Licensed Maintainer

Location US-NY-Manhattan
Job ID
2019-10785
# of Openings Remaining
1
Type
Full-Time
Department
JMR Jefferson Market Library

Overview

The Stephen A. Schwarzman Building is part of The New York Public Library, which consists of four major research libraries and 88 branch libraries located in the Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island. Often referred to as the "main branch," the Beaux-Arts landmark building on Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street houses outstanding research collections in the humanities and social sciences as well as a circulating children’s collection.

 

NYPL is seeking a Licensed Maintainer to maintain an environment that is clean, safe and comfortable for our Library users and employees.

Principal Responsibilities

Under the general supervision of the Operations Manager, the Licensed Maintainer:

  • Performs repairs, installations and preventive maintenance of building plant operations consisting of the mechanical, electrical, and plumbing equipment and general carpentry between multiple sites and properties of NYPL
  • Collaborates with the Chief Engineer to determine elaborate repairs to building infrastructure systems and makes recommendations as appropriate
  • Assists in the training of Library Maintainers working on building infrastructure systems
  • Tracks time spent on jobs using Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)
  • Performs related duties as required

Required Education & Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED and advanced courses in plumbing, mechanical, electrical, or refrigeration skills
  • Must possess a valid Refrigeration Machine Operators License (unlimited capacity) issued by the NYC Fire Department

Minimum Qualifications

  • Successfully demonstrated ability to qualify to obtain valid certificates of fitness for the following: Standpipe and Sprinkler systems; High Rise Fire Safety Director Class E, and Freon Handler (CFC)
  • Substantial successfully demonstrated experience in building trades and in the operation and maintenance of large scale heating, air conditioning (Large Central Units and Package Units), elevator, electrical, and plumbing systems
  • Successfully demonstrated experience reading blue prints, circuit diagrams, water flow, and HVAC diagrams
  • Must possess an excellent knowledge of BMS (building monitoring system)
  • Ability to use testing equipment: multi-meters, flow-meters, gauges, and basic hand tools to help diagnose equipment problems
  • Ability to do heavy lifting and set up and work from ladders, scaffolds and electric lifts, maintaining logs, writing reports, and preparing work schedules
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record
  • Must pass physical examination
  • Basic knowledge and experience using computers, including email, Microsoft Word and Excel

Preferred Qualifications

  • Supervisory or training experience 
  • Experience and education with electrical, plumbing and HVAC systems
  • Certificate of Fitness S-78 preferred

All team members are expected and encouraged to embody the NYPL Core Values:

  • Be Helpful to patrons and colleagues
  • Be Resourceful in solving problems 
  • Be Curious in all aspects of your work

Work Environment

  • Public Service Library
  • Outside Environment

Physical Duties

  • Ability to walk or stand for prolonged periods
  • Requires bending, stooping, reaching, pushing, pulling and lifting up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to work on ladders or manlift when required

Starting Salary

USD $62,954.00/Yr.

Hours

40 hours per week
Mornings and weekends as required
Schedule subject to change

Union / Non Union

Local 374

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