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Plant Engineer MJE

Methodist Health System Council Bluffs, IA

Job Description

  • Purpose of Job
    • Responsible for operating and maintaining daily plant operations within the hospital.
  • Job Requirements
    • Education
      • High School Diploma or General Educational Development (G.E.D.) required.

    • Experience
      • 1 - 2 years previous experience in steam plant operations required.
      • 1 - 2 years previous experience in HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) required.
      • 1 - 2 years experience in troubleshooting equipment in mechanical or electrical fields preferred.
      • 1 year previous experience in hospital plant operations preferred.

    • License/Certifications
      • Asbestos Awareness Training required.
      • Third Grade Engineers license preferred.

    • Skills/Knowledge/Abilities
      • Knowledge of mechanical and utility systems in buildings required.
      • Knowledge of hospital plant operations preferred.
      • Strong verbal communication skills for positive interaction with staff and customers required.
      • Basic computer skills required.
      • Able to read, write, and comprehend various written reports and documents required.
      • Requires the ability to provide transportation to other campus and/or work related locations within a reasonable timeframe.
  • Physical Requirements
    • Weight Demands
      • Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force.

    • Physical Activity
      • Occasionally Performed (1%-33%):
        • Climbing
        • Crawling
        • Kneeling
        • Sitting
      • Frequently Performed (34%-66%):
        • Carrying
        • Lifting
        • Repetitive Motions
        • Sitting
        • Speaking/talking
        • Standing
        • Walking
      • Constantly Performed (67%-100%):
        • Balancing
        • Carrying
        • Crouching
        • Keyboarding/Typing
        • Lifting
        • Pulling/Pushing
        • Reaching
        • Repetitive Motions
        • Speaking/Talking
        • Standing
        • Stooping/Bending
        • Twisting
        • Walking

    • Job Hazards
      • Rare (1%-33%):
        • Biological agents (primary air born & blood borne viruses) (Jobs with Patient contact) (BBF)
      • Occasionally (34%-66%):
        • Chemical agents (Toxic, Corrosive, Flammable, Latex)
        • Physical hazards (noise, temperature, lighting, wet floors, outdoors, sharps) (more than ordinary office environment)
        • Explosives (pressurized gas)
        • Electrical Shock/Static
        • Radiation Alpha, Beta and Gamma (particles such as X-Ray, Cat Scan, Gamma Knife, etc)
        • Radiation Non-Ionizing (Ultraviolet, visible light, infrared and microwaves that causes injuries to tissue or thermal or photochemical means)
      • Frequently (67%-100%):
        • Equipment/Machinery/Tools
  • Essential Job Functions
    • Essential Functions I

      • Operates boilers, chillers, pumps, cooling towers, water treatment systems and testing, medical air and vacuum systems, medical gases, compressors, and refrigeration systems and equipment by following manufacturer and department policies and procedures to ensure a safe, comfortable healthcare environment.

      • Operates and tests the Emergency Generator and Transfer Switch System in accordance with Joint Commission Standards to ensure essential electrical functions during emergencies and outages.

      • Operates Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) systems, building automation systems, refrigeration monitoring systems, patient care systems, and all support equipment systems by following manufacturer's specifications to ensure a comfortable, health environment for Health System facilities.

      • Performs scheduled maintenance and emergency repairs of environmental control equipment and patient care systems by following maintenance schedules and specifications to ensure operational status when needed.

      • Performs and documents scheduled equipment inspection rounds throughout the shift to ensure complete and accurate data for maintenance control.

      • Performs water testing to determine chemical levels in various systems by using standard test methods and treating systems according to test results to ensure water meets established requirements.

      • Maintains appropriate inventory of parts and supplies by using departmental inventory control procedures to ensure timely and cost efficient maintenance and repair activities.

      • Monitors and documents all work tasks to ensure complete and accurate data for maintenance management control.

      • Establishes good working relations with staff members, patient families, supervisors, vendors, and contractors to ensure excellent customer service.

    • Essential Functions II

      • Participates in mandatory in-services and/or CE programs as mandated by policies and procedures/external agencies and as directed by management.

      • Follows and understands the mission, vision, core values, Employee Standards of Compassionate Care/AIDET and company policies/procedures.

      • Other duties as assigned.

Job Details

Date Posted December 8, 2018
Date Closes February 6, 2019
Requisition 10253
Located In Council bluffs, IA
Work At Jennie Edmundson Memorial Hosp
Department Maintenance
Shift Nighttime
Hours 11:00PM - 7:30AM hours per week
SOC Category 00-0000.00