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First Class Engineer

Company: MedStar Health
Location: Olney
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

  • Job Summary
  • Under general supervision, performsstationary engineer work in the hospital power plant, involving a variety ofroutine and fairly complex problems. Toensure all equipment and systems are properly operating for a maximum safetyand comfortable environment.

  • Minimum Qualifications
  • Education/Training

High School Diploma or GED, required. Equivalent work experience in lieu of education may be considered.


  • Experience

2-3 years of experience as First Class Engineer, required

  • Previous experience in a hospital setting, preferred

  • License/Certification/Registration

Maryland First Class Stationary Engineer License, required


  • Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Ability to communicate with all levels of internal and external customers

  • Knowledge of building equipment and systems techniques and codes.

  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements including all State, Federal and JCAHO regulation

  • Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Technical/Mechanical: Operates, maintains and performs preventative maintenance on technical equipment.

  • Operates boilers, water chillers, pumps, air compressors and generators to provide steam, electrical power, heat and chilled water throughout hospital.

  • Performs preventive maintenance and repairs on water /steam distribution systems other boiler associated systems.

  • Interprets technical information related to equipment operation and maintenance.

  • Maintains constant watch over dials, meters and gauges to assure proper operation and to detect malfunctioning equipment.

  • Records data in appropriate logs and operates boiler room EMS systems.

  • Runs test on boiler and cooling tower water and adjusts treatment dosage as needed.

  • Maintains proper operation of pneumatic tube system.

  • Makes quality improvement or cost containment recommendations and sees through approval and implementation stages.

  • Customer Service: Consistently displays professionalism in dealings with customers, staff, and physicians.
  • Promptly answers customer and staff requests.

  • Approaches, greets and offers assistance and direction to patients, family members, physicians and others who may need help in finding their way.

  • Takes initiative to solve problems and recommends improvements of hospital procedures and intra or interdepartmental processes.

  • Development: Participates with supervisors in identifying learning needs.
  • When learning needs are identified, participates in training and development activities.

  • Attends hospital sponsored training programs as required by the department.

  • Completes all mandatory requirements within allotted timeframe for completion.

  • Organizational knowledge: Works effectively within and between departments
  • Participates in departmental projects.

  • Participates in interdepartmental activities when asked.

  • Demonstrates a constructive approach during all interactions with staff, supervisors, and managers both inside and outside the unit.

About MedStar Health

MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.

Keywords: MedStar Health, Olney , First Class Engineer, Other , Olney, Maryland

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