Stationary Engineer - Plant Operations - Full Time 8 Hour Days (Non-Exempt) (Union)
University of Southern California (USC)
Location: Los Angeles, California
Internal Number: REQ20140466
The Stationary Engineer operates, maintains and repairs, but not limited to, hospital power plant equipment.
Maintains hospital power plant and equipment.
Takes equipment readings and records abnormal conditions.
Repairs equipment when possible.
Does preventive maintenance on all equipment assigned.
Safe efficient operation of the plant at all times.
Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.
Available to work to meet facilities needs.
Boiler plant - Understanding of: Start-up & shutdown procedures; failure response; steam distribution; condensate return systems; feed water systems and pumping systems, water treatment and testing.
Chilling Plant â Understanding of : Start-up & shutdown procedures ; failure response ; emergency management system ; chilled water distribution ; coils, cooling tower systems.
Power Plant : Understanding of : Normal power distribution ; emergency power distribution ; emergency generator ; transfer switches ; fuel oil systems.
Energy Management system â knows how to set parameters to the needs of the hospital.
Working knowledge of complete hospital systems, mal-functions, trouble shoots and call for service protocol.
Responds to all alarms located in central plant.
Domestic water â Understanding of domestic water systems, soft water systems, hot water systems, heating water systems water shutoff locations.
Heating system â Understanding of ; Heat exchangers, piping systems ; start-up and shutdown procedures.
HVAC â Understanding of air conditioning systems; adjustments, cleaning, thermostats, check temperatures on hot and cold decks, replace gauges, change filter media, change fan belts replace bearings, remove and reinstall heat exchangers, grease all pumps and motors.
Medical Gases â Understanding of: start-up & shutdown procedures, alarm response procedures medical are compressor systems, distribution systems, emergency shutoff procedures, waste anesthesia gas; Co2; Oxygen, Nitrogen, Medical vacuum & Nitrous oxide.
Responds to emergencies in the hospital and assist ion trouble shooting and repairs.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Â Required Qualifications:
High school or equivalent
2 years Experience in at least a sub acute facility in a hands on position, performing P.M. on similar equipment found in Power Plants.
Organization/time management skills.
Able to function independently and as a member of a team.
Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Unlimited Boiler Operators License.
Fire Life Safety Training (LA City) If no card upon hire, one must be obtained within 30 days of hire and maintained by renewal before expiration date. (Required within LA City only)
The hourly rate range for this position is $36.50 - $62.05. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidateâs work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state, and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations.
As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.