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Facility Mechanic

Location: Poughkeepsie, New York US


Requisition Number: 10983

Position Title:

External Description:

Nuvance Health has a network of convenient hospital and outpatient locations — Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Norwalk Hospital and Sharon Hospital in Connecticut, and Northern Dutchess Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center and Vassar Brothers Medical Center in New York — plus multiple primary and specialty care physician practices locations, including The Heart Center, a leading provider of cardiology care, and two urgent care offices. Non-acute care is offered through various affiliates, including the Thompson House for rehabilitation and skilled nursing services, and the Home Care organizations.


SummaryAssumes responsibility for routine, preventive maintenance, emergency repairs and extra assigned tasks, such as security and familiar with fire and disaster plans as directed by the Director of Engineering and/or Engineering Supervisors on all equipment associated with the routine operation of the Hospital's physical plant. This includes, but is not limited to, working with air handlers, air conditioners, air compressors, controls electrical and pneumatic, diesel engines, electric motors, electrical distribution, sterilizers, plumbing, pumps, vacuum pumps, boilers, chiller, and hospital equipment repair and service (wheel chairs, beds, stretchers, I.V. poles, etc.). Boiler Plant Experience is a must along with a strong mechanical background including HVAC and mechanical piping.


Education:High School Diploma or High School G.E.D plus some trade school preferred but not required.

Experience:Minimum of three years boiler experience on High or Low Pressure Boilers and/or equivalent industrial mechanical experience with good working knowledge of pumps, fan systems, electrical and plumbing.



Physical:Requires prolonged standing, walking, or other constant physical movements on a routine basis and frequent lifting of moderately heavy items (i.e. 20-40 lbs.).

Mental:Occasional compensated overtime may impose home and social life inconvenience, even though predictable on most occasions and regular volume of work and deadlines impose strain on routine basis, or work location imposes occasional unwelcome interruptions. Work demand and irregularity of hours create considerable inconvenience for home and social life planning.


Regular and routine exposure to a variety of unpleasant physical working conditions, and f



Location: Vassar Brothers Medical Center

Work Type: Full-Time

Standard Hours: 40.00

FTE: 1.000000

Work Schedule: Night 8

Work Shift: Tuesday through Saturday, Night shift from 2300 through 0730 hours.

Org Unit: 1005

Department: Plant Operations



Exempt: No





EOE, including disability/vets.


We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you believe you require such assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview, please contact Human Resources at 203-739-7330 (for reasonable accommodation requests only). Please provide all information requested to assure that you are considered for current or future opportunities.

City: Poughkeepsie

State: New York

Community / Marketing Title: Facility Mechanic

Company Profile:

Health Quest and Western Connecticut Health Network have combined to form a new nonprofit health system. The name for the new health system will be Nuvance Health. The new health system was created to provide communities across New York’s Hudson Valley and western Connecticut with more convenient, accessible and affordable care.

EEO Employer Verbiage:

Location_formattedLocationLong: Poughkeepsie, New York US

Job Number: 33565