Rockefeller University Facility Water Treatment Technician in New York, New York

Job Title Facility Water Treatment Technician

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

Under the direction of engineering management, the Facility Water Treatment Technician will provide routine preventative maintenance, inspection, and cleaning of cooling towers and testing of cooling towers, boilers, and chilled water and heating loops. The Facility Water Treatment Technician will inspect and maintain all related chemical storage and pumping equipment, be responsible for keeping related logs and records accurately and in a timely manner to comply with NYC cooling tower codes, and assist engineering personnel in completion of projects and repairs as needed.

Job Requirements

High School or Trade School diploma or equivalent required. NYS DEC Pesticide Technician Certificate, Category 7G (Cooling Tower water treatment) required; NYC Refrigerating System Operating Engineer (Q-99) is a plus. Must have mechanical aptitude and two years' experience in a related field, as well as the ability to work under minimal supervision. Must have the ability to identify issues and develop practical solutions.

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. 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. Will be required to wear appropriate PPE. Will be required to work evenings, weekends, and holidays when necessary.

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