The College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking a MaintenanceSpecialist for its Hospital Operations.Theprimary purpose of this position is to perform a variety of preventivemaintenance activities for buildings, equipment, and related systems to includecarpentry, plumbing, electrical, and HVAC.
Typical Duties andResponsibilities:
Follows building blue prints, plans, drawings and equipmentwiring diagrams and schematics. Orders, designs, and assembles modularfurniture.Constructs office work areasto include hanging of doors, sheet rock, acoustical ceilings, etc. Installslaboratory equipment and maintains building structures.Provides layout and builds new walls usingsteel framing and drywall boards. Repairs lab animal isolation cubicles andcage washers.Repairs door locks.Designs and builds portable radiograph machine transporter for radiology.Designs and builds bottled medication holder for large animal surgery.Designs, builds, and installs intravenousdrip supports for large animal clinic. Sets up for special events. Keeps worksite clean and safe. Conducts overall walk-through of facility for awarenessand quick action on miscellaneous discrepancies.
Installs electrical circuits and checks motors, controls,and lighting. Monitors mechanical and electrical equipment throughout collegefacilities including air handlers, air conditioning and refrigeration systems,walk-in freezers, coolers, low temperature cryogenic freezers, air compressors,vacuum pumps, condensate pumps, medical gases, deionized water stations, oxygentanks, propane gases, hot water systems, heating converters for building heatand team station, etc.Maintains andreplace light bulbs, drive belts, water and gas pressure regulators, nitrogentanks, light fixtures and suspended ceiling systems.Installs and maintains deionized waterpurification systems. Designs and installs electrical and plumbing systems forspecialized lab equipment.Monitors andrepairs isolated power supply panels for small and large animal surgery rooms.Repairs refrigerators, freezers, water coolers, laundry equipment, kitchencooking equipment and ice machines.Designs and installs new wiring systems including service panels,circuit breakers, switches, receptacles, transformers and conduits and wiringup to 480 volt, 3-phase.
Repairs variable air volume mixing boxes, exhaust fans andair handler fans.Rebuilds and maintain14 feet diameter enthalpy recovery wheel. Troubleshoots, resets, reprograms andrepairs computerized water chillers and air conditioning systems using a laptopcomputer. Troubleshoots and repair steam regulators and related equipment andsystems. Troubleshoots, repairs, and calibrates pneumatic controls for airconditioning systems. Calibrates pneumatic thermostats for room temperaturecontrol.Troubleshoots and repairs 480volt, 3-phase reduced voltage motor starters. Installs and repairs 480 volt,3-phase rooftop heat pump.
Maintains plumbing within building. Repairs or replaces wornor broken parts, unclogs drains, repairs faulty connections, repairs electricalfuses, plumbing pipes, and vents, checks water pressure regulator valves forpressure drop and cleans when necessary. Checks cooling tower water make-upvalves and adjust when necessary. Maintains pipes for various hospital gases toinclude nitrogen, oxygen, medical air, vacuum, anesthesia, exhaust. Checkswater pressure regulator valves for pressure drops and cleans when necessary.Checks cooling tower water make-up valves and adjusts as necessary.
Oversees the receiving, storage, distribution and inventoryof the maintenance supplies and equipment; makes recommendations as tomodification and improvement of the equipment in the facility and whereapplicable oversee the implementation of such changes and renovations. Accepts,inspect for damages, and distributes all inbound freight to all departments inthe hospital – about 100 or more cartons daily. Ships out all returningshipments making sure the correct return authorization is attached to eachcarton and all paperwork is attached. Collects all in-house mail, sorts andredelivers all internal mail to CVM departments.
Knowledge, Skills,and Abilities Needed:
Moderate to advanced knowledge of electrical, structural,mechanical, plumbing, and HVAC systems. Knowledge of safety practices.Effective oral and written communication skills. Strong organizational skills.Time management skills. Ability to use hand and power tools. Ability to operatefork-lift and scissors-lift. Basic math, algebraic, and computer skills.Ability to lift and carry up to 100 pounds without assistance. Ability toperform moderately strenuous activities. Ability to keep accurate inventory.Ability to work independently and in collaboration with others toward commongoals.
Internal Number: 168306
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