Job Description

Job Title: Journeyman/Service Tech
Job ID: 705127
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Variable
Facility: UPMC Shadyside
Department: Maint L_O
Location: 5230 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15232

Description

Purpose:
Maintain the hospital's air conditioning, refrigeration and ventilation systems in a clean, repaired and running condition for an efficient operation.

Responsibilities:
  • Check meters, gauges, signal lights and other warning devices for possible problems and make necessary corrections.
  • Complete and record work orders; submit hours to supervisor on a daily basis.
  • Ensure all equipment is kept in efficient working order and operating in a safe manner.
  • Inspect all air conditioning, refrigeration, and ventilation equipment to identify possible deficiencies and/or malfunctions.
  • Inspect mechanical devices and make any necessary repairs or corrections.
  • Interpret all information gathered from blueprints, instruction books and sketches to maintain all equipment.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area, equipment rooms and shop areas. Maintain assigned mechanical area.
  • Perform all work following infection control procedures.
  • Perform preventive maintenance and take proactive steps to ensure equipment is properly maintained.

Qualifications

  • High School diploma with three-year apprenticeship in institutional refrigeration, air conditioning and ventilation systems is required. Completion of a recognized course in institutional refrigeration and air conditioning may be substituted year for year for apprenticeship and experience, or equivalent, such as on-the-job training. 
  • Must have working knowledge of plumbing, steam fitting and sheet metal work. 
  • May in the course of their duties be in rooms where medication is 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: $22.60 to $39.11

Union Position: No

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