Mechanic, Property Operations

Asset Management Property Operations New York, New York


Our Vision: To make New York City the global model for inclusive innovation and economic growth, fueled by the City’s diverse people and businesses.

Our Mission: To create shared prosperity across New York City’s five boroughs by strengthening neighborhoods and growing good jobs.

Position Overview: Provide general maintenance, preventive maintenance, predictive maintenance, inspections, and troubleshooting tasks of systems and NYC Ferry landings and other EDC properties as directed. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Perform preventive maintenance, repairs, and emergency services on the NYC Ferry landings (and other EDC properties as directed), including electrical, gas, water & sewer, plumbing, heating ventilation and air conditioner (HVAC), domestic water pumps, carpentry, painting, masonry and general janitorial needs 
  • Perform inspections and have a familiarity with the functionality of the mechanical equipment on the ferry landings 
  • Assist out-sourced contractors when required 
  • When directed, provide technical guidance to maintenance personnel including scheduling and coordinating work assignments as per supervisor 
  • Respond to emergencies as required. 24/7 on-call responsibilities 
  • Monitor contractors when they are performing work on the landings 
  • Perform cleaning duties when required 
  • Conduct daily inspections of assigned properties and advise supervisor of any maintenance issues or repairs needed 
  • Perform minor repairs on equipment 
  • Conduct snow removal 
  • Other duties as assigned 

Qualifications: 

  • High School diploma or equivalent 
  • 5+ years of experience required with working knowledge in maintenance, inspections and repairs 
  • Have the ability to utilize handheld and desktop computer devices to input work orders and record work 
  • Must maintain a valid NYS Commercial Driver License with clean driving record 
  • Working knowledge of construction and handyman repair techniques. Experience in the following areas: electrical, plumbing, heating/air conditioning and equipment associated with trades 
  • Ability to push or carry objects 
  • Knowledge of New York City 
  • Experience working with hand and power tools, materials and equipment associated with construction related trades. 
  • Good communication skills and the ability to work independently. Knowledge of MS Office Word and Outlook and the use of two-way radios and iPhone 
  • New York City residence is required within 180 days of hire 
  • As of August 2, 2021, all new hires must be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus as defined by the CDC, unless they have been granted a reasonable accommodation for religion or disability. 
Salary Range: $50,000 - 54,000

About Us: NYCEDC is New York City’s primary vehicle for promoting economic growth in each of the five boroughs. Our mission is to create shared prosperity across New York City’s five boroughs by strengthening neighborhoods and growing good jobs. We do this by developing, managing, and implementing expansion and redevelopment programs that encourage investment and strengthen the city’s competitive position. 

NYCEDC is dedicated to the creation of a dynamic, equitable, and sustainable urban economy. We are making sure that whatever happens next, happens right here in New York City—and that all New Yorkers are a part of it. 

NYCEDC offers many unique advantages for an exciting and fulfilling career. As part of our team, you’ll enjoy: 

  • The unique opportunity to make an impact on New York City 
  • Working on diverse, unique, and challenging projects 
  • Working closely with teams of creative, highly motivated, and passionate people 
  • Learning opportunities designed to enhance the practical skills and business knowledge of our employees 
  • Excellent benefits, including company-paid 401(a) pension plan, 457(b) tax-advantaged retirement savings plans, medical, dental and vision benefits, generous paid family leave and paid time off, and other perks 

The New York City Economic Development Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our Diversity, Equity, and Social Responsibility Mission is to create a People First strategy by attracting, retaining, and engaging a diverse and talented workforce. Like the city of New York, NYCEDC knows our strength comes from each of our connected parts, making the fabric of our organization better and stronger because of our unique employees' talents.

To help build an inclusive workplace culture, NYCEDC supports six employee resource groups that strive to engage members and advocate for their respective communities within NYCEDC. Those groups are: Accessibility group, Elevation group (BIPOC), Mindful group, Out/EDC group (LGBTQAI+), Parents group and Women's Leadership group. NYCEDC employees work as part of a highly engaged, passionate and inclusive team where everyone’s contributions are valued, respected, and have an impact on one of the best and most diverse cities in the world!

For more information, visit our website at edc.nyc.