SECURITY GUARD/MAINTENANCE MECHANIC,Scranton (Fri/Sat 11:00-pm-7:30am)

Allied Services

  • Clarks Summit, PA
  • Permanent
  • Part-time
  • 3 months ago
Under the supervision of the Assistant Vice President of Facilities Services, Assistant Directors, or Facilities Services Supervisors, the Security Guard/Maintenance Mechanic is responsible for protecting the life and property of all persons on Allied Services premises and securing buildings and grounds to prevent fire, theft, and vandalism. Performs a variety of maintenance duties, including maintaining, repairing, operating, and renovating plant and facilities.

Must be able to work on own, without supervision, for assigned shift work and perform the required security and maintenance tasks that occur on afternoon, evening or weekend shifts. The Security Guard/Maintenance Mechanic will be responsible to call supervisors and/or additional staff as required to meet the task or emergencies as they occur.

Security duties include ability to investigate and complete Incident Reports for security related incidents that occur on shifts. Observe and address suspicious persons in buildings or on campus. Perform foot and/or vehicle patrols as needed and ordered. Respond to Fire Alarms in buildings and properly reset Fire Panel after event or when told all clear by the Fire Department or supervisor. Perform scheduled Fire Drills in buildings and fill out critique forms.

Assigned duties are implemented in a manner appropriate to the age-specific needs of the patients served. Basic knowledge of building trades, carpentry, painting, electrical, plumbing, and mechanical repairs.


High school graduate or equivalent required.

One (1) year of trade school or experience as listed below.


Minimum of two (2) years work experience as a Maintenance Mechanic in a similar sized health care institution in engineering discipline.

Minimum of one (1) year of experience in Security.

Assists in making decision on all normal and minor repairs and reports major problems to the Supervisor.

Properly responds to Fire Alarms and Fire Panel troubles or alarms. Performs Fire Drills and completes critique forms on shifts

Performs a variety of other semi-skilled and skilled work in various crafts such as carpentry, plumbing, welding, painting, electrical work, sheet metal work, masonry, machinist work, etc.

Cleans, lubricates, services, repairs, installs and diagnoses malfunction of HVAC equipment, laundry and dietary equipment, sprinkler and standpipe systems, ice makers and refrigeration equipment, electrical system and other plant and specialty equipment.

Maintains logs, performs rounds, completes P.M. work orders, tests, and inspections. Reports all safety and fire hazards observed on routine patrols and inspections.

Responds to emergency problems in the facility and makes emergency repairs as needed.

Maintain the systems, equipment and facilities, is a clean safe operating condition in accordance with local, state, and federal regulations and department policy.

Patrols buildings and grounds to prevent fires, theft, and vandalism, ensures only authorized personnel are admitted onto premises. Inspects doors, windows, and locks to determine level of security. Investigates incidents of unusual circumstances reported by staff, visitors, physicians, or patients. Responds to emergency calls for assistance to control disorderly conduct or combative patients.

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