General Mechanic I

General Mechanic I

Job Summary

  • Performs a variety of building, electrical, mechanical and grounds maintenance tasks that contribute to the continuous operation of the facility.
  • Also functions as the primary advisor on mechanical systems and components.

Scope of Authority / Leadership Responsibility / Reporting Relationships / Identification of Work Team


Patient Ages Served

Pediatric (2 – 12 years of age)
Adolescent (12 – 18 years of age)
Adult (19 – 65 years of age)
Older Adult (over 65 years of age)

Minimum Qualifications or Equivalents (education, experience, licensure, certification, and/or specific skills) *time frame for proficiency where appropriate


  1. High School or equivalent


Ten (10) years maintenance related experience


Valid Tennessee diver’s license


Electro-mechanical system operations, pump and valve repair, insulation, electrical meter operation, air conditioning, components repair, sheet metal fabrication, electrical test equipment, soldering and good communication abilities.

Physical/Mental Requirements

Must be able to bend, stoop, lift a minimum of 25 lbs., climb steps and ladders and walk for extended periods of time. Must be able to perform under stress, especially emergency situations. Ability to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions given by supervision. Ability to problems solve with a few concrete variables in standard situations. Specific vision abilities required by this job include vision, color vision, and depth perception.

Environmental and Working Conditions

Will work with or in the proximity of hazardous materials, mechanical systems, pumps, low pressure steam and high voltage electrical equipment as normally found in a hospital Engineering Department environment. The SHRP provides a safe environment in which employees occasionally are exposed to wet and or humid conditions, high places, fumes, vibrations, outside weather conditions, risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to occasionally loud.

Job Responsibility and Performance Standards

Contributes to the achievement of the mission and values of Siskin Hospital for Physical Rehabilitation, specifically:

  • Acknowledging the dignity and worth of all individuals;
  • Achieving service excellence through the principles of quality care, courtesy, reliability, respect, and concern; and
  • Establishing an environment that is responsive to patients, guests, and employees’ needs.


Siskin Hospital is a Smoke Free Facility!

In order to further our mission of helping others achieve and maintain healthy lives, effective March 1, 2017, Siskin Hospital for Physical Rehabilitation will no longer hire individuals who use tobacco or nicotine products in any form. Siskin Hospital recognizes the major importance of employees’ health and the responsibility of maintaining a healthy and safe environment for all employees, volunteers, patients and visitors. Therefore, all individuals who are offered a position with Siskin Hospital are screened for illegal drug, alcohol, and/or tobacco/nicotine as part of the post-offer health screening. Individuals whose post-offer health screening results are verified positive for illegal drugs, alcohol and/or tobacco/nicotine use, and/or whose reference and/or background checks are verified unsatisfactory, will be disqualified from employment, their job offer will be withdrawn, and they may be disqualified from applying for employment for one (1) year from the date of the post-offer health screening.

The Cultural Competency and Diversity Plan of Siskin Hospital is designed to help create and maintain an environment that promotes inclusion. Overall, creating the best experience for our patients and our employees. Caring People, Changing Lives.


If  you are interested in joining our family, please email your resume to Human Resources at