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Plant Engineer

Company: Methodist Health System
Location: Omaha
Posted on: September 24, 2022

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
            • City of Omaha Third Grade Engineers License required at assigned facilities.
            • 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.
              • 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 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 Behavior and company policies/procedures.
                    • Other duties as assigned.

Keywords: Methodist Health System, Omaha , Plant Engineer, Professions , Omaha, Nebraska

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