Sanford Health Associate Maintenance Mechanic - Plant Maintenance in Clear Lake, South Dakota

Job Title: Associate Maintenance Mechanic | Plant Maintenance | Clear Lake

City: Clear Lake

State: South Dakota


Job Schedule: Full Time, 64 hours per pay period

Shift: Days with on call nights and weekends

Hours Per Shift: 8 hr


The Associate Maintenance Mechanic is responsible for light maintenance repair and cleaning tasks completed in a safe, professional manner. Must take extra precautions when working in patient care areas and specifically, keep tools out of reach of children. Must possess basic mechanical knowledge, and show competence in the use of hand tools, meters, measuring devices and gauges. Ability to work from blueprints, schematics and technical manuals helpful. Must be able to explain conditions and situations accurately while troubleshooting. Ability to work all shifts and hours as scheduled. Complies with all corporate and facility policies and dress code. Understands written and verbal communications. Works independently with minimal supervision. Must have knowledge of federal, state, and local codes, specifications, and ordinances. Depending on facility size, additional duties may include but are not limited to: perform installation and maintenance of mechanical and stationary systems, including boiler operations, to ensure a safe and efficient environment; maintain campus grounds and perform other outside maintenance duties; perform general duties such as electrical, plumbing, carpentry, painting, Hvac, and bed repair and maintenance.


Working to maintain the overall building maintenance as well as exterior maintenance to include snow removal, lawn maintenance. Read work orders and specifications to determine machines and equipment requiring repair or maintenance. Diagnose mechanical problems and determine how to correct them, checking blueprints, repair manuals, or parts catalogs, as necessary. Perform routine maintenance, such as inspecting drives, motors, or belts, checking fluid levels, replacing filters, or doing other preventive maintenance actions. Install or replace machinery, equipment, and new or replacement parts and instruments, using hand or power tools. Researches and verifies customer needs and expectations. Adjust, maintain, and repair tools, equipment, and machines, and assist more skilled workers with similar tasks. Comply with all applicable standards, policies, or procedures, such as safety procedures or the maintenance of a clean work area.


When applicable, may need a valid driver's license. If valid driver's license is required, must maintain a good driving record. High School Diploma or GED required. Experience in all types of building maintenance preferred.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing. Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve. We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth. We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases. We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities. We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

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City: Clear Lake

State: South Dakota

Job Function: Facilities

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Req Number: req21244