Job Summary: The Maintenance Mechanic I troubleshoots, adjusts, and makes repairs for mechanical systems, H.V.A.C. systems, pumps, plumbing, general carpentry and electrical systems within the hospital and clinic buildings.
Schedule: Full Time. Monday-Friday; 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM. On call rotation.
Responsibilities: * Utilizes basic knowledge to operate and maintain all mechanical equipment such as H.V.A.C. equipment, hot water heaters, pumps, chilled water systems, steam systems, plumbing, electrical systems, lighting, including all utilities to the buildings. Uses power tools and hand tools to make adjustments and repairs when required. * Reads meters, gauges, printouts and other recording devices and records daily utility logs; also checks building condition by walking through mechanical rooms. * Operates the building automation controls system, to view and edit setpoint. Control Systems may include building, lighting, fire and security. * Provides proper electrical maintenance service throughout the complex and its clinics. This includes electrical repairs to wiring, electrical fixtures, motors, controls, appliances, and other electrical systems. * Repairs and maintains all plumbing systems. This includes using the proper tools to clean and repair line plugs, breaks and replacements. Monitors and maintains the proper working condition of the building and equipment hardware, such as: doors and window latches, locks, and hinges. Completes repairs of cabinet, counter tops, and tables. * Carries out a preventative maintenance program and keeps and maintains associated records. Documents work completed and time required as part of the work order system for time recording requirements. Initiates requests for purchasing of materials and supplies necessary to perform the required work. * Other functions of this position include: small project work to make upgrades or changes to the buildings as requested. Incumbent may be called in should mechanical breakdown or other emergencies occur. * Observes the installation of equipment and/or systems to detect hazards, need for adjustments, relocation or replacement. Utilizes knowledge of blueprints, as well as function and design of components to insure both maximum efficiencies and compliance with appropriate building codes. * May contact and consult with outside contractors for the purpose of explaining and overseeing successful completion of approved repairs, service, and/or modification requirements. * Other Duties: This job description incorporates the essential functions and duties required for this position. However, other duties may be required and assigned at times and as determined by a supervisor in order to meet the needs of the organization. Knowledge, skills, and Abilities: o Ability Ability and knowledge to use and operate hand and power tools in a safe manner. o Ability to do minor electrical and plumbing repairs. o Ability and knowledge to repair hot and cold water distribution systems. o Ability to work on commercial HVAC systems. o Ability to work locations such as crawl spaces, mechanical access panels, and on ladders. o Ability and knowledge to communicate and follow oral and written instructions. o Ability to apply knowledge of emergency procedures at Boys Town National Research Hospital (BTNRH). o Ability to work different shifts and locations as needed for staffing purposes. o Ability to take On-Call Pager as needed for off hours maintenance coverage. o Ability to extend courteous consideration to others in interpersonal relationships, offering assistance and/or instruction. Ability to accept and act upon constructive criticism to upgrade abilities, seeking clarification of duties when indicated. Requirements: * High school diploma or equivalent, required. * Minimum of one year's experience in building maintenance in the areas of H.V.A.C., plumbing, electrical for preventive maintenance and repairs. * Must possess knowledge of chilled water distribution systems, steam and hot water heating systems. * General knowledge along with the ability to paint and repair walls. * Must have computer competencies in Microsoft windows, office and other software systems. * Must possess a valid driver's license with a good driving record and pass an annual Motor Vehicle Registration (MVR) check as this position may require driving a company vehicle.
Physical Requirements: Heavy physical demand level: Occasionally (0-33% of shift) lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling between 51-100lbs; Employees are required to ask for assistance whenever they encounter any materials heavier than 50lbs. Frequently (34-66% of shift) lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling between 21-50lbs; Constantly (67-100% of shift) lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling between 1-20lbs. A combination of constant standing and walking throughout an 8 hours shift is required; frequently walking (34-66%) & frequently (34-66%) standing to perform inspection, monitoring, operation, and maintenance tasks. Requires the ability to recline, sit, squat, crawl, drive, reach to floor, awkward positioning, trunk rotation, and fine motor manipulation occasionally (0-33%) to access all areas that require maintenance and repair. Requires the ability to climb ladders, kneel or stoop, balance, bend, reach above shoulder level, horizontal reach less than 18 inches, looking down, neck rotation, and material handling less than 50lbs on a frequently (34-66%) rate to access all areas that require climbing, monitoring, maintenance, and inspection. Constant (67-100%) unilateral grasping, bilateral grasping, handling, reaching at or below shoulder level to accomplish all maintenance tasks and material handling.
About Boys Town National Research Hospital: Boys Town has been changing the way America cares for children and families since 1917. With over a century of service, our employees have helped us grow from a small boardinghouse in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, into one of the largest national child and family care organizations in the country. With the addition of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, our services branched out into the health care and research fields, offering even more career opportunities to those looking to make a real difference. Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Town's mission, which is why we are proud of their commitment to making the world a better place for children, families, patients, and communities. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town physicians and free prescriptions under the Boys Town Medical Plan, tuition assistance, parenting resources from our experts and professional development opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.
Date Posted: September 15, 2022
Boys Town National Research Hospital is a tobacco free campus. This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, disability or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.
Since the opening of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, the hospital has been internationally recognized as a leader in clinical and research programs focusing on childhood deafness, visual impairment and related communication disorders. We have developed national medical programs that are now instituted in hospitals and clinics across the country.
Today, the hospital offers a broad range of clinical services, including ear, nose and throat services at the Boys Town Ear, Nose and Throat Institute, general pediatric care with Boys Town Pediatrics, and orthopaedic, internal medicine, pediatric gastroenterology, allergy, asthma, pediatric pulmonology, behavioral health, audiological and ophthalmologic care.
The hospital has expanded to offer surgical and clinical services at two Omaha locations: 555 North 30th Street in Omaha and 14000 Hospital Road on the campus of Boys Town, Nebraska.
Boys Town National Research Hospital has assembled national leaders in research who are making important contributions in the areas of genetics, hearing, language, vision and speech disorders. Applying these findings with new technologies, distance learning and the exploration of ne...w research frontiers, the opportunities for new medical diagnoses, evaluation and treatment discoveries are endless.
Accredited by The Joint Commission, Boys Town National Research Hospital is dedicated to providing leading edge clinical care, pioneering translational research and improving the lives of children and their families through applied technology and educational outreach programs. The hospital annually serves more than 40,000 children and families from across the United States.