Rockefeller University HVAC Helper in New York, New York
Job Title HVAC Helper
Laboratory / Department Plant Operations
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.
Working as part of the HVAC shop in Plant Operations, the Refrigeration Helper will troubleshoot and repair all refrigeration systems, including cold rooms, ice machines, DX units, domestic refrigerators, and freezers.
High School diploma or equivalent required; some trade school and EPA refrigeration handling certification preferred. Must be able to follow instructions and learn to braze and solder. Previous experience with electrical, plumbing, mechanical, and HVAC and good mechanical and diagnostics skills preferred. Must have good communication skills, motor coordination, and have good dexterity.
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