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UWMC Operations and Maintenance has an outstanding opportunity for a full time MAINTENTANCE MECHANIC 2. The person in this role is responsible for implementation and performance of preventative maintenance, corrective maintenance and testing on all building equipment.
Job duties include:
Operate machine shop equipment, including lathe, drill press, grinder milling machine, band saw, fans, air and vacuum compressors and motors. Use equipment to fabricate parts.
Preventative maintenance includes, but is not limited to; door hardware, plumbing fixtures and valves, air diffusers, shelving, taking pressure readings, replacing lamp and ballasts.
Light troubleshooting and repair on carpentry, paint, plaster, electrical, door hardware, plumbing and HVAC as required.
General cleaning of materials and equipment as needed.
Inspect and test electrical equipment, paint finishes, floor finishes, door hardware, cabinetry, nurse call equipment and light fixtures.
Possess and have the ability to understand hospital codes and replace as needed.
Identify issues proactively and troubleshoot problems on machinery and equipment in hospital.
Assist multiple shops with equipment and infrastructure test procedures including but not limited to infrared testing of HVAC, Machine, refrigeration and electrical equipment.
Assist with tracing of duct work, drain lines, gas piping, water piping and electrical circuits.
Report to lead to maintain efficiency of maintenance procedures.
Drive service truck.
Other duties as assigned, may perform work in other trade skills.
As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please view this page.
| Examination Requirements: |
The examination (including written, E & T, and oral components) will consist of a scored evaluation of the applicant's experience in mechanical maintenance work; ability to perform demanding physical labor; knowledge of mechanical maintenance and repair techniques; ability to perform general mechanical maintenance and repair of buildings, machinery, and equipment.
Completion of a recognized apprenticeship as a journey worker, OR full-journey status in a union; OR four years' applicable work experience. Vocational training may be substituted for work experience on a year-for-year basis. Possession of a valid motor vehicle operator's license may be required.