HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Maintenance Mechanic / FT Days in El Paso, Texas

POSITION SUMMARY: Under general supervision, performs a variety of skilled and semi-skilled maintenance, plumbing, carpentry and heating/air conditioning tasks, installing and repairing equipment.


  1. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Installs repairs and performs preventive maintenance on various equipment in accordance with diagrams, operating manuals, maintenance schedule and manufacturer specifications using hand and power tools and precision measuring and testing instruments.

  2. Operates, test and maintains diesel engine unit used for emergency power and related storage tank and transfer pumps.

  3. Maintains and repairs air handler, exhaust fans, supply fans, patient beds, sterilizes, generators and oxygen, vacuum and pneumatic tube systems.

  4. Repairs, operates and maintains hot water heating water systems to boilers, transfer pumps, heating coils, piping and related controls.

  5. Inspects, installs, repairs and replaces pipes, fittings and plumbing fixtures to maintain the heating, water, gas and draining systems.

  6. Cuts and thread pipes, fits valves, couplings and other specified parts to piping sections and plumbing fixtures.

  7. Constructs repairs and maintains furniture, wall partitions, cabinets, doors, windows, building framework and related carpentry duties using hand and power tools.

  8. Calculates quantity of materials needed and other supplies to complete an assigned project.

  9. Measures and cuts to size floor tiles, Formica counter tops, ceiling tiles, window glass when installing or replacing items.

  10. Reads blue prints or specifications to determine materials, time and methods used in completing assigned projects.

  11. Prepares surface and applies coats of paints, varnish, stains, or enamels to decorate and protect interior and exterior surfaces, trimmings, and fixtures of the hospital.

  12. Performs landscaping and round maintenance to include watering, mowing and edging, fertilizing, reseeding, weeding, and moves decorative stones and sweep sidewalks as assigned.

  13. Performs maintenance and repair of landscaping sprinkler system components.

  14. Keep up to date preventive maintenance records.

  15. Must be accessible for emergency and on-call duties on a 24-hour basis.

  16. Shall observe safety rules and regulation at all times.

  17. Other duties as assigned.


    1. Individual Leadership: Demonstrates confidence in own skills, knowledge and ability and opportunities for personal growth and ability to accept and adapt change.
  18. Customer Service : Demonstrates customer service skills with both internal and external customers.

  19. Transcultural Sensitivity : Treats patients/customers as individuals with unique values, beliefs, and practices.

  20. Risk Management/Patient/Customer Safety : Demonstrates patient/customer safety according to policies and procedures.

  21. Educator : Identifies, implements, and/or evaluates opportunities for patient/family education.

  22. Infection Control : Demonstrates infection control practices congruent with policies and procedures.

  23. Performance Improvement : Performs, participates, implements and evaluates performance improvement activities at the department level.

  24. Financial Accountability : Identifies opportunities for waste reduction and department efficiency.

  25. Information Management : Demonstrates adherence to information management polices and procedures, maintaining confidentiality at all times.

  26. Communication : Works as a team member through interaction, assistance and demonstration of appropriate communication skills and reporting/activation of the chain of command appropriately.

  27. Practices Professionalism : Performs, participates, implements and evaluates personal performance.

  28. Ethics/Compliance : Performs all duties ethically, complying with all policies and procedures, federal, state, and local laws.

  29. Environment of care : Demonstrates accountability in role and responsibilities of the 7 Environment of Care plans.

  30. Job Specific

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONSJourneyman license for the State of Texas in Plumbing , Electrical or Mechanical Preferred.

REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCEGraduation from high school or equivalent with supplemental apprentice training or trade school training. At least two years of hands-on experience in facility maintenance trade.

*PREFERRED EDUCATION, LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES *Knowledge of relevant building codes; knowledge of the materials, tools and techniques of carpentry, plumbing, maintenance or HVAC trade. Ability to work from sketches, blue prints and written instructions; ability to exercise initiative and judgment in estimating the methods, materials and time needed to complete assigned projects; ability to troubleshoot equipment or plumbing malfunctions so as to identify the problem and take appropriate action to correct the situation: ability to work rapidly and efficiently under emergency situations; ability to follow oral and written instructions; ability to lift, push, or pull objects, weighing up to 50 pounds; ability to perform work in rather inaccessible areas. Skill in the use of a variety of hand and power tools for installation, repair and maintenance of equipment buildings and grounds. Ability to learn and perform all essential job functions accurately with minimal direct supervision, within probationary periods.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIESSkill in the use of a variety of hand and power tools for installation, repair and maintenance of equipment buildings and grounds. Ability to follow oral and written instructions. Ability to learn and perform all essential job functions accurately with minimal direct supervision, within probationary periods.

Title: Maintenance Mechanic / FT Days

Location: Texas-El Paso-Del Sol Medical Center - El Paso

Requisition ID: 01512-16453