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Maintenance Engineer I - La Porte - Full Time, Days

2021-11-18
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  • Northwest Health - La Porte Northwest Health - La Porte

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  • Full Time

Job Description

The Maintenance Engineer perform general maintenance job functions. Assist Maintenance Technician II and Trades, in learning, and task completion capacity. Technician I is an entry level position into Engineering Services, but candidates must have a strong mechanical, and technical aptitude, along with a willingness to learn and advance. Basic maintenance skills are required. May be required to perform grounds keeping duties including outside trash pickup, snow removal, lawn mowing, and general property maintenance. Must maintain and use, all appropriate safety equipment, such as safety glasses, gloves, face shield, and coveralls. Other duties as assigned.

The Maintenance Engineer perform general maintenance job functions. Assist Maintenance Technician II and Trades, in learning, and task completion capacity. Technician I is an entry level position into Engineering Services, but candidates must have a strong mechanical, and technical aptitude, along with a willingness to learn and advance. Basic maintenance skills are required. May be required to perform grounds keeping duties including outside trash pickup, snow removal, lawn mowing, and general property maintenance. Must maintain and use, all appropriate safety equipment, such as safety glasses, gloves, face shield, and coveralls. Other duties as assigned.

Education:

  • High School Diploma required. 

Licensure: 

  • Requires a valid Driver’s License

Experience / Knowledge: 

  • Numerical ability is needed to make calculations for installation and repair of equipment.
  • Must be able to measure, cut, drill shape, and paint material.
  • Knowledge of tool names and proper usage.
  • Must be able to organize, prioritize, and schedule Technician I duties.
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in hospital or healthcare environment preferred in a relevant non-clinical role preferred. 
  • Trade School, or Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing credentialing (any level) preferred.
  • Demonstrates extensive knowledge of mechanical aptitude, mechanical concepts, and building construction basics preferred.
  • Has a successful record of adding value to organizations through the proactive analysis and resolution of potential barriers that may negatively affect the organization.
  • Demonstrates a record of significantly improving patient experience.
  • Possesses superior communication skills, demonstrate the ability to work in a team environment, and be able to effectively direct front and back-end work processes and personnel toward a common goal.

General Responsibilities: 

  • Ability to understand and learn basic Fire Alarm system operations.
  • Ability to understand and learn basic Plumbing system operations.
  • Ability to understand and learn basic Heating, Ventilation, and Air conditioning system operations.
  • Ability to understand and learn basic Electrical system operations.
  • Ability to understand and learn basic physical plant equipment functions, operations, and record keeping.
  • Ability to understand and learn basic regulatory compliance requirements as related to facilities operations.
  • Commitment to Purpose and Community Cares Standards of Behavior - Demonstrates a commitment to the organization's mission, vision and values supporting organizational decisions and behaviors. Contributes to the development and implementation of systems and processes ensuring strategic goal attainment. Actively participates, models and supports work aligned with the five pillars (Quality, Service, People, Finance, and Growth). Actively participates, models, and supports positive behaviors and transparent communications.
  • Developing Expertise - Takes action to continue to develop and acquire new expertise that is of increasing value to the organization
  • Relationships, Conversation and Collaboration - Works as part of a team with others, and shows respect and values diversity toward others.
  • Service Orientation - Demonstrates efforts to discovering, meeting and advocating for the customer's needs. Actively participates to improve the patient experience.
  • Excellence Orientation - Takes actions to continually improve quality and safety in daily work. Actively participates in improving work processes to meet and exceed customer requirements. Identifies opportunities for improvement based on process observation, outcome measures, and feedback from patients and other customers. Reports errors in a timely and appropriate manner. Takes initiative and is accountable for areas of responsibility meeting regulatory requirements including but not limited to maintaining annual TB testing, completing annual mandatories, and maintaining current registration/certification/licensures as appropriate to position requirements.
  • Problem Solving - The ability to understand a situation by breaking it apart into smaller pieces or tracing the implications in a step-by-step way.
  • Initiative - The identification of a problem, obstacle, or opportunity and proactively taking action to address current or future problems/opportunities.
  • Impact and Influence - The ability to persuade, convince, influence, or impress others (individuals or groups) in order to get them to go along with or to support one's opinion or position. The key is to understand others, since Impact and Influence is based on the desire to have a specific impact or effect on others.
  • Organizational Awareness - The ability to understand and learn the influence relationships in one's own organization or in other organizations (e.g., key stakeholders, suppliers, etc.). This includes the ability to identify who the real decision makers are; the individuals who can influence them; and to predict how new events or situations will affect individuals and groups within the organization.

 

 

 

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