Operating Engineer Senior (Limited Maintenance Electrical - LME) 83009 ***sign-on bonus eligible***

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Full Time (80 hours per pay period)
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When it comes to community, everyone has a part to play. For us, it's an honor and a duty to help those near us receive the best medical care possible. That's why, since our beginnings in 1918, we've worked hard to provide quality, convenient care for our patients. Throughout our growth and expansion, we have become a strong community-governed, not for profit, healthcare system. We take pride in our excellent quality of work and all of our services provided, creating an atmosphere that benefits our staff and patients alike.


At Tuality Healthcare we recognize that the foundation for providing excellent care begins with recruiting exceptional candidates and cultivating the talents of our current employees.

Summary of Duties

Operates and maintains physical plant equipment on specified shift assignments. Performs special assignments on complex electrical and mechanical equipment. Assists in training of operating engineers on mechanical, electrical and building management systems in use throughout Tuality Healthcare properties. Under limited supervision, and on own initiative, evaluates and implements corrective measures to return malfunctioning equipment, and systems to specified standards. Submits required logs and reports.

Hiring Competencies

  1. Education: Minimum of Associate Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent experience. Desirable to have three years’ experience in operating engineer work in a hospital environment.
  2. Licensure: Drives a Tuality owned vehicle as part of their job and is considered a Category A driver. Must have a valid driver’s license for a least 4 years, must have a satisfactory driving record which is defined as no more than one accident or moving violation on or off the job within the past 12 months, and no conviction for driving under the influence of intoxicants (DUII) within the past 5 years. This employee must complete a defensive driving course within the first 90days of employment.
  3. Current Oregon Limited Maintenance Electrical license, or higher level of Oregon Electrical license.
  4. Demonstrable skills in mechanical and electrical troubleshooting, and plant systems analysis.
  5. Undertakes continuing education, and on-the-job training programs in the operating engineer disciplines
  6. Works any shift assignments as assigned, including evenings, nights and weekends.
  7. Demonstrates proper appearance and personal conduct for the employee's particular job.
  8. Uses effective communication skills taking into consideration body language, filters, listening, paraphrasing, questions with customers of diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds.




a) Percentage of Time Spent:


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Physical Requirement








Lifting / Carrying



b)  Physically Demanding Tasks: Must be able to lift 70lbs. to bench height.



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