Under direction of the Manager, Plant Operations, and supervision of the Lead Steam Engineer, the Steam Engineer operates and maintains boilers, compressors, pumps, supply and exhaust fans, air handlers, air conditioning, heating systems, diesel generators, water softeners, chillers and refrigeration equipment; services plumbing, electrical systems and other mechanical and electrical equipment within the physical plant.
Operates and maintains steam plants as scheduled (boilers, pumps, DA tank, softeners and condensate return system) to insure operation within established parameters.
Operates and maintains all heating ventilation, air conditioning (HVAC), plants (chillers, pumps, fans, supply fans, exhaust fans, exchanger, and heaters) to ensure operation within established parameters.
Operates and maintains all ancillary plants (medical gas systems, medical vacuum systems, oxygen system, elevators, dumb waiters, pneumatic tube systems, sewage pumps, and storm drain pump) to ensure operation within established parameters.
Takes charge of Code Red procedures.
Participates in code situations as directed, eg Code Blue, Red, Green, Orange, Pink, Purple, Yellow, Generator, Gray, and Silver.
Maintains a proper log of all work accomplished during assigned shift.
Analyzes, treats and controls all boiler water, soft water, cooling tower water, domestic hot water and evaporative condenser water systems.
Checks pressure reducing systems and makes adjustments and repairs as necessary for proper operation.
Performs assigned preventive maintenance inspections in a timely manner.
Cleans, inspects, properly lubricates as required, all equipment necessary to insure operation of the medical center.
Ensures utility failure reports are completed according to policy.
Department Specific Competencies
High School Diploma N/A
Number of Years Experience Type of Experience
1 See Additional Information
500 Class or Unlimited Steam license required. Able to exercise independent judgment in emergency situations. Experience in inspecting, repairing and replacing all materials, structure and fixtures during maintenance process. Internal Mech I/II Candidates who are transferred/promoted into this position must obtain their 500 Class or Unlimited Steam License within 18 months of transfer/promotion.
License / Certification Requirements
500 Class or Unlimited Steam license. Internal Mach I/II Candidates who are transferred/pro