Job Description

Job Title: Journeyman, Equipment Repair
Job ID: 764022
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Shadyside
Department: Maint L_O
Location: 5230 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15232


Responsible for the troubleshooting, testing, repair and preventive maintenance of the hospital's patient related equipment and safety related items.

  • Maintain clean and safe work area, equipment rooms and shop areas.
  • Perform all work following infection control procedures.
  • Perform any maintenance work required in which skills can be utilized.
  • Performs inspection and repairs of penetrations through smoke and fire walls.
  • Performs preventive maintenance and repair of a variety of equipment, including fan coil units, pharmacy drug carts, fire extinguishers, exit signs, grounds crew machinery, etc.
  • Performs preventive maintenance and repair of patient furniture, including beds, gurneys, wheelchairs, reclining chairs, over bed tables, blood pressure cuffs, and scales, etc.
  • Performs repair of pneumatic tube system carriers.
  • Record personal work orders and submit hours on a daily basis.


  • High school diploma or GED required. 
  • Trade school background preferred.  
  • Four years of experience working as a mechanic or electrician is required.
  • 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 33 Child Clearance (must be provided within 30 days of hire)  
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance (must be provided within 30 days of hire)
  • 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 / hour

Union Position: No

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