Job Details

Monmouth University
  • Position Number: 5174694
  • Location: West Long Branch, NJ
  • Position Type: Facilities Management

Monmouth University

General Maintenance Mechanic for HVAC

Department: Facilities Management

Position Summary:
Monmouth University is seeking applications for General Maintenance Mechanics in the Facilities Management department.

Benefits offered:
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance Benefits
  • Tuition Remission/Exchange Benefits
  • Uniforms Provided by the University

To view a full list of benefits, visit our benefits page at: Employee Benefits Information | Human Resources | Monmouth University
This is an in-person, on-campus, non-remote position.

Available shift:
Tuesday- Saturday 4pm-12am

As a General Maintenance Mechanic, you would be expected to: construct, inspect, maintain, repair, assemble, install and replace interior and exterior building equipment, mechanical systems and components using vehicles, lifts, ladders, scaffolding, torches, measuring devices, power and hand tools.

A complete list of job duties is available at

Required Degree, License or Certifications:
Valid Automobile Driver's License in your state of principal residence

Required Skills or Software:
Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills

Required Years of Experience: 2

Other Requirements:
  • Two years of experience or have graduated from a recognized trade school.
  • Possess and maintain a valid New Jersey Black Seal License or obtain within 6 months of date of hire.
  • High degree of attention to detail and care to prevent injury to self and others and to ensure that all work is constantly providing and appropriate level of service to, and meeting the needs of the University community.
  • Perform all work in strict accordance with accepted trade practices, code requirements and all safety and good housekeeping requirements. Be willing and able to use all required safety and personal protective equipment (including respiratory protection).
  • Must be able to read and write in English, be able to calculate mathematically. Be able to understand oral and written directions (including MSDS, chemical product labels, equipment manuals, work orders) and be able to carry out work orders as required.
  • Be able to drive vehicles equipped with standard transmissions. Be willing and able to work overtime as required and respond to emergency calls after working hours. Be willing and able to work overtime as needed.
  • Be able to lift and move heavy objects regularly. Be able to work in multi-story buildings without elevators, and able to climb ladders, work at heights and in confined spaces. Excellent attendance and work record.
  • Be able to participate in a rotating on-call list that requires you to be on-call for one week at a time including weekends.
  • Be part of a rotating overtime list that will require you to work weekend shifts and/or 12:00 am - 8:00 am shifts on occasion.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • A high school graduate or equivalent.
  • Experience with the maintenance of refrigerator units.

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Posting Date: 04/11/2024
Closing Date:

Located along New Jerseys northern coastline, Monmouth University is a top-tier, private comprehensive institution that is home to innovative academic programs, expert faculty, and nationally ranked Division I athletics. The University enrolls approximately 5,000 students in 62 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including four doctoral programs.

Small classes geared toward individual attention and immersive learning experiences that extend beyond the classroom, define the student experience at Monmouth. The University's dynamic learning environment empowers students to become active participants in their education while fully preparing them for life after graduation. Monmouth's faculty, experts in their respective disciplines and industries, foster student growth by collaborating with undergraduates and graduates in their research and scholarship.

Approximately one hour from New York City and Philadelphia, Monmouth University sits at the heart of a vibrant culture rich in history, the arts, technology, and entrepreneurship. The University's 170-acre coastal campus has been named one of the most beautiful in the world, and blends the classic elegance of National Historic Landmarks with state-of-the-art facilities.

A multitude of experiences is available just outside the campus gates. Access Asbury Parks legendary music scene and diverse cultural opportunities supported by an active LGBTQ+ community. Enjoy Red Bank's lively theater and dining hub and Long Branch's redeveloped waterfront with recreational and upscale shopping offerings.

Founded in 1933 as Monmouth Junior College, the institution became Monmouth College in 1956 and received its university charter in 1995. Today, Monmouth University is listed in U.S. News & World Report's "Best Colleges" in the Regional Universities North category, is listed in The Princeton Review's "The Best 389 Colleges: 2024 Edition", Money magazine's "Best Colleges in America 2023," Forbes' "America's Top Colleges 2023", and is recognized in Washington Monthly's annual college guide and rankings.

Monmouth University is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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