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Arnot Health Commercial Properties Maintenance Mechanic- Properties in Elmira, New York

Job Description


The Commercial Properties Maintenance Mechanic is responsible for maintaining the building, grounds, and physical plant to ensure a clean, safe, and efficient environment to serve the needs of the patients, visitors and employees under the direct supervision of Properties Management. As such the Commercial Properties Maintenance Mechanic performs maintenance tasks deemed necessary for operation of Arnot Health properties and consistent with the employees’ experience and competency. This includes, but is not limited to, moves, deliveries, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, carpentry, painting, and sheetmetal work.


** 1. Works across trades as required to complete assigned tasks and to meet Arnot Health and departmental goals.

** 2. Performs day-to-day routine repairs and preventative maintenance on Arnot Health equipment, including but not limited to: vehicles, beds, furniture, carts, air handlers, fans, pumps, lights, walls, ceilings, sinks, urinals, toilets, etc., consistent with the employees experience and competency.

** 3. Is responsible for advising management and staff of the status of jobs if work becomes interrupted, delayed, or otherwise problematic and informs the manager when work is completed.

** 4. Is responsible for maintaining equipment, including vehicles, hand tools, power tools, ladders, and instrumentation, in good condition.

** 5. Is responsible for proper housekeeping and leaving work areas in clean and safe conditions. Tools and equipment must be secure in the proper area before each break and at the end of each work shift.

** 6. Trains in the adjustment, repair, performance recording, and operation of all machinery and auxiliary equipment in the power plant and mechanical rooms throughout Arnot Health.

** 7. Responds to conditions which may lead to an emergency event and calls supervisor when necessary.

** 8. Prepares and paints areas as required by the department director or designee

  • Adheres to all policies and procedures relevant to the job, the department, and external regulatory Obtains written approval for exceptions if required.

  • Travels to different properties as needed.

  • Attends all annual mandatory educational programs as required by the position.

  • Employee understands and demonstrates the importance of satisfying the needs of the customer/patient by interacting with him/her in a friendly and caring way, being attentive to the customer’s needs, both psychologically and physically, and by taking the initiative to maintain communication with the customer in order to provide a secure and pleasant experience with Arnot Health.

  • It is understood that this job description lists typical duties for the classification and is not considered inclusive of all duties which may be assigned.


    High School diploma or equivalent required.


    1-2 year maintenance experience preferred.


    No CPR required.


    Must frequently lift up to fifty (50) pounds. Must regularly move freely throughout the Arnot Health and other buildings. Vision correctable to 20/40 is necessary, including color and depth perception, reading, close-up work and a peripheral field of vision. Overall dexterity is necessary, including handling, grasping, feeling, stooping, bending, and climbing. Required to work inside and outside during all seasons and time periods as needed.


    Category III. Tasks that involve no exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues. And category I tasks are not a condition of employment.

    ** A.D.A Essential Functions