The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Facilities Mechanical Systems Technician - Columbus

Columbus, OH
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is one of the largest and most diverse academic medi

Job Description

Facilities Mechanical Systems Technician

Posted: Tuesday, 3/12/2024
Under the general 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, backflow preventers, fire pumps, air compressors, 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 assist lower level 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.

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.

Job Duties: Incumbents may perform some or all of these duties and other job-related duties as required.

Minimum Classification Requirements: 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 Facilities Mechanical Systems Technician Effective Date: 06/19/2018 Classification Specification for Classified Civil Service Developed for Equal Opportunity 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. ** Plumbing and pipefitting requirement *** HVAC/R systems requirement **** Medical gas systems requirement

Desired Qualifications: Associates/technical degree or certificate in skilled trades/maintenance related field; Valid AWS Certified Welder certificate; boiler operator’s license (e.g., low pressure, high pressure); basic understanding of university building design standards (BDS) related to the maintenance and repair of building systems and equipment; basic understanding of the project process as managed by FOD Design and Construction.

Regular 40 Varying Shifts

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center At A Glance

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is one of the largest and most diverse academic medical centers in the country and the only academic medical center in central Ohio. Our staff of over 25,000 is earning international distinction by delivering high-quality, safe, efficient, patient-centered care. Collaboration, collegiality, modern facilities and a focused commitment to excellence unite the faculty, staff and students of The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.
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