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Maintenance Job In West Columbia, South Carolina

HVAC Technician - Certified

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Company: Lexington Medical Center Profession/Specialty: Maintenance Location: West Columbia, South Carolina 29169 Type of Facility: Hospital
Job Description

Engineering Services 
Full Time - 40 Hours
Day Shift 
M - F 7AM to 3:30PM


NEW Competitive salary structure! Updated and adjusted based on recent market analysis

Job Summary

Performs a variety of skilled tasks that includes but is not limited to construction and maintenance of hospital facilities and equipment. Primary emphasis will be in the HVAC field. Also serves as technical advisor to other mechanics.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent

Minimum Years of Experience: 3 Years of Experience in Maintenance/Construction

Substitutable Education & Experience: None.

Required Certifications/Licensure: Certification from the Municipal Association of South Carolina, or other approved licensing board, in heating and air; Acceptable driving record.

Required Training: Must be able to read technical service manuals and blue prints.

Essential Functions

  • Makes routine and emergency repairs on a variety of mechanical/electrical equipment.
  • Inspects connections and other parts of systems for leaks, repairs, damage and replaces as needed. Able to solder and braze copper pipe joints.
  • Works on both low and high temperature and pressure piping and equipment, including Chilled Water, Heating Hot Water, Steam and Glycol piping to Air Handling Units and HVAC system.
  • Perform new installs maintenance, and repairs to Air Handling Units, CRAC Units, VAV boxes, Exhaust Fans, Blower Coil Units, Fan Coil Units, Filter Sections, Heat pumps, and Fire Smoke Dampers.
  • Become proficient with LMC’s Building Automation Systems software including adjustments to control set points, generation of reports and trends, and monitoring of correct system calibrations.
  • Receive training for EPA 608 refrigerant recovery license.
  • Knowledgeable in using a multimeter to diagnose HVAC controls and controls for other mechanical systems.
  • Constructs and repairs building parts and fixtures, furniture and special equipment; inspects worksite to determine work to be done, calculates quantities of materials needed and requisitions hardware and supplies; performs such other tasks as necessary to complete the work, using hand and power tools.
  • Evaluate work orders and project requirements and coordinate with appropriate personnel to plan/execute completion of the task.
  • Works with minimal supervision with projects such as; erecting walls/ infection control barriers, applying plasterboards, repairing or installing building fixtures such as; doors, locks, windows, electrical, mechanical, and plumbing equipment. Must be able to produce a finished product.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Operates a variety of tools and equipment indigenous to facilities construction and maintenance such as pipe cutters, reamers, threading machines, sawzall, phase rotation meter, voltmeter, etc..
  • Assists as assigned with construction projects where his/her expertise is needed.
  • Works as a team member to ensure both hospital and work area safety at all times and in accordance with infection control requirements.
  • Trains, instructs, and directs helpers and coworkers and as assigned, assists other trades in building maintenance operations.
  • Head work teams on projects as assigned by manager.
  • Assure maintenance and construction projects conform to all regulatory code requirements (DHEC, NFPA, etc). Keeps department informed of non conformaties.
  • Maintains skills current with industry trends. Execute project requirements and coordinate with appropriate personnel to plan/execute completion of the task.
  • Maintains an optimistic and professional image and exhibits excellent customer relations to patients, visitors, physicians, and coworkers. Shows courtesy, compassion and respect. Conforms to Service Excellence Policy and "House Rules".
  • Performs routine maintenance and repairs to plant operations equipment such as Boilers, Chillers and Emergency Generators. Performs required regulatory testing of emergency equipment.
  • Work rotating "on-call" shifts per policy and as assigned. When “On-Call” must be knowledgeable/ trained in all systems to understand error codes, notice performance failures, and contact appropriated personnel or vendors. May be called upon to assist with the installation, maintenance, and repair of plumbing systems, plumbing fixtures, and such apparatus as pumps and gauges. May be called to help with the general installation and repair of water, steam, vacuum, compressed gases, sewerage, drainage, and automatic sprinkler lines and systems.
  • Performs such other duties as assigned by authorized personnel or as required in an emergency, e.g., fire or disaster.

We are committed to offering quality, cost-effective benefits choices for our employees and their families:

  • Day ONE medical, dental and life insurance benefits 
  • Health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
  • Employees are eligible for enrollment into the 403(b) match plan day one.  LHI matches dollar for dollar up to 6%.
  • Employer paid life insurance – equal to 1x salary
  • Employee may elect supplemental life insurance with low cost premiums up to 3x salary 
  • Adoption assistance
  • LHI provides its full-time employees employer paid short-term disability and long-term disability coverage after 90 days of eligible employment
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Student loan forgiveness

Equal Opportunity Employer
It is the policy of LMC to provide equal opportunity of employment for all individuals, and to remain compliant with applicable state and federal laws and regulations. LMC strives to provide a discrimination-free environment, and to recruit, select, on-board, and employ all employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including but not limited to, lactation. LMC endeavors to upgrade and promote employees from within the hospital where possible and consistent with the employee’s desires and abilities and the hospital’s needs.

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Rated as one of the Top 25 Best Hospitals to Work for in the U.S., the heart of LMC is our 557-bed modern state-of-the-art facility. Winning the prestigious, "Summit Award" from Press Ganey for outstanding patient satisfaction, "Consumer Choice Award" from the National Research Corporation, all contributing to our reputation for giving our patients the highest quality care.  Lexington Medical Center was voted one of South Carolina’s “Best Places to Work” for 2019!

We are located in heart of the Midlands, right outside of Columbia, SC, and one of the most successful integrated healthcare systems in the Southeast. As the third largest employer in the Midlands, we invite you to be a part of our ongoing success and join our LMC Family.

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