Plant Mechanic

Job Number
Banner Health - Western Region
Banner Health - Western Region - Emp Benefits Costs-Shared Svcs
Position Type
FT: Full-Time
Street Address
1801 16th Street
City & State
Posting Category
Construction / Facility Services


About Banner Health - Western Region
Whether you are seeking a clinical or non-clinical career, you will have the opportunity to apply your unique experience and expertise in support of a nationally-recognized healthcare leader. Banner Health's Western Region consists of facilities that offer comprehensive care in friendly, small-town environments. With Banner Health Western Region you get a unique combination of the latest technology at your workplace and relaxed living.



About Banner Health
Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to make health care easier, so life can be better. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.


Job Summary

This position provides basic to intermediate operator and mechanical skills in the proper operation and repair of all plant equipment. Also responsible for preventive maintenance and repair of plant and facilities equipment. Monitors and documents the proper performance of all equipment through routine equipment inspection utilizing the appropriate equipment instrumentation and computers.


Essential Functions

  • Operates and assists in the proper maintenance and repairs of power plant, facility utilities equipment and systems. Maintains and repairs steam/hot water boilers, centrifugal/reciprocating chillers, and cooling towers. Maintains all pumped systems including: chilled water, condensate water, domestic hot and cold water, heating hot water, condensate, sewage ejector, medical air, vacuum, mechanical air, and fuel oil. Performs and maintains plant water treatment programs.


  • Assists in the operating of the emergency generator system, fire monitoring and control systems. Participates in energy management/conservation programs.


  • Performs preventative maintenance duties on plant equipment and machinery.


  • Maintains a detailed log on all required facility equipment, records all shift activity. Responds to assigned general maintenance calls and emergency calls as required. Assists as a member of the Fire Response Team.


  • Cleans assigned work area and maintains tools, storage and assigned areas in an orderly manner; and assists in other areas of Facilities services as required.


  • Drives company vehicles to transport equipment and contract maintenance personnel as assigned.


  • May be assigned security duties. Assists with the welfare and safety of personnel and patients. Responds to all emergency codes for assistance and control. Escorts patients, visitors and employees. Assists medical staff in restraining and handling disturbed patients.



Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge, plus vocational or technical training.

Requires 1 year of experience as a Plant Mechanic and the ability to demonstrate basic to intermediate skills in the field of plant operations. Must have working knowledge of utility and infrastructure systems and components common to the healthcare environment. Must be able to exercise independent decision making and judgment in the performance of all duties. Requires the ability to work safely and effectively with infrastructure and utility equipment. May require Universal Refrigerant handling certification, depending on the state. Must be proficient in reading and understanding related and required maintenance and construction documents. Must possess a valid driver.s license and be eligible for coverage under the company auto insurance policy. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required.

Must possess the ability to make accurate observations and exercise good independent judgment in a variety of situations (including emergencies). Must have the ability to write comprehensive security reports.Must be able to work effectively with plant computer software programs.

Preferred Qualifications

A Requires working knowledge and certification as required of applicable regulatory codes and State and local building codes. Previous construction experience is preferred.

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.