East Boston Neighborhood Health Center Maintenance Laborer in East Boston, Massachusetts
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Perform a variety of grounds keeping, routine maintenance, preventative maintenance and housekeeping duties for all Health Center locations. Assist Maintenance Mechanics on projects and other requests which would require assistance. Remain On Call for emergencies. Full Time position, Monday - Friday 6:00am-2:00pm with a 45 minute lunch 12:00pm-12:45pm and 15 minute break
REPORTS TO: Facilities Director
MAIN FUNCTION: Perform a variety of grounds keeping, routine maintenance, preventative maintenance and housekeeping duties for all Health Center locations. Assist Maintenance Mechanics on projects and other requests which would require assistance. Remain On Call for emergencies.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Ability to work independently on small scale work orders, inspections or requests.
Follow all health and safety regulations when operating equipment.
Provide assistance as needed.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Must be 18 years of age
Repeated bending, squatting, stooping. Prolonged standing and walking and climbing ladders. Must be able to lift up to 75 lbs.
Positive attitude and work ethic
Ability to work independently
Good interpersonal skills and communication with all levels of management
Must have a valid MA driver’s license and good driving record.
SCHEDULED PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE:
General Maintenance and upkeep of entranceways, parking lots, wells, and the neighborhood surrounding the property, including, but not limited to: trash removal, sweeping, property repairs, landscaping, graffiti removal, snow removal, ice melt, and any other tasks which fall under these categories.
Pick Up Biohazard Waste Boxes
Replace Light Bulbs
Shredder Pick Ups
Carbon Monoxide Detector Inspection
Clean Interior of Facilities’ Vehicles
Fire Pump Testing
Inspect Oxygen Supply
Inspect and Test Eye Washes & Emergency Showers
Inspect Hazardous Waste Areas
(Spring to Fall)
Receive Paper Goods
Air Compressors (Inspect and Bleed)
Check Backflow Pressure Gauges
Check Blood/Body Fluid Kits
Check Isolation Room
Check Pumps In Basements
Check Revolving Doors
Clean Bathroom Vents
Clean Gutters & Clear Drains
Ejection Pumps (Inspect & Grease Fittings)
Emergency Generator (Inspect & Service)
Fire Extinguishers and Hoses
Inspect Audiology Booth 2- Intake & 2- Exhaust Fans
Inspect Emergency Lights – Battery Packs
Inspect Exhaust Fans On Roof
Inspect Exit Lights and Signs
Inspect Inergen Fire Suppression System Cylinder Gauges
Property Cleaning – Around Gove
Recirculator Pumps For Hot Water - Oil
Test Elevator Phones & Alarms
Trash Pick Up
Inspect and Clean Dryer Vent Duct
Manually Swap Pumps
Change HEPA Filters
Change HVAC Filters
Change RTU Filters
Check Restroom Floor Traps
Clean Condenser Coils – PACE Sites
Clean Washable HVAC Filters
Grease Recirculating Pumps
Inspect and Clean Fresh Air Makeup Intake Exhaust
Open & Inspect Blood & Body Fluid Cleaning Kits
Test Back Up Ejector Pumps
Change Water Filters - Water Fountains
Check/Add Oil To Boiler Room Pumps
Check/Clean & Dirty Utility Rooms
Check Eyewash Stations – Flow & Temperature Test
Circulate Booster Pumps
Clean Filters HVAC – Washable Boiler
Inspect Smoke Walls
Maintenance Of Back Flow Preventors
Med Room Refrigerators – Clean Coils
Pharmaceutical/Hazardous Waste Removal
Replace Defibrillator Batteries
Satellite Accumulation Area Inspection
Ejection Pump Alarm Test
Inspect Waste Lines
Change Batteries & Inspect All Emergency Lights
Change Batteries & Inspect All Exit Lights
Change Batteries In Megaphones
Cooling – Turn On
Cut Back Trees
Drain Fuel and Store Snow Blowers
Ejector Pump Clean Out
Emergency Generator <30% 2Hr Load Test
Gear Heater Element – Plug In
Gear Heater Element – Unplug In
Humidistat Plug In
Inspect Electrical Outlets - All Clinical Areas
Inspect GFI Receptacles & Breakers
Inspect Sprinkler System - Visual
Lower Boiler Temperature To 180
Lower Discharge Temperature To 55
Raise Discharge Temperature To 65
Repaint HP Symbols & Lines In Parking Lots
Test All Restroom Alarms
Test Crash Bars
Tune up Snow Blowers
Turn Off Heaters
Turn On Heaters
EVERY 3 YEARS
Emergency Generators – Run for 4 Hrs. > 30%
Mechanics will be responsible for upkeep of all areas of the Health Center including, but not limited to:
Repair toilets, install and repair dispensers (paper towel, soap, etc.)
Key control, make keys, and repair locks
Make signs, name tags, doorplates
Set up conference rooms for meetings (tables, chairs, etc.)
Escort repairmen, meter readers, outside vendors
Move inventory (records, boxes, furniture, etc.) to storage
Keep storage areas in orderly condition
Patching and painting of walls. Repair doors, windows, thermostats
Respond to staff requests for emergency services
Continue work on all unfinished work orders
Backup to housekeeping
Decontamination of rooms/areas where Blood/Body fluid spills have occurred
Conduct weekly walk through of all buildings replacing light bulbs and noting any maintenance concerns
Preventative, routine and regulatory inspections.
Perform other related duties as requested
There’s a reason East Boston Neighborhood Health Center is ranked as one of the “Top Places to Work” by The Boston Globe. It is because we are committed to maintaining a truly supportive and welcoming environment — for both our employees and our patients — that reflects our mission and culture. A huge focus of which is to offer important benefits so you can be your best inside and outside of work.
Striving to be an employer of choice, we offer progressive benefits, a variety of schedules, and the satisfaction of working with a diverse workforce whose unity of purpose is a real force for achievement. Plus, our Education & Training Institute is an attractive resource for many of our employees who seek to broaden their skill base and advance their careers.
Medical & Dental Coverage
Life and Disability Insurance
Privileges at Boston Medical Center for Providers
401(K) Retirement Plan
Flexible Spending & Transportation Accounts
Paid Holidays, Vacations, Sick and Personal Time
A Generous Staff Development Benefit
Excellent Malpractice Coverage
A Designated Medical Staff Office for Physician Support
And Much More…