Operating Engineer

September 18, 2023

Job Description

NIGHT SHIFT: Wed – Sat 9am – 9pm, Wednesdays are from 3am – 9am

We are searching for an Facilities Technician — someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, perform operations and maintenance activities including, but not limited to: engineering rounds, preventive maintenance, corrective maintenance, general maintenance and repairs of hospital equipment and buildings including mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and HVAC systems in accordance with departmental, hospital, and regulatory agency codes.

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Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Monitors equipment responds to alarms and emergencies and performs maintenance duties in assigned areas to ensure facility equipment and systems are functioning properly.
    Monitors all operating equipment and systems (boilers, chillers, AHU’s, pumps, air compressors, water heaters, cooling towers, etc.) to ensure they are operating properly and safely at maximum efficiency.
    Performs engineering rounds and checks equipment for proper operating functionality and performs minor repairs and adjustments as needed.
    Performs corrective maintenance duties on buildings, building systems, and equipment as assigned according to standards established by management team.
    Performs preventive maintenance duties on buildings, building systems, and equipment as assigned according to standards established by management team.
    Demonstrates ownership for responsibilities in assigned zone and other designated areas.
    Identifies and appropriately resolves maintenance deficiencies in assigned areas to maintain space quality through improvement of efficiency, outcomes, and customer service.
    Demonstrates accountability for customer service and professional behavior through personal work ethic, teamwork, and effective communication skills.

Skills & Requirements

• Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s unless approved for a medical or religious exemption.
• Required H.S. Diploma or GED
• Required Licenses/Certifications (one of below):
o STATENG1 – Stationary Engineer, 1st Grade by the City of Houston
o STATENG2 – Stationary Engineer, 2nd Grade by the City of Houston
o STATENG3 – Stationary Engineer, 3rd Grade by the City of Houston
o JRNYPLUM – Journeyman’s License Plumbing by the Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners
o JRNYELEC – Journeyman’s License Electricl by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation
o DLA – Dept of Labor Apprenticeship by the Department of Labor
o SMA – Systems Maint Administrator by the Building Owners and Manager Institute International
o SMT – Systems Maintenance Technician by the Building Owners and Manager Institute International
o MASTELEC – Master Electrician by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation
o HVACB WC – HVAC State B with C endorse by the Texas Department of Licensing and regulation
o ACTECHR – Lic – A/C Tech Registered by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation
• Required 3 years’ Experience as a service technician.
• Preferred Experience working in a hospital environmentSince 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.

Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.

To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org .

Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children’s without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.