Building Maintenance Technician

DaVita Medical Group - Colorado Springs, CO3.3

Job Title: Maintenance Technician

Location: Colorado Springs, CO

Acts as a Facilities Maintenance technician, performing specific tasks associated with the planning and execution of work orders. Performs activities supporting the scheduled and non-scheduled electrical, mechanical, structural and other maintenance of equipment and facilities. Interacts with outside agents such as vendors, contractors, inspectors, or police/fire personnel. Frequently communicates formally or informally with teammates, managers and providers via phone, e-mail, meetings or face-to-face conversations. Takes direction from Lead Technician and Work Order Coordinator, however is expected to be as self-reliant as possible.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned as needed.

Consistently exhibits attitudes and behaviors that reflect our commitment to superior customer service; honors each and every internal and external customer by demonstrating respect, concern and quality workmanship.
Communicates daily with the Work Order Coordinator to receive, update, or close work orders.
Coordinates with other Maintenance Technicians to maximize team effectiveness. May require technical, logistical or other support from other techs.
Meets as necessary with the Facilities Services Manager to discuss special needs, problems, and/or assignments.
Keeps the Facilities Services Manager informed of situations involving safety hazards, security concerns, significant equipment issues, etc.
Makes recommendations for improvements to equipment or facilities; may require assistance in providing information for budgeting and planning purposes such as estimates, proposals or technical documentation.
Uses, protects and discloses DMG patients’ PHI only in accordance with HIPAA standards.
Adheres to Universal Precautions at all times.
Adheres to DMG safety policies and procedures at all times.
Uses Concur system to manage and report company credit card use. Tracks and reports other expenses such as mileage and telephone reimbursement. Correctly assigns GL codes to all receipts.
Responds to Dr. Green (Security Code).
Responds to after-hour emergencies. Participates in on-call duty and responds within 10 minutes.
Supports other technicians as required on major and minor facilities projects.
Responds to facilities and/or equipment maintenance needs within all sites in the organization
Performs routine maintenance duties as assigned, i.e. HVAC filter replacement, replacement of batteries in devices such as soap or towel dispensers, replacement of light bulbs, installing wall hangings, replacing locksets, etc.
Roughs in phone, data, and access control cables for various installations.
Unstops, repairs or replaces plumbing fixtures.
Assists with electrical work under supervision, including electrical safety checks of equipment.
Replaces mounted accessories such as towel and soap dispensers, switchplates, grab bars, etc.
Assists with management of spare parts inventories.
Repairs and paints walls; replaces carpet tile; installs window tint.
Assembles furniture and miscellaneous equipment.
Assists with the coordination of ice/snow removal on DMG grounds for patient and employee safety.
Maintains supply of liquid nitrogen to all sites as needed.
Executes furniture moves and systems furniture re-configurations.
Attends required meetings and participates in committees as requested.
Enhances professional growth and development through in-service meetings and educational programs with manager approval.
Assists in set up and take down of conference room for various meetings.
Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

High school diploma or GED. Prefer completion of a craft apprenticeship or equivalent combination of education and facilities maintenance experience.

Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations

Valid driver's license, reliable transportation, and current vehicle insurance for travel between company sites.

Language Skills

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety instructions; operating, installation, and maintenance manuals; SDS sheets, etc. Ability to create routine reports and correspondence.

Mathematical Skills

Add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to evaluate information from multiple sources in order to solve technical or procedural problems. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Ability to recognize obvious unsafe conditions and work actions. Ability to interpret physical and other evidence when seeking a root cause for equipment failure, alarm trips, security breaches or other episodes.

Computer Skills

Must be reasonably proficient with Microsoft Office software and Internet usage.

Other Skills and Abilities

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, staff, and the general public.
Ability to work independently without supervision.
Skilled in the safe and proper use of electrical and mechanical hand tools.
Ability to provide verbally or in writing such reports as: work order or project status; parts and supplies orders; purchase justifications; safety or security incidents, etc.
Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to: stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Requires fine manual dexterity to repair or replace precision components.

Carrying/Lifting: Frequent / 50+ lbs.
Standing: Constant / Up to 8 hours per day
Sitting: Constant / Up to 8 hours per day
Walking: Constant / Up to 8 hours per day
Repetitive Motion: Stooping, crawling, climbing
Visual Acuity: Ability to read newsprint with or without corrective lens
Environmental Exposure: None
Work Environment - The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. On-site work area environment. Frequent exposure to mechanical and electrical hazards. May require exposure to communicable diseases and bodily fluids. Can be high stress and involve irregular hours. Requires outside work that may involve exposure to various weather conditions, including heat, cold, dust, rain, snow, as well as other non-weather related conditions.