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UnityPoint Health Electronics Tech-Plant Operations-Methodist in Des Moines, Iowa

This position shall be responsible for the installation, inspection, preventive maintenance, routine maintenance and programming of non-medical electronic equipment including, but not limited to, audio and visual equipment, communications systems, nurse call systems, nurse tracer systems, pneumatic tube system, food and nutrition equipment, laundry equipment, sprinkler systems, fire alarm systems, access control systems, automatic door operators and other safety and security systems.

  • Balances team and individual responsibilities, objective and open to other’s views, gives and welcomes feedback, contributes to positive team goals, puts success of team above own interest.

  • Demonstrates initiative to improve quality of customer service by striving to exceed customer expectations.

  • Displays considerable initiative and judgment involved in determining extent of repairs as may be required on all equipment and buildings selecting appropriate materials, utilizing the most effective methods, techniques and procedures when required to complete job assignments.

  • Cooperates with Facilities Manager, Supervisor and other employees to maintain equipment, parts and supplies and makes recommendations to Facilities Manager regarding desired changes in operation and maintenance procedures.

  • Keeps informed through periodicals, books, training seminars, on-the-job training and other sources and participates in approved training programs to further job knowledge.

  • Records time of day, date, hours and/or minutes and materials expended on jobs and maintains files of pertinent records on equipment through the TMA work order maintenance database.

  • Observes and practices accepted procedures in the care and use of equipment and tools. Observes all safety regulations and practices.

  • Willing to learn and accept new technology in the electronic field, such as computerized, wireless, microwave, etc.


Minimum Requirements

Preferred or Specialized


High school graduate or equivalent.

Completion of a two (2) year associate of science degree in electronic equipment repair or equivalent experience.


Minimum of two (2) years electronic repair experience in industrial or commercial operations.

Hospital experience preferred.


Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons.


Must be familiar with regulatory agencies such as IEEE, FERC, FCC, NEC, etc.

Requisition ID: 2021-86316

Street: 1200 Pleasant St

Name: 3020 UnityPoint Health Des Moines

Name: Plant Operations- Meth

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 1.0

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: Day 7a-3:30p M-F On call every 6th week

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