Portage Lakes Career Center


General Mechanic



2nd (Swing Shift)/ Full-Time/ 40 hours

Akron City Campus

Summa Health System is recognized as one of the region’s top employers by a number of third party organizations, including NorthCoast 99. Exceptional candidates gravitate to Summa because of its culture, passion for delivering excellent service to our patients and families commitment to our philosophy of servant leadership, collegial working relationships at every level of the organization and competitive pay and benefits.

Analyzes and responds in a self-directed manner to tenant requests for services to a broad variety of electrical, mechanical, plumbing, carpentry, painting, vinyling and heating/cooling functions. Performs preventative maintenance and completes records for the buildings main mechanical systems; air conditioning, plumbing, electrical systems. Performs safety checks; orders supplies and equipment as needed; performs related functions.

Minimum Qualifications:

Formal Education Required:
-High school diploma or GED.

Experience & Training Required:
-Two (2) years verifiable professional experience in one (1) of the following skilled trade areas: plumbing, electrical, electronics, HVAC, painting, flooring or carpentry.

Other Skills, Competencies and Qualifications:
-Physical ability to be on feet most of the day.
-May require working in a reaching or strained position, pushing, pulling and lifting light to heavy weight objects.
-Basic computer competency. Must be proficient with email, word processing, data entry and completion of internet and intranet forms.
-Ability to work well within a team environment: by accepting and offering honest and constructive feedback; by supporting team goals and encouraging other team members; and by collaborating with patient care team members to consolidate work, solve problems, create new methods and/or reduce costs.
-Ability to understand and carry out the vision of patient care at Summa; to create a patient care environment which is focused on the needs and expectations of the patient, our customer.
-Ability to be self-directed in executing responsibilities within a team structure.
-Exposure to dust, dirt, variable temperatures, and long hours (due to emergencies).
-Exposure to potential hazards from improper use of electrical, electronic, mechanical and power equipment, toxic chemicals and gases, etc.
-Population Specific Competency: ability to effectively interact with populations of patients/customers with an understanding of their needs for self-respect and dignity.

Level of Physical Demands:
-Medium: Exerts 20-50 pounds of force occasionally and/or ten to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force continuously to move objects.

The salary range on this job posting/advertising is base salary exclusive of any bonuses or differentials. Many factors, such as years of relevant experience and geographical location are considered when determining the starting rate of pay. We believe in the importance of pay equity and consider internal equity of our current team members when determining offers. Please keep in mind that the range that is listed is the full base salary range. Hiring at the maximum of the range would not be typical.


Interested applicants can go to: http://www.summahealth.org/careers and search for JOB ID 46513. We need you to complete an application on our site and also finish the quick assessment that immediately follows the application process. Once this is done I can review your information with the manager!

Company Info

Summa Health

1077 Gorge Blvd, Akron, Ohio 44310

Who To Contact
Dominique Hurd 


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