Maintenance Technician, UOVO: BROOKLYN

UOVO is seeking a Maintenance Technician for its newly built Bushwick location. The Maintenance Technician is responsible for completing general work requests associated with the day to day maintenance of the facility under the supervision of the Facilities Manager.  The ideal candidate will have experience working as a maintenance technician and have a strong technical knowledge regarding Hvac and Chiller Systems as well as an understanding of workplace and personal safety on the job.

Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • General maintenance and troubleshooting of Cooling towers/Rtac Chiller system, Hvac equipment, RO System
  • Trouble shooting and repairs for various other equipment such as chilled water pumps, fan powered vav’s, kitchen appliances
  • Ensure operation of mechanical equipment by completing preventative maintenance requirements; following operations manuals, manufacturers instructions and troubleshoot malfunctions
  • Assist with any post-construction close out and punch list work as needed
  • Ability to monitor BMS and report/respond to any BMS alarms
  • General low voltage electrical repair and install work; installing outlets, rewiring or installing light fixtures
  • Drywall and spackle install and repair
  • In conjunction with the Facilities Manager assess extraordinary maintenance required for the property i.e. replacing guttering, parking lot repairs, repairing outside lighting, perimeter fence, landscaping, carpets, painting in staff/client common areas,
  • Maintaining attic stock to determine inventory level of cleaning supplies and spare parts for mechanical equipment
  • Ordering maintenance materials, supplies and products for the facility as needed in conjunction with Manager approval
  • Communicate with the wider business regarding any facilities related work scheduled to take place that may impede operations.
  • Ability to attend weekly meetings and contribute via a written weekly agenda
  • Perform daily walk throughs of the facility to check mechanical, switch gear, fire pump rooms, roof drains, general building conditions and report back any issues found
  • General maintenance around the facility including but not limited to cleaning carpets, painting and patchwork, clearing roof drains, landscaping, salting the perimeter of the building and shoveling snow during the winter months
  • Escorting vendors as needed throughout the building to perform various jobs or to complete special projects such as racking and room build outs for clients
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules and regulations
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing various projects around the facility alongside the Maintenance Engineer
  • Other projects as assigned by Manager
  • Ability to push and pull 150 pounds on a dolly or cart, as well as 50 pounds without mechanical aid
  • Ability to carry 40 pounds of varying size and shape up to a distance of 90 feet;
  • Ability to stand, walk, squat, bend, kneel, crouch, twist, and reach overhead;
  • Ability to be exposed to outside weather conditions, including heat, cold, rain and snow; and
  • Ability to safely operate a forklift.
  • Familiarity with the use of hand trucks, pallet jacks, jbars, dollies and other necessary warehouse equipment

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Team Player, able to work in a dynamic environment
  • Experience working with a fire alarm and security system
  • Experience operating a BMS preferred
  • Experience working with Chiller Systems
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience or related training
  • HVAC or Journeymen license and certification is preferred
  • Certifications for Fire Guard (F01), Sprinkler Standpipe (S14) and Fire Pump (S13) preferred
  • Must be able to work in an office setting including but not limited to ability to write short correspondence, memos, service requests etc. as well as converse with clients, co-workers and vendors in a professional manner
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and/or reliable transportation
  • Occasional nights and weekends required; flexible schedule is preferable
  • 24/7 Emergency on-call availability

Compensation:

Hourly rate commensurate with experience; full benefits included: health, dental, vision, commuter, FSA, and 401K

To apply please submit a resume and cover letter to employment@uovo.art with Maintenance Technician Brooklyn in the subject line. No phone calls.

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