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UnityPoint Health Licensed Maintenance I in Waterloo, Iowa

Licensed Maintenance I – Electrician or HVAC

UnityPoint Health - Allen

Shift: Full-time; Weekend/holiday rotation

Benefits Eligible

Sign-On Bonus: $1,500 paid over 6 months

The Licensed Maintenance I position is responsible for performing scheduled preventive maintenance on equipment throughout the hospital. Responsible for complex mechanical, inspections, monitoring activities, servicing, making repairs, and overhaul of equipment and facilities. Plan, organize, and complete complex projects. Serves as a subject matter expert, with little to no supervision, in areas such as electrical, plumbing and/or heating/ventilation/air conditioning (HVAC) as described by the Iowa Department of Public Health Bureau. Works closely with Department Management to assist with daily planning of lower-level projects.

Why UnityPoint Health? 

  • Commitment to our Team – We’ve been named a Top 150 Place to Work in Healthcare 2022 by Becker’s Healthcare for our commitment to our team members. 

  • Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you matter. Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve. 

  • Benefits – Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you’re in. 

  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment – We’re committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation. 

  • Development – We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience. 

  • Community Involvement – Be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve. 

Visit us at to hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work. 

  • Repair pipes, fittings, and plumbing fixtures to maintain the heating, water, gas and drainage systems throughout the hospital as assigned.

  • Responds to fire alarms with all-purpose fire extinguishers; responds to disaster alerts and drills; maintains internal security and continuation of utilities during these emergencies.

  • Assist other trade personnel as needed in handling materials on major repair or installation projects.

  • Consults with supervisor concerning assignments and keeps supervisor informed of activities, needs, and problems.

  • Assembles moves, installs, and repairs equipment, furniture, and fixtures used throughout the hospital; responds to problems that arise.

  • Ensures adequate levels of supplies, materials, equipment; orders/requisitions tools and materials as needed for assigned work; advises supervisor when reordering necessary.

  • Operates and maintains boilers. Observes various meters and gauges and takes appropriate action for safe operation. Follows preventative maintenance schedule.

  • Keeps log on each boiler and chillers. Reports major repairs, needs and unsafe conditions to manager.

  • Plans, organizes, and completes complex projects in the areas of electrical, plumbing, heating and air conditioning, carpentry, etc. and acts as of the subject matter expert for other staff in these areas.

  • Performs periodic inspection of mechanical rooms throughout the hospital to insure proper operation of heat, air conditioning and ventilation and medical support equipment (e.g., vacuum pumps, air compressors). Monitors equipment gauges and meter; inspect equipment and machinery to ascertain leakage, faulty operation, irregularities, malfunctions, and leaking water and steam pipes; makes and records repairs or adjustments.

  • Services and operates hospital-owned vehicles and maintenance equipment; makes all repairs with capability for which equipment is available.

  • Daily record keeping input into work order system to monitor work orders and completion of daily assignments.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school graduate or equivalent.

  • One to two years related training and experience in electrical or HVAC

  • Licensed to practice in the State of Iowa in electrical or HVAC

  • Valid Iowa driver’s license for at least three years with an acceptable or clear rating according to the Motor Vehicle Record chart. (see below).

  • Must have a minimum of two years driving experience with no record of DUI, DWI, or similar alcohol or drug related offenses over the past five years.

  • No record of reckless driving, careless driving, speeding over 15 miles above the speed limit, fleeing or eluding a police officer, chemical test refusal, leaving the scene of an accident, driving after revocation or suspension, or passing a stopped school bus in the last five years.

  • Able to operate manual and automatic transmission vehicles.

  • Basic computer Knowledge using word processing, spreadsheet, email, and web browser.

  • Use of basic hand tools and power equipment.

Requisition ID: 2022-123884

Street: 1825 Logan Ave

Name: 2520 UnityPoint Health Allen Hospital

Posting Minimum: USD $20.48/Hr.

Name: Plant Operations

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 1.0

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

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