• Facility Systems Tech I

    Requisition ID
    Facility Services
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Plant Operations
  • Overview

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    We’re a Little Different


    Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.  


    We don’t believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.


    At Mercy, you’ll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We’re a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.

    Responsibilities and Qualifications

    Performs general maintenance and troubleshooting on Medical Center electrical and mechanical equipment. Performs preventive maintenance and suggests general maintenance techniques and procedures. Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission, values, and mercy service standards.


    Because you’re committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy. That’s why you’ll bring to your role the right set of qualifications:


    Experience and Education Requirements:


    Education: High school diploma plus up to one year technical school required. 

    Experience: Two to three years experience required.
    Other: The facility systems Tech I must possess a wide variety of mechanical and electrical skills in order to effectively maintains equipment and facilitates the operation of the Medical Center and off-site properties. Utilizes hand tools, power tools, adhesives and solvents on a daily basis. Often makes choices concerning the routine repair of equipment without obtaining supervisor’s input. Inspects, repairs , installs, monifies, and maintians electrical /electronic systems , circuits and equipment. .


    Minimum skills, knowledge and ability requirements:


    Safety/Risk Management:

    1. Knowledge/demonstrates proper procedures for handling hazardous materials used in the department.
    2. Able to locate main shut offs and the emergency procedures for medical gas system.
    3. Appropriately uses the lockout/tagout system.
    4. Safely operates all equipment and immediately reports malfunctions.
    5. Follow all prescribed safety procedures when using electrical equipment
    6. Notify supervisor of any potential safety hazards in a timely manner.

    Coordination of Services:

    1. Demonstrate open communication with other hospital staff members (co-workers, patients, visitors, etc.).
    2. Provide assistance to others when planning and executing their projects/repairs.
    3. Assume responsibility for input of the quality improvement program.
    4. Assist in the departments orientation program as needed. Assume responsibility of training new staff. Assist staff members in keeping the orientation program up to date.
    5. Provide assistance to Security as requested for patient assists & stand-bys.

    Complex Aspects:

    1. Has an EPA Certification.
    2. Perform routine preventive maintenance on heating and cooling water systems (pumps, motors, valves, traps).
    3. Perform routine and preventive maintenance on steam and condensate piping (pumps, motors, valves, traps, regulators).
    4. Perform routine and preventive maintenance on all medical gases, control air, and vacuum systems (pumps, motors, valves, traps, regulators, alarm devices).
    5. Perform routine and preventive maintenance on air handling units, fan coil units, cnvectors and exhaust fans (motors, belts, filters, bearings).

    Primary Aspects:

    1. Make contact with the department originating work request in timely manner.
    2. Work with the awareness of accuracy and appearance of the finished job.
    3. Maintain current knowledge of hospital equipment and systems.
    4. Maintain a clean, safe and organized work environment (shop, closets, equipment room, etc.).
    5. Work fair share of overtime and weekends. Willing to adjust personal schedule in case of fluctuations in work loads or department needs. Display flexibility by willingly working in any area or changing scheduled work hours.
    6. Maintain alignment with ETO policy. Clock in and out at scheduled times. Adhere to the break time policy on a consistent basis.

    Communication Management:

    1. Advise supervisor on feasibility of projects with regard to time and cost of materials.
    2. Monitor equipment operation and alerts appropriate personnel of any problems in a timely manner.
    3. Keep supervisor informed of any issues, problems, or situations requiring attention or follow up.
    4. Recognize the need to assist other staff members throughout the shift. Ask what needs to be done and readily volunteers in area of need.
    5. Share all relevant information at end of shift. Reports both verbally and written when both are possible.


    1. Understand applications and effectively uses department computer systems.
    2. Perform equipment quality control testing as required.
    3. Keep abreast of new technology. Accepts responsibility for keeping informed of current department practices.
    4. Initiate appropriate downtime procedures when necessary.



    We’ll Support You at Work and Home


    Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a “top 100 places to work.” We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed. We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, and employer-matched retirement funds, even to part-time employees. We’re proud to provide tuition reimbursement to help you grow and learn new skills.


    What Makes a Good Match for Mercy


    Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We’re also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that’s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.


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