Maintenance Mechanic, Medical Center

North Carolina, United States
04 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
04 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

MC E&O - Maintenance

Job Description


Perform maintenance and repair work on a variety of Medical Center plumbing, electrical, heating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems and equipment; assume independent responsibility for response to maintenance, repair and emergency trouble calls for assigned Medical Center facilities during other than normal working hours (second and third shifts) and on weekends and holidays.


Essential duties and responsibilities include the following.
Other duties may be assigned and a more comprehensive task list may be provided.

Respond to Medical Center emergency maintenance calls after normal shop hours and on weekends and holidays; log all calls received and document action taken; perform repair work as needed; if permanent repair is not immediately feasible, perform necessary temporary repairs sufficient to secure the systems and facility; notify appropriate engineer, supervisor, or security personnel if further action is required.

Conduct periodic inspections of designated facilities and equipment; make repairs and perform preventive maintenance on electrical, mechanical, HVAC, refrigeration, and communication systems and equipment; make repairs to general building facilities as needed.

Respond immediately to fire alarm systems; disengage electrical, water, or gas systems to protect building occupants and property; assist Public Safety in removing patients, personnel, or equipment as needed. Assist with major repairs to electrical, mechanical, HVAC, and refrigeration equipment as required.

Advise management of general condition of facilities and equipment and any unusual problems or concerns that may arise; make recommendations for improvements and upgrades to facilities for budget planning.

Maintain appropriate documentation and maintenance/repair records to ensure compliance with applicable regulations and codes. Perform other assigned duties incidental to the work described herein.

Requisition Number 401472406
Location Durham
Job Family Level 08
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-exempt
Full Time / Part Time FULL TIME
Regular / Temporary Regular
Shift First/Day

Minimum Qualifications

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.


Work requires an educational background normally equivalent to a high school education with course work in skilled crafts or trades.


Work requires broad based knowledge of plumbing, carpentry, air conditioning, refrigeration, and electrical equipment normally acquired through 3 years of building maintenance and repair experience. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

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