General Mechanic - Lifespan

Providence, RI 02903

Posted: 08/12/2019 Industry: Maintenance/Custodial Job Number: 1794

Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future is recruiting candidates for Lifespan.  Please read more about Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future at the end of this job description. 

COMPANY NAME:  Lifespan
JOB TITLE:   General Mechanic
LOCATION:   Miriam Hospital
HOURS:  Per Diem

Key Responsibilities:

Under general supervision of the maintenance or construction supervisor, perform a variety of duties to temporarily replace or assist trades and craft personnel in maintenance, repair and construction work; monitor physical plant and perform maintenance functions alone on evening, night and weekend shifts and perform duties relating to tool and materials management as assigned.
  • Perform a variety of trade tasks temporarily replacing or assisting carpenters, electricians, plumbers, plasterers and other trade personnel.
  • Monitor physical plant and perform maintenance while alone on evening, night, weekend and holiday shifts.
  • Maintain the capacity of recognizing problems and of operating the mechanical  and building systems, and maintain the knowledge and capability to perform all departmental standard operating procedures.
  • Independently evaluate problems and either correct them or initiate appropriate action to correct them.
  • Perform clean up duties on work sites; replace light bulbs and patient call cords; move materials, furniture and equipment; free clogged toilets and sinks; remove snow; change filters; service vacuum, oxygen, air and nitrous oxide patient outlets; lay floor tiles; paint and perform a variety of other duties as required by work order, emergency calls or direct assignment.
  • Answer telephone calls, prepare work request forms, log request and track time required to perform jobs (person hours) for quality and productivity tracking.
  • Maintain inventory of frequently used materials and equipment (tools) and issues same to workers upon request and presentation of request tag.
  • Prepare purchase orders for materials required to perform a task for supervisor’ s signature.
  • Make keys, operate sign-making machine and repair equipment (includes all mechanical patient care equipment and blood pressure cuffs, but not beds).
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Successful candidates will have:

Equivalent to completion of four years of high school plus 1-2 years of trade schooling. 

Familiar with trade requirements of carpenters, electricians, plumbers, plasterers and other trade skills. 


HOW TO APPLY
For more information and a full job description, please visit Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future website at www.skillsforri.com/jobs.  Applicants interested in this position will be screened by Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future and Lifespan will make the final hiring decisions. 


WHY APPLY THROUGH SKILLS FOR RHODE ISLAND’ S FUTURE
Our mission is focused on supporting unemployed and underemployed job seekers. Our goal is to get you back to work.  Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future’ s team will guide  and provide you with support  throughout the hiring process.
Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future has agreements with employers to recruit talent like you, making us a resource to get the unemployed and underemployed job seeker back to work.

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