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Job Description

Job Title: Skilled Maintenance Tech
Job ID: 859763082
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Facility: UPMC Jameson
Department: Facilities North
Location: 1211 Wilmington Avenue, New Castle PA 16105


Maintains System buildings, equipment and grounds

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.


  • Trade or vocational school graduate required.
  • 2 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.
  • 5 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

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

Salary Range: $20.01 to $33.17 / hour

Union Position: No

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