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Maintenance Engineer

Company: Memorial Health
Location: Decatur
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

OverviewPerforms general maintenance and regularly scheduled preventive maintenance duties.QualificationsEducation and/or Other RequirementsCompletion of post-secondary technical training; vocational training; commercial/industrial mechanical, plumbing, or electrical training - OR - a minimum of three (3) years experience in general maintenance, mechanical, plumbing, electrical or related trade. Valid Driver's License.QualificationsTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.Must be able to read and comprehend labels, warnings, and maintenance and operating instructions. Must be able to perform duties typically acquired through completion of post-secondary technical training. Knowledge of mechanical, electrical, plumbing and related trades is required. On the job training will be provided for each specific skill area. Must be able to communicate effectively with all levels of the hospital organization and external agencies. Power Plant experience in a medium to large steam-producing plant is beneficial.Environmental FactorsTypical hospital environment with exposure to dust, noise, dangerous equipment and chemicals, high places, bad weather, harmful substances and dangerous situations and conditions, electricity and steam. Work may be performed in areas that may be less than desirable.Physical DemandsThe physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.Must have visual and aural faculties sufficient to perform assigned tasks. Must be able to climb stairways to access remote equipment rooms and penthouses. Must be able to crawl on occasion. Must be able to climb ladders and work from scaffolding and high ledges and piping frequently. Constant standing, walking, pushing, stooping and bending in performing tasks. Must be capable of lifting equipment weighing 50 pounds or more.Mental DemandsMust be able to work independently as needed. Must be able to function in emergency situations. Should possess the ability to recognize and correct problems and to know when to request assistance or to refer to supervisor.Ability to adhere to strict confidentiality requirements.ResponsibilitiesPerforms regularly scheduled preventive maintenance measures as set forth by the Engineering Department Preventive Maintenance Program.Assists with service functions, including basic corrective maintenance.Performs routine surveillance of assigned area(s).Maintains records of inspections and work performed.Performs housekeeping duties related to job clean-up.Evidences basic working skills in the areas of hand tools, portable electric hand tools, drills, circular saws, etc., test equipment (VOM, outlet tester, tension tester, Amprobe, and Pasar).Performs special assignments, as assigned.Maintains a working knowledge of all major engineering operations within the hospital, and in particular, in the assigned area.Inspects and maintains assigned areas, including shop.Improves knowledge and skills relative to basic skills, plant equipment types, applications and preventive maintenance measures.Attends service seminars as directed.Knows and observes hospital policies and departmental policies and procedures; complies with safety procedures established by the hospital and department.Completes reports and follows instructions.Maintains knowledge of chemicals typical to commercial/industrial systems.Accepts direction and training from Maintenance Engineer II's.As appropriate, develops skills in one or more of the following shop areas: air conditioning, refrigeration, mechanical, electrical, electronic, plumbing and carpentry.Builds knowledge of related codes and standards and knowledge of safe work practices as it relates to OSHA.Participates in a cooperative team environment.Performs other duties as assigned.

Keywords: Memorial Health, Decatur , Maintenance Engineer, Professions , Decatur, Illinois

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