Medxcel Facilities Management Facilities Tech I in Austin, Texas
Medxcel Facilities Management is here to lead the transformation of healthcare facilities management by incorporating a new approach to providing services. Created by healthcare, for healthcare, we have a dedicated focus on our people and customers, as well as providing tools, processes, support resources, data analytics and insource strategies that drive results.
The Facilities Technician I will perform routine maintenance duties for Medxcel Facilities Management throughout the assigned working location of Seton Medical Center - Austin, TX. The Facilities Technician I will ensure that the facility and property are clean, safe, secure and functioning at optimum efficiency. This is an entry-level role within Facilities Management. While this role may work with journeyman electricians, plumbers, HVAC techs, and/or mechanics, the duties of this role do not require journeyman skill sets and/or certifications. Facilities Technicians are also responsible to complete assigned safety checks and adhere to all safety regulations and practices.
Maintaining Facility, Equipment, and Systems:
Assists with performing testing, inspection, implementation and maintenance of equipment, systems and structures.
Performs assigned preventative maintenance on equipment (i.e., compressors, vac pumps, exhaust fans, air handlers, vents, fan coil units, water coolers, refrigerators, ice machines, etc.) in accordance with manufacturer specifications.
Performs minor repairs and replacements, including replacing light bulbs and fire extinguishers, as requested/necessary.
Ensures that parking areas, walkways, stairways, entryways or other high traffic areas are safe and clear of debris, leaves, snow/ice or other items that may prevent hazards to patients and customers. This may involve picking up trash, removing trash/debris, sweeping, blowing leaves/snow, or power washing as appropriate to the area.
Receives and distributes materials throughout the facility.
Performs the moving of items within/between locations and from/to storage, including furniture, equipment, and files.
May perform daily rounds to provide service, repair and maintenance on transport equipment, wheel chairs; TVs, nurse call systems; medical gas outlets, alarm panels and zone valve locations and other equipment as assigned.
May repair or replace faulty or damaged mechanical, electrical, plumbing, air conditioning, and boiler equipment. Repairs leaking connections, fittings, couplings and fixtures, faucets, washers, seats, stems and valves; replaces spigots, faucets and valves; unstops obstructed plumbing lines and fixtures.
May repair overhead paging systems; consults with customers on the operation and repair of non-life support patient equipment.
Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
Performs safety checks to comply with regulatory codes.
- High School Diploma or GED required.
- Valid driver’s license.
- One (1) year of experience in general building maintenance, basic grounds keeping, and/or within a specific trade (carpenter, electrical, HVAC, plumbing) preferred.