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General Maintenance

Description

FULL-TIME: DAYLIGHT
This is a union position.
Posted:  1/22/2021

UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital is seeking a Full-time General Maintenance to support the Plant Maintenance Management department!

This position will work Monday through Friday 6:00 a.m. through 2:00 p.m. but must be flexible to the needs of the hospital. Snow removal in the winter is a primary responsibility and does require call-outs any day at any time. Hours are subject to change based on business needs.


This position performs a variety of duties in and around the building and grounds of the hospital complex.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in keeping the Hospital well illuminated.
  • Fill out lamp replacement forms.
  • Make simple repairs under direct supervision.
  • Complete work tickets with appropriate information.
  • Cut, trim, prune, cultivate, fertilize, and care for grass, flowers, shrubs, and trees.
  • Responsible for following the mandatory reporting procedures for any incident or serious event that did affect or potentially could have affected the clinical care of any patient.
  • Maintain vehicles and equipment in a clean, orderly manner.
  • Demonstrates safe work habits.
  • Remove snow from driveways and parking areas; apply deicing ingredients.
  • Smooth and remove old paint; fill nail holes, cracks, and joints with putty or other filler to prepare surfaces for sealer; and primers or finish coat.
  • Operate hospital trucks, tractors, and snow removal equipment.
  • Apply coats of paint, varnish, stains, enamels, or lacquer to decorate and protect interior and exterior surfaces.
  • Assist other crafts in completing their duties.
  • Remove refuse from roofs, gutters, and downspouts, and outside sewers.
  • Order necessary parts and material through established procedures.
  • Prepare paint to match specified colors by blending and mixing required portions of pigment, oil and thinning and drying substances.
  • Pick up and delivers furniture and equipment for repair.

 

Qualifications

  • High School or equivalent.
  • One-year experience in a health-related environment to acquire a working knowledge of hospital maintenance procedures and suitable analytical and interpersonal skills.
  • Familiarity with horticulture and gardening subjects.
  • Ability to understand and comply with oral and written instruction.
  • Understanding of the importance of electrical safety.
  • Physical ability to stand for prolonged periods and push, carry or haul a variety of large objects, i.e. cart, ladders, building materials.
  • Ability to work under supervision when working with the other crafts and mechanics.
  • Ability to perform a variety of activities according to specific assignments.
  • Ability to apply paint on surfaces.
  • Ability to detect difference in mixed and sample colors.
  • Ability to use tools such as putty knives, sanding machines, scrapers, paintbrushes, and rollers, and to operate power equipment.
  • Ability to determine arrangements and positioning of garden planting.
  • Ability to use mowers, tractors and other power and hand tools related to performing duties.
  • Ability to resolve problems and refer difficult or unusual problems to the Assistant Director.
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to communicate and cooperate with various levels of hospital personnel, physicians, and patients to complete work in occupied areas in a tactful and courteous manner.
  • 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. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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