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Associate Specialist Hospital Maintenance - West Los Angeles Area

Job ID BAN000GP Location 10900 W Jefferson Blvd, Culver City, California Job Type Full-time regular
Summary and Qualifications:

The primary purpose and function of the Associate Specialist, Hospital Maintenance is to ensure hospital facilities in their region are maintained in good condition and working order by identifying, managing and performing facility and medical equipment repairs and preventive maintenance.


Essential Responsibilities and Tasks:
  • Live and exemplify the Five Principles of Mars, Inc. within self and team.

  • Identify, manage, perform, measure. schedule and track facility repairs and preventive maintenance tasks in accordance to practice standards, including but not limited to:

  • Painting and cove base installation
  • Cabinetry and laminate repairs
  • Drywall and ceiling repairs
  • Basic plumbing and electrical repairs
  • Lighting maintenance and repairs
  • Flooring maintenance and repairs
  • Manage assigned in-house maintenance and repair work orders, schedule the work, communicate timelines to hospitals and Facilities Coordinators and complete the work.

  • Manage all facets of ceramic tile floor care regional maintenance program.

  • Source, select, hire and manage painting contractors to complete all paints within region in accordance to practice standards.

  • Perform medical equipment preventive maintenance work on various equipment. Report on-repairable damage to Facility Coordinators.

  • Inspect, document, and report facility damages, repairs, structural conditions, and construction plan variances. 

  • Regularly provide clear and concise communication of repairs, projects and service work updates and deliverables to managers and field leaders.

  • Purchase and keep inventory of all needed hospital maintenance materials.

  • Coordinate travel arrangements within Banfield guidelines and budget to meet job deadlines.

  • Other job duties as assigned.
 
Special Working Conditions:
  • Must have clean driving record and agree to annual MVR reports.

  • Ability to travel for extended periods of time (1-4 weeks) with little or no prior notice.  Travel is approximately 50% of a typical schedule.

  • Ability to work varying shifts including but not limited to graveyard

  • Ability to bend, lift, stoop, sit, stand, kneel, crawl, and climb ladders for extended periods of time. 

  • Ability to lift and carry weight up to 75 lbs. 
  • Project timelines and work volume / deadlines may often require more than 40 hours per week to complete essential duties of this job. 

  • Must have mental processes for reasoning, remembering, mathematics and language ability (reading, writing, and speaking the English language) to perform the duties proficiently. 

  • The noise level in the work environment is normally high due to pets. 

  • Environment where pets are present. 
  • The noise level in the work environment is normally moderate.

  • Environment where pets are present.
     
Experience, Education and/or Training:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction or Facilities Management preferred, or the equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

  • Minimum three years construction or maintenance experience with knowledge of construction terms and blueprints required.

  • Working knowledge and/or experience with the following required: 

  • Skilled use of building construction power tools.
  • Electrical, plumbing, drywall repair, paint, cabinetry, laminate, VCT and ceramic flooring installation and repair and general building construction.

  • Trouble shooting electrical, plumbing, casework, and general building construction.

  • Experience with Cat 5 Cabling experience is preferred.
  • Prefer health care background (veterinary or human healthcare, pharmaceutical, etc.).

 
 
 
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Must live within a 30-mile radius of Culver City and/or La Cienega area and be able to travel to Banfield Pet Hospitals inside and outside this territory
 
 
 

WE ARE A DRUG-FREE, SMOKE-FREE, EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

 

Banfield Pet Hospital® strongly supports and values the uniqueness of all individuals and promotes a work environment where diversity is embraced. Banfield Pet Hospital is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability. Banfield Pet Hospital complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every Banfield location.

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