Job Description

Job Title: Skilled Maintenance Tech
Job ID: 733371
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: 3 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Shift: Evening Job
Facility: UPMC Jameson
Department: Engineering-N
Location: 1211 Wilmington Avenue, New Castle PA 16105

Description

Purpose:
Maintains System buildings, equipment and grounds

Responsibilities:
  • Demonstrate dependability, reliability and independent judgment recognizing priorities to accommodate department needs and acceptance of appropriate authority.  
  • Adhere to department policy and procedure manuals.  
  • Demonstrate cost consciousness through efficient use of time, materials, staff, equipment, supplies and available resources.  
  • Perform job functions with consideration to thoroughness, accuracy and neatness, effect on patients and others; demonstrating technical knowledge and competence.
  • Maintain professional, pleasant and effective communications both internally and externally.  
  • Exhibit integrity, courtesy, and respect for others.  
  • Present self in a positive manner reflected by personal attire and etiquette.
  • Maintain confidentiality of hospital and department information with no infractions. 
  • Promote the hospital's image and maintains a positive and helpful attitude toward employees, physicians, visitors, and the community to enhance the hospital's reputation as a health care center.  
  • Perform technical services to building systems including but not limited to HVAC, plumbing and complex electrical systems.
  • Paint and installs/repairs vinyl wall covering. 
  • Repair wall surfaces prior to application of finishes. 
  • Perform installation, repair and preventive maintenance on mechanical systems and equipment.  
  • Perform installation, repair and preventive maintenance of communication systems.  
  • Maintain, repair, install and perform preventive maintenance on numerous types of miscellaneous equipment. 
  • Operate all components of the utility systems, knows location and function of controls and shut-off, knows all utility system failure procedures.
  • Perform maintenance to the grounds including snow/ice removal during the winter season. 
  • Transport System equipment and supplies.  
  • Operate cars, light trucks and maintenance equipment.  
  • Perform security functions when required. 
  • Perform testing, calibration, preventive maintenance and repair equipment included in the equipment management inventory according to established policies and procedures.
  • Perform plumbing installation, repair and preventive maintenance involving the domestic water and waste systems as well as the medical gas and vacuum systems. 
  • Performs installation, repair and preventive maintenance on the electrical distribution system, lighting system and electrically operated equipment.
  • Performs installation, repair and preventive maintenance of air conditioning and refrigeration equipment. 
  • Perform carpentry activities as they relate to either repair, renovation or construction.  
  • Perform installation, repair and preventive maintenance of the heating system and associated equipment.
  • Project a positive image of self and the Hospital when dealing with medical staff, ancillary departments, patients/families, community and others.
  • Practice universal blood/body fluid precautions.  
  • Establish and maintain good rapport and cooperative relationship with medical staff, co-workers, supervisors and others.

Qualifications

  • Trade or vocational school graduate required. 
  • Two year college associate degree preferred. 
  • Certification in two trades used in the normal operation of the maintenance department preferred.  
  • Acceptable trades will be determined by the Program Director of Facilities and the Maintenance Management Staff. 
  • Five years of experience in various maintenance trades preferred.  
  • Must exhibit superior verbal and written communication skills.  
  • 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: $18.79 to $31.14

Union Position: No

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