The Plant Mechanic performs a variety of duties in and around the hospital/facility complex. These duties include, but are not limited to, assisting with the repair and maintenance of machinery, mechanical equipment, and buildings. Under the supervision of the Plant Operations Supervisor and/or Director, has primary responsibility for accomplishing minor corrective maintenance and minor additions and alterations to the Hospital Physical Plant and to a lesser extent to typical mechanical and electrical plant systems, relamping and door control adjustments. Has primary responsibility for accomplishing and recording minor physical and mechanical plant work order requests as assigned by Supervisor. Corrective type repairs to restore buildings and mechanical plant equipment to its original or normal condition includes, but is not limited to, repairs of minor office equipment such as addressographs and similar items, repairs to housekeeping and nursing support equipment, minor carpentry work and minor electrical work such as replacement of patient area light bulbs.
The person in this position works under general supervision, is responsible for various shifts, may be subject to over 40 hours per week and/or callback as required, and may also be required to remain on campus immediately before, during, and after severe weather and/or disasters.