Provides "first line response" for a wide variety of maintenance requests within Corewell Health and facilities. The Mechanic is frequently the initial contact for the customer. Performs safety inspections; electronic, mechanical, plumbing, electrical and HVAC repairs; carpentry; sheet metal installations and maintenance activities on various hospital systems. Orders various supplies. Contacts vendors for warranty repairs on equipment. Emergency response, disaster response, elevator entrapments, shutdowns on equipment. Part of chemical spill response team, Code Red. Assist Supervisor, Lead and Mechanic Sr. as needed.
Conducts safety inspections of environmental rooms, incoming equipment (patient and staff-owned), electrical and conducts fire extinguisher inspections. Repairs problems identified in inspections. Provides Emergency Procedures for Utility Systems. Refers to appropriate trades as necessary. Performs mechanical repairs on office furniture and equipment, carts, kitchen equipment, stretchers, beds and wheelchairs (as well as fabrication), lockers, etc. Refers to appropriate trades as necessary. Performs plumbing repairs, caulking, and unclogging on faucets, sinks, showers, tubs and toilets. Emergency shutdowns; portable systems, fire sprinklers. Identifies leaks. Flood control and containment. Refers to appropriate trades as necessary. Performs carpentry maintenance activities such as hanging shelves, pictures and signs, repairs/replaces handles, hinges, and ceiling tiles; assembles and installs furniture and vinyl base molding and vinyl baseboard. Projects work for Facilities Development. Repairs and replaces cabinets, hardware, doors, locks, etc. Completes room hardware installation. Maintains Smoke and Fire Partitions. Emergency locksmith. Refers to appropriate trades as necessary. Performs electrical maintenance activities such as replacing light bulbs, resetting breakers, fabricating extension cords, and troubleshooting non-working electrical appliances, bed repairs, loose switches and outlets. Perform annual electrical outlet inspections. Refers to appropriate trades if necessary. Performs refrigeration maintenance activities such as preventative maintenance on refrigerators, drinking fountains and ice machines; cleans out drain lines on refrigerator equipment. Responds to Refrigerator Alarm System and defrost refrigerators. Minor repairs on refrigerators and ice machines. Refers to appropriate Trades as necessary. Reads and records data from Hospital mechanical systems. Investigates all temperature control problems reported throughout the Hospital. Checks for defects in equipment, faulty operations, fire hazards, unsafe working conditions and takes corrective action. Perform weekly Eyewash inspections and Dietary drain cleaning. Perform monthly convector and vent cleaning, Isolation Room Inspections, and Exit Light inspections. Perform annual Medical Gas Testing. Constant monitoring of the Building Automation Systems and follow up with appropriate trade(s). As required. Fire stop remediation. Ordering of parts and shop supplies. Maintain, troubleshoot and repair Pneumatic Tube System 24/7. Assist Supervisor, Lead and Mechanic Sr as needed. Is required to be included in the weekend, holiday and shift rotation. Uses tools and equipment appropriately. Maintains and contributes to a safe work environment. Must be able to work reasonable extended hours to accomplish priority repairs and to fill in for disaster, vacation or illness coverage.
This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. It should be understood, therefore, that incumbents may be asked to perform job-related duties beyond those explicitly described.
Demonstrates personal commitment through active involvement in the performance improvement process. Exhibits excellent customer service skills and behaviors toward internal and external customers and co-workers. Promotes positive public relations with patients/residents, family members, guests, and others. Supports and adheres to all Corewell Health's customer service, service excellence, and performance standards. Supports and participates with all required compliance standards that may be department specific and/or identified by the organizations including in-service training, acceptable attendance, uniform and dress code. Adheres to HIPAA requirements and maintains confidentiality of all data, including patient/resident, employee and operations information. Supports and participates in a collaborative team-oriented environment - cooperates and works together with all co-workers, plans and completes job duties, uses appropriate communications in sensitive and emotional situations and follows up as appropriate regarding reported complaints, problems and concerns. Supports, cooperates with and demonstrates safe work practices and attitudes, follows safety rules - including universal precautions - reports and prevents/corrects unsafe conditions and behaviors, and participates in organizational and departmental safety programs. Completes all required compliance standards that may be department specific and/or identified by the organization. Maintains current licensure, registration and/or certification, as applicable, at all times. Provides all required information necessary to complete work orders in the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS). Monitors and maintains required tools and supplies in a neat and orderly manner ensuring that proper inventory is maintained, tools are functioning properly & readily accessible and that the work area is maintained in a state consistent with good housekeeping as evidenced by management or regulatory observation. Notifies management of needed supplies in a timely manner.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
Education / Training:
High School Diploma or GED required.
Some coursework at a community college or approved technical training institution related to building maintenance or skilled trades preferred.
Knowledge of Interim Life Safety (ILSM) and how to identify and implement the process appropriately
Certification, Licensure, Registration:
Strong Mechanical aptitude required.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills will be required in order to communicate with vendors, guests, hospital staff, management, co-workers and all other persons associated directly or indirectly with Corewell Health.
The job requires some autonomous decision-making. Work is generally performed in accordance with standard practices.
- This job may require working indoors and outdoors in a range of temperatures that may vary from hot to cold. Bending, lifting, twisting and standing for long hours may be required.
The job requires regular operation of standard office equipment, and ability to perform computer data entry.
The job requires regular operation of standard office equipment and hand tools. The job also requires operating tools or equipment with a skill level that is typically acquired through trade or vocational school training.
SITE - Dearborn Hospital - 18101 Oakwood Blvd - Dearborn
Facilities Management - Facilities - Dearborn
Day (United States of America)
Weekly Scheduled Hours
Hours of Work
6 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.