Providence Health & Services Engineer - Maintenance, General in Medford, Oregon
Providence is calling an General Maintenance Engineer to join its Facilities Services team at Providence Medford Medical Center in Medford, OR. This is a full-time position working 4, 10 hour night shifts. The scheduled work hours are primarily Sunday thru Wednesday from 9pm - 7:30am (shift start time may shift slightly depending on operational need).
Apply today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text message with some additional questions from our Modern Hire system.
We are seeking a Engineer Maintenance General - Facility Services that will operate and maintain stationary and mobile mechanical, electrical, electronic, communications, air-conditioning, HVAC equipment and medical gas systems to provide heating, air-conditioning, steam, lights and power to the hospital. Insures the comfort, safety and security of patients, doctors and staff through a diligent, professional and cost-effective approach to maintenance, engineering and construction.
In this position you will have the following responsibilities:
Operate and record the operational status of various plant equipment
Operate and record the operational status of boilers, chillers, compressors, pumps, controls and other associated plant equipment
Aware when plant equipment is not functioning properly and takes appropriate action to keep plant equipment on line
Operate plant equipment in the natural gas or oil modes, correctly.
Observe operational status of heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems, including associated equipment
Record status when assigned. Has knowledge of, or knows how to find out, what equipment serves which area(s)
Able to recognize when equipment is not operating correctly, and takes the appropriate action to keep staff and patients comfortable, in a safe manner
Calibrate room thermostats.
Maintain and check refrigeration equipment
Respond to refrigeration equipment calls
Recognize when the refrigeration system is not performing correctly
Look for obvious problems, and makes repairs when possible, when unable to repair, advises staff and reports broken equipment to staff or contractor
Maintain dietary equipment
Respond to dietary equipment calls
Recognize when the dietary equipment is not operating correctly
Check for gas leaks, makes adjustments to controls, resets breakers, restarts pilot lights and other minor repairs as needed, in order to keep the kitchen operational, If unable to repair the equipment, advises staff and reports the problem to appropriate engineering staff or contractor
Maintain the electrical equipment
Perform electrical safety inspections, does not allow unsafe items into the facility
Respond to calls relating to electrical problems
Recognize and responds appropriately to electrical situation
Evaluate the situation and advises the staff when unable to make immediate repairs
Report problems to the appropriate engineering staff or contractor
Maintain plumbing equipment
Respond to calls relating to plumbing problems
Assess and make repairs when possible
Notify staff and appropriate engineering or contractor when further repairs are required
Able to quickly locate, and shut off valves to control damage, when required
Maintain and operates fire systems
Properly operate fire system controls as needed
Inspect and assist with required testing of fire suppression and detection systems, can quickly locate isolation valves for the automatic sprinkler system for different systems within the facility
Operate and maintain the emergency generator
Load-tests the generator, as required by NFPA codes
Follow testing procedures for generator and associated equipment
Operate generator equipment correctly during scheduled maintenance or during actual power outages
Maintain medical gas systems
Operate and perform preventative and corrective maintenance on bulk Medical Gas supply and distribution equipment, i.e., bulk O2, Nitrous manifold system, Nitrogen manifold system, Medical Air Compressor system, Medical Vacuum Compressor system, Master, Area, and local Alarms, and terminal locations (rooms)
Change gas bottles as required
Repairs gas outlets as required
Maintain pool and pool equipment
Respond to pool-related complaints
Take daily samples and maintains proper chemical balance within acceptable levels, according to Oregon State Health Department regulations
Maintain beds, gurneys, wheelchairs and other equipment
Inspect and repair equipment and furniture in a timely manner
Maintain television, nurse-call system and other patient or staff equipment
Respond to call for patient equipment
Comply with the general requirements of the department
Maintain minimum levels of qualification
Complete all training as required
Maintain shop equipment and tools, assuring that they are clean, neat and operational
Clean tools and returns them to the proper place upon completion of work
Clean and maintains assigned shop and mechanical areas on a weekly basis
Clean up debris during, and on completion of maintenance on equipment and facilities, areas are left in a clean and orderly condition
Respond to calls with appropriate urgency
Complete assigned work orders in a timely manner
Advise the Engineering Manager when help is needed, and/or is unable to complete a task within an established timeframe
Keep a professional and cooperative attitude
Document activity in CMMS system
Complete preventive maintenance as scheduled and documents activity in TMS System, does not allow a high-priority inspection or maintenance item pass the month due
Miscellaneous duties and Responsibilities including;
Participate in facility disaster planning, drills and safety programs
Train other facility staff members as requested
Share knowledge and techniques with other engineers
Maintain records and reports
Complete all required paperwork; i.e., work orders, supply requisitions, inspection forms, time cards, etc. accurately and in a timely manner
Submit reports, system evaluations or readings, as directed, and within established timeframes
Perform all work in accordance with accepted safe work practices and in compliance with local, State and national electrical codes
Immediately notifies the Facilities Manager of unsafe conditions which requires action on the part of the manager.
Required qualifications for this position includes:
Two (2) years of experience operating and maintaining Facility-related equipment and systems typically found in a large commercial building complex, school districts, casino's, or other campus environment
Background in the following: HVAC/R, Boilers, Chillers, Electrical, Fire Alarm, Fire Suppression, plumbing, Medical Gas and Vacuum Systems, carpentry and painting
Preferred qualifications for this position includes:
Oregon Limited Maintenance Electrical License (LME)
Hospital and/or Physical Plant experience
About Providence in Oregon
As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.
The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,
"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."
Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.
We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit
As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Facilities Management
Req ID: 318248
Providence Health & Services
- Providence Health & Services Jobs