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Lead Facilities (Monday-Friday 7:30am-4:00pm)

At Lancaster General Health, our culture is what sets us apart and creates a lasting impression of our health system in the community and in the hearts of our patients and their families. A role with us is more than just a job, we ask that you Live Your Legacy at LGH by finding your passion in your everyday role, committing to those you serve, and reaching for your personal best.

We are recognized as 1 of only 9 hospitals in the entire country with awards in Medicare.Gov, LEAPFROG and Healthgrades Americas 50 Best Hospitals. We have attained five year Magnet ® recognition status for the fifth time with the American Nurses’ Credentialing Center (ANCC) and we are the 2018 recipient of the Foster G. McGaw Prize in recognition of the commitment to community service.

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH offers a comprehensive benefits package:

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program so that our employees can stay actively engaged and committed to living their legacy every day. Together, we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

Join us and be part of a team that empowers you to do more than your job and encourages you to:

Live Your Passion. Live Your Best. Live Your Commitment. Live Your Legacy.


Monday through Friday 7:30 am to 4:00 pm. On-call Nov 1 to March 31 for snow. Overtime as needed/scheduled. Respond as needed for emergency situations. Leading a crew where teamwork is priority, and is fostered in the operation of the department.

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY: To provide scheduling and work direction to specialty trades and maintenance mechanics for service calls, preventive maintenance assignments, corrective assignments, and other activities necessary for the management of the day to day departmental maintenance and operations activities. Personally performs like functions requiring direct application of trade skills and knowledge.  Performs all types of maintenance and repair work and related tasks necessary to maintain, operate and/or construct buildings, grounds, property, utilities and equipment.  Leads other technicians through work distribution, job scheduling, coordination with other crafts and through monitoring/evaluation of performance. This position provides team leadership to skilled HVAC, Electrical, Plumbing, Carpenter, Painting technicians, and maintenance mechanic technicians. Communicates with peers, staff, contractors, tenants and all customers on job or project issues and details.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Qualified individuals must have the ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following duties:

  • Coordinates, schedules, and directs activities related to work performed by skilled and maintenance technicians and notifies department on progress.
  • Monitors job performance of subordinates, administers the PMP and provides technical support and encouragement for trade development and advancement skills.
  • Actively communicates, both verbally and in writing, with subordinates, peers, staff and customers to expedite workflow, facilitate scheduling, resolves problems and to enhance productivity.
  • Orders required repair and installation materials for maintenance and project purposes. Monitors and manages departmental budget within predetermined parameters.
  • Records and maintains applicable documentation for DOH and TJC and other regulatory agencies.
  • Maintains and prepares schedules and makes daily work assignments to accommodate all requirements. 
  • Troubleshoots and repairs medical air and medical vacuum systems, HVAC systems, Electrical systems, Boiler systems and other associated mechanical systems.
  • Performs preventive maintenance duties such as lubricating equipment and repairing component parts or the adjustment and regulating of equipment such as replacing gaskets, repairing machines, etc.
  • Repairs and makes adjustments on beds, litters, stretchers, etc.
  • Repairs various call signal systems, telephone, intercom, paging systems, etc. as received through daily work orders.

SECONDARY FUNCTIONS: The following duties are considered secondary to the primary duties listed above:

  • Performs general metal working and cutting tasks.
  • Repairs and installs piping, conduit and duct work.
  • Fabricates or repairs metal and items as may be required to maintain patient area equipment.
  • Services and repairs pumps, motors and valves.
  • Participates in the on-call responsibilities for this position as required.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



  • Graduate of Trade school and/or apprenticeship
  • Five (5) years of mechanical vocational training or equivalent on the job training
  • Five (5) years of electrical vocational training or equivalent on the job training
  • Two (2) years tradesman supervision/leadership or equivalent on the job training


  • Five (5) years of vocational training/trade school with electrical, mechanical, building training and hospital construction/maintenance


ATTENTION/CONCENTRATION – The following level of ability is essential for the jobholder to focus on certain aspects of current experience and reject others:

  • The position requires the ability to attend to a specific stimulus without being distracted by extraneous environmental stimuli.  The individual must be able to attend to environmental detail with the ability to separate essential from non-essential or irrelevant stimuli.  The attention skills required are generally considered to be automatic - - passive, but focused with an intact capacity for select perception.

NEW LEARNING AND MEMORY – The following level of ability is essential for the jobholder to learn and retain material:

  • Job demands are only moderately routine and predictable.  Minor changes may occur which require the individual to be able to understand and carry out detailed but uninvolved instructions.

PROBLEM SOLVING, REASONING AND CREATIVE THINKING – The following level of ability that is essential for the jobholder to think (in order to solve a problem) by combining two or more elements from past experience or imaginative thought:

  • The requirement for autonomous problem solving or creativity of thought in the position is minimal.  Problems encountered tend to involve a few concrete variables in or from standardized situations.  Typically involves adhering to a chart or set procedure.

TEMPERAMENTS:  The following are essential requirements of the position in relation to job-worker situations.  These items describe how a worker must adapt, adjust, conform or act:

Creativity, feelings or ideas: Ability to adapt to situations involving the interpretation of feelings, ideas, or facts in terms of personal viewpoint; to use creativity, self-expression, or imagination.

Repetitive work: Ability to continuously perform the same type of work for extended periods of time, according to set procedures, sequence or pace.

Working within tolerances, set limits or standards: Ability to adapt to situations requiring the precise attainment of set limits, tolerances, or standards; to be precise, thorough, exacting, or meticulous in regard to material worked; or in activities such as numerical determinations, record preparation, or inspecting.

Performing under stressful conditions: Ability to perform under stress when confronted with emergency, critical, unusual, or dangerous situations, or in situations in which working speed and sustained attention are critical aspects of the job. Is subject to danger or risk, or to tension as a regular, consistent part of the job.

Variety and change: Ability to perform a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another of a different nature without loss of efficiency or composure involving significant differences in technologies, techniques, procedures, environmental factors, physical demands, or work situations.

Communication:  Ability to exchange information with others clearly and concisely; to present ideas, facts and technical information.

Interpersonal relations: Ability to maintain relationships that facilitate task accomplishment; to cooperate and resolve conflicts; to recognize needs and be sensitive of others.


Equipment/Tools: telephone, snow removal equipment, truck and plow, tractor, band saw, welder, wet vac, table saw, arm saw, hammer drill, computer, heat detector, clock generator, measuring devices, calculator, amp probe, V.O. meter, circuit trace, digital tach, open circuit trace, microwave test, phase rotation, heat detector, amp record, volt record, sound meter, tension tester, tach meter, meg meter, hand drill, drill press, band saw, auger

Software: phone system, fire system, energy management, HVAC


Rarely 0-10%; Occasionally 11-35%; Frequently 36-70%; Continuously 71-100%

Body Position/Movement:

  • Sit: Occasionally
  • Stand: Frequently
  • Walk: Frequently
  • Bend: Occasionally
  • Push: Occasionally
  • Pull: Occasionally
  • Kneel/Squat: Occasionally
  • Reach: Occasionally
  • Twist: Occasionally
  • Balance: Occasionally
  • Climb: Occasionally

Lifting: Degree of physical exertion is:

Heavy, exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Sensory Abilities specifically required:

  • Vision
  • Hearing


WORKING CONDITIONS: Position involves exposure to the following harmful elements:

  • Bio hazardous Waste
  • Blood borne Pathogens
  • Chemicals
  • Extreme Noise Levels
  • Extreme Temperatures
  • Exposed Electrical Lines
  • High Pressure Steam/Gas
  • Moving/Rotating Machinery
  • Radioactive Agents

Disclaimer: This job description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job.  It is intended to be a reflection of those principal job elements essential for recruitment and selection, for making fair job evaluations, and for establishing performance standards.  The percentages of time spent performing job duties are estimates, and should not be considered absolute.  The incumbent shall perform all other functions and/or be cross-trained as shall be determined at the sole discretion of management, who has the right to amend, modify, or terminate this job in part or in whole.  Incumbent must be able to perform all job functions safely.

Benefits of Joining Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health:

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH combines a Nationally Ranked Hospital with great schools, safe neighborhoods, affordable housing, local community events and festivals as well as a wealth of cultural and recreational activities. The scenic Susquehanna River Valley provides opportunities for fishing, skiing, kayaking, hiking and mountain biking in addition to easy access to NJ shoreline or Delaware beaches. Urban life is easily accessible, with New York, Baltimore, Philadelphia and Washington D.C. a train ride away. Local universities, Fulton Theatre, the downtown shopping and dining district and local sports teams make Lancaster a great place to Live, Work and Play.


PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.


Search Firm Representatives please read carefully: PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this employment opportunity. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH via-email, the Internet or directly to hiring managers at Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for that position will be deemed the sole property of PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH as a result of the referral or through other means.

CAMPUS Full Time Posted on 08/02/2021