Job Title:
Facilities Mechanic Sys Techn
Job ID:
Ross Heart Hospital
Facilities Maintenance
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Shift Varies
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Position summary

Facilities Mechanic Sys Techn (Job Opening 437899) - The Mechanical Shop is responsible for maintaining and repairing the health systems mechanical systems and related equipment. Mechanical systems and equipment include but are not limited to HVAC/R, pluming, fire protection, indoor air quality, pumps and rotating equipment. This title is covered under the current Agreement between The Ohio State University and Communication Workers of America Local 4501.

Shift, hours, days, and/or location are subject to change based on operational need in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement; may work overtime; subject to 24 hour emergency call.

Will require the successful completion of a criminal background check and motor vehicle review; may require employee health evaluation and vaccinations.

Under the supervision of a senior technician or supervisor, performs complex tasks that ensure the uninterrupted operations of mechanical systems and equipment. Inspects, tests, installs, fabricates, modifies, rigs, maintains, troubleshoots, and repairs mechanical systems and equipment. Mechanical systems and equipment include, but are not limited to: boilers, compressed gas systems, medical gas systems, laboratory and industrial kitchen HVAC/R equipment (e.g., ice machines, freezers, refrigerators), rotating equipment (e.g., compressors, pumps), drain, waste and vent systems, specialty water systems (e.g., chlorine dioxide, de-ionized water, reverse osmosis), domestic water systems, steam and condensate systems and plumbing fixtures. Responds to emergency situations and evaluates and corrects defects. May act as department representative and communicate and coordinate work performed in the assigned area. May mentor facilities technicians.

Assists other trades as needed; adheres to all safety practices and procedures; cleans and maintains work areas and equipment; attends meetings; properly completes documentation; provides a high level of customer service; communicates to customers, coworkers and supervision via written, electronic and verbal methods and devices; operates department vehicle; performs other duties as assigned. Actively supports our commitment to the university value of acting with integrity and personal accountability to establish a culture of professionalism in the workplace.

Education and experience

High school diploma/GED or equivalent combination of education and experience;; four years’ experience in maintenance of HVAC/R, plumbing, medical gas, steamfitting or machinist trade and related equipment or equivalent combination of education and experience; obtain the following during the probationary period:  valid OSHA 10-hour General Industry Safety and Health card, EPA Section 608 Technician Certification- Universal, and ASSE 6040 certification; successful completion of the probationary period includes demonstrated competence in two of the following technical specialties as determined by the needs of the department:  rotating equipment maintenance and repair, medical gas system maintenance, steam and condensate system maintenance, plumbing and pipefitting, metal working and rigging, and HVAC/R equipment.

Qualified candidates may be asked to complete a pre-employment physical including a drug screen and background check.