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UnityPoint Health Maintenance Technician Senior - Maintenance in Dubuque, Iowa

Work hours will be days, Monday - Friday, 6:30 am - 3:00 pm, for 80 hours per pay period, and as needed. You will be required to flex to other shifts as needed. There is a holiday and a weekend rotation.

The Maintenance Technician Senior shall be responsible for the safe and efficient operations, installation, inspection, preventive maintenance, routine maintenance and repairs of, but not limited to, mechanical and electrical equipment, i.e., steam boilers, all HVAC systems, all refrigeration systems, emergency generators, utility distribution systems, all chilled water equipment, building automation systems, buildings, plumbing, sanitary, medical gasses, sprinkler systems, fire alarm systems, nurse call systems and audiovisual equipment (televisions, VCR’s, etc.). This role performs skills work of considerable technical difficulty on mechanical and electrical equipment or systems and or the building structures in the skilled trades categories and assists and trains others.

Technical Tasks

  • Perform high level technical troubleshooting on equipment, utilizing O & M Manuals, diagrams, and technical support from manufacturers.

  • In situations requiring outside contractors, works with contractors to assist them in working efficiently, while learning details about the systems involved.

  • Perform regularly scheduled advanced Preventive Maintenance procedures on assigned equipment.

  • Completes 100% of Compliance PM’s within the month they are assigned.

Departmental Support/Leadership

  • Acts as resident troubleshooter in support of Maintenance Technicians.

  • Trains Maintenance Technicians in proper maintenance of their assigned equipment.

  • Makes themselves available by telephone to assist Maintenance Technicians with troubleshooting issues on shifts other than those assigned.

Administrative Tasks

  • Utilizes WebTMA system to enter records of work completed; enters details of work performed.

  • Utilizes computers extensively for reference in performing duties. Capable of effective web searches for information, review of online manuals, online drawings etc.

  • Extensive use of systems: email, RL Incident Reporting & Kronos for timekeeping.

  • Identifies parts and supplies needed, places orders and documents such orders for the AP process.

  • Attends continuing education events as appropriate to role and approved.

Compliance and Quality

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

  • May serve on committees and work groups for problem solving and process improvement.

  • In some situations may inspect work of other staff and contractors, reporting deficiencies up through the Manager or the Director of Planning, Design and Construction for correction.

Minimum Requirements

Identify items that are minimally required to perform the essential functions of this position.

Preferred or Specialized

Not required to perform the essential functions of the position.


Associate’s Degree or Trade School Diploma in technical field.

Documentable attendance at seminars and training sessions, approximately 1 per year of experience minimum.

Bachelors in related field.

Documentable attendance at seminars and training sessions within the healthcare industry, approximately 1 per year of experience minimum.


7 years’ experience in highly technical role and ability to work independently.

Prior experience in highly technical role within a healthcare environment.


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

One or combination of:

· Licensed Electrician

· Licensed HVAC Tech

· NICET 1 Certified

· Universal CFC Certified

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Proficient with Microsoft Office programs.

Proficient with Bluebeam.

Expert level skills with Word, Excel, Outlook.


Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.

Requisition ID: 2021-98169

Street: 350 N Grandview Ave

Name: 2020 UnityPoint Health Finley Hospital

Name: Plant Operations

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: Days, Monday - Friday, 6:30 am - 3:00 pm, for 80 hours per pay period. There is a holiday and a weekend rotation.

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