• Maintenance Mechanic I

    Location US-TX-Austin
    Job ID
    Building Maintenance
    Company Name
  • Overview

    Medxcel is here to lead the transformation of healthcare facilities management by incorporating a new approach to providing services. Created by healthcare, for healthcare, we have a dedicated focus on our people and customers, as well as providing tools, processes, support resources, data analytics and insource strategies that drive results.


    The Maintenance Mechanic I will perform preventive maintenance duties for Medxcel throughout the assigned working location of Seton Medical Center Shoal Creek - Austin, TX.  This position troubleshoots, diagnoses, and repairs mechanical systems and equipment for the assigned facility. Specialized knowledge and expertise in HVAC, motors, plumbing, electrical and mechanical systems is required to perform a variety of duties including: repairing heating, lighting, cooling, plumbing, ventilation systems and equipment; installation and maintenance of motors; and the installation and maintenance of specialized equipment.


    Mechanical System Maintenance and Repair:

    • Installs, maintains, and repairs equipment such as steam valves, steam traps, steam or water coils, radiators, water softeners, unit heaters, water heaters, condensate and circulating pumps
    • Installs, services, and repairs electric motors, heaters, coolers, refrigerators, and other related equipment using various hand and power tools of the maintenance trades
    • Installs, maintains, and repairs air compressors and other air conditioning equipment using various machine tools
    • Services and repairs appliances such as fans, toasters, washing machines, and gasoline pumps using machine and hand tools; may also maintain, operate, and repair motor vehicles (tune-ups, brakes, hydraulics)
    • Maintains central steam and chemical water treatment systems, as well as other systems, using gauges and other test instruments to diagnose malfunctions and mechanic hand and power tools to disassemble, repair, and reassemble system components
    • Fabricates, assembles, and tests parts as needed, such as various pumps, valves, laboratory equipment, heaters, compressors, experimental fire equipment, and other mechanical system parts using metal fabricating tools, common hand tools, power tools, and welding torches
    • Safely operates electrical and air powered tools, pipe fitting, welding, hydraulic, pneumatic, and other mechanical tools, snow removal and salt spreader equipment and/or other heavy equipment assigned to the department 
    • Installs new/replacement equipment and materials in facilities by performing electrical, plumbing, carpentry, welding, masonry, glazing, boiler, hydraulic, pneumatic, irrigation, heating, refrigeration, ventilating, air conditioning and other maintenance work
    • Trouble shoots, diagnoses and repairs malfunctions in boilers, electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, heating, refrigeration, ventilating and air conditioning, irrigation and other RTD systems, structures and equipment



    • Some High School or Equivalent required
    • High School Diploma or GED preferred
    • Completion of a recognized program in vocational training for the relevant trade preferred


    • Five years mechanical experience required
    • Experience in healthcare facility
    • Two years journey level experience in a related trade
    • Valid driver’s license required


    • Ability to understand and interpret building system documents, prints, and layouts
    • In-depth knowledge of electronic, electrical and mechanical systems and digital and pneumatic controls
    • The ability to operate tools and equipment with a skill level that is typically acquired through trade and/or vocational schools
    • Must have the ability to:
      • Calibrate systems
      • Perform preventive maintenance and routine servicing of equipment
      • Operate specialized machinery, equipment and tools utilized in the repair, installation and maintenance of heating, ventilation, air-conditioning and refrigeration systems
    • Communicate and follow up effectively both orally and in writing
    • Knowledge of the accepted practices, processes, materials, and tools of the maintenance trades
    • Knowledge of electric motors, generators, pumps, pressure systems, water systems and other equipment and systems found in state buildings and facilities
    • Knowledge of the servicing and maintenance of simple power, heating, and cooling units
    • Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the building maintenance trades
    • Ability to perform routine mechanical or electrical maintenance
    • Ability to maintain proper care of tools and equipment used in general maintenance activities 



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