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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Maintenance Mechanic Specialist I in Decatur, Georgia



  • Skilled, trained and certified in one of the competency areas of plumbing, electrical, HVAC, steam control, and related building systems and equipment.

  • Certification and proven competency required in area of competency identified.

  • 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.


  • Associates Degree or two years experience along with certification in area of competency.

  • Minimum of three years of experience in building maintenance OR 10 ten years of experience in one of the competency areas.

  • 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 Decatur Hospital

Campus Location Decatur, GA, 30033

Campus Location US-GA-Decatur

Department DEC-Engineering

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Job Number 93712

Job Category Facility Support & Building Maintenance

Schedule 6:30a-3p

Standard Hours 40 Hours

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