P-Tube Mechanic I

Position: P-Tube Mechanic I

Job ID: 164683

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Facilities Op /P-Tube

Talent Area: Skilled Crafts Worker

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 11p -7:30a

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Hospital Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation. To join our community of 14,000 dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org. At Texas Children’s Hospital, diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the core of our values and mission for the women and children that we serve. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment for all faculty, staff and learners throughout our organization. We believe that each member of our one amazing team provides enrichment that allows us to create a lasting legacy for future employees of this great organization.


We are searching for a P-Tube Mechanic — someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will perform and scheduled preventive maintenance of the facility equipment to primarily include Pneumatic Tube, Beds, and associated systems in accordance with departmental, hospital and regulatory agency codes. You’ll also have specific duties including maintaining facilities and equipment in the hospital or clinic environment.

Think you’ve got what it takes?

Responsibilities :

  • Perform inspections, maintenance and repairs to facilities to provide a safe environment for patients, staff, and visitors
  • Perform repairs to failed equipment according to established standards and within acceptable timeframes
  • Demonstrate troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Identify different types of solder and usage.
  • Identify different types of pneumatic tube and bed specific tools and usage
  • Identify different pneumatic tube and bed specific materials and application
  • Demonstrate work quality consistently meets the customers’ needs
  • Demonstrate work quality consistently meets all applicable code requirements
  • Ensure good rapport and cooperative working relationship with internal and external customers
  • Complete activities in a manner that maximizes effectiveness of the task and minimizes the impact to the customer
  • Meet minimum hospital policy-defined requirements for attendance and tardiness
  • Ensure effective communication as demonstrated by maintaining good rapport and cooperative working relationships with internal and external customers
  • Plan, organizes and coordinate small projects
  • Coordinate work schedule with other departments and shops


  • Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s, unless approved for a medical or religious exemption.
  • S. Diploma or equivalent Required
  • 3 years of experience as an equipment-related and/or a bed ervice-related technician Required
  • Hospital experience Preferred

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