Sr Maintenance Technician (Controls) (47372)

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • FTE/Bi-Weekly Hours: 1.0/80
  • Shift: Days
  • Hours in Shift: 8
  • Location: Palo Alto, CA
  • Req: 47372

Job Description

The Senior Maintenance Technician (Controls) is responsible for maintaining and operating the buildings mechanical and utility systems including the Building Management System (BMS), sensor calibrations, maintenance of all hardware and software of all MEP systems control. This role checks operations of all installed machinery and safety equipment, as well as inspects areas of buildings to ensure personnel and patient protection (fire, safety, and security) and recommends corrective actions. The Senior Maintenance Technician also makes emergency repair of equipment, or apparatus as required; installs inspects, maintains and repairs mechanical and fixed equipment as directed, as well as carries out preventive maintenance programs. Applies applicable codes and regulations to maintain a safe environment. Assists in defining specifications for replacements, upgrades and renovations. Makes recommendations for improved service and reliability.
The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification, and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.

In general, the Senior Maintenance Technician:
1) Assists in major and minor utility shut down requested by various departments, outside contractors, and in-house shops.
2) Complies with all hospital standards and policies with a focus on safety, license requirements, attendance, and training.
3) Installs new or replacement machinery, equipment, and fixture following applicable buildling codes.
4) Maintains and repairs various equipment used in the hospitals, which include kitchen equipment, facility equipment.
5) Operates various machine tools. (Lathe, drill press, power saw, hydraulic press, etc.)
6) Performs routine inspections of building facility equipment, noting deficiencies, and initiates repairs. Responds to customer requests to address facility deficiencies.
7) Performs welding, brazing, and soldering in accordance with recognized and accepted standards and practices.
8) Assists staff with trouble-shooting and necessary repairs as well as installation of facility equipment.
9) Responsible for carrying out preventive maintenance and performing repairs.
10) Responsible for recording equipment conditions and malfunction reporting to the Supervisor.
11) Transports various supplies, parts, and building materials and delivers to appropriate locations as required.
12) Monitors and inspects equipment for proper operations and reports all deficiencies to the Supervisor.
13) Lubricates and cleans all rotating equipment such as pumps, motors, valves, to ensure that they are maintained in good condition.
14) Tracks all work performed through Maximo including close out of service requests and associated hours.
15) Follows all Hospital safety regulations and procedures.
16) Maintains a safe and clean work environment at all times.
17) Makes recommendations for improved service, reliability, safety, reviews and/or recommends specifications for new equipment or systems.
18) Provides guidance to/trains other personnel on equipment operation (e.g. use of equipment/operations; may be responsible for oversight of administrative responsibilities for area). Assists in developing processes/procedures.
19) Diagnoses system malfunctions on equipment and directs corrective action.
20) Assists in planning and coordination for installation upgrades and maintenance.
21) May be responsible for maintaining adequate levels of supplies or function-specific records.
22) Performs inspections, repairs and maintenance of building equipment and other facilities systems.
23) Ensures all applicable codes and regulations are enforced.
24) Programs and maintains control system hardware and software including HVAC Building Management Systems, Fire Life Safety Support Systems controls, lighting controls, security access control, security cameras, irrigation, and other systems
25) Implements best practices, tools and methods for maintenance and calibration of sensors and equipment.
26) Installs, programs, and commissions new equipment as required.
27) Completes all service requests using Maximo
28) Follows all Hospital safety regulations and procedures.
29) Maintains a safe and clean work environment at all times.
30) Maintains adequate levels of spare parts and order equipment under direction of the Supervisor.
31) Maintains electronic inspection and preventive maintenance records including daily service reports in accordance with regulations.
32) Mentors the facility maintenance staff in system controls and trouble-shooting.

Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.


· High School Diploma or GED

· 6+ yrs of progressively responsible and directly related work experience
· Journey-level proficiency in HVAC and Electrical
· 6+ years in facilities maintenance experience working with Johnson Controls Metasys Building Automation (BAS) Software
· Experience in Automated Logic Controls (ALC) or Siemens APOGEE building automation system is a plus.
· Experience with Cisco LAN switches, Microsoft Network Programming, SQL Database is a plus.

· CDL CA Driver's License
· Completion of an accredited HVAC program
· EPA Universal Certification is a plus

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
These are the observable and measurable attributes and skills required to perform successfully the essential functions of the job and are generally demonstrated through qualifying experience, education, or licensure/certification.

· Ability to work in a fast paced work environment
· Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization and in situations requiring instructing, conflict resolution and advising
· Ability to prepare clear comprehensive written and oral reports
· Ability to read and interpret blueprints and sketches
· Ability to adapt to and deal with change and ambiguity
· Ability to plan, organize, prioritize, work independently to meet deadlines
· Ability to problem solve
· Ability to work on equipment located at high elevations and perform moderate lifting
· Knowledge of local, state and federal regulatory requirements related to areas of functional responsibility
· Knowledge of computer systems and software used in functional area
· Knowledge of methods, tools, and equipment used in maintenance and repair with the ability to operate
· Basic knowledge of NEC and building codes.
· Effective preventive maintenance skills and ability to trouble shoot field issues
· Ability to travel to various sites to perform job duties
· Ability to repair, test, diagnose and troubleshoot any control problems.
· Ability to program METASYS system and generate reports.
· Knowledge of electrical and electronic theory and practices.
· Knowledge of NFPA regulations, National Electric Code, OSHA requirements, general work safety procedures, and other applicable regulations

· Ability to lift 40 lbs.
· Ability to work on ladders safely.
· Moderately strenuous, requiring bending, lifting, stretching, squatting and climbing, as well as sedentary involving use of computer, telephone, and standard office equipment.

· Category/Description: Category II - Tasks that involve NO exposure to blood, body fluids or tissues, but employment may require performing unplanned Category I tasks.

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