The primary accountabilities below are intended to describe the general content of and requirements of this position and are not intended to be an exhaustive statement of duties.
Performs routine and preventive maintenance and repair, modify, replace and install a wide variety of low and high voltage electrical and non-medical electronic fixed or portable equipment/systems for both existing facilities and those under renovation. Reads, understands and interprets blueprints, drawings, floor plans, schedules and manufacturers operating and/or maintenance specifications as they relate to electrical, mechanical, plumbing, HVAC and special equipment, building structures and finishes. May be called upon to perform or assist in completion of work of other maintenance personnel including, but not limited to, HVAC mechanics, maintenance technicians, general mechanics, plumbers, carpenters, sheet metal workers, masons, plasterers, painters, etc. Responds to requests for emergency as well as routine maintenance and service from building occupants. May use departmental specific software for time keeping and email. To conform to productivity standards established in the American Hospital Association table of standards.
Maintains electrical equipment according to standard procedures, diagrams and/or manufacturer.
Complies with all organizational guidelines, policies and procedures as well as related safety manuals and directives. Complies with all applicable federal, state and regulatory agency mandates: OSHA, EPA, ADEM, JCAHO, etc. Conforms to productivity standards as set forth in the American Hospital Association table of standards.
Performs a variety of general to skilled maintenance procedures: alters and repairs machines, equipment and/or facilities; alters, maintains and repairs steam, gas, water, air and sanitary plumbing pipes and fixtures; repairs and replaces valves, repairs leaks and clears drains. Performs general welding; bends, cuts, reams and threads pipe. Performs routine maintenance duties: repairs extension cords; replaces fuses, fluorescent ballasts and tubes; cleans and lubricates motors; cleans sinks and grease traps; repairs drape pull mechanisms and related items.
Services and repairs heating, air conditioning and refrigeration equipment: fans, motors, radiators, pumps, thermostats, dampers and regulating controls.
Must be self-directed/self-motivated
Must have good communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to perform a variety of duties often changing from one task to another of a different nature without loss of efficiency or composure
Must be able to accept responsibility for the direction, control and planning of one's own work
Must be able to work independently
Ability to recognize the rights and responsibilities of patient confidentiality
Ability to convey empathy and compassion to those experiencing pain, physical or emotional distress and/or grief
Must be able to relate to others in a manner which creates a sense of teamwork and cooperation
Must be able to communicate effectively with people from every socioeconomic, cultural and educational background; (8) exhibit flexibility and cope effectively in an ever-changing, fast-paced healthcare environment
Ability to perform effectively when confronted with emergency, critical, unusual or dangerous situations
Ability to demonstrate the quality work ethic of doing the right thing the right way
Must be able to maintain a customer focus and strive to satisfy the customer's perceived needs.
Work Schedule: Must be able to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the University and department.
Hourly Pay Range: $21.80 - $26.38 (Commensurate with experience & qualifications), plus incentives current certifications: Master Card certification (upon hire) and a current NICET FAS II certification (after successfully completing 6-month probationary period).
High School diploma or GED and four (4) years of related experience required.
Currently licensed with a Journeyman Electrician Registration from the City of Birmingham or obtain by date of employment offer required.
Must maintain a valid driver's license issued in the United States. Motor Vehicle Record will be obtained and reviewed at least annually. Driving record should meet University underwriting standards to drive vehicle in performance of University business required. Must maintain a valid driver's license, issued in the United States. Motor Vehicle Record will be obtained and reviewed at least annually. Driving record should meet University underwriting standards to drive vehicle in performance of University business.
Possess the necessary physical requirements, with or without the aid of mechanical devices, to safely perform the duties and responsibilities of this position to include:
Lifting and carrying a minimum of fifty (50) pounds.
Climbing stairs, ladders and scaffolding, and working at heights above thirty (30) feet.
Performing tasks requiring bending, stooping, kneeling, and walking significant distances between and within buildings on campus.
Working in a healthcare environment
Working in confined spaces.
Working within extreme temperature ranges.
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