Job Description

Job Title: Maintenance Assistant
Job ID: 695588
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Facility: UPMC Kane
Location: 4372 Route 6, Kane PA 16735


Maintain system buildings, equipment and grounds.

  • Accommodate department needs and acceptance of appropriate authority.
  • Adhere to department Policy and Procedures Manuals.
  • Assist in carpentry activities as they related to repairs, renovation or constructions.
  • Demonstrate cost consciousness through efficient use of time, materials, staff, equipment, supplies and available resources.
  • Demonstrate dependability, reliability and independent judgement recognizing priorities.
  • Establish and maintain good rapport and cooperative relationship with medical staff, co-workers, supervisors and others.
  • Exhibit integrity, courtesy, and respect for others.
  • Maintain confidentiality of hospital and department information with no infractions.
  • Maintain outdoor equipment in good working condition.
  • Maintain professional, pleasant and effective communications both internally and externally.
  • Maintain, repair and install all types of miscellaneous equipment (such as wheelchairs and carts).
  • Operate cars, light trucks and maintenance equipment.
  • Paint and install/repair vinyl wall covering.
  • Perform ground maintenance including lawn care and snow/ice removal during the winter season.
  • Perform preventive maintenance on all outdoor equipment including hospital motor vehicles.
  • Perform security function when required.
  • Present self in a positive manner reflected by personal attire and etiquette.
  • Promote the hospital's image and maintain a positive and helpful attitude toward employees, physicians, visitors, and the community to enhance the hospital's reputation as a health care center.
  • Repair wall surfaces prior to application of finishes.
  • Transport System equipment and materials.


  • High school diploma or equivalent. 
  • Vocational/technical training in one or more skilled trades preferred.
  • Maintenance experience preferred. 
  • 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

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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