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Journeyman, Equipment Repair

  • Job ID: 556361987
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: Monday - Friday, 7:00am to 3:30pm
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Shadyside
  • Department: Maint L_O
  • Location: 5230 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15232
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $24.27 to $41.60 / hour


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


  • 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.
  • Maintain clean and safe work area, equipment rooms and shop areas.
  • Perform any maintenance work required in which skills can be utilized.
  • 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.
  • Record personal work orders and submit hours on a daily basis.
  • Perform all work following infection control procedures.
  • Performs inspection and repairs of penetrations through smoke and fire walls.
  • Must possess a current drivers license.



  • 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:

  • Driver's License
  • Act 34

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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