Work For Facilities!
Interested in working for Facilities? As you can see from looking around our Web site, there are many different types of skill sets needed to run all of the physical assets at Columbia University.
Construction-related Vendors or Contractors
Over the past several months, we have experienced a significant increase in interest from construction-related vendors and contractors interested in working with Columbia. In order to improve our service and provide a more timely response to interested construction-related vendors and contractors, we are currently updating our systems and will not be adding additional vendors/contractors to our portfolio at this time.
As a service to those interested in employment with construction firms currently working at Columbia, we have developed a referral process at http://www.facil.columbia.edu/cref.
Prospective Staff Members
If you are interested in working with Columbia University, please view our open positions listed below.
The Assistant Mechanic works alongside a Mechanic being trained to perform maintenance and repair functions as set forth in the Mechanic job description. Must become familiar with all applicable building licenses and certifications. Must provide current and updated home phone number. In accordance with the collective bargaining agreement may be required to respond to any emergency on a 24- hour basis, and may be required to work overtime. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Assists Mechanic(s) in maintenance and repair functions. May perform tasks with minimal supervision as part of job training. Delivers tools and materials to job site. Sets-up and takes down equipment and cleans and stores when work is completed, cleans up job site. As per Transport Workers Union, Local 241 collective bargaining agreement responsibilities to include: Repairs and Maintenance, Boiler Room (Excluding Power House) and Preventive Maintenance. Perform all related duties as assigned.
The Assistant Mechanic may be required to attend a two-year training and certification program to learn proficiency in mechanical skills to be administered by the University. During the training program, Assistant Mechanics will be tested periodically. Completion of all prerequisites in a two-year period will qualify the Assistant Mechanic for advancement to Mechanic at the end of the second year. For a more detailed description and to apply for this position, click here.
For a more detailed description and to apply for this position, click here.