Operate, maintain and round a variety of mechanical equipment in a hospital and research environment as assigned.
Inspect electrical distribution systems, locate short circuits, loose connectors, worn motor brushes, etc.; inspect fire alarm system and provide first response to all fire alarms.
Maintain a clean and safe work area, equipment rooms and shop areas.
Maintain all written logs pertaining to shift responsibilities, i.e., med gas, equipment room rounds, etc.
Maintain water chemistry and testing procedures on equipment and building systems.
Operate and maintain a variety of building's direct digital control (DDC) systems.
Order materials as needed.
Perform all work following infection control procedures.
Perform minor carpentry and painting work.
Record work orders and submit hours to supervisor on a daily basis.
Repair and maintain plumbing fixtures, piping systems, plumbing leaks (soldering), defective pipes and clogged drains.
Safely and efficiently operate and maintain all mechanical systems, i.e., steam pressure heating systems, water systems, ventilation systems, refrigeration equipment, etc.; round mechanical equipment and machine rooms in all buildings as assigned.
High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
Completion of an accredited technical school or apprenticeship program is required.
Knowledge of maintenance and minor repairs for refrigeration, heating, plumbing, ventilation, electrical, sanitation, fire alarm system, building direct digital controls, medical gas systems, water chemistry, pneumatic controls, steam distribution and other hospital equipment is necessary.
Knowledge of fire and safety regulations is necessary.
Must possess the ability to respond to a variety of situations in difficult positions by the use of ladders, catwalks, crawl spaces, etc.
Three or more years experience working in a hospital or commercial building environment is required.
May in the course of their duties be in rooms where medications are stored. No contact with medications is allowed.
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