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Maintenance Technician

Posted: 11-13-17 Company: Newton Wellesley Hospital Location: Newton, MA

GENERAL SUMMARY: Performs preventative maintenance and repairs on equipment and systems supporting the hospital, medical buildings, and other campus buildings. Responds to routine service requests. Functions as primary engineering staff covering evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: • Monitors, inspects, maintains, trouble shoots, resets and repairs equipment, machinery and/or systems supporting the hospital, medical buildings and other campus buildings. These systems include but are not limited to machine rooms, HVAC systems, Fire Alarm systems, Nitrogen, Nitrous Oxide, Oxygen, medical vacuum systems, locks and hardware, Nurse Call System. • Performs plumbing work to include but not limited to: unplugging of clogged drains, replacement of faucet washers, toilet repair. • Performs electrical work to include but not limited to: change fuses, resets circuit breakers, and replaces light bulbs. • Repairs various types of hospital equipment and furniture. • Replaces ceiling and floor tiles and makes minor carpet repairs as necessary. • Documents all work requests and work performed on shift logs. • Performs assigned shift readings and processes appropriate documentation. • Responds to emergency codes and building system alarms. • Responds to service request as dispatched via Engineering Office or direct page. • Resets fire alarm system, HVAC Equipment and Generator Equipment subsequent to failures. • Provides assistance to all trades as required. • If designated to sign waste manifests then would attend Hazardous Waste Management (RCRA) and DOT training on a frequency as required by current law. Completes all annual hospital online training through the Healthcare Learning Center (HLC).


High School or trade school graduate

Graduate of accredited apprenticeship program or relevant OJT


1-3 years experience in hospital maintenance preferred

The ability to effectively communicate in both verbal and written manner.

Must demonstrate ability to communicate effectively, problem solve,

get along with others and confront issues appropriately.

HVAC duties require Mass. refrigeration license.

Electrical duties require Mass. masters license.

Plumbing duties require Journeyman's Plumbers License.

Carpentry duties require completion of apprenticeship

Lock work duties require completion of a certified locksmithing


Instructions to Apply:

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