New York Blood Center

  • Senior Mechanic

    Job Locations US-NY-Long Island City
    Job ID
    2018-1948
    Category
    Technician
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    At New York Blood Center, one of the most comprehensive blood centers in the world, our focus is on cultivating excellence by merging cutting-edge innovation with diligent customer service, groundbreaking research, and comprehensive program and service development. Join us as we work towards meeting and exceeding the growing needs of our diverse communities, further our lifesaving strategic goals in a rapidly changing environment, and expand our impact on the local, national, and global communities we serve.

    Responsibilities

    Under general supervision, the mechanically savvy individual we seek will perform a variety of electrical, plumbing and carpentry work, handle general building issues and ensure all equipment runs properly and efficiently.

     

    Responsibilities include:

    • Completing work orders involving the replacement of electrical components, repairing plumbing fixtures, repairing/replacing ceiling tiles, repairing leaking roofs, general carpentry, and other related activities
    • Building new storage space, office space, sidewalks, retaining walls, and hallways
    • Inspecting rooftops, walls, walkways, light fixtures, windows, drains, etc, for preventive maintenance needs
    • Troubleshooting and performing various electrical work
    • Locating the cause of general building and process system malfunctions
    • Handling various plumbing tasks involving a variety of materials (copper, PVC, brass and stainless materials)
    • Evaluating refrigeration system performance and making necessary repairs
    • Organizing work assignments and small projects where more than one mechanic is needed
    • Maintaining all records and logs
    • Preparing various reports
    • Handling other related functions as needed

    Qualifications

    To qualify, you must have a High School Diploma/GED, 2 years’ experience handling general building issues along with the repair and maintenance of equipment.The ability to operate hand/power tools properly and safely is a must, as is strong problem-solving, organizational, multi-taksing and oral/written communication skills.

     

    Required certifications: Cryo Storage G 97 - Liquid Nitrogen and Liquid Carbon Dioxide Storage and Fire Alarm S 95 - Fire Alarm Supervision.

     

    Position is overtime eligible and also offers a shift incentive.

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