Building Technician, Full-Time, Days (M-F)
Trinity Health Michigan

Ann Arbor, Michigan

Posted in Medical and Nursing

This job has expired.

Job Info

Employment Type:
Full time
Day Shift



This person shall independently respond, evaluate and repair reported and discovered maintenance problems in Saint Joseph Mercy Health System buildings. This position provides a "first look" for issues related to many trade groups and departments, for example: Clinical Engineering. This person shall notify the proper trade group, vendor, or leader of required repairs that they are unable to perform.


  • Makes repairs such as changing light bulbs, ballasts, light switches, and receptacle outlets. Follows work standards set in NFPA 70E "Electrical Safety in the Workplace". Safely works on electrical devices/items without power applied to the circuit (exception: parts operating at 50-volts or less). Knowledgeable on correctly applying electrical lock out devices. Can identify unsafe electrical situations and either correct or report it immediately.
  • Performs mechanical tasks such as adjusting thermostats, changing unit filters, and analyzing mechanical malfunctions. Operates special air pressurization rooms. Cleans air vents and the like. Safely works on items with moving parts, making sure that the energy source is blocked off.
  • Has good knowledge and performs basic repairs on pneumatic tube transport system, and automated guided vehicles (AGV). Contacts Clinical Engineering when repairs are beyond their skill level or when the repair time exceeds 30-minutes. Follows all safety precautions when working on these systems including but not limited to: electrical shut offs (lockout tagout), blocking energy sources, eye protection and hearing protection.
  • Makes plumbing repairs that include leaking faucets, shower heads, obstructed sinks, traps and toilets. Responds to reported leaks, determines source and contacts the required trade group; plumber for example. Replaces urinal cartridges. Knows how to select and wear the correct personal protection equipment (PPE); gloves, apron and splash-proof goggles for example.
  • Has very good understanding of the fire alarm and fire suppression systems. Operates components of the system. Is knowledgeable of all key locations and shuts off in an emergency.
  • Assembles, installs and repairs office and patient room furniture, modular units and the like.
  • Performs carpentry work such as installing door locksets, door self-closers, shelving, wall-mounted items and associated tasks. Repairs the same.
  • Repairs and/or replaces patient use equipment that includes nurse call system components, wheelchairs, over-bed tables, patient beds, pillow speakers, televisions, clocks and initial operation test on newly purchased equipment.
  • Performs miscellaneous building repair including, but not limited to, ceiling tiles, patching walls, painting, flooring, and base molding.
  • Performs basic repairs and troubleshooting of doors, door access systems, and automatic doors.
  • Does the "first-look" for all system issues needing immediate attention. Shall notify the proper trade group, vendor, or leader of required repairs that they are unable to perform.
  • Inputs work activities using the Engineering data system (AIMS). At least 7-hours of an 8-hour day shall be documented and must accurately depict the work performed.
  • Performs snow removal, salting and all other grounds duties when required.
  • Changes hospital tanks of nitrogen, nitrous oxide, oxygen and the like.
  • Performs scheduled preventive maintenance, records results on the forms provided and turns them in to management by the due date.
  • Works in conjunction with outside contractors on equipment and building system modifications.
  • As needed, turns in requests for parts to be ordered. This request shall include the part numbers and purchasing source.
  • Is available to perform duties at any of the SJMH buildings and locations.


Performs other duties as assigned.


Requires high school diploma or equivalent. Two years related experience or combination of one-year experience plus one year related vocational training. Maintains valid DMV driver's license.


Strong working knowledge of electrical, plumbing, HVAC, carpentry, painting and other building systems. Strong computer skills to operate pneumatic tube system, AGV system, fire alarm system, and for corresponding on e-mail and time recording on AIMS. Other computer skills necessary to provide "first look" on systems for Clinical Engineering. Ability to concentrate on detail for up to 70% of the time when repairs equipment. Analytical skills necessary to troubleshoot system malfunctions. Interpersonal skills necessary to determine equipment problems from user-personnel descriptions. Read and understand blueprints related to job duties. Understands and uses personal protection equipment as needed on each task. Ability to understand and follow all policies and procedures.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

This job has expired.

More Medical and Nursing jobs

Blanchard Valley Regional Health Center
Fostoria, Ohio
Posted about 2 hours ago

Blanchard Valley Regional Health Center
Findlay, Ohio
Posted about 2 hours ago

Blanchard Valley Regional Health Center
Findlay, Ohio
Posted about 2 hours ago

Get Hired Faster

Subscribe to job alerts and upload your resume!

*By registering with our site, you agree to our
Terms and Privacy Policy.