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Service Mechanic-Plant Operator

Company: Nuvance Health
Location: Danbury
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

Nuvance Health has a network of convenient hospital and outpatient locations - Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Norwalk Hospital and Sharon Hospital in Connecticut, and Northern Dutchess Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center and Vassar Brothers Medical Center in New York - plus multiple primary and specialty care physician practices locations, including The Heart Center, a leading provider of cardiology care, and two urgent care offices. Non-acute care is offered through various affiliates, including the Thompson House for rehabilitation and skilled nursing services, and the Home Care organizations. Summary: Maintains all Plant Services operating systems to include steam, electricity, air, heat, cooling, water, vacuum, medical gases, etc. Provides emergency alternatives for the above in the event of failures. Responds to any and all Facility issues that may arise anywhere in the hospital. Responsibilities: 1. Ensures patient comfort and safety by reducing impact of basic service interruptions. 2. Ensures staff and visitor comfort & safety. 3. Ensures equipment is operating efficiently, and safely. By both rounding of mechanical rooms and monitoring equipment through the building management system (BMS). 4. Performs boiler water analysis and treatment. 5. Corrects and reports hazardous conditions noted on rounds. Monitors boiler pressures, tank levels, various leaks etc. Responds to Code Reds. 6. Reports and logs all defective equipment, particularly if it pertains to safety. 7. Repairs equipment, including patient items, during off shifts. 8. Makes routine rounds (nightly) to all equipment rooms and machine spaces. 9. Answers all calls from the facilities dispatcher and responds to all computer alarms. 10. Responds to elevator problems. 11. Performs preventive maintenance on air handling equipment. 12. Fulfills all compliance responsibilities related to the position. 13. Performs other duties as assigned. Other information: Required: Experience working in a hospital or industrial environment. Must have good mechanical aptitude, analytical thinking skills, and at least 7 years of working in a hospital or an industrial environment. Experience in operating air handling units, heating systems, cooling systems, boilers, chillers, and refrigeration equipment. Experience in performing preventive maintenance on mechanical equipment to include filter changes, greasing bearings on pumps and motors etc. Minimum Experience: seven years or more Desired: Location: Danbury-24 Hospital Ave Work Type: Full-Time Standard Hours: 40.00 FTE: 1.000000 Work Schedule: Day 8 Work Shift: 4pm - 12:30 Rotating weekends Org Unit: 247 Department: Plant Services Exempt: No Grade: S5 Education: Essential: * HS Graduate or Equivalent Working conditions: Essential: * Significant manual skills / motor coord & finger dexterity * Significant occupational risk * Very Heavy effort. May exert up to 50 lbs. force * Some exposure to dirt, odors, noise, human waste, etc. EOE, including disability/vets. We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you believe you require such assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview, please contact Human Resources at 203-739-7330 (for reasonable accommodation requests only). Please provide all information requested to assure that you are considered for current or future opportunities.

Keywords: Nuvance Health, Danbury , Service Mechanic-Plant Operator, Engineering , Danbury, Connecticut

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