Rockefeller University Refrigeration Mechanic in New York, New York

Job Title Refrigeration Mechanic

Laboratory / Department Plant Operations

Department Description

Plant Operations offers comprehensive services at The Rockefeller University including a full range of building trades services which are responsible for routine maintenance and minor/major space alterations, plumbing, electrical, carpentry, HVAC, grounds maintenance, locksmith, custodial, moving and setup services.

Detailed Description

Working as part of the HVAC shop in Plant Operations, the Refrigeration Mechanic will troubleshoot and repair all types of refrigeration systems, including cold rooms, ice machines, DX units, domestic refrigerators, and freezers.

Job Requirements

High School diploma or equivalent required. Must be able to read electrical diagrams and schematics, solder and braze, and charge and reclaim refrigerant. Previous experience with electrical, plumbing, mechanical and HVAC and good mechanical and diagnostic skills. Must have good communication skills, motor coordination, and have good dexterity. Must have an E.P.A. universal refrigerant handling permit.

Additional Details

Must be able to work in confined spaces and elevated temperatures, meet established attendance standards, and have the ability to work on ladders, scaffolds, and to sit, stand, and walk for momentary to extended periods of time. Must have the ability to work safely with hazardous materials. Will be required to work as necessary during disaster situations (before, during, or after a disaster) and may be required to stay after workday to assist after a disaster situation until relief arrives. Must be able to move, push, pull, or lift equipment, materials, and tools weighing more than 50 lbs., climb extension ladders, work overhead, and balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, and move within confined areas including crawl and attic spaces. Must be able to sustain considerable physical effort at frequent intervals, work both inside and outside, and operate power tools and equipment. Will be required to work evenings, weekends, and holidays when necessary.

The Rockefeller University is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans