Quest Diagnostics
Tech, Facilities I req75120
At a glance
Location: US-TX-Lewisville Map
Posted: 10/07/2021
Closing: 11/06/2021
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Quest Diagnostics
Job description
Tech, Facilities I - Lewisville, TX - Monday -Friday; 8am - 4:30pm

Look for more than answers.  Patients and Physicians rely on our diagnostic testing, information, and services to help them make better healthcare decisions. These are often serious decisions with far reaching consequences, and require sensitivity, tact, and a clear dedication to service. It’s about providing clarity and hope. 
You will work for the world leader in the industry, with a career where you can expand your skills and knowledge. You’ll have a role where you can act with professionalism, you can inspire colleagues, and you can care about the work we do and the people we serve. 

At Quest, we are on a continuous journey of discovery and development. It’s this attitude that has made us an industry leader and the #1 Diagnostic Lab in the US. For those joining us, we offer exciting and fast-moving career opportunities where you can affect change at a rate unheard of in many organizations of our size and scope. While we invest in and develop technology to drive our innovations, our ongoing success relies on our people.

JOB SUMMARY:
Assist Facilities Technician 2 & 3 positions in performing tasks detailed in those respective job descriptions. Develop skills according to capabilities.

Perform General Facility checklist items including:
• Perform repairs on structural, plumbing and light electrical elements of the building.
• Bottled gas handling including replacement, re-order, and tracking.
• Styrofoam container handling.
• HVAC systems and rooftop Preventive Maintenance.
• Freezer Defrost program.
• Walk-in freezer/cooler maintenance.
• R.O. drinking water cooler maintenance.
• General Office area walk-through and maintenance.
• Safety Shower maintenance
• Assist Facility Department personnel as required.

Supports applicable regulations including ISO, Local, State, and/or Federal requirements.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Repairs, patches sheetrock to include preparing and painting walls.
• Makes repairs to suspended ceilings
• Repairs minor plumbing problems such as unclogging toilets, urinals, drains and changing out fixtures.
• Changes lamps and ballasts in facility lighting
• Repairs flooring to include vinyl tile and carpet replacement.
• Remove records from the laboratory when designated for storage and place in correct sequence in off-site storage.
• Perform Facility Checklist items detailed above.
• Able to lift up to 60 pounds.
• Individual must be reliable and responsible.
• Responsible for performing assigned tasks in accordance with applicable safety regulations and instructions, as well as correcting unsafe work habits and practices and/or bringing to the attention of the Safety Team or a supervisor any practice or condition that may be detrimental to the safety and health of the employees.  You also have a responsibility to cooperate in all safety or health-related programs and assist in solving safety and health problems.  Violations of safety directives and procedures will be handled in accordance with the established Company disciplinary process.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
None

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or 6-months to 1 year of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

LANGUAGE SKILLS
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS
Ability to add and subtract two-digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s.  Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.

REASONING ABILITY
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.  Ability to logically plan and execute tasks to achieve “trade standard” results.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
None

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, use hand to finger, handle, feel, and reach with hands and arms.  The frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, talk and hear.  The employee is occasionally required to walk, climb, and balance.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus and depth perception. 

WORK ENVIRONMENT
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to work near moving mechanical parts, work in high, precarious places, fumes, or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outdoor weather conditions, extreme cold, extreme heat, risk of electrical shock and risk of radiation.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

OSHA RISK CATEGORY
Category II – Tasks that may encounter potential exposure to blood, body fluids, tissues, or virus cultures.
Tech, Facilities I req75120