Posted in Facilities 9 days ago.
Location: Princeton, New Jersey
Site Protection Mechanic
Job ID: 2022-14001
# of Openings: 1
Category: Building Trades and Technicians
The Site Protection Mechanic is a member of the Facilities Operations and performs inspection and testing of campus life safety systems, including but not limited to Fire Alarm, Sprinkler Systems, Fire Extinguishers, Fire Pumps, Kitchen Hood Suppression Systems, etc. The position provides around-the-clock campus-wide, initial responder service for emergency, urgent, and routine events related to life safety, access control, security, environmental and other facilities systems. The work is performed on a 24 /7 day work schedule consisting of various day, evening and weekend shifts.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: With a minimum of oversight, the position will perform the following duties: (Other duties may be assigned.)
Perform inspection testing, repair and maintenance of campus life safety and security systems, including, fire alarms, fire suppression, access control systems and others. Perform other duties as assigned, which may include, but are not limited to, support of other trade shops and overtime assignments. Troubleshoot, provide emergency repairs of these systems, and coordinate with their supervisor the additional response of skilled trades needed to minimize the event to prevent further damage to the facility, thereby maintaining or restoring occupant safety and security. A University cell phone and two-way radio are to be utilized at all times during working hours for communication purposes. Work independently from our computerized maintenance-management system (Maximo CMMS) to generate, manage and complete work orders.
Approximate time on tasks (subject to change based on business need):
Education/Experience – Possess a high school diploma or equivalent and should have 3 or more years of experience in the construction or industrial maintenance trades or equivalent training in one or more of the following fields:
Knowledge of Job Function - working knowledge of electrical circuits and electrical safe practices. Ability to interpret drawings and service manuals for equipment serviced. Thorough knowledge of safe work practices and experience in the repair, modification and installation of electronic systems, and the ability to repair and maintain systems with minimal guidance. Must have the ability and aptitude to develop a broad range of multi-trades skills in the areas of carpentry, plumbing, HVAC, electric, and mechanical trades, etc., and the ability to investigate and resolve a full spectrum of building maintenance problems and emergency/urgent repair needs. Must have the capability to be trained and become proficient in all technical areas of the position description. Must be able to work independently on a fixed or rotating shift schedule;
Communication Skills – ability to interact with customers, supervisors and colleagues, as well as the ability to work both independently and in a team environment, and perform all required coordination and the required record keeping;
Computer Skills - possess computer literacy and have the ability to become proficient in the Maximo CMMS Software System;
After-Hour Emergency Response – able to respond to after normal business hour emergencies and incidents as needed, and on short notice;
Essential Personnel – able to function in an essential personnel role which may include an extended on-campus presence, as defined in the University’s Core Essential Policy.
Physcial Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW