Mechanic - Full Time - Ephrata Community Hospital - Days

Ephrata, PA | Service and Trades | Tracking Code: 52634

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Full Time - Day Shift


(May be required to work weekends, overtime, off shifts and take call as needed.) 



General Summary:

Under the general supervision of the Foreman, performs a variety of general, mechanical and preventive maintenance duties as well as installation, inspection, servicing and overhaul of equipment and facilities of the System.


Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Examines machinery or mechanical equipment and identifies reason for malfunction. 
  • Performs maintenance, repair or replacement of broken parts.
  • Uses hand tools, power tools and testing instruments to repair and maintain machinery and equipment.
  • Extracts data from sources such as blue prints, engineering orders, reports and specifications.
  • Adjusts functional parts of mechanical devices as necessary. 
  • Repairs and overhauls pumps and heat exchangers; removes and replaces coils; replaces valves and associated equipment on steam systems or boilers up to 125 psi.
  • Installs new equipment and systems and repairs and maintains current equipment and systems as needed.
  • Dismantles, moves, installs or repairs various types of machinery and mechanical equipment.
  • Inspects mechanical rooms of the hospital to ensure proper operation of heat, air conditioning, and ventilation fans and medical support equipment.
  • Sets up and operates a variety of machines such as lathes, precision grinders, mills, etc., to perform machining operations.
  • Cleans and lubricates parts.
Required Skills
  • High School Diploma or G.E.D.
  • 3 - 5 years previous experience
  • Building automation systems experience is considered a plus
  • HVAC and refrigeration mechanic experience in a health care setting (preferred)
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license in the current state of residence. Driving record must meet requirements established by WellSpan Risk Management.

Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,200 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, six respected hospitals, more than 15,000 employees, and 140 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization, committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Quality of Life
Quality of Life

Lancaster City was the capital of Pennsylvania from 1799 to 1812. Today, Lancaster County includes a vibrant downtown business district, desirable suburban neighborhoods and sprawling agricultural farms. Life in Lancaster County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, an independent professional baseball team, fine dining and more. When visiting Lancaster, one can't help but recognizing the influence of the Pennsylvania Dutch — farm-to-table and beyond.

Conveniently located in southcentral Pennsylvania, Lancaster is within an easy commute to major cities and has ready access to public transportation. Residents can find local employment in healthcare, tourism, public administration, manufacturing, and both professional and semi-professional services. (Patient population: 535,000)

Equal Opportunity Employment

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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