Sanford Health Maintenance Mechanic - Maintenance in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Job Title: Maintenance Mechanic | Maintenance | Sioux Falls

City: Sioux Falls

State: South Dakota

Department : MAINTENANCE

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours Per Shift: 8 hr


Responsible to complete light maintenance, repair and cleaning tasks in a safe, professional manner. Must take extra precautions when working in patient care areas and specifically keep tools out of the reach of children. Must possess intermediate mechanical knowledge and show competence in the use of hand tools, meters, measuring devices and gauges. A fundamental ability to work from blueprints, schematics and technical manuals desired. Must be able to explain conditions and situations accurately while troubleshooting, and function with safety, moral end efficiency of the department in mind. Ability to work all shifts and hours as scheduled. Must comply with all corporate and facility policies and dress code. Must understand written and verbal communications. Good written and oral communications skills required. Completes intermidiate tasks with minimal supervision. Must be knowledgeable of local, state and federal codes, specifications, and ordinances. Depending on facility size, additional duties may include but are not limited to: perform installation and maintenance of mechanical and stationary systems, including boiler operations, to ensure a safe and efficient environment; maintain campus grounds and perform other outside maintenance duties; perform general duties such as electrical, plumbing, carpentry, painting, HVAC, and bed repair and maintenance.May require on-call duties as needed or as directed by the department.


Read work orders and specifications to determine machines and equipment requiring repair or maintenance. Diagnose mechanical problems and determine how to correct them, checking blueprints, repair manuals, or parts catalogs, as necessary. Perform routine maintenance, such as inspecting drives, motors, or belts, checking fluid levels, replacing filters, or doing other preventive maintenance actions. Install or replace machinery, equipment, and new or replacement parts and instruments, using hand or power tools. Researches and verifies customer needs and expectations. Comply with all applicable standards, policies, or procedures, such as safety procedures or the maintenance of a clean work area. Adjust, maintain, and repair tools, equipment, and machines, and assist more skilled workers with similar tasks. Obtain, move, and sort products, materials, containers, and orders, using hand tools. Inventory and order materials, supplies, and services. Explains different product features to different customers as appropriate to their needs. Initiates communication with other individuals or teams to solve shared problems cooperatively.


Perform these duties at Sanford Clinics and other Sanford facilities in the Sioux Falls area in partnership with other clinic maintenance technicians. Assigned with others to a group of facilities on a rotating schedule.

Perform other duties as required such as On-Call for nights/weekends, snow removal during nights/weekends, temporary assignments at the Main Campus as part of the rotating schedule.


Depending on location, a valid driver's license and a good driving record may be required. High School Diploma or GED required. Trade school or vocational school and at least two years of experience in building systems preferred.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing. Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve. We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth. We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases. We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities. We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

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City: Sioux Falls

State: South Dakota

Job Function: Facilities

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Req Number: req24371