MD Anderson Cancer Center Jobs

Job Information

MD Anderson Cancer Center Sr Maintenance Technician - Pumps, Steam, Compressors, Water Softeners/Heat Exchangers in Houston, Texas

Ideal candidate will have mechanical experience with utility systems equipment, such as, pumps, valves, steam systems, vacuum pumps, compressors, water softeners and heat exchangers.


The mission of The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation, and the world through outstanding programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention, and through education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees and the public.


Repair and maintain building and utility equipment, respond to customer calls, provide support to emergencies, subject matter expert, provides leadership and critical thinking.

Maintain, Repair, Troubleshoot - Subject Matter Expert

Lead or under limited supervision performs repairs,

troubleshooting, routes and preventative maintenance

on various equipment, buildings, and utility systems

using one or more craft trade skills. Maintains records

of materials, jobs, and other pertinent information.

Responds to and triages critical equipment alarms and

makes repairs as necessary. Repair and maintain

utility systems equipment, such as, pumps, valves,

steam systems, vacuum pumps, compressors, water

softeners and heat exchangers. Notify management

of all recognized equipment repairs. Clean and

maintain equipment and work areas. Engage in

collaborative efforts by team members from all

craft shops to resolve problems and repair/upgrade

deficiencies in the utility systems. Communicate

with team members to identify needs for

improvement. Water quality analysis and/or

recording of data on: MD Anderson main City of

Houston water surge tanks Chlorine testing at EHS

designated locations. Hardness sampling of water

softeners. RO/DI sampling of all soft-water systems.

Domestic hot water systems. A/C chilled water and

heating hot water closed-loop systems. All completed

work meets professional standards of cleanliness,

maintenance and safety in accordance with work

instructions Coordinates regulatory inspections by

external agencies. Coordinates work. May order

materials and maintain inventory. Participates in the

development of the "Owners Design Guidelines"

project design phases and review processes.

Inspects contracted work to ensure repairs and

installations are compliant. Functions as a point

of contact for vendors. Prepares and submits reports.

Participates in process improvement initiatives.

May precept staff. Investigates outages.

Interprets and works from instructions, blueprints,

sketches and diagrams in the installation of utility


Respond to customer calls Respond to customer calls and provide customer

services. Communicate on an ongoing basis with

customers and clients to determine current

status of deliverables and to learn about customer needs.

Report and Document Provide complete information to accurately document

corrective action, labor hours, and materials used

on work orders. Timely communication to supervisor

of any other issues encountered during the

performance of work.

Emergency responses Emergency responses for facilities including code red alarms

Other duties as assigned

High school diploma or equivalent. Five years experience in one or more crafts (i.e. - plumbing, electrical, carpentry, painting, HVAC, instrumentation). It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 145951

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • FLSA: non-exempt, eligible for overtime, and is subject to the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

  • Work Week: Days

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Remote Work: Onsite

  • Pivotal Position: No

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 44,800

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 56,000

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 67,200

  • Science Jobs: No