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Maintenance Generalist (FT - 2nd shift)

Company: St Luke's University Health Network
Location: Quakertown
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of its employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured; educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a patient's ability to pay for health care.

The Maintenance Generalist is responsible for the installation, repair, and preventative maintenance of all equipment.

The intent of this job description is to provide a summary of the major duties and responsibilities of this position and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the position.


Be able to install, repair, and maintain various parts and components of equipment within the facilities.

Perform preventative maintenance checks on all equipment.

Have knowledge of general commercial building maintenance.

Have knowledge of all hospital utility shut off locations.

Have knowledge of when to use Lock Out/Tag Out.

Be skilled in the operation of all tools within the trades.

Be able to activate and deactivate the hospital fire system.

Be able to read blueprints, etc.

Be able to requisition material as needed.

Be able to complete applicable paperwork.

Work weekend on-call as per employee rotation.

Complete jobs thoroughly and accurately in a timely manner.

Cooperates with other department and work groups.

Works independently, in a safe and appropriate manner. Demonstrates both problem- solving/problem prevention skills equal to the expected level of responsibility to their jobs.

Treats others with consideration, courtesy and respect.

Completes assignments within allotted time, taking into consideration the needs of patients, customers, and clients.

Works carefully and precisely, with attention to detail.

Organizes and delivers service in the proper order. Displays good organizational skills and utilizes resources appropriately.

Performs duties with initiative and willingly. Shares necessary information with co-workers when appropriate or needed.

Remains composed in stressful situation and takes action to restore calm if job appropriate.

Be a member of Security Alert and Disaster Response Teams.

Other related duties as assigned.

Maintains confidentiality of all materials handled within the Network/ Entity as well as the proper release of information.

Complies with Network and departmental policies regarding issues of employee, patient and environmental safety and follows appropriate reporting requirements.

Demonstrates/models the Network's Service Excellence Standards of Performance in interactions with all customers (internal and external).

Demonstrates Performance Improvement in the following areas as appropriate: Clinical Care/Outcomes, Customer/Service Improvement, Operational System/Process, and Safety.

Demonstrates financial responsibility and accountability through the effective and efficient use of resources in daily procedures, processes and practices.

Complies with Network and departmental policies regarding attendance and dress code.

Demonstrates competency in the assessment, range of treatment, knowledge of growth and development and communication appropriate to the age of the patient treated.


Frequent climbing, stooping, crouching, kneeling, reaching and standing. Must be able to walk up to mile to job assignments and run to respond to emergency situations in a timely manner. Must frequently talk to employees and non-employees about work related issues. Occasionally must sit, crawl, push objects of various weight and material, balance body, finger and grasp.

Must be able to lift, push, pull and/or carry up to 100 pounds while weight of item is stationary or moving. Must be able to hear as it relates alarms, verbal orders, etc. Must be able to see as it relates to use of equipment, tools, prints and diagrams. Must be able to smell and as it relates to possible maintenance problems. Must be able to feel as it relates to equipment, tools and determining problems. Must be able to work alone and/or with others. Must be able to work in confined spaces. Must be able to withstand varied temperature changes as it relates to weather and work area conditions. Must be able to hear as it relates to boiler and mechanical repairs. Must be able to feel vibrations as it relates to possible maintenance problems.


Identified Risks:

At risk for electrical hazards, cuts and puncture, being confined to small spaces, radiant energy, extreme temperature and atmospheric conditions, injuries from operating equipment, burns and falls from heights.

Must be able to tolerate exposure to airborne latex protein.

Employees who work in patient care areas where they may have potential exposure to patients with suspected or proven tuberculosis (TB) must have the ability to wear a particulate respirator and be fit-tested in compliance with the current recommendations from the CDC (enforced by OSHA) or must provide physician documentation as to the inability to wear a particulate respirator.


Leather gloves, latex gloves, ear plugs, face shield, long sleeve shirts, leather boots, safety goggles/glasses.


Electrical troubleshooting.


Supervised by the Director of Plant Operations


Must be able to communicate with other departments and non-employees in a courteous manner.


Valid Driver's License. Meet and/or exceed the St. Luke's Quakertown Hospital driver qualifications.


High School Diploma preferred. Trade School Certificate preferred.



Five years commercial industrial experience preferred. Mechanical ability related to various trades preferred.

General knowledge of commercial building maintenance preferred.

Please complete your application using your full legal name and current home address. Be sure to include employment history for the past seven (7) years, including your present employer. Additionally, you are encouraged to upload a current resume, including all work history, education, and/or certifications and licenses, if applicable. It is highly recommended that you create a profile at the conclusion of submitting your first application. Thank you for your interest in St. Luke's!!

St. Luke's University Health Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: St Luke's University Health Network, Bethlehem , Maintenance Generalist (FT - 2nd shift), Other , Quakertown, Pennsylvania

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