• Maintenance Worker, Operations Grade VII

    Posting Date 2 weeks ago(1/7/2019 11:36 AM)
    Job ID
    Employee Classification
    1199 Union
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time

    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.


    List of Responsibilities

    • Make minor equipment adjustments such as pump glands, drive belts, etc. as well as machinery lubrication techniques;
    • Stand prescribed watches in any building;
    • Stand fireman watch in boiler room and staff house;
    • Distinguish between proper or improper operating conditions of equipment;
    • Under a minimum of supervision, must be able to start and stop all plant central systems and related auxiliaries and be able to perform routine maintenance on this equipment such as repair and repack valves, pumps and do minor piping repairs;
    • Must be experienced and capable in such maintenance items such as filters, belts, basic equipment alignment and central air-conditioning systems;
    • Perform other related duties as assigned.


    Experience and Educational Background

    • High School Diploma and 7 years of mechanical experience is required.

    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;
      • Must be able to understand and carry out orders;
    • May be subject to oral and actual testing of the on-systems and component startup, shutdown, and trouble-shooting;
    • Must be able to work all shifts;
    • Must possess a basic working knowledge of small hand tools.

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