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Trades Generalist - HVAC

Company: Stony Brook University
Location: Stony Brook
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Position Summary

A Trades Generalist performs journey-level work in one trade, and skilled and semiskilled level work in a combination of other trades in the repair and maintenance of facilities and equipment.

Duties of a Trades Generalist may include the following but are not limited to:

* Working knowledge of methods, material, tools and equipment used in the craft or crafts to which assigned. * Working knowledge of applicable standards and plumbing and electrical code regulations. * Working knowledge of the rules and regulations of the facility governing the activities of State wards under the supervision of the General Mechanic. * Ability to use the tools, machines, equipment and material of the craft or crafts to which assigned. * Ability to train and supervise others. * Ability to plan and lay out work and diagnose problems. * Ability to read and interpret plans, diagrams, architectural blueprints and specifications. * Ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions. * Performs preventive maintenance on equipment by: following directions from supervisor, work requests, or p/m schedules, including proper equipment shutdown, electrical lockout, timely completion of work, assuring proper restart/return or equipment to service, removal of old parts, and clean-up of area after completion. * Installs ductwork and repairs HVAC/REFRIGERATION systems by following supervisor's direction or work requests in a timely fashion. Also, follows blueprints of design work that is to be done as per instructions while assuring completion of assignment is done properly and professionally. * Performs repairs to HVAC/REFRIGERATION systems by following supervisors direction, blueprints and work requests. * Following safety codes and regulations, wearing safety equipment and instruction subordinates how to work safely on equipment and follow safety rules. * Performs pneumatic control preventive maintenance or repairs by following instruction booklets/manuals for controls or following instruction/directions of supervisor. Work is to be completed timely and neatly. Must keep supervisor informed of any problems as they arise. * Arrives, departs from work in a timely manner. Adheres to proper break and lunch periods. Is available to work emergencies on occasion and sometimes works scheduled overtime. * Keeps work area as clean and safe as possible. While performing work, must be courteous to other employees, staff and patients. Maintains tools in proper condition and is expected to report any malfunctions of tools or equipment by filing out work requests or unusual occurrence report.


Required Qualifications: Four years of full-time experience in a trade under a skilled journey-level position which would provide training equivalent to that given in an apprenticeship program. Apprentice training in a trade or training gained by the completion of technical courses in a trade at a school or institute may be substituted for the above experience on a year-for-year basis.

Preferred Qualifications: Four years mechanical experience with 1 year HVAC/REFRIGERATION experience in the operation or maintenance of commercial type of refrigeration or air-conditioning equipment. Training in heating, refrigeration or air-conditioning gained by the completion of technical courses at a school or institute may be substituted for the above experience on a year for year basis. EPA Certification for Refrigeration Handling. Posession of a valid and current NYS driver's license. Hospital/Healthcare setting experience.

Special Notes: Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.

Posting Overview: This position will remain posted until filled or for a maximum of 90 days. An initial review of all applicants will occur two weeks from the posting date. Candidates are advised on the application that for full consideration, applications must be received before the initial review date (which is within two weeks of the posting date).

If within the initial review no candidate was selected to fill the position posted, additional applications will be considered for the posted position; however, the posting will close once a finalist is identified, and at minimal, two weeks after the initial posting date. Please note, that if no candidate were identified and hired within 90 days from initial posting, the posting would close for review, and possibly reposted at a later date.


* Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises. * All Hospital positions maybe subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary. * This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair. * This function/position maybe designated as "essential." This means that when the Hospital is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook University Hospital and related facilities.

Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements:

* Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services* * Complete electronic reference check with a minimum of three (3) professional references. * Successfully complete a 5 panel drug screen* * Successfully complete a Background Check investigation. * Provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s).

Failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.

* The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination.


Stony Brook University is committed to excellence in diversity and the creation of an inclusive learning, and working environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.

If you need a disability-related accommodation, please call the University Office of Equity and Access at (631)632-6280.

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Keywords: Stony Brook University, New Haven , Trades Generalist - HVAC, Other , Stony Brook, Connecticut

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