Phoenix House HVAC Maintenance Engineer in Brooklyn, New York

At Phoenix House, change is something we embrace every day as part of our values to deliver exceptional care. Phoenix House provides individualized, holistic drug and alcohol addiction treatment, with a legacy spanning nearly 50 years. We are passionate about healing individuals, families and communities challenged by substance use disorders and related mental health conditions. Phoenix House supports the mission through a holistic approach that focuses on the distinct mental, physical, and social needs of every person; innovation of best-in-class and evidence-based prevention, treatment, and recovery programs; and, the promotion of greater understanding of addiction. Our devoted staff are committed to treating the whole person—and come from all fields.

We operate personalized, strength-based, gender-responsive programs while living the values and being accountable for our commitments. Being introspective and becoming part of the solution is integral to every interaction and person we touch. As ‘One Phoenix House’ we believe in having fun along the way – embracing ‘progress not perfection’ as our journey continues.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Installs, maintains, and repairs machinery, equipment, physical structures, grounds and pipe and electrical systems by performing the following duties.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

•Keeps facilities in compliance with all guidelines and in good appearance

•Completes general repairs in all facilities. Upon receipt of work orders performs visual walk through of facility upon arrival and does additional work, if necessary

•Visually inspects and tests machinery and equipment as necessary

•Cleans and lubricates shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of machinery

•Installs and repairs electrical apparatus, such as transformers and wiring, and electrical and electronic components of machinery and equipment

•Lays’ out, assembles, installs, and maintains pipe systems and related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment, and repairs and replaces gauges, valves, pressure regulators, and related equipment

REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION

• High school diploma or GED

EXPERIENCE

• Minimum one (1) year related experience and/or training in general maintenance

• Experience with HVAC

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES

• Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

• Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

• Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 100 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in outside weather conditions. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, and vibration.

SCHEDULE:

Mon - Fri, 8:00am - 4:00pm

TO APPLY:

Please submit resume to DirRecruit@phoenixhouse.org with "Maintenance Worker - Brooklyn" in the subject line.

Phoenix House conducts as needed, job-related background checks, fingerprints, drug testing, physical exams, medical exams, TB testing, verification of employment history and/or reference checks prior to employment.