Skilled Maint Mechanic – Phelps Hospital – Tarrytown, NY

The Skilled Maintenance Mechanic; electrician, plumber, mason, painter, carpenter, HVAC/refrigeration mechanic performs a variety of skilled tasks including general repairs and maintenance, installations, renovations, construction work, fabrications, building and equipment repairs throughout the hospital and all off site hospital properties, rented and owned. The work is performed with little or no supervision in accordance with verbal or written instructions, work orders, drawing, sketches, diagrams, manuals, etc. Must be proficient in the use of hand tools and power tools, as well as measuring and testing instruments.

Troubleshoots, tests, isolates, repairs, and replaces defects on electrical or electro-mechanical systems such as wiring circuits, switches, receptacles, controls, motors, breakers, distribution panels, circuit fixtures, etc.; locates faults such as tripped breakers, blown fuses, short circuits, open and broken wires, loose connections, single phase condition, tripped overloads, overheating or overload conditions, etc.

Inspects, installs, adjusts, cleans, maintains, and repairs electrical and electro-mechanical circuits and controls of equipment, machinery, patient beds, appliances, fixtures, and other elements of electrical systems.

Observes, dismantles, diagnoses, repairs, and re-assembles electrical and electro-mechanical devices, equipment, machinery, appliances, fixtures, including: motors, motor starters, power and hand tools, switch gears, etc.

Inspects and performs testing of receptacles, portable lamps, isolation monitors, office equipment, etc.; performs repairs; replaces logging records as required by regulatory agencies.

Assists in thermo testing of electrical distribution panels and switchgears as required by regulatory agencies.

Mechanic / Machinist / Locksmith

Performs general machine shop work including milling, grinding, drilling, turning, welding, polishing, etc.

Operates lathe, milling machine, drill press, welding equipment, and other appropriate power equipment; works with a variety of metal, wood, and plastic materials.

Performs maintenance and repair of equipment and machinery such as pumps, I.V. stands, tables, air handlers, medication carts, air compressors, refrigeration equipment etc.

Responsible for maintaining preventive maintenance records.

Performs sheet metal work in connection with heating, ventilating, and air conditioning systems.

Performs repairs to and installs doors, frames and associated hardware.

Performs all aspects of lock work.

Fabricates replacement parts, primarily metal or plastic from stock materials, copying from samples, utilizing blueprints, sketches, etc.


Proficient in sweating and soldering using silver solder and other bonding materials in connecting or repairing pipes, fittings, etc.

Works with copper, plastic, glass, steel, iron, and brass pipe including bending, cutting, fitting, threading, soldering, sweating, lead pouring, etc.

Inspects, installs, repairs, and replaces pipes, fittings, plumbing fixtures, etc., to maintain heating, water, gas, and drainage / sewage systems of the hospital.

Inspects, repairs all plumbing fixtures; replaces items such as vacuum breakers, steam traps, P.R.V. stations, etc. and logging records relative to preventive maintenance.

Repairs, installs, maintains, and replaces plumbing fixtures such as sinks, toilets, showers, flush-o-meters, mixing valves, traps, pressure control valves, tanks, eyewash stations, etc.

Performs steam-fitting work, including repairs, maintenance, and installation of valves, traps, piping, expansion joints, pumps, gauges, controls, etc.

Checks stoppages, opens clogged drains and lines using plumber’s snake, vacuum plunger, or other devices or chemicals.


Proficient in the use of woodworking tools, machinery, and equipment such as: saws, sanders, scrapers, routers, handsaw, chisel, etc.; proficient in wood working practices and skilled executions of such practices

Performs carpentry work, glass repairs, construction, doors and door frames, drywall installation and demolition work as directed.

Performs all manner of carpentry and cabinet work, including the repair and installation of such items.

Refrigeration Mechanic

Installs, inspects, operates, and repairs refrigeration equipment and room air conditioning equipment as directed.

Performs all preventive maintenance repairs in accordance with schedule which would include oiling, greasing of equipment, changing belts, filters, strainers, cleaning parts, recharging on assorted equipment throughout the hospital and all hospital off site properties ( hospital rentals and owned)

Performs electrical and mechanical control, troubleshooting, and repair of all types of refrigeration, HVAC and air conditioning equipment.

Performs sheet metal work in connection with heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning systems as directed.

Proficient in soldering silver solder, replace worn out parts, lubricates moving parts, checks for leaks, etc.

Assists in cleaning and filter changes of all HVAC equipment and machinery.


Performs all types of masonry work using materials such as ceramics, vinyl, plastics, cement blocks, bricks, etc.

Performs roof repairs as directed.

Performs masonry work in demolition and construction work as directed.

Proficient in the application and mixture of bonding materials used in masonry work such as Cement, Plaster of Paris, Thinset, etc.


Proficient in the preparation of walls, ceilings, furniture, fixtures, and equipment ready for the application of paints, varnish, enamels, lacquers, stains, protective coatings, etc. on woods, metals, plaster boards, masonry, etc.

Rig Ladders, scaffolding, etc. as required; utilizes drop cloths or other covers to protect floors, furniture, and equipment from damage by paint and other substances.

Responsible for the safe storage of all paints, varnishes, paint thinners, paint removers, and other flammable materials as directed and maintains inventory of supplies.

Selects pre-mixed paint or mixed paint colors as required or as directed to meet desired color schemes or to match existing color.

Paints surfaces using a brush, a spray gun, and rollers, etc.; applies stain or varnish to surfaces as required; meets specifications for neatness, blending, mixing, special effects, etc.

Prepare walls and installs wall covering materials, as directed.

Moves furniture as required and uses protective covering in work areas.

Able to mix and match colors, as needed and as directed.

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