Engineering Technician III, High Point

Wake Forest Baptist Health

Date: 2 weeks ago
City: High Point, NC
Contract type: Full time
Wake Forest Baptist Health


Independently performs preventative maintenance service and technical repairs in the areas of grounds, plumbing, carpentry, painting, electrical, and HVAC. Maintains life safety systems and required documentation. Shares knowledge and provides assistance to others. Works required shifts and on call duty to provide 24/7 weekly, weekend, and holiday coverage.


High school diploma or GED equivalent plus one of the following requirements: recognized community college trade certificate (minimum 15 credit hours) and ten years' experience with WFBH Engineering; recognized community college diploma (minimum 30 credit hours) and nine years' experience with WFBH Engineering. Prior supervisory experience preferred.


Valid North Carolina driver's license


  • Maintains academic office, laboratory, animal care, hospital inpatient, clinical outpatient, laundry, and dietary areas in accordance with applicable codes and standards.

  • Performs facility and equipment preventive maintenance tasks and documents using computerized maintenance system.

  • Evaluates building system failures (electrical, HVAC, refrigeration, mechanical, plumbing, and building hardware) and implements repairs by utilizing available resources.

  • Installs new building hardware, casework, electrical devices, plumbing fixtures, HVAC controls, and wall finishes for renovations.

  • Maintains and repairs a variety of refrigeration systems, including cold rooms, refrigerators, freezers, commercial HVAC units, and portable cooling units.

  • Maintains vacuum, compressed air, and medical gas systems.

  • Monitors and operates campus utility equipment such as emergency power generators, plant chillers, cooling towers, and steam boilers.

  • Monitors building automation system to evaluate and troubleshoot environmental conditions.

  • Conducts NFPA fire alarm and sprinkler system testing and repairs. 1

  • Inspects and repairs fire doors, hardware, firewalls and smoke partitions.

  • Reads blueprints and maintenance manuals to gain knowledge needed to complete assignments.

  • Communicates with supervision and staff to facilitate appropriate engineering response to service requests.

  • Procures materials and maintains inventory of maintenance supplies and parts.

  • Participates in required on-line and classroom training for engineering and environmental health and safety policies and procedures.


  • Ability to work independently

  • Good interpersonal communication skills


  • Subject to temperature extremes

  • Subject to dirty and dusty environments

  • Exposure to extreme noise conditions

  • Works on elevated surfaces (ladders, scaffolds, roofs)

  • Personal Protective Equipment required (eye, face, head, hands, hearing, and breathing protection)

  • Available 24/7 as needed at any WFBH location

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