Maintenance Worker II - Dunn Behavioral Sciences Center/HCPC at UTHealth Houston

Houston, TX

Maintenance Worker II - Dunn Behavioral Sciences Center/HCPC at UTHealth Houston

Location: Houston, Texas

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Category: Facilities/Operations

UTHealth Houston Behavioral Sciences Campus

Requisition #: 240001RS

What we do here changes the world. UTHealth Houston is Texas’ resource for healthcare education, innovation, scientific discovery, and excellence in patient care. That’s where you come in.

Once you join us you won't want to leave. It’s because we reward our team for the excellent service they provide. Our total rewards package includes the benefits you’d expect from a top healthcare organization (benefits, insurance, etc.), plus:

  • 100% paid medical premiums for our full-time employees

  • Generous time off (holidays, preventative leave day, both vacation and sick time – all of which equates to around 37-38 days per year)

  • The longer you stay, the more vacation you’ll accrue!

  • Longevity Pay (Monthly payments after two years of service)

  • Build your future with our awesome retirement/pension plan!

We take care of our employees! As a world-renowned institution, our employees’ wellbeing is important to us. We offer work/life services such as…

  • Free financial and legal counseling

  • Free mental health counseling services

  • Gym membership discounts and access to wellness programs

  • Other employee discounts including entertainment, car rentals, cell phones, etc.

  • Resources for child and elder care

  • Plus many more!

Join a growing team! With the opening of Dunn Behavioral Sciences Center/HCPC at UTHealth Houston , we will soon have the largest academic psychiatric hospital in the country, serving the region with an 500+ bed facility. Our dedicated health care employees will have the opportunity to be exposed to a variety of mental health specialties and cutting-edge research. With exposure to a variety of specialties such as Acute, Subacute, and Intensive Outpatient, Continuum of Care, Mood Disorders, ECT, Early Onset Treatment , Adult General Psychiatry, Competency Restoration, Child and Adolescent, Juvenile Justice, Geriatric Psychiatry, Treatment Mall and Unit-Based Programming.

This dedicated team will work in an integrated campus to bring world class resources to the community. Apply today to be a part of this committed team serving the mental health needs of the area.

Position Summary:

Provides skilled sub-journeyman level work in the performance of a variety of installation and maintenance tasks in several craft areas. Works independently and may provide training, guidance, and oversee the work performed by others.

Location: Dunn Behavioral Sciences Center/HCPC at UTHealth Houston

Dept.: BSC Facilities Management

Status: Full-Time

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Position Key Accountabilities:

  1. Independently performs skilled maintenance, preventative maintenance (PM), repairs, and remodeling tasks. Tasks include, but are not limited to, removing and replacing ceiling tiles and floor tiles, water cleanup (including the use of a wet vacuum), moving and relocating furniture, performing light carpentry work, removing, repairing, and installing sheetrock, plumbing fixtures and associated piping, electrical equipment, various lights and light fixtures, painting, removing and installing water and air filters, fan belts, and electrical fuses, performing door maintenance including replacing doorstops, hinges, and other door hardware, and replacing baseboards and cove base.

  2. May work independently when making minor repairs or assist journeyman level personnel, team leaders, and technicians directly when making major repairs in various trades (electrical, plumbing, HVAC, and others) with the troubleshooting, removal, repair, and installation of related equipment and performing preventative maintenance tasks. These tasks include, but are not limited to, the maintenance and repair of water features, domestic water systems, storm and sewage drains, sump pumps, and associated piping, boilers, exhaust fans, pumps, steam generators, medical air compressors, control air compressors, control air driers, vacuum pumps, and lighting systems.

  3. May assist Carpenters on remodeling/construction assignments which would involve any or all of the following: demolishing walls, installing sheetrock, ceiling tiles, base boards, door stops, wall units, assemble and dismantle lab benches, book shelves, and partitions.

  4. May communicate task and project information directly with vendors, project managers, and other customers (face-to-face, telephone, or email), oversee vendor projects, and verify and report the installation and completion status of projects to team leader or supervisor.

  5. Enters, receives and completes assigned work orders using the computerized maintenance manager system (CMMS) through personal computer (PC) and smartphone applications. Performs assigned tasks following university/departmental policies/procedures, safety precautions, and trade codes.

  6. Required to carry a university communication device as assigned and respond to calls during normal business hours.

  7. This job classification is designated as "essential" at the UT Health Science Center at Houston. In case of an emergency, "essential" positions are those required to sustain clinical services and/or are responsible for the protection of university assets. Personnel in designated "essential" positions are expected to report to their designated work site during their appointed work schedules, even when the institution has been officially declared to be on "restricted access" or "closed" due to adverse conditions.

  8. Performs other duties as assigned.

Certification/Skills:

Basic PC skills

Minimum Education:

Completion of 10th grade. High school degree or equivalent preferred.

Minimum Experience:

Three (3) years apprentice level experience in a trade and/or general building maintenance experience.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 50 pounds frequently and/or up to 20 pounds constantly to move objects.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

Residency Requirement:

Employees must permanently reside and work in the State of Texas.

If you are looking for a great healthcare career in Houston, visithttp://go.uth.edu/careers!

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth Houston is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth Houston includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.

UTHealth Benefits

UTHealth Houston offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. For more information on our benefits programs please refer to the UTHealth Houston Office of Benefits Website.

https://www.uth.edu/benefits/

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

UTHealth Houston is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment-related activities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law or university policy. Reasonable accommodation, based on disability or religious observances, will be considered in accordance with applicable law and UTHealth Houston policy. The University maintains affirmative action programs with respect to women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and eligible veterans in accordance with applicable law.

UTHealthHoustonhas adopted a policy consistent with CMS regulations to protect our patients and university community from exposure to COVID-19. This policy affects all employees, residents, fellows, students, contractors, new hires, visiting scholars program participants, adjunct faculty, and volunteers who work, train, or collaborate at the John S. Dunn Behavioral Science Center.

In addition, all UTHealthHouston​​​​​​​employees who are assigned to work at a location that is subject to the affiliated partner’s hospital, clinical offices, or agency are required to abide by UTHealth’sHoustonrules and regulations, as well as the affiliate’s rules and regulations, including COVID-19 vaccination and safety requirements.

Work location is based on the needs of the department and may be adjusted.