Facilities Mechanic I

Job Title: Facilities Mechanic I

About City of Hope

City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 4,000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy.

Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation’s 20 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.

Position Summary:

Under the direction of a Facilities Mechanic Lead, performs a wide variety of routine repair, maintenance, fabrication and installation on structures, buildings, machinery, equipment, furnishings and systems as assigned by Engineering supervision and management. Provides services normally performed by these Engineering Trades: Carpentry, Electrical, Paint, Preventive Maintenance, Maintenance Routine/Rounds (MR.R.), preferred. Provides assistance to other Engineering shops as necessary to complete work projects on schedule. Installs and repairs equipment according to applicable building and safety codes. Operates power and machine tools and a variety of precision measuring instruments.

Minimum Education and Skills Required for Consideration:

  • 1 + year’s crafts experience
  • Current CA driver's license and a good driving record
  • Basic proficiency required in 2 of the following trades: carpentry, painting, and maintenance rounds
  • May include HVAC or electrical. Plumbing - strongly preferred.

Preferred Education and Skills:
  • Associates degree
  • College or trade school diploma/degree


City of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.


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