Parliament, Office Building, Building, Architecture, Urban, Postal Office, Grass, Plant, City, Town


Facilities Operations


  • 522507
  • Morningside
  • Facilities Operations
  • Full Time
  • Opening on: Feb 1 2022


  • The Mechanic is responsible for providing an immediate and effective response to work assigned by supervisor, or by job order, and for ensuring that the work is completed in a good workmanship-like manner and that the physical condition of the building is safe and in good repair.
  • Service and repair all phases of a plumbing system. Toilets, sinks, faucets, drains, storm lines, pumps, urinals, waste lines, and stoppages. 
  • Ensure that all building certifications and licenses are properly displayed and updated.
  • Perform all duties of an Assistant Mechanic and Mechanic Trainee. 
  • Work independently with complex building systems involving multi-disciplinary skills without supervision.

Minimum Requirements 

  • The Mechanic shall be skilled in the performance of all phases of repair and maintenance and shall demonstrate the required knowledge and the safe use of equipment and tools, and shall have the ability to accurately read blueprints, schematics, and diagrams.
  • Basic knowledge in all areas and skills with a demonstrated proficiency in Preventive Maintenance and at least two of the following skills (Electrical, Plumbing, Carpentry).

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or its equivalent. Minimum one-year experience.

**Please apply by forwarding your resume to: and include the job title in the subject line.

Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.


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