A Mason is a position in the facilities department providing high quality and effective work that provides quality masonry services to the academic, research and administrative units on the Columbia University-Morningside Campus. A Mason will perform all masonry work within the Morningside Campus and maintain a wide variety of interior and exterior surfaces and structures. A Mason must be capable to perform and/or assist in any routine and/or urgent function as directed by their superiors. Performs other duties as assigned.
General Minimum Qualifications: HS diploma or GED. Three (3) years of mason experience. NYC Certificate of Fitness F60 for Fire Guard for Torch Operations and Construction Site. Hold licenses/certifications as required by local, state and federal regulations. DOB 4hr Scaffolding Use Certification is required. Strong communication skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of staff, customers, clients, students, vendors, and management. Shall be proficient in the employment of all tools, methods, and materials pertaining to the masonry trade. Shall have a good knowledge of structural methods and construction procedures. Thorough knowledge of brickwork, block laying, plastering, taping, finishing and the installation of ceramic or quarry tiles, VCT or carpet tiles and marble. Shall be able to pour and level concrete sidewalks, walkways, and repairs to footings.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: Use strength to lift and transport items needed to perform the functions of the job, with the ability to lift 50 pounds independently and support team lift with reasonable accommodations.
Sit, stand, bend, kneel, crouch, and squat for prolonged periods of time and/or repeatedly over a required period of time.
Reach with and work with hands and arms overhead. Exposure to extreme weather conditions.
Adhere to proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) guidelines, including the use of face masks and N95 respirators.
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It... seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.