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Medical University of South Carolina MUHA KC74 - Preventative Maintenance Technician in Charleston, South Carolina

Entity/Organization: MUHA (Medical University Hospital Authority/Medical Center)

Hours per week: 40

Scheduled Work Hours/Shift: Rotating

Fair Labor Standards Act Status: Hourly

Job Summary/Purpose : Incumbent will monitor, maintain adjust, and repair building specialty systems owned or leased by the Medical University Hospital Authority in order to ensure safety, environmental control and economy of mechanical, electrical, systems. Incumbent should have a working knowledge of Med Air Compressors, Vacuum Pumps, Domestic Water Pumps, and Fire Protection Pumps. The incumbent will, on a rotating basis, be on call for one week and work a scheduled weekend shift. Incumbent is Considered Essential Personnel in a disaster.

Minimum Training and Education: High school diploma or equivalent (GED), and two years trades experience that is directly related to the area of employment required.

Required Licensure, Certifications, Registrations:

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

Physical Requirements: Ability to work outside, in all weather conditions and temperature extremes. (Continuous) Ability to work in elevated areas. (Continuous) Ability to work in confined spaces. (Continuous) Ability to work below ground. (Continuous) Ability to be qualified physically for respirator use, initially and as required. (Continuous) Ability to stand. (Continuous) Ability to climb. (Continuous) Ability to kneel. (Continuous) Ability to bend. (Continuous) Ability to walk. (Continuous) Ability to handle heavy tools (i.e. jackhammer). (Frequent) Ability to lift, unassisted, weight to 50 lbs. (Frequent) Ability to carry objects, unassisted, on a plane, on ladders, upstairs, etc., weighing 50 lbs. or less. (Frequent) Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected, in one eye or with both eyes. (Continuous) Ability to hear and understand whispered conversations at a distance of 3 feet. (Continuous) Ability to perceive colors accurately. (Continuous) Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous) Ability to operate winches, come-alongs, jacks, etc. (Continuous) Ability to maintain dexterity in order to use hand tools, both manual and powered. (Continuous) Ability to push or pull equipment carts. (Frequent) Ability to work in a latex safe environment. (Continuous) Ability to be qualified physically for respirator use as required. (Continuous) Necessary Special Requirements Some positions require a commercial driver's license. (Requirements for a commercial license are contained within separate description(s)). Some positions require EPA approved freon recovery certification.