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CommonSpirit Health Maintenance Technician (Days) in NEWTON, Iowa


CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.


POSITION SUMMARY: Performs general and routine maintenance or repairs. Performs general clean-up. Performs security functions.


  • Performs a variety of maintenance and operation duties in and around the medical center buildings and grounds including boiler, chillers, emergency generator operation, medical center and engineering space tours, plumbing and electrical repairs, water treatment analysis, troubleshooting, fire system, air handling units, DDC, refrigeration units, and other auxiliary systems.

  • Reads blueprints of piping systems and performs related maintenance.

  • Knowledge of hand and power tools and safety requirements and procedures a must.

  • Performs ground maintenance, operates and maintains medical center vehicles.

  • Completes work order requisitions and Preventative maintenance as assigned.

  • Provides quality safety and security to employees, patients, and visitors in a professional manner.

  • Enforces Safety/Security policies and procedures at all times throughout the facility.

  • Snow removal and equipment operation.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned by Plant Operations Manager or Team lead.



  • Must possess high school diploma or equivalent education/experience and good communication skills.

  • Must have 3-5 years of experience and be able to perform the duties of maintenance work, construction, be able to understand blueprints, electrical systems, water, and sewage systems.

  • Must have mechanical aptitude and understanding of such.

  • Maintains a good relation with all patients, visitors, and staff.

  • Maintains patient and medical center confidentiality.

  • Will be required to take on-call weekends and be able to report within 30 minutes of receiving call notification.

  • Will be required to continue his/her education on an annual basis. The supervisor will on an annual basis pre-approve a curriculum for the employee for each year.

  • Must have current and valid Iowa driver’s license.

  • Must be willing to obtain, at minimum, a 2 nd class Fireman’s license

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Requisition ID 2020-146400

Employment Type Full Time

Department Plant Operations

Hours / Pay Period 80

Shift Day

Standard Hours 7:00am-3:30Pm

Facility / Process Level : Name MercyOne Newton

Location IA-NEWTON

Equal Opportunity CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.