Columbia University Seeking Experienced Mechanic

Mechanic – Grounds


Columbia University in the City of New York is currently seeking an experienced Mechanic – Grounds to join its Campus Operations Department at the Morningside Campus in Manhattan.  The Mechanic is responsible for providing immediate and effective response to work assigned by supervisor, or by job order, and for ensuring that the work is completed in a good workmanship-like manner and that the physical condition of all equipment is safe and in good repair; ensure that all building certifications and licenses are properly displayed and updated. The Mechanic shall be skilled in the performance of all phases of repair and maintenance and shall demonstrate required knowledge and the safe use of equipment and tools, and shall have the ability to accurately read blueprints, schematics and diagrams. He/she will work independently with complex building systems involving multi-disciplinary skills without supervision and assist in evaluating new equipment for purchase. Calculate quantity of materials needed and requisition all supplies.

High school diploma and/or GED required. Satisfactory passing of applicable tests. Three years of experience in trades and/or technical discipline.

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The position requisition number is 077024


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Columbia University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer – race/gender/disability/veterans.


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