Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan
  • New York, NY, USA
  • 50000-55000 per year
  • Salary
  • Full Time



Job Title: Facilities Engineer

Department: Facilities Department

Reports to: Senior Director of Facilities

FLSA Status: Non- Exempt

Date: 8/28/2023

Job Overview: Responsible for maintaining the facility in operating condition.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Oversees outside contractors to ensure proper installation, maintenance, and repair of building and equipment
  • Installs, maintains, and repairs equipment such as water coils, radiators, water heaters, condensate and circulating pumps, and plumbing facilities using hand and power tools
  • Installs, services, and repairs electric motors, heaters, coolers, refrigerators, and other related equipment using various hand and power tools of the maintenance trade
  • Services and repairs appliances such as fans, washing machines, and pumps using machine and hand tools
  • Maintains central heating and chemical water treatment systems, as well as other systems, using gauges and other test instruments to diagnose malfunctions and mechanic hand and power tools to disassemble, repair, and reassemble system components
  • Fabricates, assembles, and tests parts as needed, such as various pumps, valves, heaters, compressors, other mechanical system parts using metal fabricating tools and common hand tools
  • Replaces fuses, light bulbs, circuit breakers, electric switches, and other electrical equipment following electrical specifications
  • Prepares paint, finish surfaces, and equipment using paintbrushes, sanders, scrapers, and other painting tools.
  • Repairs broken furniture or building fixtures using carpenter's hand tools and power equipment
  • Performs building and/or masonry repair such as replacing damaged tiles or grout.
  • The employee performs a full range of maintenance mechanic assignments using independent judgment to make decisions requiring the application of procedures and practices to specific work situations
  • Ensures the proper use, care, and storage of tools and equipment


  • Requires basic working knowledge of Plumbing, Electrical, Carpentry, Masonry, Locksmithing, and HVAC trades
  • Knowledge of the accepted practices, processes, materials, and tools of the maintenance trades
  • Knowledge of electric motors, generators, pumps, pressure systems, water systems, and other equipment and systems found in buildings and facilities
  • Knowledge of the servicing and maintenance of simple power, heating, and cooling units
  • Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the building maintenance trades
  • Ability to do routine mechanical or electrical maintenance and care for tools and equipment
  • Ability to work from sketches, drawings, and blueprints
  • Ability to maintain records regarding material, equipment, and repairs
  • Ability to determine work priorities

Physical Requirements: The job duties require an employee to bend, reach, kneel, and stand for extended periods. Requires the ability to lift up to 60 pounds.


Five years of experience in the mechanical, electrical, plumbing or construction trades

Completion of a recognized program in vocational training for the mechanical or electrical trades may be substituted for two years of experience assisting skilled trades workers.

NOTE: Equivalent combinations of education and experience that provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities will be evaluated on an individual basis.

Salary Range: $50,000 to $55,000/Year

Location and Commitments:

This is an in-person position. Weekend hours are required. Overnight and occasional overtime hours may be required.

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