The Maintenance Engineer operates and maintains the heating, cooling and life safety equipment and fixtures within the facility using acceptable work practices and following hospital and departmental guidelines to maintain a safe, comfortable environment for patients, staff and visitors.
Responsible for repairing and maintaining equipment and systems within the hospital assigned in a safe, efficient manner.
Repairs and maintains various pieces of mechanical and electrical equipment following accepted practices and procedures. These systems include plumbing, controls, HVAC refrigeration and electrical/emergency power.
Operate and maintain steam and hot water heating boilers, including adequate chemical control, seasonal maintenance and safety.
Repairs and maintains patient care equipment to provide a safe environment for patients and comply with the standards of the various regulatory agencies.
Repairs, maintains, adjusts and calibrates miscellaneous portable equipment brought to the shop for repair, including but not limited to wheelchairs, carts, kitchen equipment, hospital beds, furniture etc.
Demonstrates the ability to use blueprints, schematics and technical manuals to trouble-shoot an isolate problems.
Demonstrates safe and efficient practice in the use of hand and power tools.
Gains a thorough working knowledge of the major systems within the hospital, and is able to operate them safely and efficiently and troubleshoot problems so they can be resolved with a minimum of down time and distribution of service.
Performs periodic preventive maintenance on fans, motors, belts, HVAC systems, steam, water, sewer, air and vacuum, fire suppression, oxygen, and other medical gases.
Completes and turns in required documentation i.e. work logs, check lists and other documentation.
Performs all duties in a safe, efficient manner.
Operate and respond to fire alarm systems.
Hold fire drills for occupants, advising them of fire-safe design elements (e.g. fire doors, separations, sprinklers), practice improvements and patient safety strategies.
Investigate unscheduled fire alarms, determining cause and making recommendations.
Complete reports and forward to facilities office.
Rotate call for system and facility emergencies for all sites in region. Triage calls to determine necessity for immediate action. Respond to site and resolve.
Respond to emergency, security and disaster situations n compliance with policies and procedures.
Understand and follow safety procedures specifically related to job duties.
2 nd Class C Boiler License
Valid Class D driver license with a clean driving record that meets Fairviews Driving Standard Policy
Five or more years experience in operation and maintenance in commercial, industrial or institutional environment.
Graduate of an accredited trade school in refrigeration, electricity, building maintenance or other appropriate course
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