• Plant Mechanic

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/6/2018 5:43 PM)
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Location Name
    Baptist Hospital
    Category (Portal Searching)
    Facility Services
    Position Type
    Day Shift
  • Overview

    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 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 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 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.


    • High School Degree, General Education Degree or Vocational School graduate.
    • Three to five years’ maintenance experience in a building trade setting, military or other related experience.
    • Demonstration of his/her ability to operate and maintain typical maintenance tools in accomplishing general utility maintenance is desirable in this job description.
    • Knowledge of proper and safe use of hand and power tools.
    • Basic understanding of building physical plant systems such as door hardware, ceiling systems, assembly of carts and shelving systems, basic electrical, plumbing and carpentry.


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