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Maintenance Mechanic III

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Job ID: 9321
Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Facility/Division: UNC Medical Center
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job

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Job Description


Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

This is advanced or supervisory work in the general and specific repair and maintenance of hospital buildings, grounds, vehicles, facilities, equipment, electrical generation prime movers and mechanical devices. This positions functions as the lead person on a maintenance team and plans, schedules, and assigns work tasks, assesses work performance and assists with performance reviews.

1. Conducts hospital fire drills, maintain all hospital fire prevention and extinguishing equipment, and provide fire response efforts for emergencies.
2. Maintains all UNC Hospital buildings and facilities on site and at other locations to comply with hospital maintenance policies for the safety and comfort of patients, staff and visitors.
3. Performs operational tests and provide maintenance of the laundry chute system and emergency stairwells to meet JCAHO requirements, the Life Safety Code and UNC Hospital policies
4. Performs unscheduled repair of people movers as needed on an emergency basis.
5. Receives work orders and schedules tasks. Prepares work schedules for Maintenance Mechanics I and II. Reviews work in progress and at completion for adherence to quality and safety standards. Functions as the lead person on a maintenance team and plans, schedules, and assigns work tasks, assesses work performance and assists with performance reviews.
6. Repairs and maintains various life safety equipment, including vacuum pumps, life saving mechanical equipment and emergency generator prime movers, equipment, beds, stretchers, examination tables, delivery tables, examination chairs, OR equipment and similar equipment and devices used in the Hospital. Repairs and maintains a facility-wide computerized tube system used to transport materials such as drugs, laboratory specimens, and forms or letters and maintains the facility wide automatic door system.
7. Selects and repairs suitable materials (windows, doors, roofing materials, flooring) to match existing materials or devices in use throughout all hospital buildings.
8. May supervise or perform highly skilled work in general maintenance and repair of buildings, related equipment, and plumbing, heating/cooling, and/or electrical systems.

Other Information

Other information:
Education Requirements:
● High School diploma or GED
Licensure/Certification Requirements:
● No licensure or certification required.
Professional Experience Requirements:
● Five (5) years of experience in the performance of the full range of journey level tasks associated with two (2) or more highly complex mechanical or building trades.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:

Job Details

Legal Employer: STATE

Entity: UNC Medical Center

Organization Unit: Maintenance 

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00

Work Schedule: Day Job

Location of Job: US:NC:Chapel Hill

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No

This is a State position employed by UNC Health Care System.
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