MUHA KC56 - Zone Maintenance Technician

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Entity: Medical University Hospital Authority (Medical Center)
Department: Facilities - Facilities Maintenance
Sub Department: MUHA-9404000-Rutledge Tower Building Operations
Work type: Full-Time
Employee Type: MUHA-Regular
Location: North Charleston, SC, Children's Ambulatory Clinic
Categories: Facilities
Pay scale: MUHA- Grade 11

Entity/Organization:  MUHA (Medical University Hospital Authority/Medical Center)

Hours per week:  40

Scheduled Work Hours/Shift:  Rotating

Fair Labor Standards Act Status: Hourly

Job Summary/Purpose: This is a journeyman level position in the maintenance and repair of buildings and facilities during peak and non-peak hours in the entire Medical University of South Carolina, Medical Centers. Work involves the use of power and hand tools in maintaining specific zone assignments which covers a variety of corrective maintenance and repairs ranging from minor to extensive. All work is performed in accordance with instructions and established trade practices. Occasional monitoring or supervision may be necessary when new assignments are given. All work assignments will originate from the Hospital Help Desk, FSC, Maintenance Manager or Supervisor and subject to supervision and inspection by same or assigned subordinate. Considered Essential Personnel in a disaster situation.

Minimum Training and Education: High school diploma or equivalent and two (2) years maintenance experience in a hospital, or diversified building maintenance, or construction. Technical or Trade School in HVAC, electrical, electronics related to industrial maintenance or other related field preferred. Electrical and mechanical experience preferred. Must have ability to work different fields of maintenance (carpentry, plumbing, electrical, etc.), and to diagnose equipment problems and find solutions. Will require working in indoor and outdoor environments. Subject to electrical and radiant energy hazards and will be subject to work in confined spaces. May be exposed to toxic chemicals and biohazard materials. May require working overtime or irregular hours when needed.

Required Licensure, Certifications, Registrations:

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Physical Requirements: Ability to work outside, in all weather conditions and temperature extremes. (Continuous) Ability to work in elevated areas. (Continuous) Ability to work in confined spaces. (Continuous) Ability to work below ground. (Continuous) Ability to be qualified physically for respirator use, initially and as required. (Continuous) Ability to stand. (Continuous) Ability to climb. (Continuous) Ability to kneel. (Continuous) Ability to bend. (Continuous) Ability to walk. (Continuous) Ability to handle heavy tools (i.e. jackhammer). (Frequent) Ability to lift, unassisted, weight to 50 lbs. (Frequent) Ability to carry objects, unassisted, on a plane, on ladders, upstairs, etc., weighing 50 lbs. or less. (Frequent) Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected, in one eye or with both eyes. (Continuous) Ability to hear and understand whispered conversations at a distance of 3 feet. (Continuous) Ability to perceive colors accurately. (Continuous) Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous) Ability to operate winches, come-alongs, jacks, etc. (Continuous) Ability to maintain dexterity in order to use hand tools, both manual and powered. (Continuous) Ability to push or pull equipment carts. (Frequent) Ability to work in a latex safe environment. (Continuous) Ability to be qualified physically for respirator use as required. (Continuous) Necessary Special Requirements Some positions require a commercial driver's license. (Requirements for a commercial license are contained within separate description(s)). Some positions require EPA approved Freon recovery certification.

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