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Job Details

Buildings & Grounds Maintenance Skilled Worker

Requisition #: 188835
Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital/Johns Hopkins Health System, Baltimore, MD 21201
Category: Support Services (Services/Trades)
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: Yes
Date Posted: July 3, 2019

Johns Hopkins employs more than 20,000 people annually across our health system. When joining Johns Hopkins, you become part of a diverse organization dedicated to its patients, their families, and the community we serve, as well as our employees.

Position Summary:

As directed by, and/or in assistance of, higher level mechanics/supervisor, performs unskilled maintenance of equipment and the physical plant of the Hospital complex.


Fundamental/introductory knowledge of buildings and grounds maintenance techniques, procedures and materials.

Knowledge of safety rules, procedures and practices, including the proper use of safety equipment as defined by OSHA and industry standards.


High school diploma or equivalent.

Work Experience:

Greater than 1 year of general maintenance experience including experience with power and manual equipment for lawn cutting and snow/ice removal.


Day, Full Time (40 hours)

7:00 am-3:30 pm


Work Location:

JHH, 600 N. Wolfe Street


Applies buildings/grounds maintenance and safety knowledge indicated herein.

Safely uses tools and equipment indicated herein.

Ability to solve problems and manage information indicated herein.

Requires proficient written and verbal English communication skills, at least on an high school graduate level, to interact with departmental/JHM staff.

Identifies and avoids hazards as indicated by warning labels, signage, lights and other warning devices.

Performs work within reasonable lengths of time as measured against trade, industry or engineered standards

Required Licensure, Certification:


Working Conditions:

Works in shop and mechanical area environments with exposure to dust, heat, cold, noise and fumes.

Work may be performed outdoors with exposure to extreme temperatures and other weather conditions.
Gets into/works within confined spaces and in awkward positions.

Works at heights of up to 30 feet above surface using ladders, lifts and equipment.

Work requires ability to stand, walk or sit for extended periods of time.

Work requires ability to load/unload and transport/position tools, equipment and materials & push/pull loaded hand trucks weighing up to 75 pounds.

(this flexible “weight” condition does not prescribe “lifting” as a mechanism for moving equipment; therefore, it permits the supervisor/employee to determine the methodology and reasonable accommodations for “moving” such weight; otherwise, you must make clear that there is no other mechanism - & no reasonable accommodations - for “moving” the weight)

Possible exposure to communicable diseases, hazardous materials, and pharmacological agents has little likelihood of harm when established health precautions are followed.

Work requires the use of protective safety devices including, but not limited to, safety glasses, gloves, hearing protection, infection prevention apparel/apparatus, back belt.

Work requires attention to detail.

Work requires visual acuity.

Work requires manual dexterity.

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Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age national origin, disability, protected veteran status and or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.


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