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Highland General Hospital Building Equipment Maintenance Worker in San Leandro, California

SUMMARY: Under general supervision, performs semi-skilled preventative mechanical maintenance and repair work on equipment in Alameda Health System buildings including fixtures, heating and ventilating equipment, refrigeration and other related equipment. Performs related duties as required. The position requires working at the following locations Fairmont Campus, John George, Hayward and Newark Clinics.

DUTIES & ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: NOTE: The following are the duties performed by employees in this classification, however, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Not all duties listed are necessarily performed by each individual in the classification.

  1. Assists Stationary Engineers, Electricians, or Plumbers in general repairs on conveyor systems, boilers, steam lines, water lines, and plumbing fixtures, refrigeration and air conditioning systems.

  2. Changes florescent and incandescent lamps, repairs lighting fixtures for same.

  3. Checks and lubricates vacuum pumps and air compressors; lubricates electric motors as needed.

  4. Checks refrigeration equipment and performs repair work such as charging Freon, installing new temperature controls and relays; and repairing units.

  5. Maintains and repairs large supply and exhaust fans, lubricates and greases fan bearings, changes and adjusts tension on V belts.

  6. Maintains and repairs mechanical hospital beds and gurneys.

  7. Makes preparation for construction or repair jobs requiring Infection Control containment by erecting and hanging Infection Control containment equipment.

  8. Repairs office furniture, Venetian blinds, and various dispensing devices.

  9. Under general supervision of Stationary Engineer(s) perform testing, maintenance and repairs of electronic/electric hospital beds.


Minimum Experience: Four years in the class of Building Equipment Maintenance Worker (apprentice) which shall have included the successful completion of an approved construction trade apprenticeship program; OR two years of recent, full-time paid experience in the maintenance of electrical and mechanical equipment.

Required Licenses/Certifications: Valid Universal CFC License.