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Facilities Services & Materials Management

Ensuring Each Facility's Aesthetic and Success

From maintaining the aesthetic appearance of our grounds to driving environmental services at our facilities to managing product inventory and distribution, our facilities services and materials management team members are vital to the daily upkeep of our medical centers and business facilities.

Lead Engineer

Location: Los Angeles, CA Job Number: 561759 Date posted: 06/27/2017

Under general supervision, directs the activity of assigned personnel & service contractors in the preventive & corrective maintenance of buildings, grounds as well as related fixed & portable equipment, minor construction & equipment installation.

Essential Functions:

- Upholds KP's Policies and Procedures, Principles of Responsibilities and applicable state, federal and local laws
- Provides functional direction to assigned personnel
- Performs preventive maintenance on a variety of equipment according to established procedures. Inspects, calibrates, adjusts, lubricates and repairs or replaces components
- Services or repairs the more complex equipment schedules and maintains records of maintenance and repairs
- Diagnoses system malfunctions on a variety of mechanical and/or electrical equipment
- Dismantles and repairs or replaces defective parts; reassembles, tests and reinstalls equipment
- Responds to calls for emergency repairs completes repairs and documents services rendered
- Performs and documents scheduled inspections and electrical safety tests necessary to maintain conformance to code requirements
- Performs and documents equipment repairs as well as tests new and repaired equipment before it is put into service
- Trains staff in the operation and repair of equipment
- May order supplies and parts according to established procedures
- May assist Purchasing in evaluating new equipment
- Maintains records in compliance with State/JCAHO requirements
- Establishes and maintains courteous, cooperative relations when interacting with personnel, Health Plan members and the public
- Performs other duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications:

- Minimum five (5) years of experience in building plant operations and maintenance.


- Associate of arts degree in engineering or technical disciplines of plant operations, heating and air conditioning (HVAC), electrical, plumbing, OR two (2) years of experience in a directly related field.

License, Certification, Registration

- N/A



Additional Requirements:

- Ability to demonstrate and utilize knowledge of HVAC, ability to trouble-shoot electrical and maintenance problems and knowledge of applicable Federal, State and local codes.



Preferred Qualifications:
- Three (3) years of relevant work experience in an acute care general medical center.

- City of Los Angeles Steam Engineering License or comparable licensed issued by the legally constituted municipality in which a Kaiser Permanente facility is located.

- Ability to read and understand equipment manuals and blueprints.

- Strong refrigeration and mechanical skills
Primary Location: California,Los Angeles,Los Angeles Medical Center 4867 W. Sunset Blvd. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: 7:00 AM Working Hours End: 3:30 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: IUOE - Local 501 Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Facilities Services Department: Facilities Engineering Travel: No
Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

About Facilities Services & Materials Management Careers

Facilities Services & Materials Management Careers

Handling the administration of all activities concerned with the ordering, storage, and movement of materials — as well as assessing, maintaining, and improving the upkeep and appearance of our facilities — as a member of this team you'll help everything look and run its best inside and outside our 600+ locations. Working in building management, maintenance, sourcing, purchasing, environmental services, and more, you'll play a vital role in ensuring the success of our organization.

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