• Operating Engineer Senior (LME) - 83009

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

    Please note that initial onboarding and training for this position will take place on the day shift. After that, it will either be an evening or graveyard shift, depending on the preferenence of the new hire. The hours would be Monday thru Friday 7am to 3:30pm for the training period, then would transition to either swing or graveyard shift. Swing shift would be 4 10s Wednesday to Saturday, 10 am - 8:30 pm. Graveyard would be 4 10s Tuesday to Friday, 8 pm - 6:30 am. 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)     Experience: (10+) Ten years of experience or more as an operating engineer in a hospital environment or possesses an Oregon Limited Maintenance Electrical (LME) license with (5+) five years of experience or more as an operating engineer in a hospital or similar type of facility.

    b)     Licensure: Drives a Tuality owned vehicle as part of their job and is considered a Category A driver.  Must have a valid drivers 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 90 days of employment.

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

    d)     Undertakes continuing education, and on-the-job training programs in the operating engineer disciplines If hired without an LME the employee shall enroll in an LME program and be working toward completion of the LME within a three (3) year period.

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

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

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

    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!

    Additional Posting Information

    Tuality Healthcare believes in providing equal employment opportunities for all qualified individuals. Recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, working conditions, training, and compensation will be based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, creed, national origin, marital status, family relationship, veteran status, genetic information, physical or mental disability, or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. We further commit ourselves to continuing the practical application of this policy in our daily business conduct.


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