Northwell Health General Service Mechanic/Boiler Room-Per Diem in Staten Island, New York

Req Number 001PJO

Job Category HVAC

Job Description

As a Maintenance Mechanic Boiler Room you will construct, repair and maintain fixtures, furniture, structural woodwork, interior and exterior masonry, etc., using hand and/or power tools.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Performs maintenance work relative to various trades including carpentry, plumbing, electrical and HVAC and refrigeration work.

  • Maintains and repairs various portable items of the patient care equipment such as stretchers, wheelchairs, beds, pumps, etc.

  • Maintains and repairs electrical circuits and is able to follow simple circuit diagrams. Installs outlets and panels as directed.

  • Repairs leaks, replaces defective piping, replaces plumbing fixtures and maintains other plumbing system components including acid waste system, medical gases, etc.

  • Installs and repairs hardware such as door closures, window parts, locks, louvers, etc. Prepares and installs shelving, cabinetwork, bulletin boards, etc.

  • Erects and installs partitions, hung ceilings, floor tiles, door fixture supports, etc.

  • Maintains and repairs autoclaves, sterilizer, pumps, motors, and other equipment as directed or required.

  • Performs burning, welding or brazing operations at the direction of the Lead Stationary Engineer or other departmental Managers.

  • Installs and maintains ventilation system. Change filters. Clean and repairs coils, modifies and repairs dampers, etc.

  • Performs other items of work as assigned or directed including moving of furniture and equipment, painting, demolition work, and area cleaning, etc.

  • Performs mechanical and electrical repairs on various types of refrigeration equipment located throughout the hospital, e.g. refrigerators, freezers, ice makers, drinking water coolers, dx HVAC units, etc. under the direction of the Stationary Engineer.

  • Physical Demands: Must be able to stand and work for prolonged periods of time. Must be able to lift and move heavy materials and equipment weighing up to 100lbs. Must have acceptable corrected visual acuity.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent, required. Technical and/or trade school, preferred.

  • Minimum of three (3) years experience as a General Mechanic or Maintenance Mechanic performing Journeymen’s work in carpentry, plumbing, electrical, or HVAC installations.

  • Minimum of one (1) year experience hospital, preferred.

  • NY City Fire Department Certificates of Fitness: F-97, F-99, G-17, required.

  • Possess a good knowledge of NYC construction codes and standards, required.

  • Certificate in instruction from the Department of Air Resources, preferred.

  • Read, write and speak English to understand and interpret written and verbal instructions.