Job Description

Job Title: Journeyman/Stationary Engineer (Montefiore)
Job ID: 97364070
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: Varied
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Presbyterian
Department: MUH Maint L_O
Location: 3459 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15213


Operate, maintain and round a variety of mechanical equipment in a hospital and research environment as assigned.

  • Perform minor carpentry and painting work.
  • Maintain water chemistry and testing procedures on equipment and building systems.
  • Record work orders and submit hours to supervisor on a daily basis.
  • Order materials as needed.
  • Perform all work following infection control procedures.
  • Operate and maintain a variety of building's direct digital control (DDC) systems.
  • Repair and maintain plumbing fixtures, piping systems, plumbing leaks (soldering), defective pipes and clogged drains.
  • Inspect electrical distribution systems, locate short circuits, loose connectors, worn motor brushes, etc.; inspect fire alarm system and provide first response to all fire alarms.
  • Safely and efficiently operate and maintain all mechanical systems, i.e., steam pressure heating systems, water systems, ventilation systems, refrigeration equipment, etc.; round mechanical equipment and machine rooms in all buildings as assigned.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area, equipment rooms and shop areas.
  • Maintain all written logs pertaining to shift responsibilities, i.e., med gas, equipment room rounds, etc.
  • Act 33 and Act 73 clearance must be provided within 30 days of hire.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Completion of an accredited technical school or apprenticeship program is required.
  • Three or more years' experience working in a hospital or commercial building environment is required. 
  • Knowledge of maintenance and minor repairs for refrigeration, heating, plumbing, ventilation, electrical, sanitation, fire alarm system, building direct digital controls, medical gas systems, water chemistry, pneumatic controls, steam distribution and other hospital equipment is necessary. Knowledge of fire and safety regulations is necessary.
  • Must possess the ability to respond to a variety of situations in difficult positions by the use of ladders, catwalks, crawl spaces, etc.
  • May in the course of their duties be in rooms where medications are stored. No contact with medications is allowed.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Driver's License
  • Stationary Engineer
  • Act 34

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

    Salary Range: $23.28 to $40.28 / hour

    Union Position: No

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