Current Career Opportunities at Oaklawn

Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities with Oaklawn, a nationally recognized healthcare employer by Modern Healthcare magazine. As Marshall’s largest employer, we have a team of over 1,000 dedicated full-time, part-time and casual employees, and our outstanding patient satisfaction scores have landed us in the top 2% of Michigan hospitals and top 5% nationwide. If you’re looking to join a team of exemplary employees, you’re committed to providing exceptional patient care, and you personify our core values, then we encourage you to explore our current openings.

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Maintenance Technician I

Job Definition: To provide an effective and responsive service, by means of carrying out semi-skilled maintenance duties and providing the hospital with a well-maintained, clean, physically safe, accessible and welcoming environment for patients, staff and visitors.


 Essential Functions:

  • Consistently uses an outward mindset and puts forth exemplary effort in accomplishing his/her goals and objectives in a manner that helps others to achieve their goals and objectives.
  • Occasionally required to meet with contractors/occasionally monitor contractors working in the vicinity.
  • Understands basics of electrical/mechanical engineering and basic building principles in order to carry out a range of basic maintenance tasks.
  • Carries out electrical portable appliance testing.
  • Organizes daily work patterns around identified demands and priorities.
  • Uses all relevant and appropriate tools/equipment including those specialized to specific duties/trades.
  • Performs meter readings, monitors deliveries of oil and other consumable commodities in accordance with local procedures.
  • Provides a well-maintained, clean, physically safe, accessible and welcoming environment for patients, staff and visitors.
  • Assists higher skilled maintenance staff.
  • Carries out general and planned maintenance routines on electrical, mechanical and plant equipment:
  • Carries out minor installation work.
  • Maintains workshops and other engineering spaces in a clean and organized condition.
  • Completes log sheets, report sheets and test certificates


Minimum Qualifications: A high school diploma and two years of experience associated with the trade area(s) related to the role; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must possess a valid driver’s license.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:  Must have effective interpersonal skills in all areas of communication with strong oral communication skills. Must be able to work independently and be capable of solving problems using good judgment and work in a self-directed and collaborative environment. Must have the ability to operate a personnel computer and possess basic math skills.


Working Conditions: May occasionally be exposed to infectious diseases and hazardous materials and various degrees of weather


Physical Requirements:   Constantly stand, walk, reach, see/visual acuity, handle/grasp/feel, talk/hear, taste/smell.  Frequently push/pull, bend/twist, stoop/kneel/crouch, lift/carry 1 to 25 lbs.  Occasionally lift/carry 25 to 50+ lbs.


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