About Texas Children's Hospital
Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus is Houston’s first community hospital designed, built and equipped exclusively for children in one of the city’s most rapidly growing communities in the area from Sugar Land to Bryan-College Station, Texas. Located at I-10 and Barker Cypress, our 515,007-square-foot hospital houses the only 24/7 pediatric emergency room in the Greater West Houston area, four operating rooms, 16-bed pediatric intensive care unit, 46 acute care beds, advanced imaging services including MRI and CT scans, a neurophysiology sleep lab, a pathology lab and a full-scale pharmacy.
Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.
We are searching for an Operating Engineer -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will perform operations and maintenance activities including, but not limited to: engineering rounds, preventive maintenance, corrective maintenance, general maintenance and repairs of hospital equipment and buildings including mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and HVAC systems in accordance with departmental, hospital, and regulatory agency codes.
Think you’ve got what it takes?
- Monitors equipment, responds to alarms and emergencies, and performs maintenance duties in assigned areas to ensure facility equipment and systems are functioning properly. Monitors all operating equipment and systems (boilers, chillers, AHU’s, pumps, air compressors, water heaters, cooling towers, etc.) to ensure they are operating properly and safely at maximum efficiency. Performs engineering rounds and checks equipment for proper operating functionality and performs minor repairs and adjustments as needed.
- Performs corrective maintenance duties on buildings, building systems, and equipment as assigned according to standards established by management team. Meets scheduling requirements as determined by Management; i.e. maintains minimum average score of 85% of assigned PMs completed within designated timeframes. Meets productivity requirements as determined by Management; i.e. maintains minimum average score of 95% of all assigned PMs completed on monthly basis.
- Performs preventive maintenance duties on buildings, building systems, and equipment as assigned according to standards established by management team. Meets scheduling requirements as determined by Management; i.e. maintains minimum average score of 90% of assigned work orders completed within designated timeframes. Meets productivity requirements as determined by Management; i.e. maintains minimum average score of 95% of all assigned work orders completed on weekly basis.
- Demonstrates ownership for responsibilities in assigned zone and other designated areas. Identifies and appropriately resolves maintenance deficiencies in assigned areas to maintain space quality through improvement of efficiency, outcomes, and customer service. Maintains a minimum average rating of 90% on Space Assessment surveys. Identifies and appropriately reports space quality deficiencies throughout hospital properties according to departmental procedures.
- Demonstrates accountability for customer service and professional behavior through personal work ethic, teamwork and effective communication skills. Ensures effective communication and work flow for responsibilities in assigned zone as demonstrated by maintaining good rapport and cooperative working relationships with internal and external customers. Completes activities in a manner that maximizes effectiveness of the task and minimizes the impact to the customer. Follows departmental communication plan to ensure accurate understanding and appropriate response to information related to job performance and employee expectations.
Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s unless approved for a medical or religious exemption.
- Associate’s Degree or higher in service-related or technology field of study
- Licenses/Certifications in 1 of the following:
- STATENG1 - Stationary Engineer, 1st Grade by the City of Houston "OR"
- STATENG2 - Stationary Engineer, 2nd Grade by the City of Houston "OR"
- STATENG3 - Stationary Engineer, 3rd Grade by the City of Houston "OR"
- JRNYPLUM - Journeyman's License Plumbing by the Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners "OR"
- JRNYELEC - Journeyman's License Electricl by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation "OR"
- DLA - Dept of Labor Apprenticeship by the Department of Labor "OR"
- SMA - Systems Maint Administrator by the Building Owners and Manager Institute International "OR"
- SMT - Systems Maintenance Technician by the Building Owners and Manager Institute International "OR"
- MASTELEC - Master Electrician by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation "OR"
- HVACB WC - HVAC State B with C endorse by the Texas Department of Licensing and regulation "OR"
- ACTECHR - Lic - A/C Tech Registered by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation "OR"
- 3 years Experience as a service technician. Preferred Experience working in a hospital environment
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