Maintenance Engineer
Buffalo, MN 
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Date Posted:

August 06, 2021

Department:

40008029 Operation of Plant

Shift:

Day/Evening/Night (United States of America)

Hours Per Week:

40

Union Contract:

L70-2-Buffalo Engineers

Weekend Rotation:

Every 3rd

Job Summary:

To maintain a safe and effective environment through maintenance, repair and operation of all mechanical, pneumatic and ventilating equipment. Prevent unscheduled downtime of equipment.

Job Description:

Principle Responsibilities
  • Provides maintenance and repairs to building structures, building systems, and equipment contained therein.
    • Service, repair, and maintain refrigeration and HVAC system.
    • Service, repair and install piping, fixtures, fittings and associated hardware for compressed gasses, vacuum, steam, potable and non-potable plumbing systems.
    • Do electrical replacements, repairs and maintenance of electrical equipment.
    • Report hazards and/or potential work hazards in our facilities in order to prevent injury to self, peers, patients, and visitors.
    • Maintain record of all inspections, testing and repairs to comply with regulatory and insurance agency requirements.
    • May perform emergency repairs on critical life safety and none-life safety equipment which could include patient beds, surgical gurneys, utilities disruption, nurse call, TVs and electronics.
    • May perform daily rounds in designated areas to assure facility is in good, safe working condition.
    • May need to order materials, supplies and parts.
  • Operate heating plant boilers when properly licensed.
    • Takes charge of the heating plant and makes adjustments to building systems.
  • Preventative and Corrective Maintenance.
    • May perform interior preventative maintenance which could include panting, electrical, plumbing, light carpentry and HVAC related needs.
    • May perform exterior preventative maintenance which could include roof checks, grounds checks and snow removal.
    • Preventative Maintenance helps prevent possible downtime
    • May include inspecting, cleaning and changing air filters, including electronic filters.
  • May provide waste handling and disposal.
    • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements
  • High School or GED and
  • Vocational or Technical Training in Engineering
  • 2 to 5 years of maintenance Experience (Hospital setting preferred) required
  • 2 to 5 years of experience in refrigeration cycle, electrical knowledge, welding, HVAC, pneumatic control experience and fire system preferred
  • Licensed Boilermaker/Engineer - MN Department of Labor & Industry preferred at Abbott Northwestern Hospital 2C license or
  • Licensed Boilermaker/Engineer - MN Department of Labor & Industry required at Allina Health Clinics Special Boiler license or
  • Licensed Boilermaker/Engineer - MN Department of Labor & Industry required at Buffalo Hospital 2B license or
  • Licensed Boilermaker/Engineer - MN Department of Labor & Industry required at Cambridge Medical Center 1C and 2B licenses or
  • Licensed Boilermaker/Engineer - MN Department of Labor & Industry required at Courage Kenny Golden Valley 1C license or
  • Licensed Boilermaker/Engineer - MN Department of Labor & Industry required at District One Hospital 1B license within 180 Days or
  • Licensed Boilermaker/Engineer - MN Department of Labor & Industry preferred at Mercy Hospital (both Mercy and Unity campuses) 1-B license or
  • Licensed Boilermaker/Engineer - MN Department of Labor & Industry required at New Ulm Medical Center 1C license or
  • Licensed Boilermaker/Engineer - MN Department of Labor & Industry required at Owatonna Hospital 1B license or
  • Licensed Boilermaker/Engineer - MN Department of Labor & Industry required at Regina Hospital 1B license within 180 Days or
  • Licensed Boilermaker/Engineer - MN Department of Labor & Industry required at River Falls Hospital Special Boiler license (WI) within 60 Days or
  • Licensed Boilermaker/Engineer - MN Department of Labor & Industry required at St. Francis Regional Medical Center Special Boiler license within 60 days and 2C license within 1 year of obtaining Special Boiler license or
  • Licensed Boilermaker/Engineer - MN Department of Labor & Industry required at United Hospital 2-B license

Leadership Capabilities
  • See the Big Picture: Know where we are going as an organization. Use sound judgement and critical thinking to make good decisions that support our mission.
    • I know where Allina is going and how my role fits into this picture
    • I capture important lessons and share them to foster innovation
    • I am good at anticipating the implications of my decisions
    • I understand and apply the disciplines of continuous improvement

  • Inspire Greatness: Inspire others by connecting their purpose to the broader mission. Lead others through change and celebrate success.
    • I help my team connect to the broader mission
    • I see and fulfill my role in motivating the team around me
    • I celebrate success and help my partners see what is possible with change
    • I call out and address unexpected roadblocks or problems

  • Foster Learning and Growth: Role model growth, ongoing development and self-care. Empower, coach and encourage others to be at their best selves.
    • I role-model self-care and ongoing development
    • I share my knowledge and coach others to foster growth and success
    • I demonstrate enthusiasm for learning
    • I candidly advocate for the resources I need
    • I support my colleagues in their development and growth

  • Deliver Excellence: Set and align clear goals, measure results, and continually improve safety, quality, experience, and innovation.
    • I take ownership of outcomes and fulfillment of goals
    • I facilitate adjustments to assure positive results
    • I work with a sense of urgency, concern and determination
    • I use well-grounded approaches to create sustainable solutions repeatedly
    • I engage and foster improvements to impact safety, quality, and efficiency

  • Succeed Together:Connect with others authentically. Recognize the value of each individual and seek diverse points of view. Collaborate to succeed together.
    • I consider how decisions might impact my colleagues
    • I am generous in my commitment to supporting the needs of my partners
    • I respect others' opinions, praise good work and encourage all team members to be involved
    • I seek common ground and work to create mutually beneficial outcomes

Functional Competencies
  • Communication Skills: Communicates using persuasion and authority.
  • Company Knowledge: Understands how his/her team contributes to the department to meet the goals defined.
  • Problem Solving: Arrives at a conclusion based on previous experiences and good judgment.
  • Analytical Thinking: Diagnoses issues using a systematic and methodical approach.

Physical Demands
Heavy Work:
Lifting weight Up to 100 lbs. occasionally, Up to 50 lbs. frequently

Additional Job Description:

Afternoon: M-F 1:30pm-10:00pm

Every 3rd weekend come in for 2 Minimum

Every 3rd week on-call Start Monday-Monday


Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.

 

Job Summary
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
2 to 5 years
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