 postdoctoral fellows.

 

Einstein’s major strength, in addition to training physicians and scientists, is its science. During fiscal year 2015, the faculty’s consistently high level of scientific achievement resulted in the awarding of more than $150 million in peer-reviewed grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

 

Einstein is part of Montefiore Medicine Academic Health System, an integrated academic delivery system comprising seven campuses, including 8 hospitals, a multi-county ambulatory network, a new state-of-the art “hospital without beds”, a skilled nursing facility, school of nursing, home health agency, and the state’s first freestanding emergency department. As the University Hospital for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore is a premier academic health system, employing Einstein’s clinical faculty and training Einstein’s medical students, over 1,300 residents, 420 allied health students, and 1,600 nursing students annually.

 

The Albert Einstein College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Einstein seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve.

 

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for the operation of the main boiler plant and/or buildings operations in college buildings;
  • Operate, maintain, and adjust all plant equipment including boilers, turbines, pumps, HVAC units, lighting and power equipment;
  • Oversee, record and calculate daily meter readings for steam, water, and cooling towers;
  • Start up, stop, operate, and maintain all buildings’ central operating systems and related equipment which include chillers, absorbers, and low pressure boilers;
  • Isolate electrical systems, check fuse, resistance, continuity of related control circuits and power equipment;
  • Monitor, operate, and adjust computerized building management and alarm systems;
  • Test and treat boiler chemical for main high pressure boilers and low pressure boilers;
  • Record air flow readings and air change calculations to troubleshoot problems;
  • Make repairs, assign work, and perform all that is necessary to ensure the plant and building integrity with self guidance in the technical aspects of the work;
  • Provide training to new and lower grade employees;
  • Notify responsible parties if systems are out of range;
  • Assign or re-assign watch stand-by staff to various campus locations in the event of absence;
  • Responsible for daily job/preventive maintenance assignments to maintenance staff;
  • Generate timely e-mail notification of operational events to engineering management staff and appropriate college personnel as established by management;
  • May be responsible for generating and closing work order tickets;
  • Order parts and supplies for operational needs; i.e. filters, belts, lube oil, tools, etc;
  • Responsible for the operation of emergency generators;
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

Experience and Educational Background

  • High School Diploma and 5 years of current experience along with a NYC Stationary Engineers  License is required for all boiler/high pressure steam equipment; for all other equipment a HS Diploma and 5 years of current experience related to the respective equipment is required.
  • Cryogenic gases certificate of fitness and/or sprinkler standpipe certificate of fitness 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 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;
  • Must be able to work with the supervisor to assign and monitor the work of lower grade employees in the shop;
  • Must be able to work independently;
  • Must be able to execute special projects as assigned by Operations & Maintenance Supervisors;
  • Must have knowledge of log out/tag out of mechanical and electrical systems;
  • Must possess basic computer skills; i.e. Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook.