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Plant Engineer II

Primary Location Moreno Valley, California Job Number 1018677 Date posted 08/23/2022
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Performs various maintenance task and repairs most equipment and machinery utilized in the Medical Center.  Operates machines vital to performing of maintenance and repair.  Operates, maintains, modifies, and repairs a variety of air conditioning and refrigeration equipment.

Essential Functions:

- Upholds KP's Policies and Procedures, Principles of Responsibilities, and applicable state, federal, and local laws.
- Performs various maintenance tasks such as replacing filters, lubricating bearings, repairing cabinets.
- Performs electrical repairs such as bed lamps, non-complex electrical devices, changing balsas, repairing electrical line cords, fixing light switches, isolating electrical problems and replacing fuses.
- Conducts electrical safety test on equipment, electrical plugs, and outlets.
- Unclogs pipes and plumbing fixtures and related equipment as necessary.
- Performs routine repairs on such equipment as stethoscopes, otoscopes, ophthalmoscopes, vacuum units, cart washers, autoclaves, oxygen outlets, air outlets, suction pumps, hospital beds, sinks, toilets and other associated hospital plant equipment.
- Completes work assignments to include routine installations of plant equipment, hanging of signs and pictures, adjusting and maintaining time clocks.
- Determines type and extent of equipment malfunction, adjusting, disassembling, repairing or replacing of parts and components.
- Reassembles and tests equipment for safe and proper operations by reading blueprints, diagrams, and repair manuals.
- Performs preventative maintenance to include cleaning, oiling, painting, calibration and other related services to extend the life cycle of equipment, or to maintain a clean, safe, hygienic environmental work area.
- Through on-the-job training assists skilled maintenance persons in trade tasks in which employee is not certified.
- Repairs and maintains air conditioning and refrigeration equipment to include related electrical circuit analysis.
- Troubleshoots and repairs related equipment to include but not limited to thermostats, ice machines, air dampers, and other associated equipment.
- Repairs complex electrical devices and components requiring the use of schematic and wiring diagrams.
- Performs circuit analysis to localize, isolate, and identify defective electrical components using precision test equipment to include volt, ohm meters, and oscilloscopes to repair circuit boards and transistorized components, replacing defective components, restoring equipment to operation state, and performing calibration and electrical safety tests.
- Repair or modify equipment or plant structures by welding using both electrical or oxygen-acetylene equipment, cuts, brazes and solders all types of metal materials.
- Perform locksmithing tasks to include cutting keys, fitting and installing locks and maintains a key control system.
- Performs other related duties as required to include driving trucks or vans to outlying clinics or remote areas to facilitate or expedite maintenance requirements.
- Promotes, ensures, and improves customer service to internal/external customers by demonstrating skills which are consistent w/ the organization's philosophy or providing extraordinary customer relations and quality service.
- Assume other activities and responsibilities from time to time as directed.
Basic Qualifications:

• Minimum of two (2) years of experience in building maintenance or in one or more trades such as plumbing, electrical, pipe fitting, HVAC, or closely related field.

• Four (4) years of experience in building plant operations and maintenance preferred.

• Three (3) years of experience in a hospital setting preferred.

• Possession of the LA Unlimited Steam engineers License or the 500 HP LA City Steam License and EPA Rule 608 Universal Certification AND/OR passing score on the electrical maintenance knowledge test and associated performance test AND/OR passing score on the air-conditioning maintenance knowledge test and associated performance test.

• All "Plant Operators" must possess the appropriate steam license as indicated above. If one of the two required skills that the individual possesses is the steam license as indicated above, the representative duties shall also include the following: Items 1, 2, 3, 6, 13, 14, and 19 from the Plant Engineer III Job Description.

• Extensive knowledge of HVAC systems and ability to troubleshoot electrical and mechanical systems required.

• Working knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local codes required.

• Note: Education/License/Certification and Qualifications required for Moreno Valley Community Hospital employees acquired through KP's purchase of Valley Health System's Moreno Valley Community Hospital: Employees shall meet the minimum position qualifications as listed on their previous Valley Health System job description.



  • Working Days may vary within the specified shift



Primary Location: California,Moreno Valley,Moreno Valley Medical Center Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Night Workdays: Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat *Varies Working Hours Start: 10:00 PM Working Hours End: 06:30 AM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: B18|SEIU|United Healthworkers Job Level: Individual Contributor Department: Moreno Valley Hospital - Prop/Fac-Facility Maintenance - 0801 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.