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Equipment Service Technician

Employer
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital (St. Jude)
Location
Memphis, Tennessee
Salary
Commensurate with experience
Closing date
11 Oct 2024

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Discipline
Health Science
Job Type
Health Professional
Employment - Hours
Full time
Duration
Permanent
Qualification
Undergraduate
Sector
Hospital

St. Jude is looking for an experienced and multifaceted analytical team member to fill the position of cGMP Process Technician. This role supports operations of the cGMP Facility to make sure our equipment is working properly and efficiently and that our environments are clean and compliant, so we can provide the best research facilities for our employees and care for our patients.

This position requires occasional overtime and weekend work. Call ins will be expected on occasion.

Main tasks for this role include:
- Assists the Senior Process Technician to determine maintenance requirements for autoclaves and process equipment. 
- Uses tools, computers and other analysis equipment to install, modify, troubleshoot, repair, adjust, calibrate, test, operate and maintain sterilizers, autoclaves, and other cGMP process equipment.
- Performs corrective and preventive maintenance, as scheduled by the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) 

Detailed list of duties are below.

 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Assists the Senior Process Technician to determine maintenance requirements for autoclaves and process equipment. 
  • Uses tools, computers and other analysis equipment to install, modify, troubleshoot, repair, adjust, calibrate, test, operate and maintain sterilizers, autoclaves, and other cGMP process equipment.
  • Performs corrective and preventive maintenance, as scheduled by the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) 
  • Assists the Senior Process Technician to periodically review preventive maintenance requirements to ensure applicability and accuracy 
  • Assists the Senior Process Technician to formulate corrective maintenance trends. 
  • Works with Service technicians for specialty equipment as needed. 
  • Interprets, clarifies and evaluates work requests and task requirements. 
  • Draws sketches to ensure clear understanding of work requests. 
  • Evaluates work requests to ensure compliance with departmental, hospital, local, state and national regulatory and safety codes. 
  • Works with the Senior Process Technician to accurately determine job and project-specific requirements. 
  • Uses technical manuals, operation and Maintenance manuals, blueprints and sketches to determine specific material required and ensures compliance with departmental, hospital, local, state and national regulatory and safety codes. 
  • Determines and orders appropriate material and parts to complete assigned tasks and projects. 
  • Maintains a working knowledge of, and supports maintenance on, facility support systems within assigned areas of responsibility in the cGMP 
  • Supports other FOM personnel to complete assigned tasks and construction/renovation projects; Assists in troubleshooting facility support systems and equipment having PLCs and other complex control systems. 
  • Provides task direction for assigned project helpers. 
  • Complies with work related safety precautions and personal protective equipment requirements. 
  • Complies with office procedures, such as work order routing and completion of work order documentation. 
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or directed to meet the goals and objectives of the cGMP and institution. 
  • Maintains regular and predictable attendance. 
     

Minimum Education and/or Training:

  • High school diploma/GED required

 

Minimum Experience:

  • Five (5) years as a mechanic working on steam, condensate, water and pneumatic systems in a hospital, research facility, or similar environment, with •Two (2) years operating, troubleshooting and maintaining medical, research or cGMP autoclaves, process equipment and/or equipment of similar technical sophistication is required

 

Licensure, Registration and/or Certification Required by SJCRH Only:

  • Memphis and Shelby County Office of Construction Code Enforcement Steam Engineer First or Third Class License preferred

 

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:

List any Physical Demand required of the job (such as the ability to lift 50 pounds)

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
  • The employee frequently is required to talk or hear and taste or smell
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus
  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to hot, wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, and outside weather conditions
  • The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; toxic or caustic chemicals; risk of electrical shock; and vibration
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud
  • The employee may, at times, be required to wear personal protective clothing
  • An essential function of the job is to be able to comply with all applicable federal, state and local safety and health regulations that would apply to this job
  • The employee must move about the work space to access work surface and shelves, cabinets, drawers, and equipment that are at, below or above the work surface.
  • Nothing in this job description limits management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time as business needs dictate. This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not proscribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job.

 

 

Compensation

In recognition of certain U.S. state and municipal pay transparency laws, St. Jude is including a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. This is an estimate offered in good faith and a specific salary offer takes into account factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to skill sets, experience and training, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. It is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the salary range and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current salary range is $28.00 - $47.50 per hour for the role of Equipment Service Technician.

 

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has a diverse, global patient population and workforce, built on the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion. Our founder Danny Thomas envisioned a hospital that would treat children of the world—regardless of race, religion or a family’s ability to pay. Learn more about our history and commitment.

 

Today, we continue the mission to advance cures and means of prevention for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. As we accelerate this progress globally, we believe our legacy of diversity, equity and inclusion is foundational to success. With the commitment of leaders at all levels of the organization, we strive to ensure the St. Jude culture, leadership approaches and talent processes are equitable and culturally responsive. View our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Report to learn about the hospital’s roots in diversity, equity and inclusion, where we are today and our aspirations for an even better future.

 

St. Jude is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

No Search Firms

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital does not accept unsolicited assistance from search firms for employment opportunities. Please do not call or email. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee or other representative at St. Jude via email, the internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place and approved by HR will result in no fee being paid in the event the candidate is hired by St. Jude.

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