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Sanford Health Lead Maintenance Mechanic - Maintenance- FT Days in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota

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Facility: Detroit Lakes Clinic
Location: Detroit Lakes, MN
Address: 1245 Washington Ave Suite A, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501, USA
Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00

Department Details

The Lead Maintenance position reports to the Director of the Clinic and has 2 part-time Maintenance Mechanics to assist in day to day responsibilities. Works closely with Inventory Agent to provide supplies to both campuses. Flexible start and end times during the year. The maintenance team oversees the main clinic along with dialysis & eye center located across the street. Responsibilities include the grounds, all mechanical systems, facility and equipment repairs, along with any work orders produced by staff. The Lead will also coordinate with outside vendors, suppliers, and contractors as needed. Responsible for compliance with Joint Commission standards for the ambulatory surgical center. Individual must be able to work and communicate well with staff and patients along with being flexible!

Job Summary

Responsible for light maintenance repair and cleaning tasks completed in a safe, professional manner. Must take extra precautions when working in patient/resident care areas and specifically, keep tools out of reach of children.

Must possess basic mechanical knowledge, and show competence in the use of hand tools, meters, measuring devices and gauges.

Ability to work from blueprints, schematics and technical manuals helpful.

Performs and oversees work quality inspections on a routine basis to ensure all work orders are being completed following acceptable engineering practices.

Functions with safety, morale, and efficiency of the department and team in mind. Must possess the skills necessary to perform evaluations of all types of building and equipment repairs.

Acts as a resource to staff and assists management with the department personnel, such as interviewing, hiring, disciplinary actions, and performance evaluations as well as operations of the department.

Must be able to direct and supervise other maintenance mechanics. Assists management in areas such as office procedures, work order delegation, files, engineering library, electronic drawings, machinery history, preventive maintenance, parts procurement and inventory, writing of operating procedures, and streamlining of systems.

Good written and oral communications skills are essential. Must be able to explain conditions and situations accurately while troubleshooting.

Ability to work all shifts and hours as scheduled. Complies with all corporate and facility policies and dress code.

Works independently with minimal supervision. Must have knowledge of federal, state, and local codes, specifications, and ordinances.

Depending on facility size, additional duties may include but are not limited to: perform installation and maintenance of mechanical and stationary systems, including boiler operations, to ensure a safe and efficient environment; maintain campus grounds and perform other outside maintenance duties; perform general duties such as electrical, plumbing, carpentry, painting, HVAC, and bed repair and maintenance.

May require on-call duties as needed or as directed by the department.


High school diploma or equivalent preferred. Trade school or vocational school preferred.

Five years of experience in building systems preferred.

When applicable, may need a valid driver's license. If valid driver's license is required, must maintain a good driving record.


Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Job Function: Facilities and General Services
Req Number: R-63800
Featured: No