Henry Ford Health System Maintenance Technician - Rotating Locations - Full Time - Day Shift in Detroit, Michigan

MINIMUM Hourly Rate: $18.14

*This rate is the minimum pay for the position. Actual compensation will be based on education, years of experience, and other factors at the time of offer.


Under general supervision is responsible for the safe and economical maintenance of all heating, cooling, ventilation, medical gases and utilities systems of the hospital. Assists the licensed engineers in the operation and maintenance of all power plant equipment and in hospital construction projects. Performs other duties as required.


  • Performs regular maintenance on all HVAC mechanical equipment such as motors, fans, pumps, medical gas systems, air compressors, etc.

  • Repairs and replaces control valves, fan shafts, bearings, belts, hydraulic systems, etc.

  • Utilizes hand and heavy-duty power tools; pyrometers, aerometers, oxyacetylene torches, grinders, etc., to perform minor and major repairs.

  • Performs preventative maintenance on all mechanical and utilities systems equipment. Lubricates compressors, motors, and other moving parts and inspects for cracks, unusual wear or noise.

  • Cleans heating/cooling coils, motors and water towers.

  • Maintains swimming and therapy pool filtration and heating systems. Monitors temperatures and pressures and changes ventilation filters and medical gas tanks.

  • Determines mechanical system problems when no apparent causes are apparent.

  • Responds to emergency calls such as floods and fires. Takes appropriate action to isolate water or evacuate smoke.

  • Assists construction crews in areas of new construction or renovation. Installs new equipment, such as piping, heating/cooling units, controls, etc.

  • Installs new and replacement heavy duty mechanical equipment requiring rigging and fabricating hoists and frames.

  • Assists supervisor in the layout and costing of new and renovated steam and water systems.

  • Performs other duties as directed such as cleaning and painting equipment rooms, motors, fans, etc.


  • High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent.


  • Frequent exposure to fluctuating temperatures from 0 to 120 f.

  • Comes in contact with dirt, grease, and other unpleasant factors.

  • Exposed to a variety of potentially hazardous oxy-acetylene torches and steam lines.


    Henry Ford Health System, one of the largest and most comprehensive integrated U.S. health

    care systems, is a national leader in clinical care, research and education. The system includes

    the 1,200-member Henry Ford Medical Group, five hospitals, Health Alliance Plan (a health

    insurance and wellness company), Henry Ford Physician Network, a 150-site ambulatory

    network and many other health-related entities throughout southeast Michigan, providing a

    full continuum of care. In 2015, Henry Ford provided $299 million in uncompensated care.

    The health system also is a major economic driver in Michigan and employs more than 24,600

    employees. Henry Ford is a 2011Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient. The

    health system is led by President and CEO Wright Lassiter III. To learn more, visitHenryFord.com.


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    employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program

    (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness

    and access to day care services at Bright Horizons Midtown Detroit, and a whole host of other

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    Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

    Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health System is committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height, weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.