Maintenance Engineer


The Morgan Library & Museum has an immediate opening for a Maintenance Engineer who will operate, maintain and perform repairs to building systems and infrastructure on the Morgan Campus. These systems include but are not limited to HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) BMS controls, lighting systems, and other building infrastructural systems. This is a 35 hour per week position reporting to the Chief Engineer.


  • High school diploma or GED
  • Trade School with a minimum of 5+ years’ experience working in building operations, maintenance & repair
  • Should possess a valid New York Certificate of Fitness for:
    • Q-01Certificate of Qualification for Refrigerating System Operating Engineer
    • A-35 Operate air compressors
    • S-12 Certificate of Fitness for Citywide Sprinkler Systems
    • S-13 Certificate of Fitness for Citywide Standpipe Systems
    • P-98 Certificate of Fitness for Fuel-Oil Piping and Storage Systems
    • F-89 Certificate of Fitness for Fire and Life Safety Director (within one year of employment)
    • S-95 Certificate of Fitness for Supervision of Fire Alarm Systems
    • F-01 Certificate of Fitness for Citywide Fire Guard for Impairment
  • Working knowledge of Building Management Control systems
  • Experience in operating centrifugal chillers, cooling towers, pumps, fans & motors
  • Working knowledge of other building mechanical, electrical & plumbing systems
  • Experience in the maintenance and operations of steam systems supplied by Con Edison
  • Working knowledge in the use of various lifts, hand tools, and other equipment
  • Ability to read & interpret blueprints
  • Ability to work separately, and complete scheduled maintenance & unplanned repairs
  • Working knowledge of computer applications including CMMS, Word, and Excel preferred
  • Good verbal & written communication skills
  • Must be physically capable of lifting 50 lbs. or more, climbing on stairs and ladders, and working in tight spaces
  • Must have adequate hearing to facilitate working in machine equipment rooms

$38 - $41 per hour, commensurate with experience; excellent benefits.

To apply: 

Interested applicants should e-mail a cover letter and resume to

Qualified candidates of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply for the position using the e-mail address indicated above.

The Morgan Library & Museum receives many applications and inquiries for employment. Unfortunately, we are not able to respond to all of them. Due to the high volume of applicants, we can contact only those candidates whose skills and background best fit our needs.

Important to note:

Vaccination Requirement
To ensure the overall health and safety of the Morgan Library & Museum campus, all staff of the Morgan are required to be fully vaccinated and have received booster vaccines against the virus that causes COVID-19, absent qualifying exemptions for medical, religious, or other reasons in accordance with applicable laws.

EEO Statement
The Morgan is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to complying with all federal, state, and local equal employment opportunity laws. The Morgan provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military or veteran status, domestic violence victim status or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, and/or local laws.

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.