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Henry Ford Health System Optical Equipment Mechanic, Westland in Westland, Michigan


Perform general maintenance and repair work to ensure that optical machines run smoothly, systems operate efficiently and the physical condition of machines and system do not deteriorate.


  • Repair and maintain machines, mechanical equipment, and buildings. Work on plumbing and electrical.

  • Maintain and repair specialized equipment and machinery found in HFO labs and offices. Perform general maintenance and repair work to include routine preventative maintenance.

  • Schedules preventative maintenance, inspect and diagnose problems, determine the best way to correct problems; consults blueprints, repair manuals, and parts catalogs.

  • Obtain supplies and repair parts from distributors or storerooms.

  • Replace or fix worn or broken parts using common hand and power tools such as screwdrivers, saws, drills, wrenches and hammers, as well as specialized equipment and electronic testing devices.

  • Make adjustments to correct malfunctioning equipment and machines.

  • Maintains extensive records to keep track of servicing and repairs done on optometric medical equipment.

  • Maintains inventory of all lab assets and works closely with Accounting Coordinator to ensure accuracy.


  • Requires high school diploma or GED.

  • Diploma for training from a trade school is preferred.

  • Current certifications for electrical, mechanical and vendor specific skills (Santinelli, SatisLOH and Ultra Optics) preferred.

  • Must have own tools and reliable transportation.


  • Work in an office environment with minimal exposure to noise, dust, or extreme temperatures.

  • Flexible work hours required during periods of financial close.


    Under the leadership of President and CEO Wright L. Lassiter, III, Henry Ford Health System is a

    $6 billion integrated health system comprised of six hospitals, a health plan, and 250+ sites

    including medical centers, walk-in and urgent care clinics, pharmacy, eye care facilities and

    other healthcare retail. Established in 1915 by auto industry pioneer Henry Ford, the health system

    now has 32,000 employees and remains home to the 1,900-member Henry Ford Medical Group, one

    of the nation’s oldest physician groups. An additional 2,200 physicians are also affiliated with the

    health system through the Henry Ford Physician Network. Henry Ford is also one of the region’s

    major academic medical centers, receiving between $90-$100 million in annual research funding and

    remaining Michigan’s fourth largest NIH-funded institution. Also an active participant in medical

    education and training, the health system has trained nearly 40% of physicians currently practicing

    in the state and also provides education and training for other health professionals including nurses,

    pharmacists, radiology and respiratory technicians. visitHenryFord.com.


    Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or

    making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice. Henry

    Ford Health System has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice

    Rewards. My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves. There are

    dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance

    and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life. As an

    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 a whole host of other benefits and services. Employee's classified as contingent status are not eligible for benefits.

    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.