Catholic Health Initiatives Maintenance Engineer - Plant Operations - FT 1.0 (Nights) in WEST DES MOINES, Iowa

Maintenance Engineer - Plant Operations - FT 1.0 (Nights)

Description

GENERAL SUMMARY :

Operates

and insures correct, effective operation of stationary engines, steam boilers

and accessories, central chilled water plant, building management systems and

mechanical equipment to provide services to the hospital.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS :

  • Operates, adjusts, and regulates steam boilers, compressors,generators, pumps, chillers, cooling towers and building management systems.

  • Observes steam-flow meters, carbon dioxide meters, pressure and draftgauges and adjust valves to attain reading within specified requirements.

  • Periodically records readings in the logbook.

  • Removes and tests water to determine hardness. Conducts other chemicalchecks on water and adjusts chemicals as needed.

  • Is responsible for oiling and greasing moving mechanisms, maintainingproper water condition in boilers and cleaning boilers.

  • Observes state and local regulations such as periodically shutting downboilers and inspecting interiors for scale deposits.

  • Detects warning signals and machinery malfunctions by sound.

  • Has responsibility for the functioning of the emergency generators andtheir periodic testing.

Qualifications

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE. SKILLSAND ABILITIES REQUIRED :

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED), required.

  • Specialized or technical training.

  • Two years experience in a power plant setting.

  • Licensed within the city of Des Moines as a First Class StationaryEngineer upon employment or within the first 6 months.

  • Considerable knowledge of the processed and techniques of boileroperation and generating equipment.

  • Standard medicaland nursing equipment, special equipment or office equipment found in the assignedarea.

Job Maintenance/Facilities

Primary Location IOWA-WEST DES MOINES-MERCY WEST LAKES

Daily Schedule 6:00pm - 6:00am

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Every Other

Req ID: 2018-R0179688

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.