Facilities Maintenance Mechanic

Employer
Johns Hopkins Medicine
Location
Baltimore, MD
Posted
Mar 20, 2017
Closes
Mar 31, 2017
Hours
Full Time
**Facilities Maintenance Mechanic** Apply Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD Requisition # **149831** Day Shift Full Time (40 hours) Weekend Work Not Required Johns Hopkins Health System employs more than 20,000 people annually. Upon joining Johns Hopkins Health System, you become part of a diverse organization dedicated to its patients, their families, and the community we serve, as well as to our employees. Career opportunities are available in academic and community hospital settings, home care services, physician practices, international affiliate locations and in the health insurance industry. If you share in our vision, mission and values and also have exceptional customer service and technical skills, we invite you to join those who are leaders and innovators in the healthcare field. **Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center** **Facilities Engineering** **Full Time, 40 hrs./ week,** **Day Shift (7:30 AM- 4:00 PM)** **Weekends Required (As Needed)** **Summary:** The Facilities Maintenance Mechanic is responsible for maintaining the medical center's facilities on the assigned shifts and weekends as determined by management. These staff complete routine plumbing, HVAC, electrical, and architectural work orders, and respond to facilities emergencies involving these trades. They also may be assigned preventive maintenance and general maintenance tasks relating to plumbing, HVAC, electrical, carpentry and painting. The Facilities Maintenance Mechanic communicates with the clinical supervisor on-duty, and the on-call Facilities Superintendents as required to arrange for required emergency services. **Principal Duties and Responsibilities:** + Respond to and acknowledge, silence, and reset fire alarms according to departmental policy. Investigate fire alarm events and direct BCFD personnel to fire locations. Serve on hospital's fire emergency response team. + Assists with other various systems including but not limited to door alarm systems, wander systems, door control systems, nurse call systems, and TV systems. + Respond to and correct errors in the hospital's pneumatic tube system; request assistance from Pevco when directed by the on-call or electrical superintendent. + Investigates losses of power whether localized or facility-wide. Restore power when possible; communicate with on-call or electrical superintendent; communicate with BGE as directed by superintendent. Makes simple electrical repairs; resets breakers, restart equipment as directed by superintendent. + Replaces various types of lamps in lighting fixtures; conducts preventive maintenance lighting rounds both interior and exterior. + Investigates leaks, stops leaks with appropriate control valves and other means; assists with water/floor clean up. + Unclogs sinks, toilets, floor drains, and roof drains etc. using equipment appropriate for the task. + Investigates HVAC temperature and ventilation complaints; adjusts thermostats and other HVAC equipment as directed by HVAC superintendent and/or engineer on-duty in central plant. + Responds to elevator failures; initiates elevator rescues by contacting security to respond and call 911 for BCFD to conduct rescue; turns off power to elevator when necessary; contacts elevator service contractor according to departmental policy. + Assists with snow removal and ice melt application. + Completes routine and project related architectural tasks including general maintenance tasks, carpentry tasks, and painting. + Completes other duties as assigned by management. **Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:** + Work requires a high school level of educational development (high school graduate or GED) and four years of previous experience; hospital or other healthcare experience preferred. + Maryland Class C driver's license required. No other license or certification required. + Requires analytical skills to gather and interpret information in both routine and emergency situations. + Work requires the ability to understand and respond to written and verbal instructions and the ability to use a PC and an electronic tablet device for tracking work hours and completion of work orders. Also requires contact with patient and visitors to the hospital, and courtesy, empathy and good customer service skills. **Required Physical, Mental, and Visual Abilities:** + Lifting and/or carrying objects weighing over 50 lbs. + Pushing and/or pulling non-motorized equipment weighing more than 50 lbs. + Climbing - ascending and descending ladders, scaffolding, and ramps. + Stooping and bending. + Reaching and grasping objects. + Manipulating and operating hand and power tools or machinery. + Walking and/or standing for extended periods of time. **Working Conditions:** Work requires working with equipment or performing procedures where carelessness could result in minor cuts, bruises or muscle strains. Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.