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Maintenance Mechanic II/Med Gas Specialist (Full Time, Day shift)

FACILITIES-OPERATIONS Florida-Miami-Nicklaus Children's Hospital - Main Hospital Campus Miami, Florida Requisition ID 26477


Job Summary

Performs daily routine maintenance building component checks related to HVAC, plumbing, carpentry, electrical, painting and others. Responds to calls from departments regarding problems that affect the hospital environment and equipment. Serves as Medical Gas Specialist. 

Job Specific Duties

  • Meets quality service standards by returning all work areas to a clean, neat, orderly, safe condition and disposing of waste appropriately. 
  • Performs basic building and installation of items, such as shelves, desks, hanging picture frames and bulletin boards. 
  • Performs on a regular basis routine maintenance related to HVAC, plumbing, electrical, patch and paint, and others. 
  • Checks all lighting and replaces bulbs, repairs/replaces floor, carpets, doors, walls and ceiling tiles as needed. 
  • Replaces or repairs defective flush valves, faucet and toilet washers and packing. 
  • Stops leaks in joints by tightening; replaces short length pipe; cleans clogged pipe lines using a snake or chemicals. 
  • Responds to maintenance management system-generated work orders for preventative maintenance, planned events, or other requested work orders. 
  • Responds to HVAC calls and emergency code situation affecting the hospital environment or equipment as detailed in the Emergency Plans Manual. 
  • Enters appropriate information into maintenance management system, informing supervisor & documenting and returning completed work order(s). 
  • Inspects buildings to ensure safety and determine need for repair or maintenance.
  • Assists in the preparation of job estimates, schedules maintenance work, orders supplies and materials including dealing with contractors. 
  • Performs repairs and preventative maintenance procedures on mechanical equipment including chillers, cooling towers, air handlers, standby generators, etc.
  • Maintains timely and accurate information on supplies and ordered as per inventory list for A/C filters and other common maintenance items. 
  • Serves as Medical Gas Specialist.  


Minimum Job Requirements

  • Active and valid State of Florida driver’s license with an approved driving record pursuant to our policy and maintained throughout employment.
  • Valid Medical Gas Certification required at time of hire and maintain active and in good standing while employed.
  • 4-7 years of Medical Gas Certified experience
  • 4-7 years of experience in a trade under a licensed business

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • High school education or equivalent preferred.
  • Available for on-call phone during evenings and weekend when assigned.
  • Able to complete reports and work orders in English.
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions in English to solve complex problems
  • Ability to interpret, adapts to, and reacts calmly under stressful conditions.
  • Ability to relate cooperatively and constructively with external customers, peers, physicians and other hospital personnel.
  • Basic knowledge in use of computers and printers.
  • Knowledge of electrical, plumbing, HVAC and building equipment.
  • Ability to learn appropriate software applications and other Maintenance Management Systems.
  • Ability to troubleshoot without outside help.
  • Ability to provide solutions for equipment failures to management.

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Primary Location :

Florida-Miami-Nicklaus Children's Hospital - Main Hospital Campus

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Job Status

:Full Time

Joining a new organization can be daunting or overwhelming. But at Nicklaus, your colleagues make you feel welcomed. They taught me to celebrate our accomplishments and band together during challenging times. This is not easy to find in healthcare these days, so I’m grateful to have found an amazing place to work with people and leadership who have my well-being in mind.

Lova Renee Brunson Manager Accreditation & Regulatory

Collaboration leads to success.

Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much. Working together, we find solutions and methods we would never find alone, and at Nicklaus Children’s, we have fun doing it.

Responsibility drives us.

We all take responsibility here – for the children, their families, our work and each other. We meet our responsibilities head on and motivate each other to succeed.

Empower yourself, help others.

Nicklaus Children’s encourages team members to believe in their ability to affect positive change in the world through everything they do with us.

Advocate for the right way.

Advocate for children. Advocate for families. Advocate for yourself. But most of all, advocate for getting the job done right and you will find nothing but success and support in your career here.

Transformation is growth.

At Nicklaus Children’s, change is not to be feared. When you work here, you are always working with the most advanced tools and procedures available.

Empathy is everything.

We expect our team members to have empathy for the patients and families they treat, and in turn, we have empathy for them. We take care of everyone in the Nicklaus Children’s family with competitive benefits and our supportive culture.

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