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Plant Engineer - Full Time - Varied Hours

Company: Methodist Health System
Location: Omaha
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Why work for Nebraska Methodist Health System?At Nebraska Methodist Health System, we focus on providing exceptional care to the communities we serve and people we employ. We call it The Meaning of Care - a culture that has and will continue to set us apart. It's helping families grow by making each delivery special, conveying a difficult diagnosis with a compassionate touch, going above and beyond for a patient's needs, or giving a high five when a patient beats a disease or conquers a personal health challenge. We offer competitive pay, excellent benefits and a great work environment where all employees are valued! Most importantly, our employees are part of a team that makes a real difference in the communities we live and work in.Job Summary:Work Schedule: Varied HoursResponsible for operating and maintaining daily plant operations within the hospital.Responsibilities: Essential Functions 1. 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.2. 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.3. 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.4. 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.5. Performs and documents scheduled equipment inspection rounds throughout the shift to ensure complete and accurate data for maintenance control.6. 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.7. Maintains appropriate inventory of parts and supplies by using departmental inventory control procedures to ensure timely and cost efficient maintenance and repair activities.8. Monitors and documents all work tasks to ensure complete and accurate data for maintenance 8. management control.9. Establishes good working relations with staff members, patient families, supervisors, vendors, and contractors to ensure excellent customer service.Schedule:Varied HoursJob Description: 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 within 30 days of hire at assigned facilities.
      • 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. Physical Requirements Weight Demands
          • Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force.Physical ActivityOccasionally Performed (1%-33%):
            • Climbing
            • Crawling
            • Kneeling
            • SittingFrequently Performed (34%-66%):
              • Carrying
              • Lifting
              • Repetitive Motions
              • Sitting
              • Speaking/talking
              • Standing
              • WalkingConstantly Performed (67%-100%):
                • Balancing
                • Carrying
                • Crouching
                • Keyboarding/Typing
                • Lifting
                • Pulling/Pushing
                • Reaching
                • Repetitive Motions
                • Speaking/Talking
                • Standing
                • Stooping/Bending
                • Twisting
                • WalkingJob HazardsRare (1%-33%):
                  • Biological agents (primary airborne & 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 About Methodist: Nebraska Methodist Health System is made up of four hospitals in Nebraska and southwest Iowa, more than 30 clinic locations, a nursing and allied health college, and a medical supply distributorship and central laundry facility. From the day Methodist Hospital was chartered in 1891, service to our communities has been a top priority. Financial assistance, health education, outreach to our diverse communities and populations, and other community benefit activities have always been central to our mission.Nebraska Methodist Health System is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by Federal, state or local law.

Keywords: Methodist Health System, Omaha , Plant Engineer - Full Time - Varied Hours, Professions , Omaha, Nebraska

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