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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Maintenance Mechanic, Lead in Atlanta, Georgia

Overview

At Emory Healthcare, we integrate science and caring to change the face of health care. Our team members are courageous individuals who are willing to challenge the status quo and help find solutions to complex problems. We’re empowered to influence change for, and with, our patients, their families, the community and each other.

As one of the leading academic medical systems, we’re eager to share what we learn with hospitals around the country, and the world. We’ve got the backing, knowledge, experience and permission to lead the way in developing new and better approaches to preventing and treating disease, and our patients get treatments years before anyone else.

We’re defining a new standard of care for humankind. Are YOU ready to join us?

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Performs maintenance on plumbing, electrical, HVAC, and steam control, and related building systems equipment.

  • Provides training and guidance to maintenance mechanics and assigns and schedules work.

  • Schedules and gives work assignments to support staff.

  • Reads and interprets blueprints, drawings, schematics and written technical documents of general machineries to locate area of trouble and complete repairs accurately.

  • Repairs and adjusts doors, windows, closures, panic devices and locks.

  • Patches holes, installs escutcheons, repairs ceiling and floor tile as needed to maintain building appearance.

  • Makes minor masonry and wood repairs.

  • Installs pictures, coat hooks, other wall hung furnishings, and equipment as requested.

  • Inspects, operates, repairs, and maintains electrical, mechanical and plumbing equipment and systems common to institutional and residential facilities including lights, receptacles, circuit breakers, motors, switches, and alarms; pumps, valves, fans, compressors, HVAC systems heaters, tanks, emergency generators and similar equipment; expansion tanks, sinks, commodes, hot and cold water systems, circulating pumps and air vents, respectively.

  • May operate and repair steam systems.

  • Operates various electrical, mechanical and plumbing equipment and systems to diagnose and maintain systems.

  • Conducts surveys and inventories of specific equipment by gathering and recording information as requested.

  • Enters data into computer systems.

  • Maintains records and files.

  • Interprets applicable regulations and filing and auditing policies and procedures to ensure accuracy and compliance.

  • Practices all applicable safety regulations and uses personal protective equipment as required.

  • Responds to customer requests and complaints in a timely and appropriate manner; identifies and records need or problem and determines best approach to resolve situation following departmental guidelines.

  • Assesses developmental needs of staff and provides training as needed.

  • Acts as a resource to customers and staff for questions and issues.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A high school diploma or equivalent.

  • Four years experience in building maintenance including one year supervisory experience.

  • Some positions within this classification may require the ability to lift 50 pounds and to bend, stoop, and twist.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: (Medium-Heavy) 36-75 lbs, 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 20-35 lbs, 34-66% of the workday; (frequently); 10-20 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 75 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 35 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking; Occasional sitting; Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing); Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure; Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors; Communicable diseases; Electrical shock; Floor Surfaces; Hot/Cold Temperatures; Indoor/Outdoor conditions; Latex; Lighting; Patient care/handling injuries; Radiation; Shift work; Travel may be required; Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators; environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

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Division Emory Univ Hospital

Campus Location Atlanta, GA, 30084

Campus Location US-GA-Atlanta

Department EUOSH Facilities Management

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Job Number 66820

Job Category Facility Support & Building Maintenance

Schedule 7a-3:30p

Standard Hours 40 Hours

Emory Healthcare is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity in all of its employment practices and decisions. Emory Healthcare prohibits discrimination, harassment, and retaliation in employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age (40 and over), disability, citizenship, genetic information, service in the uniformed services, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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