Columbia University Mechanic Trainee in New York, New York
Job TitleMechanic Trainee
Job Code Title
Job Requisition Number 096203
Department 1205- FAC Operations
Job Type Support Staff Full-Time Regular
Bargaining Unit TWU - B&G
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Hours Per Week 40
Job Family Facilities / Maintenance
Salary Grade 888 - Support Staff
Salary Range $22.68 - $28.35 per hour
Advertised Summary Job Description LOCATION: PM Shop
SCHEDULE: Monday - Friday, 2pm - 10:30pm
The Mechanic Trainee may be required to attend a two-year training and certification program to learn proficiency in mechanical skills to be administered by the University. During the training program, Trainees will be tested periodically. Completion of all prerequisites in a two-year period will qualify the Mechanic Trainee for advancement to Assistant Mechanic at the start of the second year. General Function: The Mechanic Trainee works alongside a Mechanic being trained to perform maintenance and repair functions as set forth in the Mechanic job description. Must become familiar with all applicable building licenses and certifications. Must provide current and updated home phone number. In accordance with the collective bargaining agreement may be required to respond to any emergency on a 24- hour basis, and may be required to work overtime. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Mechanic Trainee will assist in maintenance and repair functions. May perform tasks with minimal supervision as part of job training. Delivers tools and material to job site. Sets-up and takes down equipment and cleans and stores when work is completed, cleans up job site. As per Transport Workers Union, Local 241 collective bargaining agreement responsibilities to include: Repairs and Maintenance, Boiler Room (Excluding Power House) and Preventive Maintenance. Perform all related duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications for Grade
Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant High School Diploma, GED or equivalent required. Must pass Mechanic Aptitude Test. Must be physically fit to do extensive walking, stair climbing, lifting (maximum of 50lbs.), moving heavier objects with assistive devices, and overhead work. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedures manuals. Participation in the Mechanic Training Program when an opening occurs is mandatory.
Additional Position-Specific Minimum Qualifications
Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant
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What type of posting? Is this a waiver request? Standard Posting
Requisition Open Date 01-10-2019
Requisition Close Date Open Until Filled
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