Plant Operator – Montvale, NJ

Job Posting Number: 14195

Craft/Skilled Trade
Montvale, NJ
July 26, 2017
Company Overview:

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.

For the 27th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2016, as well as Glassdoor’s annual Employees’ Choice Awards 2017. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Details:

Plant Operator – Montvale, NJ

We are seeking a Plant Operator who will be responsible for operating, maintaining and repairing MSK Bergen Facilities building and physical plant machinery/equipment in accordance with required engineering practice.

You will:

  • Inspect and test all building and plant machinery, equipment and systems to ensure the safe and efficient operation.
  • Operate, repair, replace, maintain, and install all parts of physical plant machinery and equipment.
  • Work includes, but not limited to, ALL electrical, plumbing, refrigeration, mechanical, and light carpentry throughout the facility. The Plant Operator is the primary contact for resolution of ALL building related infrastructure issues, regardless of trade designation.
  • Responds to customer questions or requests demonstrating courteous and professional customer service.
  • Maintains a clean, orderly and secure work environment. Ensures proper care and use of tools, equipment, supplies and materials.
  • Ensure secure and safe conditions for employees and visitors and provides services to protect MSKCC buildings, assets, and premises.
  • Take necessary precautions to comply with institutional, departmental, or regulatory agency safety requirements and infection control standards.

You Are:

  • Capable of building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.
  • Action-oriented and eager to embrace new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.
  • Able to work effectively in an environment notable for complex, sometimes contradictory information.
  • Adept at building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives and goals.
  • Flexible in your approach and demeanor in order to align with the shifting demands of evolving circumstances.

You will need:

  • High school, or GED
  • 5 years experience with sufficient knowledge to handle assignments of routine and non-routine difficulty independently. Demonstrated understanding of refrigeration cycles, heating, cooling, air and water conveyance systems as they apply to HVAC or
  • Ability to use various hand and power tools, rigging equipment, instruments such as pressure gauge testing devices, manometers, air/water flow meters, pneumatic instrumentation calibration and testing equipment, pyrometers, steam trap analyzers, heat flow sensors and tachometers.


MSK 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, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

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