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Banner Health Plant Mechanic in Tucson, Arizona

Primary City/State:

Tucson, Arizona

Department Name:

Fac Opns-Acad-Tucson-Corp

Work Shift:


Job Category:

Facilities, Environmental Services, and Culinary

$5,000 sign-on bonus for experience Plant Mechanics new to Banner!

Explore and excel. Operating a hospital is more than IV bags and trauma rooms. One might be surprised by the number of people who work behind the scenes and play a critical role in ensuring the best care for our patients. Apply today!

Banner – University Medical Center Tucson is nationally recognized for providing exceptional patient care, teaching future health care professionals and conducting groundbreaking research. BUMC-Tucson is a private, non-profit, 649-bed acute-care teaching hospital located on the campus of the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona.

As a Plant Mechanic , you will run the critical operations of the hospital including medical gases, HVAC, electrical, fire panels, and critical life safety equipment. You will work independently, as well as with a team on completing tasks assigned. This is a very rewarding position and a great opportunity to serve the community in which we live. You will have ample room for growth within the Banner system. Your schedule will be Sunday - Thursday, 7am - 3:30pm.

Your pay and benefits are important components of your journey at Banner Health. This opportunity includes the option to participate in a variety of health, financial, and security benefits.

Within Banner Health Corporate, you will have the opportunity to apply your unique experience and expertise in support of a nationally-recognized healthcare leader. We offer stimulating and rewarding careers in a wide array of disciplines. Whether your background is in Human Resources, Finance, Information Technology, Legal, Managed Care Programs or Public Relations, you'll find many options for contributing to our award-winning patient care.


This position provides basic to intermediate operator and mechanical skills in the proper operation and repair of all plant equipment. Also responsible for preventive maintenance and repair of plant and facilities equipment. Monitors and documents the proper performance of all equipment through routine equipment inspection utilizing the appropriate equipment instrumentation and computers.


  1. Operates and assists in the proper maintenance and repairs of power plant, facility utilities equipment and systems. Maintains and repairs steam/hot water boilers, centrifugal/reciprocating chillers, and cooling towers. Maintains all pumped systems including: chilled water, condensate water, domestic hot and cold water, heating hot water, condensate, sewage ejector, medical air, vacuum, mechanical air, and fuel oil. Performs and maintains plant water treatment programs.

  2. Assists in the operating of the emergency generator system, fire monitoring and control systems. Participates in energy management/conservation programs.

  3. Performs preventative maintenance duties on plant equipment and machinery.

  4. Maintains a detailed log on all required facility equipment, records all shift activity. Responds to assigned general maintenance calls and emergency calls as required. Assists as a member of the Fire Response Team.

  5. Cleans assigned work area and maintains tools, storage and assigned areas in an orderly manner; and assists in other areas of Facilities services as required.

  6. Drives company vehicles to transport equipment and contract maintenance personnel as assigned.

  7. Works independently under general supervision. Fulfills responsibilities using specialized skills and knowledge. This position interacts with a wide variety of individuals including staff, co-workers, patients, physicians, visitors, regulatory agencies, surveyors, inspectors, contractors, and vendors. This position is facility based and has no budgetary responsibilities.


High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge, plus vocational or technical training.

Requires 1 year of experience as a Plant Mechanic and the ability to demonstrate basic to intermediate skills in the field of plant operations. Must have working knowledge of utility and infrastructure systems and components common to the healthcare environment. Must be able to exercise independent decision making and judgment in the performance of all duties. Requires the ability to work safely and effectively with infrastructure and utility equipment. May require Universal Refrigerant handling certification, depending on the state. Must be proficient in reading and understanding related and required maintenance and construction documents. Must possess a valid drivers license and be eligible for coverage under the company auto insurance policy. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required.

Must be able to work effectively with plant computer software programs.


Requires working knowledge and certification as required of applicable regulatory codes and state and local building codes. Previous construction experience is preferred.

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

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