Saint Peter's Healthcare System
  • New Brunswick, NJ, USA
  • Per-diem

The Maintenance Shift Mechanic ensures proper and effective operation of Hospital and CARES building utilities and equipment during evening and night shifts.

Evening and weekend availability needed.

This includes:

  • Performing corrective and preventive maintenance in accordance with the work order system.
  • Responding to emergency calls (fire, elevators, nurse call, etc.) within 5 minutes of receipt.
  • Performing emergency repairs to equipment in a timely manner.
  • Exhibiting and maintaining expertise with mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, (low-pressure boiler) plumbing, HVAC (chillers) and electrical systems on a continuing basis.
  • Displaying appropriate knowledge of the mechanical, electrical and plumbing trades. Exhibiting familiarity with all tools and testing equipment needed to perform job tasks effectively and performing work assignments in a safe manner.


  • High school Diploma or equivalent required. Ability to read and comprehend detailed instructions.
  • A general understanding of mechanical, plumbing, electrical equipment and operations normally acquired through similar on-the-job training and 3-5 years related experience.
  • Must have a Black Seal in Low-Pressure Boiler Operations and be familiar with the operation of chillers (screw machine type).
  • Must be familiar with and exercise precautions for working near live electrical equipment and hazards associated with operating mechanical equipment; i.e. boilers and chillers.
  • Available for all 3 shifts, but primarily 2nd and 3rd shift, including (screw machine type).

Grade 117

Saint Peter's Healthcare System
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