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Facility System Technician

Job ID: 153473
Category: Trades/Facilities/Engineering
Work Type: FT
Location: Plainsboro, NJ, United States
Date Posted: Apr 20, 2023

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Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Acting under the general direction of an Engineering Manager, the Facility System Technician performs a wide variety of duties, the purpose of which is to repair, maintain and/or enhance the physical operation of the facility and its components. The following list of duties would apply. This is not intended to be an exclusive listing.



· Troubleshooting – to evaluate a maintenance problem and take action or actions to correct said problem in an efficient and professional manner.

· Mechanical – to apply knowledge of and demonstrate advanced competency in general mechanical maintenance. Such duties include but are not limited to:

o Repair of beds, hand controls, and pillow speakers.

o Remove and/or replace small motors.

o Repair of medium appliances and/or machinery.

o Repair of building elements and/or furnishing

· Electrical – to apply knowledge of and demonstrate advanced competency in general electrical maintenance. Such duties include but are not limited to:

o Change and/or repair switches, outlets, and plugs.

o Change lighting tubes, bulbs, and ballasts.

o Perform electrical safety checks of hospital and patient owned equipment.

o Replace TV’s

o Perform basic troubleshooting and repair of small to medium electrical equipment, i.e. contractors, motor starters, timers, etc

· Emergency duties –

o Snow – removal of all ice and snow from areas owned and operate by The Medical Center.

o Fire – respond and lend assistance to assure the safety of patients, visitors and the staff in the event of fire, including the proper use of fire extinguishers.

o Natural Disasters – lend aid and assistance in the event of any disaster, participates in disaster plan.

Minimum Requirements

Required Education and Experience

· High School graduate, and/or four (4) year apprenticeship preferred

· Six (6) years general maintenance experience or equivalent preferred. Experience in related specialty preferred, i.e. electrical, plumbing, HVAC/R etc.

Licenses, Registrations, and Certifications

· Maintains a valid Driver’s License, CDL license a plus

    As part of our COVID-19 response, this position may currently be offering partial or full remote work. However, in the near future this position will require full or partial on-site work.

    We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

    Live Your Life's Work

    We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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