Rockefeller University provides a variety of housing accommodations in support of the scientific needs of the University. Apartments and dormitories are available to full-time faculty and students, and hotel accommodations are available for faculty and guests of the Rockefeller community. The Housing Department provides a safe, secure, affordable residence that is conveniently located near the campus. Most of the University's apartments are located in full-service apartment buildings, with door staff and a variety of amenities. A few smaller apartment buildings are located within a short walking distance from campus. Dormitories and guest accommodations are located on the main campus. The Rockefeller campus is located on the Upper East Side, one of New York's most desirable residential neighborhoods. The 45-person housing staff consists of a group of mechanics, porters, housekeepers, and doorpersons, a superintendent for each building, and an office staff to address administrative needs.
High School or Trade School diploma or equivalent required. Must have three to five years of relevant experience in mechanical repair or any combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must have a general knowledge of all building systems and mechanical equipment used in residential buildings, including locks, flooring, windows, plumbing, electricity and switches, alarms, steam traps, packing, pipes, and valves, HVAC systems, and all mechanical system. Must have the ability to interact courteously with tenants and get along well with others in the workgroup and the Housing Department.
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