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HERC: Metro New York & Southern Connecticut Mechanic Trainee in New York, New York

Employer Name: Columbia University

Job Type: Support Staff - Union Bargaining Unit: TWU - B&G Regular/Temporary: Regular End Date if Temporary: Hours Per Week: 40 Salary Range: $23.94 - $29.93 per hour Position Summary LOCATION - PM Shop SCHEDULE - Monday - Friday, 2pm-10:30pm 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. 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. Cleans and stores equipment 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 High School Diploma, GED and/or the 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. A bility to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedures manuals. Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.