Job Information

Corewell Health MECHANIC in Royal Oak, Michigan

Job Summary

Provides "first line response" for a wide variety of maintenance requests within Beaumont and facilities. The Mechanic is frequently the initial contact for the customer. Performs safety inspections; electronic, mechanical, plumbing, electrical and HVAC repairs; carpentry; sheet metal installations and maintenance activities on various hospital systems. Orders various supplies. Contacts vendors for warranty repairs on equipment. Emergency response, disaster response, elevator entrapments, shut downs on equipment. Part of chemical spill response team, Code Red. Assist Supervisor, Lead and Mechanic Sr. as needed.

Essential Functions

  • Conducts safety inspections of environmental rooms, incoming equipment (patient and staff-owned), electrical and conducts fire extinguisher inspections. Repairs problems identified in inspections. Provides Emergency Procedures for Utility Systems. Refers to appropriate trades as necessary.

  • Performs mechanical repairs on office furniture and equipment, carts, kitchen equipment, stretchers, beds and wheelchairs (as well as fabrication), lockers, etc. Refers to appropriate trades as necessary.

  • Performs plumbing repairs, caulking, and unclogging on faucets, sinks, showers, tubs and toilets. Emergency shutdowns; portable systems, fire sprinklers. Identifies leaks. Flood control and containment. Refers to appropriate trades as necessary.

  • Performs carpentry maintenance activities such as hanging shelves, pictures and signs, repairs/replaces handles, hinges, and ceiling tiles; assembles and installs furniture and vinyl base molding and vinyl baseboard. Projects work for Facilities Development. Repairs and replaces cabinets, hardware, doors, locks, etc. Completes room hardware installation. Maintains Smoke and Fire Partitions. Emergency locksmith. Refers to appropriate trades as necessary.

  • Performs electrical maintenance activities such as replacing light bulbs, resetting breakers, fabricating extension cords, and troubleshooting non-working electrical appliances, bed repairs, loose switches and outlets. Perform annual electrical outlet inspections. Refers to appropriate trades if necessary.

  • Performs refrigeration maintenance activities such as preventative maintenance on refrigerators, drinking fountains and ice machines; cleans out drain lines on refrigerator equipment. Responds to Refrigerator Alarm System and defrost refrigerators. Minor repairs on refrigerators and ice machines. Refers to appropriate Trades as necessary

  • Reads and records data from Hospital mechanical systems.

  • Investigates all temperature control problems reported throughout the Hospital.

  • Checks for defects in equipment, faulty operations, fire hazards, unsafe working conditions and takes corrective action.

  • Perform weekly Eyewash inspections and Dietary drain cleaning.

  • Perform monthly convector and vent cleaning, Isolation Room Inspections, and Exit Light inspections.

  • Perform annual Medical Gas Testing.

  • Constant monitoring of the Building Automation Systems and follow up with appropriate trade(s). As required.

  • Fire stop remediation.

  • Ordering of parts and shop supplies.

  • Maintain, troubleshoot and repair Pneumatic Tube System 24/7.

  • Assist Supervisor, Lead and Mechanic Sr as needed.

  • Is required to be included in the week-end, holiday and shift rotation.

  • Uses tools and equipment appropriately.

  • Maintains and contributes to a safe work environment.

  • Must be able to work reasonable extended hours to accomplish priority repairs and to fill in for disaster, vacation or illness coverage.


  • Required High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Preferred Some coursework at a community college or approved technical training institution related to building maintenance or skilled trades.

  • Building Maintenance experience Preferred

  • Painting experience Preferred

Primary Location

SITE - Royal Oak Hospital - 3601 W 13 Mile Road - Royal Oak

Department Name

MMT Facilities Management - Facilities

Employment Type

Full time


Day (United States of America)

Weekly Scheduled Hours


Hours of Work

7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Days Worked

Monday to Friday

Weekend Frequency

On-call weekends

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Corewell Health is committed to providing a safe environment for our team members, patients, visitors, and community. We require a drug-free workplace and require team members to comply with the MMR, Varicella, Tdap, and Influenza vaccine requirement if in an on-site or hybrid workplace category. We are committed to supporting prospective team members who require reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application process, to perform the essential functions of a job, or to enjoy equal benefits and privileges of employment due to a disability, pregnancy, or sincerely held religious belief.

Corewell Health grants equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, genetic information, marital status, height, weight, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other legally protected category.

An interconnected, collaborative culture where all are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work, is vital to the health of our organization. As a health system, we advocate for equity as we care for our patients, our communities, and each other. From workshops that develop cultural intelligence, to our inclusion resource groups for people to find community and empowerment at work, we are dedicated to ongoing resources that advance our values of diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. We invite those that share in our commitment to join our team.

You may request assistance in completing the application process by calling 616.486.7447.

People are at the heart of everything we do, and the inspiration for our legacy of outstanding outcomes, innovation, strong community partnerships, philanthropy and transparency. Corewell Health is a not-for-profit health system that provides health care and coverage with an exceptional team of 60,000+ dedicated people—including more than 11,500 physicians and advanced practice providers and more than 15,000 nurses providing care and services in 22 hospitals, 300+ outpatient locations and several post-acute facilities—and Priority Health, a provider-sponsored health plan serving more than 1.2 million members. Through experience and collaboration, we are reimagining a better, more equitable model of health and wellness.