Catholic Health Initiatives Maintenance Mechanic - Maintenance SVM - Full Time in MORRILTON, Arkansas

Maintenance Mechanic - Maintenance SVM - Full Time


JOB SUMMARY: Independently perform journeyman level duties in designing, constructing, installing or maintaining building systems or equipment, ensuring that the finished product meets all standards and requirements for safety, is functional, efficient and comfortable for the occupants or users. Monitors problems in equipment or systems and recommends solutions to alleviate them.



Continuously improves and upgrades skills to keep up with technology development and workplace changes.

Reviews magazines, journals, trade publications, books and other publications to stay abreast of the latest technology in the field, or in other related fields.

Studies manuals for new equipment and software packages as soon as available .

Learns to operate new equipment, test equipment, tools and/or software as soon as possible after it is received.

Develops and practices new or improved production, troubleshooting or design techniques.

Takes courses of study to increase knowledge of the field, or other related fields.


Acquires and uses resources efficiently

Demonstrates knowledge of the financial goals of the department and section.

Identifies opportunities for cost containment through enhancement of methods or concepts in purchasing and/or use of materials.

Develops the methods or concepts identified.

Evaluates information and data gathered to ensure goals are maintained.

Collects cost data through timely and complete submission of work orders, purchase orders and other pertinent data collection systems.


Keeps and maintains records which support department operations.

Ensures complete, accurate and timely information is recorded on work requests

Maintains purchase request and other financial files in a legible, orderly and timely manner.

Maintains records to meet requirements of regulating agencies and others.

Submits maintenance incident and utility management reports whenever required.

Documents all changes to systems, prints or schematics immediately after they occur.


Effectively receives and conveys information to all hospital staff.

Keeps users informed or updated on the status of equipment or facilities undergoing repair or renovation.

Follows up on problems after work is completed or transferred to another technician.

Notifies leaders of situations that are unusual or critical in nature.

Gives and receives feedback constructively regardless of circumstances.

Communicates and performs work satisfactorily under stressful conditions.

Communicates clearly and effectively with a broad range of personalities.


Has and practices the necessary skills of the position

Demonstrates the ability to take a job from start to finish.

Provides detailed estimates in a structured and logical order.

Prepares estimates that are accurately reflected at the completion of work.

Demonstrates the ability to interpret blueprints.

Consistently produces a satisfactory quantity of work with no decrease in quality.

Performs follow up inspections before signing off as complete.

Complete job assignments in an accurate and timely manner.

Troubleshoots and accurately diagnoses problems and quickly takes corrective action.

Uses a broad base of mechanical & electrical knowledge when affecting repairs.

Maintains current licensure &/or certification.

Operates all tools in a productive and safe manner.

Stays abreast of bottled medical gas systems for Surgery and Central Service.



Education: High school diploma, GED, Metropolitan Test, or equivalent

Experience: : At least five years work experience in general mechanics or successful completion of four-year apprenticeship program in a mechanical field.

Physical Requirements: This job requires, at various times, the following physical activities; climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, finger dexterity, grasping, talking, and hearing, sometimes exerting in excess of 20-100 pounds of force.

The worker is required to have visual acuity to perform daily activities, operate motor vehicles or heavy equipment, and to determine the accuracy, neatness and thoroughness of the work assigned.

The worker is subjected to both outside and inside environmental conditions (including extreme cold and extreme heat), noise sufficient for the worker to have to shout to be heard, vibration, and hazards (including electrical current, high places, and exposure to heat). Also, frequently in close quarters and exposed to chemicals and infectious diseases.


  1. Must possess a working knowledge of schematics and blue prints, able to perform duties using them.

  2. Must possess a working knowledge of codes and standards.

  3. Must possess a working knowledge of electrical troubleshooting.

  4. Must possess good communication skills.

  5. Must possess a working knowledge of test equipment utilized in general mechanics.

Job Environmental Services


Daily Schedule Full Time

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0120493