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Maintenance Mechanic Facilities Maintenance Mercy Health in Lima, OH at Mercy Health

Date Posted: 8/9/2018

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Job Description

Job Summary

Performs duties of a Maintenance Mechanic by evaluating, troubleshooting, and repairing all mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic equipment. Be able to understand and communicate problems with team members, supervisors and outside contractors while maintaining a safe and comfortable environment for Medical Center patients and supports personnel.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Utilize building automation systems.

Respond immediately to disaster notifications.

Dismantle devices to gain access to and remove defective parts.

Repair or replace defective parts. Installs special functional and structural devices.

Repair vertical/horizontal transport systems.

Repair medical gas systems.

Repair vacuum system.

Repair and replace drive chains

Remove and repair garbage disposals.

Repairs medical gas outlets.

Check and repair solenoid valves.

Solder, braze, weld and glue all pipe fittings.

Trouble shoot and clear tube alarms and replace parts on tube system.

Replace motors, belts and bearings.

Replace filters.

Ensure correct wiring and operation.

Replace motor sprockets, sheaves and belts.

Replace bearings on small motors.

Replace roof ventilating equipment.

Have working knowledge of HVAC systems to recognize incorrect problems.

Must possess knowledge of plumbing and electrical systems.

Must be tube system repair certified; attend fire prevention school, and door hardware training and small motor training for chillers.

Must be willing to take the lead and be responsible in servicing misc. equipment.

Must utilize continuing and furthering education in many aspects of hospital operations equipment: Boilers exhaust fans fragrant systems, tube system,

Must have a willingness to take lead in care of and responsibility for many aspects of hospital equipment

Must be willing to take lead in cost savings and best use of many decisions of operation of maintenance.

Check in as needed to ensure Team Leader is aware of your status.

Assist other Facilities personnel as needed. Consult Team Leader in times of uncertainty.

Complete aims time sheets daily.

Performs all duties, with or without accommodations, listed in the Physical Demands section of this job description.

Qualifications - Minimum


Associates Degree


Two-year certificate from college or technical school. Four to ten years related experience and /or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience, with a minimum of three years at St. Rita’s Medical Center.

Communication/Interpersonal Skills:

Incumbents must be able to explain instructions regarding departmental or hospital procedures to employees, visitors, and patients. Such situation requires the incumbent to be able to communicate clearly.

Analytical Skills:

The job requires a relatively high level of problem-solving skills. Incumbents must be able to collect, analyze and interpret data in order to (a) solve technical problems that require a professional level of knowledge in a specific discipline and /or (b) design relatively complex systems. Must be able to read and understand blueprints and schematics.

Decision Making:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Able to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Work is generally performed according to existing procedures and instructions. Deviation from existing procedure may be required when special problems arise.


Hours per pay period: 80

Shift and Job Schedule

Job Shift: Nights, Job Schedule: Full-Time

Equal Employment Opportunity

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