OU Medical Center
Under general supervision, performs a variety of multi-craft functions in and around the hospital complex assisting tradesmen and other personnel in completing their tasks.
Changes lights, replaces ballasts, cover plates, and performs basic electrical system trouble shooting tasks. Hangs pictures, bulletin boards; replaces ceiling tiles, floor tile and cove base. May make minor repairs/adjustments to door hardware and closures. Makes minor repairs to furniture, cabinets and rolling equipment. Repairs/replaces faucets; makes repairs to flush valves and bedpan washers. Repairs leaks on commodes, sinks and other plumbing fixtures. Adjust/calibrate thermostats. Cleans/replaces filters and vents. Completes all assigned tasks as well as provides assistance to co-workers when needed. Follows all safety rules while on the job.
*Experience: At least two (2) years relevant experience in building maintenance
an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Completion of a technical trade school may be substituted for one year of the required experience.
Note: Experience in a health care facility environment preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Must have basic knowledge of electrical operations/functions, knowledge of carpentry, plumbing, HVAC, of proper drain cleaning equipment with the ability to clear drain lines of stoppages. Must be open to suggestions from electricians and senior mechanics to learn troubleshooting techniques. Must be able to effectively communicate with patients, visitors, staff and physicians on a daily basis. Must display a strong professional appearance at all times representing the team in a positive and service oriented manner. Ability to effectively communicate concepts, standards and instructions to others verbally and in writing. Knowledge of computer operations and systems preferred. Must have good customer service skills. The position requires commitment and on-going training with the expectation of gaining knowledge in all trades pertaining to this facility.
Physical Requirements (with or without accommodation):
Must be able to climb ladders, scaffolds and to perform the necessary labor load required to do the job. Must be physically able to perform manual work involving lifting, working in confined quarters and considerable walking. Must be able to lift and/or carry equipment and tools.