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  • Equipment Mechanic

    Job Locations US-CA-Los Angeles
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  • Overview

    SJS Executives is seeking an experienced equipment mechanic. Our ideal candidate be able to complete maintenance and repair (scheduled and routine, as well as emergency), service equipment, install personal property, portable equipment, furniture and fix­tures with little to no supervision. 


    • Complete maintenance or repairs on the following: equipment includes beds, gurneys, pumps, air compressors, vacuum systems, ventilation systems, glassware washers, conveyors, dietetic type equip­ment, a completely automated material transport system, an automated pneumatic tube system, floor scrubbers, buffers, etc.
    • lay out and installs guard rails, hand rails, room partitions and dividers, and he removes and accomplishes re­pair of metal doors. He analyzes automatic door operators, adjusts, repairs and overhauls same.
    • Replaces door closers, metal sash balances and window casement operators.
    • Fabricates, repairs and installs insect screens.
    • Preform preventive maintenance or complete overhaul of items such as condensate pumps, sump pumps, and circulating pumps
    • Evaluates and determines malfunction or problem areas of the more complex equipment
    • Repairs or modifies equipment to meet required standards of performance.
    • Repair or modify larger equipment such as: air compressors, centralized vacuum pumps, medical and laboratory washed air type compressors, exhaust units, material transport system, pneumatic tube system, etc.
    • Performs preventive maintenance and repair, performs major overhaul of dietetic equipment such as industrial ovens, mixers, dish washers, etc.
    • Repairs and overhauls building management equipment such as automatic floor. scrubbers, buffers, vacuum cleaners, automatic pres­sure washers, etc.
    • Repairs and maintains engineering equipment such as power hacksaws, handsaws, drill presses, grinders, hoists, etc. Repairs all types of power hand tools.
    • Performs work of other trades such as touch up painting using pre-mixed paints, patches plaster in small areas disrupted during repair work, installs piping and tubing on speci­fied jobs not requiring plumbing mechanics.
    • Makes simple sheet metal repairs;
    • Completes miscellaneous wood work as may develop to expedite job assign­ments.
    • Work odd shifts or work on an overtime basis, to accomplish maintenance or repairs to equip­ment critical to the hospital function.
    • Trouble-shooting involving interrelated electrical equipment such as: the material transport system, pneumatic tube system, air and vacuum systems, etc
    • Able to interpret blueprints, sketches, and diagrams
    • Lay-out work and write out nomenclature for preparation of VAF 07-2237, for purchase of parts and materials
    • Complete understanding of the many electrical and mechanical component parts to seal, V-belts, locking devices, gears, etc., relative to their purpose, fits and tolerances
    • Understand and deal with the principles and workings of hydraulics, pneumatics, spring actions, valve functions, cylinder and piston operations, clutches, gearing, reductions, couplings., etc
    • Famliarity with the coordination of mechanical functions involving level actions, eccentrics, cams, etc., in the relation to timing of related parts
    • Experience with air valves, solenoids, air cylinders, stop switches, and electrical programmers
    • Comply with established rules and regulations regarding safety, conduct, and preventive care of equipment and buildings
    • Exert care in the use of expensive equipment, tools, and use of materials to complete tasks; must understand and accept responsibility in filling out Engineering work order documents or other administrative documents clearly and as accurately as reasonably possible
    • Must go in and out of difficult and out of the way places, such as attics, sub-basements, and steam tunnels, which requires much walking, kneeling, stoop­ing, lifting, crawling and ladder climbing


    • U.S. Citizen - Proof of Citizenship will be required
    • Valid State Driver's License
    • OSHA 10 Certification - obtained before start of position
    • Able to pass a background check 



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