Maintenance Technician - PRN

Dallas, TX
Support Staffing
Contract Type
Full Time
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  We have an immediate opportunity for Maintenance Technician.

General Summary: The Maintenance Technician promotes a professional and comfortable atmosphere for all customers by diagnosing and performing repairs to all plant and facility assets as directed. The Maintenance Technician is actively involved in department activities, transdisciplinary team activities, and LifeCare activities to ensure individualized, patient-centered health care for all patient populations admitted to LifeCare Hospital.

Essential Functions:

  • Plans/organizes work for assigned shift to properly utilize time, resources and supplies to ensure work is completed timely.
  • Performs routine and preventative maintenance to ensure all Hospital building systems (including chillers, boilers, air handlers and water treatment equipment) operate efficiently so that the physical condition of the building does not deteriorate. Ensures hospital structure and equipment meet existing codes set forth by local, state and federal government agencies and schedules/supervises the performance of maintenance and repairs on all hospital equipment, structures and vehicles in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Diagnose mechanical problems and determines how to correct them, checking blueprints, repair manuals and parts catalogs as necessary. Repairs or replaces defective equipment parts. Documents completed work orders upon completion and assists in maintaining necessary logs/records, including preventative maintenance.
  • Communicates with service contract vendors as required for maintenance, communication services, utilities, alarms systems, waste disposal and pest control.
  • Assists in controlling and maintaining inventory by informing the Director or Supervisor of usage and low inventory following established stocking procedures.
  • Reports any risk factors seen, initiating and maintaining appropriate safety measures. Responds appropriately and assists others in emergency situations in a calm and effective manner.
  • The knowledge and skills necessary to perform the position requirements are demonstrated through the successful completion of competencies established for the position, to include population served, and other special needs of patients or customers served by the department.
  • Adheres to LifeCare policies, procedures, all safety plans, and all standards imposed by regulatory organizations.
  • Regular attendance and timeliness is required.

  • Requirements

    Experience: Two to five years of general trade experience in building maintenance; prior experience in a hospital setting preferred.

    Education: High school diploma or equivalent.