Job Description

Job Title: Maintenance Technician (Passavant Hospital)
Job ID: 57829142
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: 7:00a - 3:30p
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Passavant
Department: Plant Maintenance
Location: 9100 Babcock Blvd, Pittsburgh PA 15237


Maintain, repair, and install mechanical, structural and electrical equipment and systems in a support role to the department journeymen level craftsmen. This position is responsible for general maintenance tasks in the various maintenance department shops, on/off road vehicle operation, snow removal and any other tasks deemed necessary.

  • Serve as a role model of service excellence for the institutions by providing quality services that are responsive to client needs, proactive in scope and accessible in nature. Using the Basics of Service Excellence as a guide, respond to the needs of individual patients, employees, department or other organizations with courtesy, respect and a positive outlook that reflects the team effort of the department.
  • Perform outside litter control and general clean-up.
  • Record personal work orders and submit hours on a daily basis.
  • Maintain clean and safe work area, equipment rooms and shop areas.
  • Cycle and emergency maintenance of light bulbs and ballasts.
  • Occasionally lifting weights up to 100 lbs.
  • Perform snow removal.
  • Adheres to the Basics of Service Excellence in all interactions with clients and the public.
  • Perform all work following infection control procedures.
  • Ability to work overtime when necessary.
  • Responsible for setting-up appropriate level of infection control containment (ICRA) based on risk level and maintaining the integrity of that containment.
  • Maintain safety pertaining to electrical devices.
  • *The above statement reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job identified, and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all of the work requirements that may be inherent in the job, nor shall it be interpreted as limiting an employee in performing duties other than those normally performed or from helping employees in other position or units.
  • Exhibits, both verbally and behaviorally, a commitment to the values of service excellence in carrying out on-going duties.
  • Basic knowledge of electricity. Basic knowledge of carpentry/hardware repairs. Be able to replace ceiling tiles.
  • Performs general maintenance and demolition work with minimal supervision.
  • Maintains a positive outlook and interactions with co-workers, which contribute to the team effort of the department.


  • High school diploma or equivalent is required. 
  • Basic computer skills preferred.  
  • Knowledge of City, State and Federal codes.
  • Trades school a plus. Carpentry, plumbing or mechanical skills beneficial. 
  • Need to have mechanical aptitude to assist various trades.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • OFSA: Act 73 Department of Aging Clearance is required and must be obtained within 90 days if not a resident of Pennsylvania for 2 years prior to hire. 
  • Need to have mechanical aptitude to assist various trades.

  • Act 34

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

    Salary Range: $0 / hour

    Union Position: Yes

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