General Service Mechanic

Date: Mar 22, 2024

Location: Rochester, NY, US, 14652

Company: Kodak

Role Overview


We are looking for a General Service Mechanic to support our Kodak Rochester Facility group in Rochester, NY
The Kodak Rochester Facilities (KRF) group is responsible for the management of buildings and site services, contract and supplier management, fire department, inspections, risk management, several supporting operational services, and support of the Eastman Business Park growth and strategic initiatives.

The individual in this job performs a variety of activities designed to service, repair, maintain, and execute building and site related improvements. This experienced General Service Mechanic uses independent judgment in making decisions without the immediate direction of supervision. 


The General Service Mechanic supports Eastman Kodak Company and its tenants by performing routine building maintenance, repairs and building upgrades (restrooms, offices, tenant space, common space) in all Kodak Rochester locations and in support of the Eastman Business Park Master Plan.

Building/Site Maintenance and Improvements
• Restroom, office and common space upgrades and/or repairs including carpentry, basic plumbing, basic electrical work, fixture repair/installation, drywall repairs and painting etc.
• Coordinate and perform clean-out and preparation of unoccupied building spaces
• Work with contracted service providers to oversee jobs, address escalations and facilitate their mobilization and demobilization.
• Basic carpentry:
    o Frame and drywall installation
    o Repair/replace door frames
    o Installation of suspended ceilings, ceiling tiles
    o Minor floor tile repair
    o Hanging of blinds, bulletin boards, pictures, restroom     fixtures
    o Secure file cabinets, shelving
    o Install/relocate/remove office partitions
    o Install/remove keyboard trays and misc. furniture     repairs/adjustments).
    o Inspection, maintenance and repair of pedestrian and overhead/sliding doors
• Basic plumbing
    o Repair/remove/replace restroom fixtures
    o Work with external service providers to coordinate and oversee larger jobs.
    o Work with KRF Master Plumber to estimate/coordinate jobs
• Basic Electrical
    o Replacement of light fixture ballasts (Kodak Office site)
    o Work with external service providers to coordinate and oversee larger jobs.
    o Remove/replace lights, switches, outlets
    o Repair/replace emergency/exit lights
    o Work with KRF licensed Electricians to estimate/coordinate jobs
    o Certified Electrician, as required per door application
• Ordering required supplies through group leaders/zone admin as required
• Coordinate and execute office moves within the building, personal boxes, file cabinets. Work with external service providers to coordinate larger moves.
• Proper waste management disposal methods for building and construction materials. 
• Assist team members with emergency clean-up (water, etc.) as requested. 
• Provide back-up support for the General Service Porter


Miscellaneous Critical Responsibilities  
• Provide back-up support for the General Service Porter and assist Porter on jobs too large for one person.
• Familiarity with Fire Extinguisher inspections, emergency/exit light inspections, escalations and record keeping activities


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
• Working knowledge and abilities associated with:
    o Demolition
    o Remodeling
    o Door and window installation
    o Tile and trim work
    o Painting and Finishing
    o Plumbing within the scope of personal licenses/certifications
    o Electrical work within the scope of personal licenses/certifications
• Work with prints, layout drawings and verbal instructions from supervisors.
• Ability to estimate jobs
• Knowledge of safety issues in the use of tools, equipment, and supplies used in repair of electrical lighting fixtures.
• Knowledge of required permits (e.g., electrical and plumbing) to ensure all installations meet applicable codes.
• Skill in the use of scissor lifts, fork trucks, stackers, pallet jack, and ladders required.

Personal Attributes
• Excellent customer service skills required, daily interface with both internal Kodak and external tenant needs.
• Understands concepts of lean manufacturing to drive improvement in day-to-day work.
• A high level of professionalism, integrity, and discretion in interactions with building occupants, contractors, and team members.
• Experienced with safe work practices/requirements and ensuring compliance.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills for communicating within team and with internal and external tenants
• Strong problem solving and analytical skills
• Strong team player
• Excellent interpersonal skills and able to work cooperatively within a team environment
• Able to organize/prioritize personal workload
• Ability to work in a fast-paced, changing work environment
• Working knowledge of computers to manage personal workload, communicate via email, parts/materials ordering, document work plans, etc.

Education Required
• High School diploma or GED
• 5 years equivalent experience in a related field in an industrial/manufacturing environment

Physical Requirements
• Regularly lift and or move up to 25lbs/12kg.
• Frequently lift and/or move up to 50lbs/23kg.
• Regularly required to stand, walk; sit, bend, and talk and hear. 
• Heights; work on a step ladder or extended man lifts.
• Work may require employee to be exposed to inclement weather conditions.
• Some Repetitive work: use of hand tools 

Special Requirements, Licenses, and Certifications
• Possess the necessary skill, licenses or certifications required to operate a forklift as well as other material handling equipment (e.g., personal man-lift).
• A Valid NYS Driver’s License is required. 
• OSHA 10-hour Safety training or equivalent 


EOE Policy Statement:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.


Estimated Salary:  $18.00 - $25.00 

Experience Level:  0-5 Years 

Requisition ID: 578

Nearest Major Market: Rochester