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Full time
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Health Care & Medicine
Building Maintenance Technician III
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Job Description


 Minimum Education
High School Diploma or GED

Specific Requirements and Preferences
HS diploma, GED or equivalent required; Ability to read and understand construction blueprints; Ability to utilize tools and equipment associated with job description to perform job assignments; Must maintain Hilti certification for the repair of fire and smoke barriers; Demonstrates ability to use PC; General knowledge of internet; Understands the standards and regulations pertaining to fire doors and smoke barriers; Valid driver’s license is required. Trade or Tech school, preferred.

Minimum Work Experience
7 Year(s)

Specific Requirements and Preferences
At least 7 to 10 or more years of related and progressive experience of general maintenance, carpentry, and safe working knowledge of mechanical/plumbing and electrical experience; Ability to lift > 50 < 75 pounds; Ability to use general maintenance equipment such as ladders, drills, etc.; Strong oral and written communication skills; Working knowledge of all applicable EPA & OSHA standards related to the position; Ability to use PC; working knowledge of Internet; willingness to learn new software or programs; familiarity with automated work order systems; Applicant should be well versed in the use of Microsoft office. At least 3 to 5 years in the carpentry field with all aspects of carpentry, preferred.

Required Skills/Knowledge

Required Licenses and Certifications

Functional Accountabilities

Building Maintenance Technician III Competencies
  • Construct, remodel, remove and/or replace partitions, ceilings, doors, windows, floors furniture, cabinets and other fixtures, able to performing minor repairs. Basic to complex repairs include but are not limited to doors, knobs, closures, locksets, automatic doors, assist with routine to emergency air handler repairs.
  • Ability to install or repair plastic laminate, paint, drywall (installation and finishing) ceramic tile, VCT and concrete.
  • Ability to read and construct from both formal blueprints and informal sketches.
  • Proficient in cabinet making skills as well as rough and fine carpentry work skills.
  • Ability to perform carpentry skills common to the trade at a high quality standard.
  • Read and interpret blueprints and specifications.
  • Participate in pre-construction planning and document review sessions.
  • Inspect, maintain and repair firewalls, smoke barriers and other fire rated structures.
  • Install and repair all standard hardware including locks and door closings.
  • Mount pictures, diplomas, chalkboards, dispensers etc.
  • Assemble carts, tables and other furniture items.
  • High dusting to include vent cleaning, ledges, fixtures and sprinkler heads.
  • Repair and/of replace desk and cabinet locks, doorknobs and locks.
  • Replace damaged ceiling tiles and make repairs to ceiling grid as needed.
  • Troubleshoot and preempt emergencies by trouble shooting problem areas in hospital; Based on data analysis, works with shift engineer identify potential areas of concern in the hospital.
  • Document trends in equipment performance and recommend corrective action or replacement.
  • Respond to all emergencies and is able to trouble shoot and provide assistance to the Control Room. Emergencies include but are not limited to electrical outages, water penetrations, and weather related emergencies.
  • Install, repair and maintain automatic doors and door controls.
Quality Assurance
  1. Take the initiative to identify and report deficiencies in the physical plant of the hospital by submitting work orders through the work order system.
  2. Diagnose and resolve trouble ticket/work orders thoroughly until completed.
  3. Routinely follow up with manager to communicate or request assistance in order to complete work orders, when necessary.
  4. Follow up with the requester after completion of a work order to ensure problem has been corrected.
  5. Routinely utilize all safety measures as related to work orders and specific tasks.
  6. Takes the initiative to identify and report deficiencies in the physical plant of the hospital by submitting work orders through the work order system.
  7. Diagnose and resolve trouble ticket/work orders thoroughly until completed.
Customer Service
  1. Follow up with the requestor regarding work orders, in a timely manner, upon receipt.
  2. Communicate to requester steps for completion of work order and provide any follow up information.
  3. At all times represent the engineering staff in a professional and helpful manner.
  1. Compile list of materials to be ordered and submit to supervisor. Complete and update work orders daily for work completed each day.
  2. Prepare requisitions for ERP.
  3. Assist with projects needs as assigned.
  4. Ability to use supply order system (shows progress), ability to use the work order system and ability to use email system.

About Children's National Health System

Childrens National Medical Center is the only exclusive provider of pediatric care in the metropolitan Washington area and is the only freestanding childrens hospital between Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Norfolk, and Atlanta. Serving the nations children for more than 130 years, Childrens National is a proven leader in the development and application of innovative new treatments for childhood illness and injury.

Childrens National is proudly ranked consistently among the best pediatric hospitals in America by US News & World Report.

Our Culture

Children's mission is to be preeminent in providing pediatric health care services that enhance the health and well-being of children regionally, nationally and internationally. Through leadership and innovation, Children's creates solutions to pediatric healthcare problems. Children's excels in Care, Advocacy, Research, and Education to meet the unique needs of children, adolescents and their families. Children's leadership realizes that our employees are the heart of our medical center and the soul of our mission. One of our greatest assets is the diversity of our workforce, which adds to the richness of our culture. Teamwork, dedication, and professionalism are essential values and characteristics that make our employees unique.

Childrens internationally recognized team of pediatric healthcare professionals care for more than 360,000 patients each year who come from throughout the region, nation and world. Our employees share a sense of pride and commitment to the patients and families we serve. We aspire to provide patients and their families with the highest quality of care and service in a family-centered environment. In essence, we are a team of "Great People Providing Great Care."

Nursing Students

As a nursing student, you might already be craving hands-on experience at a highly respected hospital. You may be thinking about where or with which population you want to work after graduation.

At Childrens, a world-class teaching hospital and internationally-recognized leader in pediatric health, we invite nursing students at all stages of learning to explore the real world of working in a hospital setting and experience first-hand the challenges and rewards of this career.

Internship Program

The internship program provides the novice nurse with the knowledge base and skill set needed to transition to competence in clinical nursing practice. While providing the needed skills to meet the organization goals and mission, the program provides nurses with the leadership skills to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team. The program bridges the gap between undergraduate education and real-life professional nursing practice, delivering state-of-the art pediatric care.

The program is offered to new graduate nurses from an accredited nursing program with a passion for children. All new graduates, with less than one-year acute care experience, are eligible to participate in the program after obtaining licensure.