NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital at NYU Langone Health is one of the nation's leading orthopedic and rheumatologic, specialty hospitals dedicated to the prevention and treatment of musculoskeletal diseases. The hospital provides some of the most advanced orthopedic programs in the region for musculoskeletal disorders and the largest pediatric orthopedic program in New York City. The hospital is consistently ranked among the leading orthopedic centers nationwide by U.S. News and World Report. Our expert physicians combine extensive experience and research with the latest technology for bone and joint problems that affect patient's ability to function. We specialize in the following areas: Orthopedic Surgery Rheumatology Neurology Radiology.
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Maintenance Mechanic in the Engineering Department. To qualify a High School Diploma or equivalent is required. Five (5) years experience required. Equivalent combination of trade or vocational school graduation shall reduce the previous requirement to four (4) years. FDNY Certificate of Fitness required. Experience as a maintenance mechanic or helper is preferred. Must have the ability to handle many priority objectives at once with full regard to safety, and code compliance. Must be able to lift, move and transport a minimum of 100 lbs. with or without the use of assistive devices. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required.
In this role, the Maintenance Mechanic work covers the full spectrum of buildings and activities within NYULMC. He/she will perform the duties required by one or more of the following trades: Refrigeration, Carpentry, Painting, Plumbing, HVAC, and Electrical. He/she will be required to work in all areas of the hospital environment: indoors, outdoors including educational and research areas. Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Replaces faulty switches, sockets, plugs, fuses, fixtures, appliances, etc. Installs various types of conduits, electrical devices, motors, lighting fixtures and heating equipment efficiently. Examines and tests HVAC or elements of electrical systems to locate obvious problems/faults.
Repairs and replaces damaged or defective piping, fixtures by connecting them to inlet and outlet piping by fitting gaskets, couplings trays and valves and soldering connections to seal joints when necessary. Replaces washers, stems and seats in valves or taps in a timely manner. Repairs and replaces components on sterilizers, bed pan washers, tunnel washers, and other sanitizing equipment accurately. Inspects all connections and other parts of system for leaks. Tests components on sterilizers and other sanitizing equipment utilizing test instruments in an efficient manner. Responsible for maintaining plumbing natural and medical gas systems.
Repairs and replaces refrigeration equipment and appliances in an efficient manner. Repairs and replaces HVAC electrical/electronic pneumatic equipment. Examines and tests HVAC or elements of electrical systems to locate obvious problems/faults. Inspects all refrigeration systems to determine preventive maintenance, routine and emergency repairs.
Constructs and repairs structural woodwork and equipment working from blueprints and/or oral instructions. Understands electrical/mechanical symbols and interprets electrical/mechanical drawings accurately.
Replaces damaged ceiling tiles and floor tiles, performs repairs to fixtures, partitions, doors, office equipment, cabinets, and structural woodwork. Ability to repair/install locks efficiently.
Demonstrates skills in painting and refinishing, to include preparation of surfaces for painting, refinishing and/or filling, matching paint colors, mixing paint, blending paints or stains to obtain desire color and consistency.
Demonstrates knowledge of the organizations Service Standards and incorporates them into the performance of duties.
NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital at NYU Langone Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
NYU Langone Health, a world-class patient-centered integrated academic medical center, is one of the nation's premier centers for excellence in clinical care, biomedical research, and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of four hospitals – Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation; the Hospital for Joint Diseases, one of only five hospitals in the nation dedicated to orthopaedics and rheumatology; and Hassenfeld Children's Hospital, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children's health services across the medical center – plus the NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. The medical center's tri-fold mission to serve, teach, and discover is achieved 365 days a year through the seamless integration of a culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education and research. For more information, go to www.nyulangone.org.