Reading Hospital
Maintenance Tech II FM Mechanical Shop
At a glance
Location: US-PA-Reading Map
Posted: 01/21/2020
Closing: 02/20/2020
Degree: High School
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Reading Hospital
Job description

The Maintenance Technician performs preventive maintenance tasks and day to day repairs of equipment, systems and building configurations. The Technician operates, maintains, monitors and repairs stationary steam, chilled water, and cogeneration plant consisting of fire tube boilers, electric centrifugal chillers, steam turbine centrifugal chillers, HVAC equipment and associated physical plant equipment and controls. The technician is expected to manage their tasks in a self-directed approach utilizing the computerized work order system and communicate with Leads and Managers. Additional duties as assigned by Management. 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES


WORK STANDARDS (MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN II):
Performs work in a safe manner abiding by all hospital, department and regulatory rules. The Responsibility and Accountability 'meets standards' when:
(1) The technician demonstrates the ability to keep work areas of responsibility clean and free of hazards on a regular basis without the intervention of the manager.
(2) The technician demonstrates the ability to utilize hand tools, power tools and other equipment or apparatus needed to perform a task in a safe andworkmanlike manner.
(3) The technician demonstrates the use of proper PPE to perform assigned tasks.
(4) The technician demonstrates using proper fire stopping methods in the course of performing work.
(5) The technician demonstrates a proactive approach for life safety violations. It is expected for employees each time they are above a ceiling to be
aware of items they see in violation and repair at the time of observation. If time does not permit, create a work order for the observed violation.
(6) The technician demonstrates using the above ceiling work order permit and assists in enforcing the permit use for outside vendors and contractors.


UNSCHEDULED MAINTENANCE:
Responds to a wide genre of work order requests via the electronic work order system, alpha numeric pager, or ad hoc. The Responsibility and Accountability
'meets standards' when:
(1) The technician responds to STAT and Priority calls within the accepted time allowance. The Technician is able to work independently to perform the
task with minimal supervision.
(2) The technician is able to prioritize their calls by utilizing PP116 and assessing the request by importance based on the necessity, urgency and code
infraction of the request.
(3) The technician demonstrates a leadership role by assuming responsibility for tasks, zones, areas, or buildings assigned day to day. This is evident
when the technician is proactive with repairs and not just waiting for a customer requested work order or a manager assignment.
(4) The technician effectively communicates with customers pertaining to work requests. It is expected the technician will make arraignments to
complete work orders in a timely manner.
(5) The technician is able to acquire the required materials needed to effectively perform a repair. This includes the employee obtaining pricing and
placing the order with


UTILITIES PLANT:
Possess a comprehensive knowledge of utility systems, maintain accurate logs and documentation, make rounds through spaces. Monitor plant conditions
utilizing BAS and local control systems to maintain a comfortable and safe working environment for patients and staff members. The Responsibility and
Accountability 'meets standards' when:
(1) BOILER PLANT: Operate, maintain and perform minor repairs on the boilers.
(2) COGENERATION PLANT: Operate and perform maintenance on cogen plant.
(3) HVAC EQUIPMENT: Operate, maintain and repair air handling equipment.
(4) BUILDING AUTOMATION: Fully utilize the BAS for adjustments and troubleshooting BUILDING: Perform minor wall, door, window repairs.
(5) PLUMBING: Perform minor repairs on sinks, toilets, showers.
(6) ELECTRICAL: Perform minor repairs on lighting, receptacles, tube system.
(7) ELECTRONIC: Perform minor repairs on nurse call, fire alarm.


TASKS, OTHER:
From time to time technicians will be asked to assist or participate in other duties. The Responsibility and Accountability 'meets standards' when:
(1) The technician can demonstrate a willingness and ability to utilize the Hospital computer for communication purposes.
(2) The technician can demonstrate a willingness to accommodate the needs of the hospital by voluntarily rearranging their schedule from time to time as needed.
(3) The technician can demonstrate a willingness to periodically take on special tasks or projects throughout the year.
(4) The technician can demonstrate a willingness to participate in snow related activities.
(5) The technician can demonstrate a willingness to participate in other events or committees as opportunities arise.
(6) The technician can demonstrate a willingness to participate in overtime to accommodate the needs of the hospital as opportunities arise.
(7) Maintain individual attendance and payroll accountability


MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN:
The Responsibility and Accountability 'meets standards' when:
(1) UTILITIES PLANT: Possess an overall knowledge of utility systems.
(2) PLUMBING: Perform minor repairs on sinks, toilets, showers.
(3) ELECTRICAL: Perform minor repairs on lighting, receptacles, tube system.
(4) ELECTRONIC: Perform minor repairs on nurse call, fire alarm.
(5) HVAC EQUIPMENT: Operate, maintain and repair minor air handling equipment.
(6) BUILDING AUTOMATION SYSTEM: Utilize the BAS for adjustments.
(7) BUILDING: Perform minor wall, door, window repairs. Replace and repair motors and pumps.


PROFESSIONAL GROWTH (MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN II):
Maintains professional growth in the work place. The Responsibility and Accountability 'meets standards' when:
(1) The technician actively participates in meetings, in-services and training. They are willing to share information that is pertinent to the topic. They
are willing to and have demonstrated their ability to in-service or train others.
(2) The technician actively participates in learning additional tasks and is willing to take on responsibilities. The technician demonstrates a willingness to
learn by attending seminars, course, workshops and in-house training.
(3) The technician actively participates in making new suggestions and recommendations for improvements within the shop, department or hospital. In
addition to making suggestions, the employee is willing to participate in the follow through of the suggestion if it is applicable.
(4) The technician demonstrates responsibility for the quality of the work they perform. Pride is evident when tasks are performed completely and
correctly the first time with no intervention of the manager. Work is always preformed in a professional manner.
(5) The technician demonstrates the ability to professionally keep his / her manager informed on the status of work.
(6) The technician exhibits professionalism in the manner they conduct themselves in all aspects while performing day to day activities.
(7) Must be able to work independently, support other departments and activities as assigned.


REPAIR AND RESPONSE:
Performs repairs to the facility paraphernalia, building structure, and mechanical devices. The Responsibility and Accountability 'meets standards' when:
(1) The technician can read and interpret basic electrical, plumbing, mechanical, architectural and life safety drawings. The technician is also expected
to utilize schematics and operational manuals for troubleshooting and repair.
(2) The technician is able to use basic diagnostic and setup equipment such as gauges, thermometers, multi meters, ammeters, monometers,
calibrators, or other items pertinent to their responsibilities.
(3) The technician is able to independently respond toand make minor repairs or reset equipment or systems. Including but not limited to thefire
system, tube systems, intercom system, and nurse call system.
(4) The technician is able to independently or take a lead role in the repair of mechanical equipment including but not limited to the replacement of
motors, belts, bearings, pulleys & sheaves, and couplers.
(5) The technician is able independently make repairs to electrical items such as lighting fixtures, bulbs, ballasts, switches, receptacles, and small
appliances.
(6) The technician is able independently make repairs to plumbing fixtures, opens blocked drains with handheld power snakes, investigates and
identifies sources of leaks.
(7) The technician can demonstrate the able to independently utilize the building automation system to make adjustments and as a tool in the
troubleshooting and diagnosis of problems.


SCHEDULED PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE:
Performs scheduled preventive maintenance on equipment and systems that may include boilers, water softeners, deaerators, pumps, dealkalizers, air handlers,
filters, exhaust fans, heat exchangers, water heaters, medical air & vacuum equipment, air compressors & dryers, emergency generators, Emergency exit signs,
Emergency battery lighting. The Responsibility and Accountability 'meets standards' when:
The technician is able to independently perform the task with minimal supervision.
The technician is able to describe the functionality and operation of the equipment requiring the PM.
The technician is able to complete any forms and close the computerized work orders associated with the specific PM in a timely manner as designated
by the manager. The technician is able to ascertain information pertinent to the development or modification of new or existing preventive maintenance records of
equipment. This would include documenting specifications, preventive maintenance interval as required by the manufacturer , and coding the piece equipment. The technician is able to establish materials needed to effectively perform a PM task. Additionally, is able to obtain parts and pricing for the completion of any failed PM.


ON-CALL - 5426:
The Responsibility and Accountability 'meets standards' when:
(1) Performs 125 hours of on-call every 8 weeks and 65 hours of back-up on-call every 10 weeks, minor plumbing repairs, minor HVAC repairs, minor ice machine repairs, DOH regulatory inspections, and snow removal.


All activities must be in compliance with Equal Employment Opportunity laws, patient confidentiality, and other Federal, State and Local laws and regulations, as  appropriate. The content of this job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work expectations performed by incumbents in this classification. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all position duties required and performed by the incumbent in the role. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. This document does not create an employment
contract, implied or otherwise. It does not alter the ‘at will’ employment relationship between the company and the employee. The organization has the right, at its sole discretion, based on business and patient needs, to alter or change the expectations at any time.



Qualifications

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
High School Diploma or GED

EXPERIENCE
Relevant Experience

CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS
PA Drivers License
Boiler License Required within 1 year of hire
4,160 boiler plant hours

REQUIRED SKILLS
Excellent Communications Skills
Excellent Interpersonal Skills

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
According to The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), it is possible that requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate disabled individuals. However, no accommodations will be made which may pose serious health or safety risks to the employee or others or which impose
undue hardships on the organization.
1. Hearing: Adequate to perform job duties in person and over the telephone.
2. Speaking: Must be able to communicate clearly in person and over the telephone.
3. Writing: Must be able to accurately document pertinent information either by writing or typing.
4. Vision: Visual acuity adequate to perform job duties, including reading information from printed sources and computer screens.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Continuously within shift (67-100%): Standing, Walking, Lifting 10 lbs. maximum & occasionally lifting &/or carrying objects, Lifting 20 lbs. maximum &
frequent lifting &/or carrying of objects weighing up to 10 lbs.
Frequently within shift (34-66%): Bending, Crouching, Squatting, Pulling with force, Reaching above head, Reaching above shoulder, Push/pull (up to
350 lbs.), Lift from floor level up, Lift from waist level up, Lift above shoulders/head, Lifting 50 lbs. maximum & frequent lifting &/or carrying of objects
weighing up to 25 lbs.
Occasionally within shift (1-33%): Sitting, Climbing, Crawling, Kneeling, Balancing, Ability to lift, push, pull with assistance (mechanical or co-worker) the
weight of the average patient specific to department, Lifting 100 lbs. maximum & frequent lifting &/or carrying of objects weighing up to 50 lbs., Lifting
objects in excess of 100 lbs. with frequent lifting &/or carrying of objects weighing up to 50 lbs 

PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT
May be exposed to blood borne pathogens Low Risk
May be exposed to toxic, caustic, chemicals &/or detergents
May be exposed to moving mechanical parts
May be exposed to high noise levels
May be exposed to extreme conditions (i.e. heat or cold)
May be exposed to potential electrical shock
May be exposed to gaseous fumes & helicopter attributes (i.e. noise, wind, etc.)
May be exposed to communicable diseases
May be exposed to X-Ray/electromagnetic energy

Maintenance Tech II FM Mechanical Shop