Oiler (Provisional)

Job ID: 5716

Contract Title: Oiler

Location: Queensborough Community College

Department: Buildings and Grounds

Category: Support Staff

Issue Date: April 13 2012

Closing Date: May 11 2012

Job Type: Full Time

FLSA: Non-exempt

General Duties:

- Under direct supervision is responsible for the lubrication of power plant, pumping and/or construction equipment; performs related work.

- Lubricates and cleans pumps, engines, blowers, compressors, motors, gears, ejectors and other operating equipment.

- Assists in the operation, maintenance and repair of this equipment.

- Reads meters, gauges and other operating equipment.

- Keeps logs.

- Operates lubricant filtering and purifying equipment; maintains lubricant inventory.

- May be designated to inspect and service swimming pools and building safety equipment.

- May operate a motor vehicle in the performance of assigned duties. 

Minimum Qualifications:

 1. Three (3) years' full-time satisfactory experience in the lubrication, maintenance and repair of mechanical equipment; OR

2. One and one-half (1 and 1/2) years of experience as described in 1 above plus graduation from an approved trade, technical or vocational high school or an approved internship program; OR

3. One (1) year of experience as described in 1 above plus an associate degree from an accredited school in mechanical technology.

NOTE: For appointment to certain positions, possession of a Class B Commercial Driver License valid in the State of New York may be required. There may be certain age requirements to obtain this license. Employees must maintain the Class B Commercial Driver License during their employment.

Employees assigned to inspect and service swimming pools and building safety equipment duties, must obtain certificates of fitness for: sprinklers, standpipe, fire guard and swimming pool operators, within six (6) months of their appointments. 


CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.

How To Apply:
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