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Maintenance Mechanic Specialist-Controls

Weill Cornell Medical College

New York, NY
Weill Cornell Medical College
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Position Summary

Works with the various building automation controls systems necessary to support the infrastructure systems within all assigned areas of the College's approximately 28 buildings and 2\.5\+ million square feet of space\. Primarily required to provide monitoring, programming, maintenance, troubleshooting and repair services on all college building automation systems to ensure occupant comfort, space pressurization, system efficiency, reduced facility operating costs and optimized life expectancy of infrastructure and utility systems\.

Job Responsibilities

+ Maintains, troubleshoots, repairs, and installs all portions of the complex Building Automation Controls Systems that support the campus\-wide infrastructure systems\.

+ Conducts daily checks, reports and inspections of the HVAC, lighting, and energy management controls systems and associated software\. Investigates and addresses alarms through the controls interface and in the field\.

+ Communicates and reports on identified issues with the controls systems\. Presents and implements recommendations for repairs, upgrades, and enhancements on the controls systems\.

+ Performs retro commissioning of infrastructure systems to ensure proper equipment function and sequence of operations\. Verifies component calibrations\. Repairs or replaces hardware as required\.

+ Provides training and technical support to in\-house mechanics, electricians, and the energy team on the building HVAC, lighting and energy automation management controls

+ Stays current through self study, training, and research on the active campus controls systems as well as new tehcnology and industry trends and standards\.

+ Reviews and comments on the controls package submittals for capital projects\.

+ Creates punchlists for such projects prior to acceptance\.


+ High school diploma or GED


Associates or Bachelor's Degree preferred\.

Minimum 4 to 7 years of relevant experience working with building automation systems and/or complex infrastructure systems, of which a minimum of 3 years hands on experience with pneumatic and DDC building management controls systems\.

Experience and working knowledge of computers and building management controls systems required\.

Experience with Siemens Apogees and / or Automated Logic Controls systems including associatedprogramming language\.

Experience with Lutron Quantum Lighting Controls or equivalent\.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

+ Demonstrated ability to understand complex interrelationships between multiple utility systems\.

+ Demonstrated ability to work from drawings, schematics, blueprints and job layouts\.

+ Strong work ethic and good customer service skills\.

+ Ability to guide the activities of co\-workers on assigned tasks\.

+ Ability to understand and carry out complex technical written and verbal instructions\.

Licenses and Certifications

Working Conditions/Physical Demands

Ability to grasp, lift and/or carry or otherwise move objects weighing a minimum of 50 pounds and push/pull objects up to 100 pounds\.

Utilize hand tools, power tools, large wrenches, operate small to large valves, visually and audibly observe operating equipment, walk, stand, climb ladders/scaffolds, bend, reach, lift and carry\.

Weill Cornell Medicine is a comprehensive academic medical center that's committed to excellence in patient care, scientific discovery, and the education of future physicians in New York City and around the world\. Our doctors and scientists\-faculty from Weill Cornell Medical College, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, and the Weill Cornell Physician Organization\-are engaged in world\-class clinical care and cutting\-edge research that connect patients to the latest treatment innovations and prevention strategies\. Located in the heart of the Upper East Side's scientific corridor, Weill Cornell Medicine's powerful network of collaborators extends to its parent university Cornell University; to Qatar, where an international campus offers a U\.S\. medical degree; and to programs in Tanzania, Haiti, Brazil, Austria and Turkey\. Our medical practices serve communities throughout New York City, and our faculty provide comprehensive care at NewYork\-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, NewYork\-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital, and NewYork\-Presbyterian/Queens\. At Weill Cornell Medicine, we work together to treat each individual, not just their conditions or illnesses, as we strive to deliver the finest possible care for our patients \- the center of everything we do\. Weill Cornell Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled employer\.
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