CentraState Healthcare System

Master Mechanic

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/11/2021 9:11 AM)
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
CentraState Medical Center
Flexibility Required
Work Schedule


Performs a variety of maintenance and engineering duties. Works independently within chosen trade to design, implement, and improve systems in accordance with codes and regulations. Serves as lead to a group of Maintenance Mechanics as assigned projects, teaches trade skills to other Mechanics, reviews and approves work of outside vendors, helps write specifications for bid work, and participates in quality assurance programs.


  • Plans layout, fabricates and recommends material for installations.
  • Recommends alternate methods of installation when appropriate.
  • Ensures correct parts are ordered for assigned work and/or stock replenishment.
  • Ensures quality parts are obtained for the best price.
  • Accurately establishes and writes specifications.
  • Reviews vendors bids and make appropriate vendor recommendations.
  • Make punch lists as required of outside vendor projects.
  • Works with vendors to resolve discrepancies of project related work.
  • Ensures projects are completed to specifications prior to approving for payment.
  • Demonstrates ability to identify and correct complex building system problems.
  • Coordinates work with other employees and various trades to ensure successful completion of job.
  • Conducts all scheduled rounds, tests and inspections as required.
  • Participates in department's quality control program.
  • Utilizes effective teaching methods to teach specific trade skills to other members of the department.
  • Other mechanics demonstrate an understanding of trade following instruction.
  • Makes constructive recommendations for modification of preventive maintenance system.
  • Assists in making decisions on all normal and minor repairs and reports major problems to Director or Manager.
  • Is aware of own limitations and refers problems beyond scope of expertise to the Director or Supervisor.
  • Reads blueprints or models accurately.
  • Reads blueprints or models to learn work layout or plans own work layout, making routine computations as needed.
  • Constructs, finishes, installs, maintains and repairs equipment, systems and facilities related to any craft or combination of same, using power and hand tools and other necessary equipment.
  • Maintains accurate and complete logs following departmental guidelines.
  • Promptly responds to all emergency calls and drills. Demonstrates knowledge of emergency procedures.
  • Utilizes correct tools and appropriate safety measures when working with power and hand tools.
  • Performs a variety of semi-skilled and skilled work in various crafts such as carpentry, plumbing, electrical work, sheet metal work, machinist work, painting, welding, masonry.
  • Completes work assignments following proper techniques and departmental standards for quality.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of plant and specialty equipment (i.e.: sterilizers, dietary equipment, sprinkler systems, ice makers, and other plant and specialty equipment).
  • Performs necessary service and repairs to equipment following manufacturer specifications.
  • Ensures all work areas are kept clean and free of safety hazards (shops, mechanical rooms, patient areas, etc).
  • Removes snow and ice when required to ensure the safety of CentraState patients, residents, employees, emergency personnel, and visitors. Based on population served, as well as nature and hours of operation, staff are required to be on site to perform this essential work extended hours and outside of regularly scheduled hours as needed.
  • Is aware of, and follows applicable local, state and federal regulations.Exhibit the normal range of body motion.
  • Transport loads up to 100 lbs.
  • Work indoors and outdoors in a variety of environmental conditions including hot, cold, or damp weather with exposure to noises, vibration, odors, and dust.
  • Plan, layout and perform skilled assigned functions in electrical related activities.
  • Work from diagrams, blueprints, plans, and specifications.
  • Perform shop math.
  • Operate power and hand tools and equipment used in electrical and related activities.
  • Read, understand, interpret, and utilize Manufacturer’s drawings and specifications.
  • Read, understand, interpret, and utilize technical manuals.
  • Work with minimal supervision and use considerable initiative and judgment in the performance of assigned tasks.
  • Operate a vehicle observing legal and defensive driving practices.
  • Understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
  • Maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Completes assignments within allotted time frames
  • Troubleshoots issues
  • Follows safety procedures
  • Assists managers and supervisors when needed
  • Notifies supervisors or managers if there are issues
  • Responds to emergencies
  • Participates in snow ans ice removal duties
  • Perfoms other departmental tasks



High School Diploma Or Equivalent Required


Work Experience:

10 Years Maintenance Experience Required

Health Care Institution Preferred

Additional Experience Requirements

Five of the 10 years of maintenance experience must be in the primary trade. Five years at CentraState with two at the Senior Mechanic level may substitute for two years of experience in trade. Three years of trade school or apprenticeship in trade may be substituted for three years of previous trade experience requirement


Licenses and Certifications:

State of NJ license or state recognized experience in primary trade is required.

Electrical background and certification.


Required Knowledge and Skills:

The ability to read, comprehend, and transmit complicated detailed instructions in writing and orally in English is required.

Must have a demonstrated expertise in primary trade, comprehensive understanding of plant operation, and skills in various trades including carpentry, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, and mechanical repairs.

About Us

CentraState Healthcare System aims to enhance the health and well-being of our communities through the compassionate delivery of quality healthcare. We are confident that you will find success within CentraState Healthcare System, which is Magnet Recognized and was designation a Great Place to Work-Certified™ company by Great Place to Work®. When you bring your talent to CentraState, you are joining a trailblazing healthcare facility, committed to providing in high-quality, patient-focused care. Join us in making incredible strides in healthcare, and making a difference in our community.


We believe in enriching the lives of our employees through work/life balance initiatives, tuition assistance, career advancement opportunities and much more.


Find out why our employees love their jobs and being part of the CentraState family!


What We Offer:

  • Highly competitive compensation
  • Excellent benefits package and rewards program
  • Leading edge technology
  • Great staff-to-patient ratio’s
  • Career Development and Growth Opportunity
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Comprehensive Retirement / Savings Programs
  • Continuing Education / Onsite Training
  • A warm, welcoming company culture based upon mutual respect and a collaborative goal of providing excellent patient care
  • Profit Sharing Program
  • Concierge Services with Work & Family Benefits
  • Magnet recognized healthcare facility


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