Groundskeeper, Full Time, Days - Engineering

Hendricks Regional Health Danville, VA
Job Summary :

Serves the needs of patients, associates, physicians, and the public through the effective and efficient maintenance of hospital grounds, thus establishing the first image of the hospital to the public; completes and documents other building maintenance activities in an effective and efficient manner.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities:

1. Picks up and disposes of all refuse left on grounds area.

2. Mows grass, seeds bare spots, and fertilizes as necessary.

3. Plants and maintains flowers and shrubbery, weeding and spraying with insecticides, and chemicals as necessary.

4. Prunes and trims trees as necessary.

5. Connects sprinkler system and waters lawn, flower beds, and shrubs as necessary.

6. Cleans storm sewers to prevent blockage from occurring.

7. Responsible for snow removal and spreading salt and/or sand on sidewalks, walkways, parking lots, helipad and drives as weather indicates. This applies to entire hospital campus and satellite facilities as directed.

8. Assists maintenance men to perform minor maintenance functions during inclement weather.

9. Maintains groundskeeping equipment to ensure safe and operable condition.

10. Drives tractor to complete mowing on hospital grounds.

11. Operates and maintains equipment in boiler room, equipment rooms, and exhaust fans throughout the hospital.

12. Maintains all logs and tests that are assigned.

13. Checks gauges, valves, pressure regulators, and other equipment to insure that equipment is operating properly and efficiently.

14. Measures, cuts, and installs pipe tubing for water and air lines using ratchet, cutting die, and threading die or soldering equipment.

15. Maintains proper water treatment for hospital.

16. Reports any emergency problems to Maintenance Supervisor.

17. Replaces light bulbs as necessary.

18. Drives hospital vehicles on hospital campus, to satellite facilities, and to Indianapolis and surrounding area to perform job duties, deliver and pick up repair parts.

Education and Experience Required:

1. High School diploma or equivalent.

2. Must be able to follow written and oral instructions and perform arithmetic calculations.

3. No prior experience is mandatory.

4. Will receive on-the-job training.

Work Shift :

1st Shift (United States of America)

Scheduled Weekly Hours :

40