Full-Time Status; Day Shift
Under the general supervision of the Director of Plant Operations and the Manager of Plant Operations, the General Maintenance Mechanic performs general-medium skill level preventive and corrective maintenance and repair of equipment, systems and facilities. May include grounds work, light plumbing and mechanical repair. Will perform and complete daily projects and duty assignments. Work will be performed in compliance with all codes and regulatory agency standards and specifications. Assist with security of facility as needed or as directed.
The Maintenance Tech will notify the Director of Plant Operations and Manager of Plant Operations of problems or issues related to equipment and/or system failures, facility damage, needed repairs, non-compliance of codes and regulatory agencies, safety, or situations that are life threatening or that could compromise the welfare of the hospital, patients, visitors and staff.
Education: High School Diploma or equivalent, technical school/building maintenance.
Experience: Two years experience preferred. HVAC experience preferred.
Licensure, Registration, Certification: Refrigeration
Mental/Physical Requirements: (may be met with or without reasonable accommodations): Ability to follow written and verbal instructions, perform math skills and calculations related to position, Good communication skills, general knowledge of construction, plumbing, mechanical, electrical and other phases of engineering. Basic computer skills. Ability to lift 10-75 lbs., good eye sight and a steady hand, perform under stress , operate power tools, testing equipment and machinery. Standing, walking, sitting, kneeling, lifting, turning, carrying, pushing, pulling, stooping, crouching, twisting, climbing ladders, and reaching are required. Must be able to lift 20 lbs. from the floor and from overhead, and 40 lbs. from waist height and be able to handle, move or transfer articles of 100 lbs. regularly and over 100 lbs. periodically; in concert with other employee(s)/person(s) and/or lifting device; exercise good body mechanics in execution of essential duties, including appropriate back and neck posture.
Working conditions: May experience long periods of standing, walking. May come in contact with patients. Will encounter unpleasant conditions and exposure to heat, cold, noise, dirt, inclement weather, chemicals and gases, water, fumes, overhead pipes, infectious disease or waste.
Texas County Memorial Hospital is a tobacco-free smoke-free facility.