Instrument & Controls Mechanic

NYU Langone

Instrument & Controls Mechanic

New York, NY
+1 location
New York, NY
Full Time
  • Responsibilities

    NYU LANGONE HEALTH is a world-class, patient-centered, integrated academic medical center, known for its excellence in clinical care, research, and education. It comprises more than 200 locations throughout the New York area, including five inpatient locations, a children's hospital, three emergency rooms and a level 1 trauma center. Also part of NYU Langone Health is the Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute designated cancer center, and NYU School Grossman of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. For more information, go to, and interact with us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram.


    We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as an Instrument & Controls Mechanic.

    In this role, the successful candidate reports to the Co-generation Maintenance Manager. The Instrument and Controls Technician installs, troubleshoots, and repairs instrumentation, controls, computers, and electrical systems of the combined cycle power plant.

    This equipment includes, but is not limited to the gas turbine, steam turbine, generators, heat recovery steam generator, gas compressors, air compressors, water treatment equipment, demineralizers, motors, pumps, and other auxiliary equipment. Strictly adheres to all safety and environmental rules and regulations to protect employees and public safety.


    • Demonstrates the ability to make competent decisions in emergency situations, Capable of writing operating procedures, work requests, and purchase requisitions
    • Performs capital project and/or major program responsibilities as assigned by the Maintenance Manager or Facility Manager
    • Keeps the Maintenance Manager fully informed of unusual plant conditions and current job progress as the job relates to facility maintenance and projects.
    • Reads meters, gauges, or automatic devices to record data such as temperature of equipment, vibration of equipment, hours of operation, pressure, and fluid levels, water chemistry to verify operating conditions.
    • Performs (with assistance as needed) the maintenance of equipment by cleaning, adjusting, tightening, performing preventative or corrective maintenance and identifying equipment in need of corrective maintenance. Writes, submits and clears corrective work orders for approval.
    • Ability to perform routine generator electrical system test and inspections to the extent qualified and or supervise an outside contractor as required.
    • Installs, repairs, calibrates and troubleshoots instrumentation and controls.
    • Identify and resolve CEMS problems. Capable of performing system calibrations and gas bottle change outs.
    • Proficient at troubleshooting and inspecting programmable logic controllers, distributive control systems including control card replacement and wiring terminations.
    • Proficient with using electrical multi-meters (e.g. Fluke meter) and other test equipment to calibrate and repair plant instrumentation and electrical circuits.
    • Diagnoses and repairs the cause of instrument malfunctions and electric system malfunctions of equipment such as transmitters, transformers, relays, switches, and generator monitoring and controls systems, medium and high voltage distribution systems and monitoring devices.


    • To qualify you must have a High School Diploma. Five (5) years’ experience in plant operations and/or maintenance.
    • OSHA 10 plus Fire Safety/emergency Action Plan Director/fire alarm/fuel oil/ others as needed certificate of fitness holder or ability to obtain one within 6-12 months of employment.
    • Experience with Solar gas turbine operation desired.
    • Experience with boilers and high pressure steam operations desired. Must have a firmly demonstrated commitment to safety, with strong leadership, supervisory and people skills.
    • Must possess good communication skills - written and oral, with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and to effectively interface with others.

    Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

    NYU Langone Health provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.

    NYU Langone Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online. If you wish to view NYU Langone Health's EEO policies, please click here. Please click here to view the Federal "EEO is the law" poster or visit for more information. To view the Pay Transparency Notice, please click here.

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    New York, NY • New York, NY