Job description

Location: Long Island City, Queens, NY

Hours: 9:00am to 5:00pm

Qualified facilities professional sought for this highly responsible, high-stress position.

Duties include:

  • Fostering relationships with contractors, Facilities, Construction Authority technical/managerial staff
  • Spot-checking contract work (installation, repairs, maintenance for compliance with plans/specifications)
  • Conferring with supervisor and contractors regarding interpretation of specifications, acceptability of specific materials and adherence to plans and safety standards
  • Acting on appeals of contractors regarding interpretations of specifications and contract drawings, and on rejections of equipment, materials or workmanship
  • Reviewing and auditing Contractor Application for Payment forms to ensure completeness and accuracy, and to ensure that all parties are inspecting to the same standard of review
  • Reviewing all proceed orders, when directed, to be issued by contract maintenance consultants for in-house staff to ensure that the scope is appropriate
  • Providing technical guidance and training regarding mechanical installations, maintenance and repair procedures, methods, standards, government rules and regulations and agency policies/procedures
  • Making recommendations to the supervisor regarding the issuance of change orders to original specifications to accommodate changing field conditions or to correct specification errors or omissions
  • Preparing change orders upon approval of recommendations

What you need to have

  • Proficiency with basic office computer skills, Microsoft Office Suite programs required
Prior experience & qualifications
  • 4 years of satisfactory full-time experience in the installation, repair and/or inspection of mechanical equipment in the areas of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, elevators, and/or plumbing in buildings, facilities, structures and grounds
  • At least 2 years of which must have been experience in a building or facility of at least 100,000 square ft or a number of buildings of at least 3 stories each, adding up to a total of at least 100,000 square ft
This opportunity requires fluency in English


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