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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Maintenance Mechanic III in Decatur, Georgia



  • Maintains the safe operation and maintenance of building facilities and has a proven competency in two of the following areas; electrical/wiring, mechanical/HVAC systems, plumbing/pipefitting or pneumatic tube station repair.

  • Is responsible for operating and maintaining specific equipment, conducting surveys and inventories, performing preventive maintenance activities, responding to customer complaints, and repairing equipment.

  • 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 in their area of competencies, electrical, mechanical, plumbing and Plant equipment and systems common to institutional 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.

  • May perform chemical tests on a daily basis on chilled water, condenser water, steam and hot water systems.

  • Adjusts chemical mixtures and feed rates as needed to insure proper levels of water treatment chemicals are maintained. Enters data into computer systems.

  • Maintains records and files; interprets applicable regulations and filing and auditing policies and procedures to ensure accuracy and compliance.

  • Performs related duties as required.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A high school diploma or equivalent.

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in building maintenance.

  • Working knowledge in their area of competency of HVAC, plumbing, electrical, Plant operations, structural, or general carpentry.

  • May require a valid Georgia driver's license and insurable driving record. Some positions within this classification may require the ability to lift 50 pounds and to bend, stoop, and twist.

Additional Details

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 Decatur Hospital

Campus Location Decatur, GA, 30033

Campus Location US-GA-Decatur

Department DEC-Engineering

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Job Number 125101

Job Category Facility Support & Building Maintenance

Schedule 6:30a-3p

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.