Maintenance Mechanic - FACILITIES MANAGEMENT

Penn State Health Hampden Medical Center


Location:  US:PA:Enola

Work Type:  Full Time

FTE:  2.0

Shift:  Varied
Hours:  Varied


Penn State Health Hampden Medical Center will bring acute inpatient medical services to communities in Cumberland, Perry, and York counties.  The facility, set to open in the Fall of 2021, will feature 108 private inpatient beds and an attached outpatient medical office building.  This is a unique opportunity to be part of opening a new hospital with a highly collaborative and team-oriented culture. 




This position will be responsible for performing general maintenance and repair to facility and equipment which may involve electrical, plumbing, carpentry, painting and mechanical equipment repair or similar. Conducts routine preventive maintenance functions, completes work requests and responds to emergencies. Employees will work between Holy Spirit and Hampden locations.




High School Diploma or GED required.

Mechanical training and 1 year hands on job related experience in repair of stationary or mobile equipment required. 5 years of experience in mechanical repairs, including electrical and plumbing trades is preferred.

Valid Driver's License required.

May be required to pass a written test and hands on skills demonstration.




Must have customer service skills and strong communication skills; and have initiative, ingenuity and drive to keep abreast of constantly changing technology.

Must have a mechanical aptitude and computer knowledge.

Must be able to read, comprehend and follow verbal and written instructions; Simple use of formulas, charts, tables, drawings, specifications, schedules, wiring diagrams, together with the use of adjustable measuring instruments; and use basic mathematics equivalent to 1 - 3 years applied trades training.




Experience in operating tractors, forklifts, bucket trucks, high lifts and other types of equipment.

Experience with building automation systems, fire protection/detection systems and Computerized Maintenance Management Systems.

Experience in repair of conveyor systems such as decontamination, records transport, pneumatic tube systems, cart washing and kitchen systems.

Experience in the overhaul of natural gas and diesel fueled engines such as making repairs to cooling system, lubrication systems and controls on engines of various manufacturers.

Experience repairing electrical, hydraulic and manual types of medical equipment such as: beds, cribs, litters, and wheelchairs.

Experience fabricating angle iron, flat iron, and sheet metal as required to maintain system operations.


Experience operating gas, electric, and heli-arc welding equipment and power driven tools such as drill press, grinders, saws, etc.




Able to sit occasionally; stand & walk frequently.

Able to lift/carry 0-50 lbs frequently; 51-100 lbs occasionally. Able to push/pull 0-20 lbs frequently; 21-100 lbs occasionally. Able to reach constantly; climb occasionally.

Able to use hands for simple/firm grasping.


Penn State Health Offers an exceptional benefit package including but not limited to:


Generous Paid Time Off and Personal Time


Medical Benefits (No waiting period)


Dental and Vision Benefits


Matching 401K retirement plan


Tuition assistance




We are proud to possess a vibrant urban area surrounded by small town rural communities which affords exceptional cultural opportunities including the Harrisburg Symphony, Allenberry Resort & Playhouse and The Chambersburg Community Theater, museums, Jubilee Day (oldest 1 day street fair on the east coast), farmer’s markets and some of the finest dining in the region.  For the outdoors enthusiast, we have ample opportunities for hiking, biking, rowing, skiing, and hunting.  For sports lovers, we are home to the American Hockey League’s Hershey Bears, the Washington Nationals AA Baseball’s Harrisburg Senators, and the Williams Grove Speedway.   South Central Pennsylvania is an exceptional combination of rural, suburban, and city living is within a 2-hour drive to weekend destinations such as the Poconos’s, Philadelphia, Washington DC, Annapolis, and Baltimore, and only a 3-hour drive from New York City, Pittsburgh, and the eastern shore.



If chosen for this position, you may be required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report.  This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position.  All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.


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