PLANT OPERATIONS ENGINEER

Shift: Day
Schedule: Full - Time Regular

Under general supervision, performs a variety of routine to skilled general preventive maintenance duties in the repair, alteration and modification of buildings, equipment and facilities.

 

JOB COMPENTENCIES

 

•             Personal Effectiveness - Meets established timelines; follows through to ensure completion of assigned objectives, seeks feedback to improve performance, and demonstrates a positive, “can do” attitude

•             Innovation and change - Looks for opportunities to improve processes and services, makes an effort to learn and develop new skills, and is resourceful and enthusiastic in responding to new challenges

•             Fostering Teamwork - Is open and honest in dealing with others, demonstrates commitment to team objectives, and sees challenges facing department and helps the team to address them

•             Quality Services - Delivers high quality services to internal and external customers, accepts responsibility and takes action to address quality issues, and helps operations & services respond to the needs of caregivers

•             Integrity - Adheres to a standard of ethical conduct that promotes trust and open communication, earns trust by living up to commitments, and can be counted on to keep confidences

 

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

 

•             Inspects equipment and facilities for proper operation and working condition; maintains routine records and determines type and extent of malfunction of equipment and, as necessary, adjusts, disassembles and repairs or replaces parts or components, reassembles and tests for proper operation.   Reports more serious problems to Lead Engineer for instructions or maintenance scheduling.

•             May attend gas fired steam boilers, hot water boilers and heaters, may make necessary adjustments to assure proper steam pressure, combustion, water flow, water level and proper operation of safety devices and auxiliary equipment.   Test boiler water and add chemicals as necessary.

•             May service and make repairs to heating, air conditioning and refrigeration equipment including fans, motors, radiators, thermostats, dampers and regulating controls; replaces filters and fluids as necessary; and maintain routine records of repairs, etc.

•             Performs a variety of general semi skilled to skilled maintenance, alteration and repairs to machinery, equipment or facilities as assigned or in accordance to basic skills and abilities, and standard procedures, diagrams or manufacturer’s instructions, i.e.:

o             Routine electrical maintenance, replacement or alteration of circuit wiring, switches, control equipment and mechanisms, motors, trans-formers, relays, generators, appliances, fixtures, alarms, communication equipment, etc.

o             General mechanical maintenance of hospital and clinic equipment, kitchen equipment, office machines and equipment, etc.   Normally excludes specialized and highly technical x ray and surgical equipment requiring specialized training, experience and equipment.

o             General plumbing maintenance    maintain, repair and make alterations to steam, gas, water, air and sanitary plumbing pipes and fixtures.   Bend, cut, ream and thread pipe, wipe joints, test joints and pipe systems for leaks.   Repair and replace valves, repair leaks and clear drain stoppages.

o             General welding    welding, cutting, joining metals not    requiring critical test tolerance or certification.     

•             Performs a variety of routine maintenance duties such as repair and assembling extension cords, replacing fuses, fluorescent ballasts and tubes, clean and lubricate motors and other machinery.   Clean sink and grease traps, replace and re pack valves, assemble equipment, repair drape pull mechanisms and related items.

•             Performs a variety of routine manual duties as required, such as moving supplies, furniture, equipment, removing trash, scrap material, and replacing light bulbs, etc.

•             Establishes and maintains courteous, cooperative relations when interacting with other personnel, Hospital members and the public.

•             Performs other related duties as required.

Skills/Attributes

•             Excellent telephone and customer relations skills

•             Ability to maintain confidentiality regarding sensitive information

•             Demonstrated excellent customer service skills

 

Education/Experience:

•             High school/GED required

•             Prior hospital experience preferred

•             Minimum 5 years in Plant Operations Environment

 

Licenses, Registrations, or Certifications:

•             N/A

 

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.