Shared Hospital Services
  • Portsmouth, VA, USA
  • 20-23 $20.00-$23.00
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Life Insurance, STD, Supplemental Insurances, 401K & matching, and PTO benefits

Are you mechanically inclined with experience working with industrial machines. Shared Hospital Services is looking for a Maintenance Technician in Portsmouth, Va. This position is Monday through Friday, some weekends and is paid a competitive wage depending on experience. It also offers medical/dental insurance, company paid life insurance/short term disability, company matched 401k retirement plan, and earned paid time benefits.


Shared Hospital Services was founded with the mission to achieve and maintain, through a system of laundry/linen management, an unequaled level of measurable quality and productivity in the services and delivery of laundry/linen services. Our commitment to providing service that is second-to-none requires that we hire and retain employees with a proven record of success. That is why we offer the best possible work conditions, nice compensation packages, and numerous incentives to our employees.


The Maintenance Technician is responsible for installing, repairing and maintaining large industrial textile processing equipment, as well as facility maintenance. Tasks include startup and shut down procedures, electrical troubleshooting, boiling work, welding and cutting, hydraulics, pneumatics, mechanical, or other systems. Reports to Chief Engineer.

Essential Functions:

  1. Install, repair and maintain large industrial processing equipment. Provide preventative and corrective maintenance of this equipment and for the facility in general.
  2. Repair and maintain hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanical, PC, air, power.
  3. Perform plumbing, 3 phase electrical equipment, carpentry, boiler repair, welding, and general facility repairs.
  4. Answer and resolve daily maintenance requests in a timely fashion, so that minimal down time is experienced and operational processes are continually improved.
  5. Work with all plant personnel in a cooperative and professional manner.
  6. Strictly adhere to all safety rules, policies and procedures required by Shared Hospital Services.
  7. Remain current on equipment and repair procedures. Properly use power and hand tools.
  8. Keep accurate and timely records of maintenance performed.
  9. Follow written and verbal instructions and perform other tasks as directed by supervision.


  1. Have and maintain a valid drivers license.
  2. Minimum of two years maintenance engineering experience with specific knowledge of machinery, electricity, strong in electronic trouble shooting, plumbing, hydraulics, pneumatics, welder and boiler applications.
  3. Proficiency in the proper use of power and hand tools.
  4. Strong electrical troubleshooting ability of 3 phase systems.
  5. PLC programming and troubleshooting experience.
  6. Excellent attendance record.
  7. Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English, ability to comprehend and follow direction, perform basic math, good time management skills and be a team player.
  8. Strong in the use of machinery schematics and drawings.


  1. High School graduation or similar experience.
  2. Qualified to hold a drivers license.

Typical Physical Activity:

  1. Physical Demands/Requirements during the shift - Standing, walking, bending, stooping, reaching, twisting, kneeling, reaching overhead, pushing, pulling, grasping, lifting and carrying up to 100 lbs, driving, sitting, writing, speaking and hearing.

Typical Environmental Conditions:

  1. Inside and outside areas of a typical industrial laundry facility, which includes working with and around large machinery, variations in temperature, sound, orders, humidity, lint and dust, in general offices or on outside grounds.

Travel Requirements:

  1. Occasional, such as to procure parts.
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