Cherokee Indian Hospital Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans).  To read more about this, view the EEO is the Law poster and this EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

Start Over with Job Search

Returning Applicant?  Login Now

Satellite Clinic Maintenance Mechanic
Job Code:2024-07-003
Department:Maintenance
FT/PT Status:Regular Full Time
Salary Minimum21.13
Salary Midpoint23.98
  
Position Closes:

Job Responsibilities & Qualifications:
Job Title: Maintenance Mechanic

Job Code: MAINMECH

Department: Maintenance

Division: Engineering

Salary Level: Non-Exempt 7

Reports To: Maintenance Manager

Last Revised: October 2021

*Will Be Working primarily at CIHA Satellite Clinics*

Primary Function
The incumbent maintains and makes expert repairs and checks in environmental,
carpentry, painting, electrical, plumbing and heating/cooling in accordance with
diagrams, sketches, operation manuals, and manufacturer’s specifications using and
power and precision measuring and testing instruments.

Job Duties
º Environmental Control: Monitors and records temperatures, oxygen pressure,
humidity readings. Adjust functional parts of devices and control instruments and
may install specific functional and structural parts.
º Carpentry: Constructs, repairs, and maintains wooden materials such as furniture,
equipment, partitions, and other parts of organization’s buildings, using hand and
power tools according to written or oral instruction.
º Painting: Applies coats of paint, varnish, stains, enamels, or lacquer to decorate
and protect interior and exterior surfaces, trimming fixtures using paint brushes,
rollers, and scrapers.
º Electrical: Repairs, installs, replaces, and tests electrical circuits, equipment, and
appliances. Inspects and tests electrical lighting, signal communication, power
circuits, and equipment.
º Plumbing: Inspects, installs, repairs, and replaces pipes, fittings, and plumbing
fixtures to maintain the heating, cooling, water, gas, oil, and drainage systems.
º Heating/Cooling: Maintains and repairs air handling systems
thermostats/humidistat, sensors, controllers, relay switches, dampers and motors.
Chillers for cooling the boilers for heating. Incumbent must be mechanically well
versed in pneumatic panels, electrical malfunction, and instrument capabilities.
º Solar System: Occasionally may be required to monitor and record activities of
system and assisting in tearing down and rebuilding component assemblies by
fitting and installing needed parts.
º Dental Equipment: Repairs, installs, inspects, replaces and tests dental equipment
utilizing knowledge of pneumatic, electrical, carpentry, and plumbing skills.
º Telecommunications Equipment: Maintains, repairs, installs, replaces, inspects,
and tests telecommunications equipment which services facility including all
PBX, telephones, lines, and cable.
º Transportation: Drives cars, trucks, and four-wheel drive vehicles to deliver/pick-up passengers, cargo, equipment, etc.
º The incumbent shall maintain complete confidentiality of all administrative,
medical, and personnel records, and all other pertinent information that comes to
his or her attention of knowledge. Civil and criminal penalties for unlawful
disclosures or records. Violations of such confidentiality shall be cause for
adverse action.
º Assists hospital staff and funeral homes with cadavers.
º Incumbent will be required to work weekend and on call duties.
º May be required to assist with security duties.
º Incumbent will perform other job related duties as assigned by supervisor.
º Asses vehicles and/or machinery to accurately diagnose and repair issues
º Liaise with clients to determine their automotive requirements and communicate
vehicular defects or problems
º Prepare quotes and work estimates as requested
º Keep an accurate log of all work performed
º Maintain and clean garage equipment and tools to ensure they are kept in a safe
and usable condition at all times
º Adhere to company work safety policies
º Organizational skills
º Ability to schedule
º Dexterity and coordination
º Mechanical skill and knowledge of mechanical systems
º Customer service skills
º Trouble shooting skills
º Familiarity with complex electronic control systems
º Ability to use computerized diagnostic equipment well
º Using manual and computerized diagnostic methods to identify potential
problems in a vehicle
º Explaining mechanical problems and possible solutions to clients
º Planning work and testing procedures using charts, experience and other
organizational methods
º Testing parts and systems to ensure they work correctly
º Ensuring all critical parts are checked and tested
º Performing basic automotive care, including changing oil and rotating tires
º Repairing or replacing worn, old or defective parts of a vehicle

Job Knowledge
º The incumbent will be familiar with safety rules and regulations relating to
use/equipment, tools, and tagging electrical panels.
º Knowledge and skill in numerical to make calculations for installation and repair
or equipment.
º Knowledge of reading blueprints and specifications and visualize installations.
º Knowledge of electrical and pneumatic control systems, electrical malfunctions,
pneumatic controlled instrument capabilities.
º Knowledge of preventive and corrective maintenance procedures with facilities
equipment.
º Knowledge and skill to perform a variety of changing duties as required by
machinery and equipment repair.
º Ability to drive a variety of cars, trucks, and four-wheel drive vehicles. Must have
a valid North Carolina driver’s license.

Education/Experience
Incumbent must have a minimum of five (5) years experience in Hospital Maintenance,
or; incumbent must have a minimum of two (2) years experience and possess licensure or
certification in at least one or more of the following: a) boiler maintenance and repair; b)
electrical, c) plumbing; d) heating and air conditioning (HVAC); e) carpentry; f) general
contracting. Incumbent must be able to become proficient with most phases of Hospital
maintenance within six (6) months.

Initiative and Ingenuity
The incumbent is under the general supervision of the Maintenance Department Manager.
Receives oral or written assignments, accompanied by sketches, drawings or blueprints.
Performs all assigned duties in accordance with defined rules, regulations, policies, and
procedures. Incumbent determines the kind and type of materials needed to complete an
assignment, which requires individual initiative and judgment when interpreting a
procedure relative to each established policy and objective. Supervisor is available for
assistance only on the most complex problems encountered. Supervisor reviews work to
insure the finished projects meet instructions and established practices and procedures.

Mental/Visual/Physical
Physical effort is expended in continually standing, walking, stooping, bending, kneeling,
climbing, and working in small or cramped quarters. Frequently involved in lifting or
carrying objects weighing up to and at times beyond 50 pounds. Need visual acuity for
reading blue prints and specifications.

Responsibility for Equipment
As an incidental, the incumbent will be required to operate a government-owned or
leased motor vehicle in the performance of assigned duties. May be required to repair
equipment locate din patient homes. Responsible for the following types of equipment
hand radio, hand tools, lawn equipment, electrical equipment, plumbing equipment, etc.
Responsible for SAFELOC key system of hospital. Responsible for monthly preventive
maintenance (PM) on equipment. Misuse or abuse of equipment could affect program
budget.

Responsibility for Material
Incumbent will be responsible for selecting types and amounts of materials needed for
assigned projects. Responsible for securing materials and supplies. Responsible for the
efficient use of materials. Misuse of materials could result in minor incidents which woul
reflect poorly in performance evaluation.

Hazards
The incumbent could incur broken bones, scrapes, burns, and infections. Exposure to
flying objects, insects, noise hazards, and chemical hazards. May perform work where
bad smelling fumes are present.

Responsibility for Others
Incumbent may be required to transport essential staff to facility in inclement weather.
Occasional contacts with patients in clinical and home settings. Responsible for safety of
hospital employees, patients, and maintenance technicians.

Working Conditions
Work is performed inside and outside in all kinds of weather and is usually dirty, dusty,
and greasy. Incumbent may perform work where bad smelling fumes are present.
Incumbent is subject to noise from machinery and electrical shock or burns from
equipment, exposure to possibility of scrapes, and infections and has occasional exposure
to broken bones. Incumbent is required to know and enforce all safety regulations
pertaining to working conditions.

Customer Service
Consistently demonstrates superior customer service skills to patients/customers by
demonstrating characteristics that align with CIHA’s guiding principles and core values.
Ensure excellent customer service is provided to all patients/customers by seeking out
opportunities to be of service