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Hospital Engineering Support - Undergraduate Internship

Location: Vallejo, CA Additional Locations:
Job Number: 781761 Date posted: 03/20/2019
Description:
Lay the groundwork for a dynamic future with an industry leader. At Kaiser Permanente, you'll forge lasting relationships with colleagues across the organization while enjoying the opportunity to grow your experience and hone your expertise on assignments that have real impact. Our interns have worked on everything from analyzing financial software and developing new marketing strategies, to designing mobile apps and helping clinicians improve care delivery. We want you to get the most out of your time here and will give you projects that challenge you to think freely, question thoroughly, and explore deeply.

Department Overview:
Under the direction of the Chief or Assistant Chief Engineer, performs activities concerned with design, construction, modification, and maintenance of equipment and machinery in medical center facility.  Under limited supervision, ensures efficient and reliable operation of all machinery, including but not limited to electrical, plumbing, refrigeration, heating and air conditioning systems within the Medical Center.

Internship Project:
Under general supervision and training the intern will:  
- Perform tasks in support of physical plant equipment/systems and operations, including life support and life safety equipment.  
- Perform inspections and adjustments of equipment.    
- Read and interpret blueprints, specifications, operation and maintenance manuals and other documents to determine proper operation.    
- Troubleshoot and problem solve under normal and abnormal situations.    
- Operate, adjust and analyze various pieces of physical plant equipment through use of computers and microprocessor based devices.    
- Test newly installed machines and equipment to ensure fulfillment of contract specifications.    
- Perform other duties as necessary.   

Desired Skill set:
Students pursuing an Engineering bachelor's degree or related.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Contributing to a designated project or initiative to meet a KP business objective.
  • Project management - planning, execution, and measurement.
  • Learning new applications needed to complete assignments or support the execution of business objectives.
  • Job shadowing in other functional areas.
  • Performing additional duties as require
  • Basic Qualifications:
    Experience
  • N/A
  • Education
  • Current enrollment in an accredited college or university program, or recent graduate.
  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
  • License, Certification, Registration
  • N/A

  • Additional Requirements:
    • 3.0 GPA or above. 
    • Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills.Proven ability to build effective working relationships as well as strong interpersonal skills.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Ability to learn quickly and experience producing high quality work in short periods of time.
    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Engineering student
  • Primary Location: California,Vallejo,Vallejo Central Utility Plant 1 975 Sereno Dr. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon - Fri Working Hours Start: 8:00 AM Working Hours End: 4:30 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Internship Employee Status: Temporary Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Non-Union, Non-Exempt Job Level: Entry Level Job Category: Biomedical Engineering Department: 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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