Nationwide Children's Hospital

  • General Trades Technician II- RI Scientific Affairs

    Posted Date 3 months ago(11/7/2018 2:28 PM)
    Requisition ID
  • Overview

    Full Time/Benefits Eligible

    Monday - Friday 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM 


    The General Trades Technician II is responsible for the building exterior and interior integrity. This includes the building shell of the main complex and all “owned” off-sites and all wall, ceiling and flooring systems and hardware and fixtures relating to those systems. The General Trades Technician II also assists departments throughout the Hospital system via the work request system, performing General Trade related or other work that cannot be completed by the department. Must be able to work independently from written or oral instructions without supervision or assistance. Prepares estimates pertaining to material and labor costs and orders material for such estimates and shop stock as needed. May be required to work after normal working hours, weekends, holidays, work outside during inclement weather conditions, day or night.


    Why Nationwide Children's:

    The moment you walk through our doors, you can feel it. When you meet one of our patient families, you believe it. And when you talk with anyone who works here, you want to be part of it, too. Welcome to Nationwide Children’s Hospital, where Passion Meets Purpose.

    Here, Everyone Matters. We’re 12,000 strong. And it takes every single one of us to improve the lives of the kids we care for, and the kids from around the world we’ll never even meet. Kids who are living healthier, fuller lives because of the knowledge we share. We know it takes a Collaborative Culture to deliver on our promise to provide the very best, innovative care and to foster new discoveries, made possible by the most groundbreaking research. Anywhere.

    Ask anyone with a Nationwide Children’s badge what they do for a living. They’ll tell you it’s More Than a Job. It’s a calling. It’s a chance to use and grow your talent to make an impact that truly matters. Because here, we exist simply to help children everywhere.

    Nationwide Children’s Hospital. A Place to Be Proud.

    1. Performs General Trades tasks related to the building shell and all systems integrated in that shell. Including but not limited to: floors, floor coverings, ceilings, walls, doors, windows and related hardware. This may involve repair or replacement as dictated by hospital needs or code requirements.

    2. Performs monthly and quarterly inspections on systems as assigned.

    3. Fabricate/install shelving, casework as needed.

    4. Fabricate/install specialized furniture or equipment to specific drawings on request.

    5. Install/remove artwork, bulletin boards, certificates, computer mounting hardware, etc. as requested by oral or written instruction.

    6. Maintain systems as required by NFPA 101 Life Safety Code, NFPA 80, Joint Commission Surveys, ODH and other regulatory agencies. May involve repairs to smoke and fire barriers and other associated Life Safety systems.

    7. Work with other Engineering trades, hospital personnel and outside contractors/vendors as needed.

    8. Perform minor electrical work when necessary to include: trouble shoot/repair low voltage door controls, access systems and change light bulbs.

    9. Performs general repair work in connection with the maintenance of hospital equipment.

    10. Performs preventative maintenance of shop equipment as needed. Keep shop and work areas clutter free to maintain safe work environment.

    11. Assist other hospital departments through the work request system keeping an accurate daily log of hours used and work performed. Enter all information in the work order system and close out completed work orders as required.

    12. Inventory and order material as needed.

    13. Other miscellaneous duties as assigned



    High School graduate
    Two (2) years commercial experience

    Valid driver’s license required


    CERTIFICATES / LICENSES Desired but not required: Certification from a trade program Miscellaneous installation/repair certifications from vendors



    Standing Constantly

    Listening, Viewing, Talking Frequently

    Walking Frequently

    Climbing Frequently

    Lifting (up to 150 lbs.) Frequently

    Bending, Stooping Frequently Pushing, Pulling, Reaching Frequently

    Works indoors and outdoors, can be exposed to dust, dirt, grease, unpleasant weather, hot and confined work areas.

    The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the individual so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.


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