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UAB Medicine
Birmingham, AL 35203
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Primary Location University
Job Category:Facilities
Organization:112301000 Hospital Maintenance
Employee Status:Regular
Shift:Day/1st Shift

The primary accountabilities below are intended to describe the general content of and requirements of this position and are not intended to be an exhaustive statement of duties. 


To perform routine and preventive maintenance and repair, modify, replace and install a wide variety of low and high voltage electrical and non-medical electronic fixed or portable equipment/systems for both existing facilities and those under renovation. Reads, understands and interprets blueprints, drawings, floor plans, schedules and manufacturers operating and/or maintenance specifications as they relate to electrical, mechanical, plumbing, HVAC and special equipment, building structures and finishes. May be called upon to perform or assist in completion of work of other maintenance personnel including, but not limited to, HVAC mechanics, maintenance technicians, general mechanics, plumbers, carpenters, sheet metal workers, masons, plasterers, painters, etc. Responds to requests for emergency as well as routine maintenance and service from building occupants. May use departmental specific software for time keeping and email. To conform to productivity standards established in the American Hospital Association table of standards.

Essential Accountabilities:
  • Maintains electrical equipment according to standard procedures, diagrams and/or manufacturer.
  • Complies with all organizational guidelines, policies and procedures as well as related safety manuals and directives. Complies with all applicable federal, state and regulatory agency mandates: OSHA, EPA, ADEM, JCAHO, etc. Conforms to productivity standards as set forth in the American Hospital Association table of standards.
  • Performs a variety of general to skilled maintenance procedures: alters and repairs machines, equipment and/or facilities; alters, maintains and repairs steam, gas, water, air and sanitary plumbing pipes and fixtures; repairs and replaces valves, repairs leaks and clears drains. Performs general welding; bends, cuts, reams and threads pipe. Performs routine maintenance duties: repairs extension cords; replaces fuses, fluorescent ballasts and tubes; cleans and lubricates motors; cleans sinks and grease traps; repairs drape pull mechanisms and related items.
  • Services and repairs heating, air conditioning and refrigeration equipment: fans, motors, radiators, pumps, thermostats, dampers and regulating controls.
  •  Ability to communicate effectively, and establish and maintain effective working relationships with guest, management, and staff
  • Ability to follow and complete work orders and preventative maintenance duties and provide updates on the work order status
  • Ability to work alone efficiently, productively, and with minimal supervision
  • Ability to maintain a clean work site and area that minimally interferes with operations
  • Hands on experience with generators
  • Proven ability to troubleshoot electrical issues, including fire alarm systems
  • Must be self-directed/self-motivated
  • Must have good communication and interpersonal skills
  •  Must also be able to:
    • perform a variety of duties often changing from one task to another of a different nature without loss of efficiency or composure
    • accept responsibility for the direction, control and planning of one's own work
    • recognize the rights and responsibilities of patient confidentiality
    • exhibit flexibility and cope effectively in an ever-changing, fast-paced healthcare environment
    • perform effectively when confronted with emergency, critical, unusual or dangerous situations demonstrate the quality work ethic of doing the right thing the right way
    • maintain a customer focus and strive to satisfy the customer's perceived needs

Hourly Pay Range:  $22.27 - $23.16 - $26.38 (Commensurate with experience & qualifications), plus incentive for a current Master Card certification, and incentive for a current NICET FAS II certification, after successfully completing 6-month probationary period.


Work Schedule:  Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends.



High School diploma or GED and four (4) years of related experience required. Currently licensed with a Journeyman Electrician Registration from the City of Birmingham required. 



Must maintain a valid drivers license, issued in the United States.  Motor Vehicle Record will be obtained and reviewed at least annually. Driving record should meet University underwriting standards to drive vehicle in performance of University business. 


Possess the necessary physical requirements, with or without the aid of mechanical devices, to safely perform the duties and responsibilities of this position to include:

  • Lifting and carrying a minimum of fifty (50) pounds
  • Climbing stairs, ladders and scaffolding, and working at heights above thirty (30) feet
  • Performing tasks requiring bending, stooping, kneeling, and walking significant distances between and within buildings on campus
  • Working in confined spaces
  • Working within extreme temperature ranges

Incomplete job profiles will not be processed.  Please be certain to showcase depth and breadth of experience, as it relates to the needs of this job announcement.


For more information about UAB Facilities, please visit: https://www.uab.edu/facilities/


UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression or sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from veterans and individuals with disabilities.



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Posted: 2020-07-02 Expires: 2020-08-30

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