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Engineer- Facilities Services (Salem, OR)

Location: Salem, OR Additional Locations:
Job Number: 772704 Date posted: 02/08/2019

Under general supervision of the Maintenance Manager, Chief Engineer, or their designee, and provides continuous mechanical and electrical support service and repairs necessary to effectively maintain the safe operation of Kaiser Permanente facilities. Resolve and document all trouble calls relating to mechanical and electrical equipment.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Responds to and resolves emergency maintenance calls.

  • Performs preventative and corrective maintenance on plant equipment, physical structure and associated equipment, including mechanical, electrical repairs and other duties relating to facility maintenance.

  • Performs watch standing activities on physical plant equipment, including chemical analysis and treatment.

  • Checks and replenishes supplies of fuel, materials, maintenance supplies, and repair parts.

  • Performs fire and life safety inspections, and maintains appropriate records.

  • Properly identifies and documents work which needs to be performed on equipment.

  • Maintains appropriate documentation of work performed.

  • Evaluates building equipment and systems; recommends changes, additions or deletions.

  • Assists with new building or expansion start-ups when needed.

  • Assists with snow and ice removal when needed.

  • Performs building maintenance, repairs as required.

  • Performs building inspections and equipment safety testing as required.

  • Performs all related tasks as assigned by the Maintenance Manager or the Chief Engineer, or their designee.

  • Demonstrates excellent customer service skills and clear communication both verbal and written.

  • Basic Qualifications:


  • Journeyman Stationary Engineer or five (5) years experience in HVAC, plumbing, electrical maintenance and repair.

  • Education

  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.

  • License, Certification, Registration

  • Must be able to obtain the following within the first 90 days of work: Limited Maintenance Electrical (LME) or higher, Refrigeration Piping Installers Certification, valid Driver's License, CFC Universal, or other licenses or certifications required by local, state and federal regulatory agencies.

  • Additional Requirements:

  • Able to use all tools of the trade.

  • Able to read and interpret wiring schematics and blueprints.

  • Able to troubleshoot and repair mechanical and electrical equipment.

  • Able to maintain high quality standards in a health care environment.

  • Able to complete written documentation of all assigned work.

  • Able to operate personal computers write basic building automation programs.

  • Able to read/interpret blueprints.

  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • N/A
  • Primary Location: Oregon,Salem,Skyline Medical Offices 5125 S. Skyline Rd. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat Working Hours Start: 6:00 AM Working Hours End: 2:30 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Operating Engineers Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Facilities Services Department: Facilities Services Travel: Yes, 75 % of the Time 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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