**Utility Worker (51001)**
+ Job Type:Full Time
+ FTE/Bi-Weekly Hours:1.0/80
+ Hours in Shift:8
+ Location:Palo Alto, CA
The Utility Worker performs a variety of semi-skilled mechanical, electrical or general work in connection with the maintenance and repair of a variety of equipment and systems. Nature of work involves physical effort and dexterity in the use of appropriate tools. The utility worker is assigned to take direction and assist tradesperson, for the duration of an assignment. May be assigned to perform tasks requiring less skill independently. Essential Functions The essential functions listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification. They are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned. Employees must abide by all Joint Commission Requirements including but not limited to sensitivity to cultural diversity, patient care, patients rights and ethical treatment, safety and security of physical environments, emergency management, teamwork, respect for others, participation in ongoing education and training, communication and adherence to safety and quality programs, sustaining compliance with National Patient Safety Goals, and licensure and health screenings. Must perform all duties and responsibilities in accordance with the Service Standards of the Hospital(s). Assists in the installation and maintenance of mechanical and electrical equipment and systems, in the installation and maintenance of building utility systems, and in the repair of building interiors such as doors, walls, and furnishings throughout the Medical Center. Initiates requisitions for tools, parts, and supplies required to perform work, and advises Tool Room Attendant of material requirements. Performs tasks requiring less skill independently involving inspection, operation, maintenance, and repair of Medical Center equipment and systems. Reads and interprets mechanical piping blueprints and basic electrical schematics. Responds to all calls, including the School of Medicine, Clinics, and SH&C. The utility worker is responsible for keeping records, timecards, work requests, material slips, log book entries, charts, and record sheets accurate, legible and turned in to supervisor in a timely manner.
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Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying. Education: High School Diploma or GED equivalent Experience: Two (2) years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience License/Certification: CDL California Driver's License Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities These are the observable and measurable attributes and skills required to perform successfully the essential functions of the job and are generally demonstrated through qualifying experience, education, or licensure/certification.
Ability to adapt to and deal with change and ambiguity.
Ability to operate standard tools, instruments and equipment used on the job Ability to plan, organize, prioritize, work independently and meet deadlines Ability to read and interpret blueprints and sketches.
Ability to solve problems and identify solutions.
Ability to speak and write English effectively at a level appropriate for the job.
Ability to work in a fast-paced work environment.
Ability to work well with individuals at all levels of the organization.
Knowledge of computer systems and software used in functional area.
Knowledge of local, state and federal regulatory requirements related to areas of functional responsibility.
Knowledge of methods, tools, and equipment used in maintenance and repair.
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