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NYC Special Project Team
Minimum Qualifications Two years of experience in maintenance or mechanical work under the supervision of a skilled trade worker or completion of an appropriate two-year technical school course.
Possession of a valid New York State driver’s license is preferred, but not required, for this position.
Duties Description The Office of Mental Health (OMH) is recruiting to fill a Maintenance Assistant position. This is a temporary/hourly position in the Bureau of Environmental Design and Improvement located in the New York City area. Specific duties to be performed may include, but are not limited to the following:
Perform air handling filter changes and conduct fan coil maintenance.
Inspect air handling units and check felt or rubber gaskets around access doors, steam traps for proper operation, and internal linings.
Inspect fan blades and moving parts for excessive wear or dust buildup; replace or clean as required.
Inspect bolts on supply and return fans for proper tension and wear; adjust tension or alignment if necessary or replace if required.
Clean fan coil units by brushing, blowing, vacuuming, or pressure washing; flush and clean condensate pans and drains.
Assist in the completion of minor rehabilitation special projects.
Ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions.
Provide support as needed for supervisors and co-workers on assignments.
Additional Comments This position will be part of the Downstate Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning Preventative Maintenance (HVAC PM) unit within the New York City Special Project team, which is responsible for performing HVAC preventative maintenance tasks at various psychiatric centers in the New York City region. The team performs ongoing inspections, preventative maintenance, repairs, and maintains records of the downstate facilities’ HVAC systems. The regional revitalization team concept was first adopted for the New York City region in 1984-85, and soon expanded to five regions that cover the entire state. The Environmental Revitalization Teams are made up of temporary general mechanics, maintenance assistants and laborers that perform ongoing maintenance and small renovation projects to augment facility support staff services. The teams operate on an ongoing basis, making visits at each OMH facility in the region twice each year.
Candidates are not eligible for reimbursement of travel costs.
Generous benefit package includes:
• Paid vacation leave
• Paid personal leave
• Paid holidays
• Paid sick leave
• Medical, Prescription, Dental and Vision care benefits
• Membership in the New York State and Local Employees' Retirement System, and
• Various savings plan programs.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
44 Holland Avenue
Notes on ApplyingTo be considered for this position, interested candidates should email a resume in Microsoft Word or PDF format to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the title of the position and Vacancy ID #57856 in the subject line of your email when applying.
You are advised that, should you accept a job offer with the Office of Mental Health, you may be required to be fingerprinted and pay a fingerprint fee.