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MAINTENANCE ASSISTANT

Assist in maintaining the physical plant, grounds, and environmental functions of all hospital properties, vehicles, and equipment.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Experience in maintenance and plant operations preferred

General Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The requirements listed below are representative of the general knowledge, skill, and / or ability required:

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, code books, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
  • Ability to add and subtract two-digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s.
  • Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Equipment, Tools, Materials

  • Calculator
  • Fax, scanner, and copy machine
  • General office materials/supplies
  • Information Systems
  • Telephone systems
  • All maintenance equipment and tools

Security/Access

Will have access to confidential information and abides by the organization’s privacy policies and regulations concerning this information.

Essential Job Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Monitors, inspects, and ensures the safe and efficient function and operation of all buildings, equipment, systems and grounds, in a proactive manner.
  • Inspects and tests machinery and equipment in accordance with preventative maintenance schedule.
  • Checks gauges visually on daily basis for accurate machine operation and logs data appropriately.
  • Performs safety tests on electrical lighting, emergency generators, alarm systems, communication systems, medical equipment and HVAC system and takes appropriate action for safe operation.
  • Uses the lockout / tagout process.
  • Utilizes proper personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Assists with set-up/take down of all items/equipment pertaining to special events, e.g., draperies, dividers and lighting.
  • Follows all preventive maintenance schedules and prioritize repair maintenance work to minimize disruption of hospital operations.
  1. Performs ground maintenance in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Maintains all facility grounds, including parking lots.
  • Performs ground maintenance activities such as mowing lawns, trimming hedges, removing weeds, and raking and disposing of leaves and refuse.
  • Assists in the inspection and service of equipment to maintain grounds.
  • Operates and maintains lawn care equipment safely.
  • Takes care of lawn and outdoor plants appropriately.
  • Works with outside vendors and contractors to ensure a successful project.
  • Ensures safe access to the hospital and facility grounds.
  • Performs snow removal as needed.
  1. Provides painting, carpentry and masonry work as needed.
  • Researches and follows required codes and assures compliance when completing projects.
  1. Performs other duties as assigned.
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Department: Finance
Reports To: CFO
FLSA Status:
Non-Exempt