Duke University
June 13, 2023
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Duke University and Duke University Health System require all students, faculty and staff to receive the COVID-19 and influenza vaccines. After you have officially accepted a position at Duke, you may request a religious or medical accommodation.


Work Arrangement:

Requisition Number: 231611

Regular or Temporary: Regular


Durham, NC, US, 27710

Personnel Area: MEDICAL CENTER

Date: May 1, 2023

This position is 3rd shift


Perform maintenance and repair work on a variety of Medical Center plumbing, electrical, heating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems and equipment; assume independent responsibility for response to maintenance, repair and emergency trouble calls for assigned Medical Center facilities during other than normal working hours (second and third shifts) and on weekends and holidays.

WORK PERFORMED: Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned and a more comprehensive task list may be provided.

Respond to Medical Center emergency maintenance calls after normal shop hours and on weekends and holidays; log all calls received and document action taken; perform repair work as needed; if permanent repair is not immediately feasible, perform necessary temporary repairs sufficient to secure the systems and facility; notify appropriate engineer, supervisor, or security personnel if further action is required.

Conduct periodic inspections of designated facilities and equipment; make repairs and perform preventive maintenance on electrical, mechanical, HVAC, refrigeration, and communication systems and equipment; make repairs to general building facilities as needed.

Respond immediately to fire alarm systems; disengage electrical, water, or gas systems to protect building occupants and property; assist Public Safety in removing patients, personnel, or equipment as needed.

Assist with major repairs to electrical, mechanical, HVAC, and refrigeration equipment as required.

Advise management of general condition of facilities and equipment and any unusual problems or concerns that may arise; make recommendations for improvements and upgrades to facilities for budget planning.

Maintain appropriate documentation and maintenance/repair records to ensure compliance with applicable regulations and codes.

Perform other assigned duties incidental to the work described herein.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Three to four years minimum experience required either in a specific trade or in general building maintenance and repair.


Valid N.C. Driver's license and a driving history acceptable under the guidelines of the Safe Driving Policy.


Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively communicate in one-on-one or small group situations with customers, clients, and other employees of the organization. Ability to communicate effectively and respond appropriately in emergency situations. Must respect the privacy of patients and maintain the confidentiality of any patient information related to their treatment. Ability to complete daily records, logs, and time sheets.


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 walk. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms above and below shoulder level, and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is frequently required to climb ladders and routinely climb stairs. The employee must regularly lift, push, and/or pull up to 20 pounds, frequently lift, push, and/or pull up to 35 pounds, and occasionally lift, push, and/or pull 50 pounds or more.


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 may occasionally be exposed to high, precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock. Because of these potential exposures, the employee is required to attend all related safety training sessions and follow/comply with all appropriate safety guidelines. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Minimum Qualifications Education

Work requires an educational background normally equivalent to a high school education with course work in skilled crafts or trades.


Work requires broad based knowledge of plumbing, carpentry, air OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE conditioning, refrigeration, and electrical equipment normally acquired through 3 years of building maintenance and repair experience.

Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Nearest Major Market: Durham Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh

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