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Banner University Medical Center in Tucson, Arizona is seeking a skilled Plant Mechanic for the evening shift. Learn the growing industry of healthcare facilities from the healthcare team leading the way through the pandemic. Banner Health has been in the news and demonstrates forward thinking and innovation in advancing the healthcare industry. The facilities operations team is critical to providing outstanding healthcare for our patients.
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POSITION SUMMARY This position provides basic to intermediate operator and mechanical skills in the proper operation and repair of all plant equipment. Also responsible for preventive maintenance and repair of plant and facilities equipment. Monitors and documents the proper performance of all equipment through routine equipment inspection utilizing the appropriate equipment instrumentation and computers.
CORE FUNCTIONS 1. Operates and assists in the proper maintenance and repairs of power plant, facility utilities equipment and systems. Maintains and repairs steam/hot water boilers, centrifugal/reciprocating chillers, and cooling towers. Maintains all pumped systems including: chilled water, condensate water, domestic hot and cold water, heating hot water, condensate, sewage ejector, medical air, vacuum, mechanical air, and fuel oil. Performs and maintains plant water treatment programs.
2. Assists in the operating of the emergency generator system, fire monitoring and control systems. Participates in energy management/conservation programs.
3. Performs preventative maintenance duties on plant equipment and machinery.
4. Maintains a detailed log on all required facility equipment, records all shift activity. Responds to assigned general maintenance calls and emergency calls as required. Assists as a member of the Fire Response Team.
5. Cleans assigned work area and maintains tools, storage and assigned areas in an orderly manner; and assists in other areas of Facilities services as required.
6. Drives company vehicles to transport equipment and contract maintenance personnel as assigned.
7. Works independently under general supervision. Fulfills responsibilities using specialized skills and knowledge. This position interacts with a wide variety of individuals including staff, co-workers, patients, physicians, visitors, regulatory agencies, surveyors, inspectors, contractors, and vendors. This position is facility based and has no budgetary responsibilities.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge, plus vocational or technical training.
Requires 1 year of experience as a Plant Mechanic and the ability to demonstrate basic to intermediate skills in the field of plant operations. Must have working knowledge of utility and infrastructure systems and components common to the healthcare environment. Must be able to exercise independent decision making and judgment in the performance of all duties. Requires the ability to work safely and effectively with infrastructure and utility equipment. May require Universal Refrigerant handling certification, depending on the state. Must be proficient in reading and understanding related and required maintenance and construction documents. Must possess a valid drivers license and be eligible for coverage under the company auto insurance policy. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required.
Must be able to work effectively with plant computer software programs.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Requires working knowledge and certification as required of applicable regulatory codes and state and local building codes. Previous construction experience is preferred.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
Internal Number: R16310
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