Job Description

Job Title: Engineering Helper
Job ID: 688032
Status: Part-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Jameson
Department: Engineering-N
Location: 1211 Wilmington Avenue, New Castle PA 16105


Performs all required general and preventive maintenance of the hospital to provide a safe environment for personnel, patients and visitors.

  • Assist in moving or relocation of furniture and/or supplies and equipment as required.
  • Make local pickups with hospital vehicle for materials and/or supplies.
  • May be required to take department call.
  • Perform all phases of grounds maintenance, including: but not limited to, lawn care and snow removal.
  • Perform general building maintenance and preventative maintenance on all hospital equipment. i.e.; changing filters, cleaning condensers, greasing motors, plumbing repairs, electrical light switches, bed checks, safety checks, and carpentry jobs as assigned.
  • Provide patient restraint as directed by appropriate nursing personnel.


  • High school graduate or GED. 
  • Vocational technical training preferred.  
  • Minimum one year maintenance mechanical experience required.
  • Knowledge of plumbing, HVACR, carpentry and electrical skills required.
  • Knowledge of basic tools and metering equipment. 
  • Working conditions vary greatly from patient care areas (may have patient contact) to a shop/boiler house environment at numerous locations. 
  • Will be exposed to various weather conditions and noise levels. 
  • May in the course of their duties be in rooms where medications are stored. No contact with medications is allowed.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • ACT 34 Criminal Clearance
  • Driver's License

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $11.34 to $17.23

Union Position: No

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