Job Summary: To properly monitor and operate the facilities plant equipment at peak efficiency and provide necessary utilities and services throughout the building at all times.
Essential Job Responsibilities:
This position is responsible for the ENTIRE FACILITIES OPERATION and SAFETY during times when the Facilities Management supervision is off site.
Maintain, repair all hospital equipment to the highest level possible to ensure safe, dependable, efficient operation and provide continued service for all customers.
Monitor, repair, preventive maintenance of HVAC systems, Heating systems, Ventilation/Exhaust systems and Refrigeration systems as required.
Adjust, repair VAV and CV air terminal units (thermostats, humidistat's, reheat valves, controls, etc) to maintain compliance with regulatory standards, and acceptable environmental conditions for patients, employees and visitors.
Maintain in-depth knowledge of equipment and systems and utilizes resources such as project plans and utility maps to review, analyze, and evaluate complex problems and provide recommendations.
Maintains documentation to ensure compliance with regulatory agency requirements.
Maintains equipment and observes all regulations and laws regarding indoor air quality.
Applies knowledge to improve work processes and procedures for more efficient operations.
Performs other duties as assigned.
This job requires employees to demonstrate initial and annual competencies in order to remain in the position.
Education: High school diploma or equivalent is required. Vocational or trade school experience is desired. Basic computer skills in the Microsoft operating system environment.
MD 1ST Grade Stationary Engineers License required. (New hires are expected to obtain a minimum Grade 5 license within twelve months, along with the expectation that advancement to a 1st grade is required in a time frame consistent with DLLR regulations).
EPA 608 CFC Certification preferred.
Valid Driver's License in good standing.
Experience: Two years experience in related building trades or equivalent required. Hospital experience is preferred.
Work Schedule: Full-Time: Various shifts as required to include evenings, weekends, and holidays. Work overtime as required.
80 lb minimum lifting requirement.
Work in extreme temperature environments (hot and cold).
Must have manual dexterity and visual acuity to manipulate equipment and supplies.
Must have complete unrestricted physical mobility to access the entire facility and related properties.
Must be able to assume positions, such as; standing, climbing, bending or stooping, for long periods of time.
Must be able to hear and orally communicate on the telephone and two way radio system.
Must have the ability to perform work accurately and complete all tasks in a professional manner.
Work with minimal direct supervision.
Prioritize work load and solve problems independently.
Handle varying work loads to meet changing schedules and deadlines.
Discretion and confidentiality are required.
This position is responsible to be an active member of the emergency response team.
Must be knowledgeable in the use of a wide variety of plant equipment, hand and power tools.
Must have advanced knowledge of refrigeration & HVAC systems to provide complete maintenance on all equipment and troubleshoot complex problems.
Must have good organizational, customer relations and communication skills.
Must be a team player.
Occupational Hazards: Risk Exposure Category A Potential for exposure to blood borne/pathogens, HIV, Hepatitis B or Hepatitis C in the performance of this job.
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