Under the direction of a foreperson, performs a wide range of mechanical maintenance duties required to repair University equipment in good operating condition. In the absence of the authorized lead person may assume responsibility for estimation of workforce and materials and coordination of the work of the group. Primarily responsible for the performance of such mechanical maintenance duties as the examination, dismantling, repair, reassembly and maintenance of various types of mechanical/electrical equipment, including refrigeration units, heating systems, air handling machinery, air conditioners, pumps, plumbing and steamfitting equipment, boilers, filters, etc. Inspects, repairs, and/or replaces used and defective parts; adjusts, lubricates and cleans functional parts. May be required to perform general painting, carpentry, locksmithing, masonry and electrical duties. Performs preventive maintenance and repair duties. Cleans shop and work areas. Detects faulty operation of equipment; reports questionable conditions to supervisor. Conducts inventory of equipment, materials and supplies. May give instruction to craft trainees. Performs related duties as required.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Requires a high school/vocational school education or equivalent plus three years of experience performing mechanical/electrical maintenance and repair work on industrial type motors and pumps. Must be competent in performing complex and varied mechanical/electrical maintenance and repair work on industrial-type motors and pumps (electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, etc.) Successful completion of an approved training program or of a certified apprenticeship program in the trade may be substituted for the above experience. A valid driver’s license with two years driving experience is necessary. Will be required to successfully complete the Rutgers Defensive Driving Course.
Salary: Starting salary will be commensurate with experience and within departmental budgets.
Posting Number: 21ST0381
Location: Rutgers University-Camden
Internal Number: 126981
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