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Federal Reserve System Watch Engineer / HVAC - 12am - 8am Shift in New York, New York


Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Working at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York positions you at the center of the financial world with a unique perspective on national and international markets and economies. You will work in an environment with a diverse group of experienced professionals to foster and support the safety, soundness, and vitality of our economic and financial systems.

The Bank believes in work flexibility to balance the demands of work and life while also connecting and collaborating with our colleagues in person. Employees can expect to be in the office a couple of days per week as needed for meetings and team collaboration and should live within a commutable distance.

What we do:

Responsible for coordinating, integrating and administering a range of diverse real estate operating functions. Areas of responsibility include managing, planning, repairing and maintaining the Bank's facilities and assets; maintaining buildings, facilities, and grounds in clean/hygienic condition; ensuring safety and security of the Bank’s employees, clients, visitors and property.

Your role as Watch Engineer / HVAC:

Responsible for the reliable operation of the Bank's buildings, facilities, machinery and equipment. Manages and/or performs work in all/some of the following areas: refurbishment of buildings/facilities, such as manufacturing facilities, retail stores and/or warehouses; preventative and reparative maintenance of company buildings, facilities, machinery and equipment; oversight of work related to electric maintenance, mechanics, hydraulics, carpentry and masonry, substituting, changing, cleaning, repairing and installing pieces, components and equipment.

What we are looking for:

  • Acts as a seasoned individual contributor.

  • Works independently with limited supervision, and may manage projects/processes.

  • Coaches and reviews the work of other professionals

  • Faces problems that are difficult and sometimes complex.

  • Influences others regarding policies, practices, and procedures.

  • Tactical (40%) – focused on the plans to achieve goals and objectives – the “how”, Transactional (60%) – carries out defined steps or processes.

  • Achieves operational targets with significant impact on departmental results.

  • Works independently on larger, complex projects/ assignment.

  • Manages entire projects or processes within their job area.

  • Performs work under intermittent supervision with significant autonomy and discretion; plans and arranges short-term work.

  • Meets less clearly defined goals.

  • Requires higher knowledge of their job area.

  • Has practical knowledge of project and process management.

  • Experienced understanding of business line and of specialized discipline and an understanding of the overall Bank.

  • Work schedule as Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday – Day shift with mandatory overtime and holidays


  • EPA refrigeration

  • Q01 Refrigeration Engineer

  • Will have to or be able to acquire within one year various NYC certificates including but not limited to Certificate of Fitness to Operate and Maintain Air Compressors (A-35), Supervisor Fuel-Oil Transfer in Buildings (P-98), Fire Life and Safety Director (F-89), etc.

Salary Range: $114900 -$156300 / year

We believe in transparency at the NY Fed. This salary range reflects a variety of skills and experiences candidates may bring to the job. We pay individuals along this range based on their unique backgrounds. Whether you’re stretching into the job or are a more seasoned candidate, we aim to pay competitively for your contributions .

Our Touchstone Behaviors —Communicate Authentically, Collaborate Inclusively, Drive Progress, Develop Others, and Take Ownership—help shape the culture of the Bank. They also provide a shared language for how we work together and achieve success, and they set clear expectations for leading with impact at every stage of your career with us. Learn more. (

Benefits :

Our organization offers benefits that are the best fit for you at every stage of your career:

  • Fully paid Pension plan and 401k with Generous Match

  • Comprehensive Insurance Plans (Medical, Dental and Vision including Flexible Spending Accounts and HSA)

  • Subsidized Public Transportation Program

  • Tuition Assistance Program

  • Onsite Fitness & Wellness Center

  • And more (

Candidates must undergo an enhanced background check, comply with _all applicable information handling rules, and will be tested for all controlled substances prohibited by federal law, to include marijuana, prior to hire and during employment. _

The New York Fed expects its employees to perform their duties with honesty, integrity, and impartiality, and without improper preferential treatment of any person. Learn more about our code of conduct and conflicts of interest rules. (

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York is committed to a diverse workforce and to providing equal employment opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, disability, pregnancy, or military service.

We value accessibility for all candidates and are happy to provide an accommodation or assistance . Please email us at and we’ll be glad to help. Please note, this is a dedicated e-mail box designed exclusively to assist applications with accommodation requests in relation to our recruiting process. All other inquires including the status of applications will not receive a response from this e-mail box.

This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties , performance standards or requirements , efforts, skills or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change.

Full Time / Part Time

Full time

Regular / Temporary


Job Exempt (Yes / No)


Job Category

Real Estate

Work Shift

Third (United States of America)

The Federal Reserve Banks believe that diversity and inclusion among our employees is critical to our success as an organization, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. The Federal Reserve Banks are committed to equal employment opportunity for employees and job applicants in compliance with applicable law and to an environment where employees are valued for their differences.

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OUR BANK has one of the most recognizable brands around the world. The Federal Reserve is the central bank of the United States—one of the world's most influential, trusted and prestigious financial organizations. The Federal Reserve is charged with the important mission of promoting a strong economy and a stable financial system and fulfills this responsibility by formulating national monetary policy, supervising and regulating banks and bank holding companies, and providing financial services for banks and the U.S. government.

OUR PEOPLE are diverse in background and ideas, which allows for ongoing creativity and innovation. Ultimately, they are the ones who push our high-performance, exchange-driven culture forward.

Why Our People Choose Us:

Our reputation precedes us

There will always be room for personal growth

Our people are first

You’ll find the right balance

Your responsibilities will be meaningful

We hope that you will be our future colleague.