Department: Maintenance

Assistant Mechanic

Assistant Mechanic

Compassionate and Collaborative Care at the World’s Largest Non-Profit Animal Hospital

The Schwarzman Animal Medical Center’s commitment to compassionate and pioneering veterinary care dates back to 1910 when it was founded as a clinic to help animals whose owners could not afford treatment. We continue this this legacy today as the world’s largest non-profit animal hospital and the premier veterinary hospital in New York City, maintaining the only Level 1 Trauma Center in the tri-state area and the highest standards of care as part of our American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) accreditation. With 130+ veterinarians working collaboratively across 20 specialties and services, our team prides itself on delivering world class veterinary care to help keep pet families together.

A Commitment to Lifelong Learning

When you join the team at AMC, you join a renowned team of veterinary professionals dedicated to innovative care, research, and education. Our prestigious postgraduate education programs attract future leaders in veterinary medicine, and the clinical research conducted at AMC has led to breakthroughs that change the way care is delivered industry-wide. This shared commitment to learning and innovative care creates a collegial, collaborative environment with rewarding opportunities for advancement, growth, and mentorship.

About the Role

  • Responsible for building inspections to include HVAC system, steam system, plumbing, electrical, pnuematic system, medical gas system, and medical vacuum system.
  • Daily inspection of medical gases on each floor and ability to replace medical gas tank when empty
  • Must be able to use hand tools and some power tools
  • Able to repair basic plumbing, electrical, plaster, painting, replace air filters for HVAC system
  • Must be willing and open to be trained on building specific HVAC system (chiller plant for summer, steam generator for winter)
  • Training to operate fire alarm system


  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Must be flexible for night and weekends and holidays
  • Knowledge of basic building equipment: plumbing, electrical, painting and repair
  • Willing to work and learn
  • Knowledge of basic computer skills
  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs.
  • Must be able to get FDNY certificate of Fitness G71 after hire to maintain the medical gas system and certificate of fire safety


$18.05 – $23.65 per hour


If you are interested in joining our progressive team, please send your CV and a cover letter to our Human Resources Department at