At Boston Children's Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It's in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Hospital Engineering Department and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.
This Painter will be responsible for:
Responding to routine and emergency service requests via on-line work order, radio dispatch or as assigned by Group Leader/Supervisor. Planning assigned work by examining work site and project specifications, selecting and obtaining needed equipment and materials and determining appropriate sequence of tasks.
Preparing work site for painting and/or refinishing. Masking around areas to be painted using tape and paper, spreading drop cloths and assembling scaffolding, ladders and other staging equipment as necessary. Preparing surfaces by using sanders, scrapers, solvents and other materials to clean and remove old finishes and by filling nail holes, cracks and joints with putty, plaster and other fillers.
Painting and refinishing interior and exterior building surfaces, trimmings, furniture and equipment according to specifications. Mixing paints to desired color, as necessary, by mixing and blending required portions of pigment, thinners and drying substances. Applying coats of paint, varnish, stain and related materials using paintbrushes, rollers, trimmers and spray guns.
Maintaining communication with other engineering department personnel in order to plan and coordinate work assignments and describe and refer problems/issues outside scope of authority/trade. Communicating with customer departments as needed to clarify job specifications and minimize any disruption of department services/operations.
Completing, filing and/or routing a variety of logs and records required to document work performed and ensure compliance with hospital and regulatory requirements. Accessing hospital and/or departmental computer systems in order to process and forward work orders, receiving, preparing and responding to routine electronic correspondence and performing other related functions.
Maintaining neatness and safety of work area. Cleaning and maintaining tools and equipment in working condition, reporting items in need of repair or replacement to Group Leader/Supervisor. Returning materials/equipment to designated storage locations.
Maintaining technical knowledge and skills through attendance at in service and continuing education programs and participation in other related activities.
Contributing to teamwork.
To qualify, you must have:
A high school level of educational development and up to one year of basic technical training and one to two years' experience. Three to four years of facilities experience preferred.
The analytical skills to resolve problems that require the use of basic scientific, mathematical, or technical principles. Knowledge of building codes, mechanical, electrical, plumbing and HVAC systems.
The ability to exchange information on factual matters, schedule appointments, greet visitors, explain hospital policies, and/or relay messages to appropriate personnel. Interaction requires courtesy and tact when dealing with patients, visitors and/or hospital employees.
Schedule: Tuesday - Saturday: 7:00am to 3:30pm
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits.
Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
Internal Number: 2915528
About Boston Children's Hospital
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.