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Maintenance Mechanic I- Full Time Rotation

Job Title Maintenance Mechanic I- Full Time Rotation Location Lewistown, PA Job Category Facility Services Schedule Rotation Work Type Full time Department GLH Facilities Operations Team Date posted 04/04/2024 Job ID R-60246

Job Summary

​Provides general carpentry and painting to maintain, repair and renovate the physical structure. Provides basic HVAC, mechanical, electrical and plumbing services to efficiently operate facilities and equipment. Tests, monitors and operates equipment/chemicals for water supply. Removes snow using various types of equipment. Provides assistance to maintain grounds, as required.

Job Duties

  • Performs general carpentry in support of alterations and renovations.
  • Performs masonry tasks when necessary.
  • Installs dry wall, floor and ceiling systems.
  • Prepares all surfaces with joint compound, caulking and sanding.
  • Removes hardware and other items.
  • Places masking tape and drop cloths to protect surfaces.
  • Sets up scaffold and ladders for safe usage.
  • Applies paints, stains and varnishes to various surfaces using brushes, rollers and spray guns.
  • Returns finished area to working order.
  • Uses and maintains equipment for snow removal.
  • Equipment may include truck-mounted snow plow, tractor-mounted snow plow, snow throwers, shovels, brooms, etc.
  • Checks fluid levels.
  • Performs minor equipment repairs when necessary.
  • Performs preventive maintenance and equipment checks, including: fire extinguishers, air filter cleaning and changes, belt
  • changes and lubrication of rotating equipment.
  • Repairs a variety of mechanical, plumbing, electrical equipment and general building components.
  • Installs, maintains and repairs plumbing fixtures, domestic water piping and equipment, and steam piping and distribution
  • equipment including valves and radiators Installs, maintains and repairs sanitary drains, sewers, holding tanks and sewage
  • pumps.
  • Installs, maintains and repairs electrical conduits, raceways, wires and cables and circuit breakers for the supply of electrical
  • power.
  • Runs computer and other non-protected cables.
  • Replaces light bulbs and lamps as required.
  • Repairs a variety of mechanical, plumbing, electrical equipment and general building components.

Work is typically performed in a warehouse/maintenance or office environment; may require performance of work within clinical areas. Requires the ability to lift up to 50 lbs. Frequently required to reach above head, bend, push, pull, stoop and kneel. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.


High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)- (Required)


Minimum of 3 years-Skilled labor (Required)


Working Independently; Teamwork; Communication

About Geisinger

Founded more than 100 years ago by Abigail Geisinger, the system now includes ten hospital campuses, a 550,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. With nearly 24,000 employees and more than 1,700 employed physicians, Geisinger boosts its hometown economies in Pennsylvania by billions of dollars annually. Learn more at or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Geisinger values who you are, where you are from, and where you are going. We seek out people of various backgrounds and cultures with unique abilities, non-traditional career paths and ambitious aspirations. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status. Read more about Our Commitment to Inclusive Recruiting.

Our Vision & Values

Everything we do is about making better health easier for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities.

KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves.

EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence.

LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow.

INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.

SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family.

Our Benefits

We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and prescription coverage.


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