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Journeyman/Service Tech

  • Job ID: 983330667
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: Variable; 24/7 operation plus weekends
  • Shift: Variable
  • Facility: UPMC Shadyside
  • Department: Maint L_O
  • Location: 5230 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15232
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $26.52 to $41.09 / hour


Maintain the hospital's air conditioning, refrigeration and ventilation systems in a clean, repaired and running condition for an efficient operation

  • Inspect all air conditioning, refrigeration, and ventilation equipment to identify possible deficiencies and/or malfunctions.
  • Perform preventive maintenance and take proactive steps to ensure equipment is properly maintained.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area, equipment rooms and shop areas. Maintain assigned mechanical area.
  • Interpret all information gathered from blueprints, instruction books and sketches to maintain all equipment.
  • Check meters, gauges, signal lights and other warning devices for possible problems and makes necessary corrections.
  • Ensure all equipment is kept in efficient working order and operated in a safe manner.
  • Perform all work following infection control procedures.
  • Inspect mechanical devices and makes any necessary repairs or corrections.
  • Complete and records work orders; submits hours to supervisor on a daily basis.


  • High School diploma with three-year apprenticeship in institutional refrigeration, air conditioning and ventilation systems is required.
  • Completion of a recognized course in institutional refrigeration and air conditioning may be substituted year for year for apprenticeship and experience, or equivalent, such as on-the-job training.
  • Must have working knowledge of plumbing, steam fitting and sheet metal work.
  • May in the course of their duties be in rooms where medication is stored. 
  • No contact with medications is allowed.

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

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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