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Providence Health & Services Maintenance Technician I in Valdez, Alaska


Providence is calling a Maintenance Technician I (Building Maintenance, Days, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Valdez Medical Center in Valdez, Alaska. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Manage and participate in the preventative maintenance and repair of hospital facilities, hospital environmental systems and hospital grounds.

  • Inspect, maintain and repair physical structures, heating, plumbing, electrical, medical equipment, security systems and maintain applicable documentation.

  • Demonstrate competence and knowledge in the utilization of standard test equipment.

  • Logically investigate and analyze symptoms to accurately identify problems.

  • Effectively interpret manuals, schematics and operating procedures.

  • Perform routine maintenance on medical gas systems, removal and hook-up of gas bottles, and inventory control of medical gas supplies.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Completion of High School or the equivalent

  • Current Alaska driver’s license with clean driving record and proof of current vehicle insurance

  • Fire Extinguisher / Sprinkler Inspection Certification completed within 1 year

  • 1 year general maintenance experience

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Hospital maintenance experience

  • Boiler and limited electrical licensing

About the Providence Valdez Medical Center

Providence Valdez Medical Center is a 21 bed Critical Access Hospital and we employ about 100 people (87 FTE’s). Of those 21 beds, 10 are licensed Long Term Care beds and 11 are Acute/Swing Beds. We have four physicians on our active medical staff who practice out of the Valdez Medical Clinic. Our average daily census is three-four inpatients and 20-30 outpatients. Our facility contains an emergency room, labor room, post-partum, nursery, cardiac room, orthopedic, and med/surg rooms. We also have an operating room for emergency surgeries and elective procedures, C-sections, hernias and appendectomies. All our beds are licensed for “swing bed” status of which 1-3 are usually occupied.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Maintenance

Location: Alaska-Valdez

Req ID: 263083