Installs, maintains, and repairs machinery, equipment, physical structures, and pipe and electrical systems in hospital by performing the following duties. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.GENERAL MAINTENANCE: Performs special tasks as assigned, (i.e., snow removal, emergency and routing repairs). Performs building check as required and has understanding of operation of equipment being checked.Performs preventive maintenance to schedules and quality of P.M. guide.Performs floor calls in timely and courteous manner. Replaces faucet washers, plunge drains, and operates drain cleaning equipment properly. Trouble shoots and repairs patient beds. Performs electrical checks on patient equipment.Effectively presents information and responds to questions from managers, staff members, patients, patient families, and the general public. This would include the following age groups: pediatric, adolescent, young-middle aged adult and geriatric.MAJOR PLUMBING: Performs extensive plumbing system repairs and new installations as assigned.Demonstrates proficiency in pipe threading, fitting, soldering, and brazing.Demonstrates knowledge of portable water treatment systems, water heating devices, vacuum breakers, booster pumps, and loop.Demonstrates ability to work from plumbing blueprints.MINOR HVAC: Demonstrates basic knowledge of HVAC/Refrigeration principles.Demonstrates ability to perform minor repair and adjustments of system and controls.Demonstrates knowledge of closed and open loop water treatment systems.MINOR ELECTRIC: Familiar with and demonstrates ability to work safely with 110V circuits and wiring components. Demonstrates ability to use test instruments such as multimeter, amprobe, and current leakage test meter. Ability to install 110V branch circuits, running conduit, pulling or wire, chooses proper wire sizes and devises branch circuits.MINOR CARPENTRY: Familiar with basic building and materials both hand and power tools, and power woodworking equipment. Demonstrates ability to work safely. Demonstrates ability to assist carpenter or other assigned personnel with major projects. Ability to build walls, install doors, hang drywall, and perform minor wood-working projects.Familiar with and demonstrates ability to work safely with 110V circuits and wiring components. Demonstrates ability to use test instruments such as multimeter, amprobe, and current leakage test meter. Ability to install 110V branch circuits, running conduit, pulling of wire, chooses proper wire sizes, and devises branch circuits.MINOR REFRIGERATION: Demonstrates ability to properly diagnose and perform minor refrigeration repairs.Demonstrates ability to properly add refrigerant charge to small refrigerators and water coolers. Demonstrates ability to work safely with basic refrigeration tools and refrigerant.MAJOR PAINTING: Familiar with all types of commonly used paints and wood finishers.Demonstrates ability to apply paints and stains in a neat and professional manner. Hangs wall coverings. Uses paint spraying equipment.Has ability to hang drywall and have the surface at a ready to finish grade. Repairs damaged drywall.Demonstrates ability to properly care for brushes, rollers, trowels, etc., used in conjunction with a project.Performs additional duties as assigned within the scope of responsibility.The above statements reflects the general duties considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified, and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the position.QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Associates degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES: Works with power tools, construction tools, jack-hammers, electrical equipment, boilers, freezers, and misc. moving equipment.PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit and taste or smell.The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and depth perception. The ability to adjust focus and color vision is necessary for some electrical work.WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts and is frequently exposed to electrical shock and vibration. The employee works in outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme cold, and extreme heat.The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. There are some occasions where the noise level would be loud and very loud.
Wilson Memorial Hospital - 15 months ago