• Operating Engineer Senior (LME) - 83009

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    Full Time (80 hours per pay period)
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  • Summary of Duties

    For more information about this position contact:
    Linnea Cornish
    Talent Acquisition Partner



    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

    a)   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.

    b)   Current Oregon or Washington driver’s license, be at least 21 years old with minimum of two years’ experience in the type of vehicle being driven.  No more than one accident  and two moving violations or two accidents and one moving violation or no accidents and three moving violations on or off the job within the past  36 months and no conviction for driving under the influence of intoxicants (DUII), license suspension, auto felony conviction or other serious violations within the past 36 months. This employee must complete a defensive driving course within the first 90 days of employment and yearly thereafter.

    c)   Current Oregon Limited Maintenance Electrical license, or higher level of Oregon Electrical license.

    d)   Demonstrable skills in mechanical and electrical troubleshooting, and plant systems analysis.

    e)   Undertakes continuing education, and on-the-job training programs in the operating engineer disciplines

    f)    Works any shift assignments as assigned, including evenings, nights and weekends.

    g)    Demonstrates proper appearance and personal conduct for the employee's particular job.

    h)    Uses effective communication skills taking into consideration body language, filters, listening, paraphrasing, questions with customers of diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds.

    i)     Bilingual skills a plus.


    At Tuality Healthcare, an OHSU Partner, it's an honor and a privilege to serve those near us. That's why since our beginnings in 1918, and as we expand our strong network of services through our clinical affiliation with OHSU, we continue to be committed to providing the best health care possible and a valued community partner.  Our affiliation with OHSU brings the advanced medical resources of Oregon’s only academic health center, which allows local providers to receive guidance from some of the country’s top specialists and pass that expertise on to Tuality patients where they can be cared for in their community. 


    Tuality’s many awards showcase our position as one of the Portland metro area’s premier healthcare providers, including 5th straight year in Top 10 Healthiest Employers in Oregon from The Portland Business Journal, Tuality’s 6th straight Gold Plus Award from the American Heart Association, and 2016 #1 Nationwide Best Hospital IT Department to work for according to Healthcare IT News.


    Here at Tuality our employees care about making a difference.  In fact, they care so much that in our most recent employee satisfaction survey we had an 80% participation rate!  Tuality is truly unique because of the relationships we build and as individuals we are seen and heard.  Come be part of our team, and let your voice be heard!


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