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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Maintenance Mechanic, Sr 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, steam control, and related building systems and equipment.

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

  • Interprets departmental and organizational policies and procedures for staff to ensure consistent practices.

  • Picks-up and distributes work assignments and gives direction to ensure work orders are completed accurately and in a timely manner.

  • Schedules, monitors and directs workflow.

  • Observes and reviews work produced by staff to maintain efficiency and timely services.

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

  • Performs preventive maintenance on related equipment, buildings and building systems to ensure safe and proper operations.

  • Shuts down equipment prior to scheduled repairs if necessary.

  • Operates and maintains building equipment and systems such as vacuum systems, control air systems, building air systems, emergency generators, electrical distribution systems, liquid pumping systems, steam, air handling systems hot/cold water systems and natural gas and fuel oil systems.

  • Troubleshoots and diagnoses problems with assigned equipment, systems and buildings.

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

  • Maintains records and files.

  • Interprets applicable regulations and establishes 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.

  • Provides training and instruction for staff; assesses training needs, prepares materials, and shares knowledge and expertise on an on-going basis.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A high school diploma or equivalent.

  • Three years of experience in building maintenance.

  • Positions in this classification may require a valid Georgia driver's license and an insurable driving record.

  • 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, 30322

Campus Location US-GA-Atlanta

Department EUH Facilities Management

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Job Number 66967

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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