Emory

  • Maintenance Mechanic

    Division
    Emory Decatur Hospital
    Campus Location
    Decatur, GA, 30033
    Campus Location
    US-GA-Decatur
    Department
    DEC-Engineering
    Job Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Job Number
    27133
    Job Category
    Facility Support & Building Maintenance
    Schedule
    6a-2:30p
    Standard Hours
    40 Hours
  • Description

    JOB DESCRIPTION: Maintains the safe operation and maintenance of building facilities, electrical, and mechanical systems and plumbing. Is responsible for operating and maintaining specific equipment, conducting surveys and inventories, performing preventive maintenance activities, responding to customer complaints, and repairing equipment.

    Reads and interprets blueprints, drawings, schematics and written technical documents of general machineries to locate area of trouble and complete repairs accurately. Repairs and adjusts doors, windows, closures, panic devices and locks. Patches holes, installs escutcheons, repairs ceiling and floor tile as needed to maintain building appearance. Makes minor masonry and wood repairs. Installs pictures, coat hooks, other wall hung furnishings, and equipment as requested. Inspects, operates, repairs, and maintains electrical, mechanical and plumbing equipment and systems common to institutional and residential facilities including lights, receptacles, circuit breakers, motors, switches, and alarms; pumps, valves, fans, compressors, HVAC systems heaters, tanks, emergency generators and similar equipment; expansion tanks, sinks, commodes, hot and cold water systems, circulating pumps and air vents, respectively. May operate and repair steam systems. May perform chemical tests on a daily basis on chilled water, condenser water, steam and hot water systems. Adjusts chemical mixtures and feed rates as needed to insure proper levels of water treatment chemicals are maintained.
    Enters data into computer systems. Maintains records and files; interprets applicable regulations and filing and auditing policies and procedures to ensure accuracy and compliance. Performs related duties as required.



    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A high school diploma or equivalent. Two years experience in building maintenance. Working knowledge of HVAC, plumbing, electrical, structural, and general carpentry. May require a valid Georgia driver's license and insurable driving record. Some positions within this classification may require the ability to lift 50 pounds and to bend, stoop, and twist.



    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: (Medium-Heavy) 36-75 lbs, 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 20-35 lbs, 34-66% of the workday; (frequently); 10-20 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 75 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 35 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking; Occasional sitting; Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing); Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.



    ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure; Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors; Communicable diseases; Electrical shock; Floor Surfaces; Hot/Cold Temperatures; Indoor/Outdoor conditions; Latex; Lighting; Patient care/handling injuries; Radiation; Shift work; Travel may be required; Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators; environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

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