MAINTENANCE MECHANIC at Covenant Healthcare in Saginaw, Michigan

Posted in Other 21 days ago.

Job Description:

Covenant HealthCare



The Maintenance Mechanic (MM) maintains all types of equipment to ensure proper working condition by performing preventative maintenance, major and minor repairs with proper diagnosis and safety considerations. The MM completes work according to high standards of quality and workmanship maintaining proper paperwork with documentation. This person completes jobs in a safe and efficient manner with moderate direct supervision while the work environment is maintained in clean and presentable order.

At times, the Maintenance Mechanic will be the primary Facilities Services first responder to any and all manner of equipment catastrophic failure, disaster, safety incident, utilities disruption, critical service failure or similar emergency. In this role, the ME may be responsible for making and implementing critical decisions & accurately communicating with Administration, contractors, vendors, regulatory agencies, etc.

The Maintenance Mechanic demonstrates excellent customer service performance in that his/her attitude and actions are at all times consistent with the standards contained in the Vision, Mission and Values of Covenant HealthCare and the commitment to Extraordinary Care for Every Generation.

Performs preventative maintenance on facility support equipment (emergency generators and power distribution systems; fire protection systems; Nutrition Services equipment; nonclinical surgical equipment including examination lights, procedure tables, and stretchers; HVAC, medical gas, domestic water, sewage, cooling tower, chiller, etc.)
Maintains appropriate records of preventative maintenance by utilizing computerized preventative maintenance system.
Responds to various types of maintenance calls, work orders, and corrective work orders.
Trouble shoots customer complaints/concerns and performs repairs or other services as needed.
Communicates and conveys information status to end-users.
Completes a variety of project work (basic carpentry repair, minor construction, demolition, and other remodeling/renovation work) as assigned.
Demonstrates initiative appropriately prioritizing projects and/or duties to ensure the highest possible customer satisfaction.
May be required to facilitate a project from start to finish.
Other duties as assigned.
May be assigned to orient new employees and provide training/inservices for other Engineering staff as appropriate.

Other information:
High School Diploma or equivalent
Approved coursework in electrical, plumbing, heating, HVAC systems preferred.
City of Saginaw Boiler Operator License preferred.
MECH Cetification Preferred.
2-3 years experience in general facility maintenance or related field.
MECH certification required within 36 months of hire for all Maint. Mechanics hired after 11/4/2012:
(Mech. requires that all candidates have 2 years
engineering/mechanical healthcare experience before they
are eligible to take the Mech. Certification test.)

Basic knowledge of maintenance and service of systems controls, computers, safety devices and procedures.
Moderate degree of mechanical skills in a service related background including plumbing, domestic water, steam lines, electic motor starters, circuits, computer support systems, refrigeration units, floors, tiles and doors.
Must demonstrate skill in utilizing computerized maintenance management system.
Excellent organizational skills
Able to comprehend and use multiple software programs
including Microsoft Word and Excel
Ability to interpret drawings, diagrams, and written instructions along with P.C. based interface devices.
Ability to demonstrate proficiency in reading i.e. manuals, work orders, P.M.s, etc. and communicate (verbal and written) in a concise and accurate manner.
Ability to perform diagnostic functions of various P.C. based systems.
Must be fit tested with the appropriate respiratory mask to work around environments like AFB/Asbestos. Facial hair that interferes with the fit test and wearing of such protective devices will not be allowed.
Valid Michigan Driver's License and the abilitiy to be insured by Covenant's insurance carrier.

Ability to maintain punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA, and other federal, state, and local standards.
Constant lifting up to 10 lbs.
Constant standing.
Frequent lifting up to 100 lbs.
Frequent walking, kneeling, crouching, reaching, handling, hearing
Frequent tasting, smelling, near vision, midrange vision, far vision.
Frequent depth perception, visual accommodation, color vision.
Frequent field of vision.
Occasional lifting up to 100 or more lbs.
Occasional sitting, lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, climbing.
Occasional balancing, stooping, squatting, crawling, twisting.
Occasional feeling, talking.


It has been determined that Covenant HealthCare cannot provide a latex safe or latex free work environment at any of its facilities. Unfortunately, that means that any individual, including an applicant or an employee, is likely to be exposed to latex while on Covenant's premises. Therefore, latex tolerance is considered to be an essential function for any position with Covenant.