Under general supervision, Area Mechanics are responsible for the care, and preventive maintenance needs of all building systems and equipment in an assigned area.
Preventive Maintenance: Perform specific written preventive maintenance procedures (such as lubrication, cleaning, changing filters, making adjustments, inspecting roofs and accessories, and replacing minor parts) on building structural, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, and steam equipment in assigned area. Notify building occupants when performing work in their building, coordinate with building occupants for equipment interruptions, such as shutting off a fume hood to replace worn belts.
Inspections: Perform inspections of building structural systems, electrical, mechanical, steam and plumbing equipment in assigned area on a periodic basis or as requested in order to determine operating efficiency and to locate and alleviate potential malfunctions. Report repair problems encountered.
Safety: Apply necessary safety precautions while working with electrical, steam, or mechanical equipment and while working on roofs, doors, windows, and ceilings and other building system components. Lock Out Tag Out, Confined Space Entry, Arc Flash, and Fall Safety are a few of the necessary safety precautions necessary to perform Preventive Maintenance activities.