Maintenance Mechanic - Full Time - Lakeside Medical Center

Facility/Security/Support Services
212126 Requisition #

Under general supervision is responsible for the safe and economical maintenance of all heating, cooling, ventilation, medical gases and utilities systems of the hospital. Assists the licensed engineers in the operation and maintenance of all power plant equipment and in hospital construction projects. Performs other duties as required.


  1. Performs regular maintenance on all HVAC mechanical equipment such as motors, fans, pumps, medical gas systems, air compressors, etc.
  2. Repairs and replaces control valves, fan shafts, bearings, belts, hydraulic systems, etc.
  3. Utilizes hand and heavy-duty power tools; pyrometers, aerometers, oxy-acetylene torches, grinders, etc., to perform minor and major repairs.
  4. Performs preventative maintenance on all mechanical and utilities systems equipment. Lubricates compressors, motors, and other moving parts and inspects for cracks, unusual wear or noise.
  5. Cleans heating/cooling coils, motors and water towers.
  6. Determines mechanical system problems when no apparent causes are apparent.
  7. Responds to emergency calls such as floods and fires. Takes appropriate action to isolate water or evacuate smoke.
  8. Assists construction crews in areas of new construction or renovation. Installs new equipment, such as piping, heating/cooling units, controls, etc.
  9. Installs new and replacement heavy duty mechanical equipment requiring rigging and fabricating hoists and frames.
  10. Performs other duties as directed such as cleaning and painting equipment rooms, motors, fans, etc.


  • High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent.
  • At least three (3) years of HVAC experience.
  • 3-5 years Building Maintenance experience with hands on experience with electrical, plumbing, HVAC is preferred.


       Under the leadership of President and CEO Wright L. Lassiter, III, Henry Ford Health System is a

       $6 billion integrated health system comprised of six hospitals, a health plan, and 250+ sites

       including medical centers, walk-in and urgent care clinics, pharmacy, eye care facilities and

       other healthcare retail. Established in 1915 by auto industry pioneer Henry Ford, the health system

       now has 32,000 employees and remains home to the 1,900-member Henry Ford Medical Group, one

       of the nation’s oldest physician groups. An additional 2,200 physicians are also affiliated with the

       health system through the Henry Ford Physician Network. Henry Ford is also one of the region’s  

       major academic medical centers, receiving between $90-$100 million in annual research funding and

       remaining Michigan’s fourth largest NIH-funded institution. Also an active participant in medical

       education and training, the health system has trained nearly 40% of physicians currently practicing

       in the state and also provides education and training for other health professionals including nurses,

       pharmacists, radiology and respiratory technicians. visit


       Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or

       making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice.  Henry

       Ford Health System has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice

       Rewards.  My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves.  There are

       dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance

       and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life.  As an

       employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program

       (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness,                 and a whole host of other benefits and services.  Employee's classified as contingent status are not         eligible for benefits.    

      Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

        Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health System is

        committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to

        race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height,

        weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information,

        or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

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