Engineer - Plant Engineer and Maintenance, Full Time, Days

Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest, IL
This is a Full Time position at 40hrs per week with the hours being 6:30am-3pm located at Lake Forest Hospital.


* Coordinates between various parties such as clinical staff, engineers, and technical staff for facilities management services.

* Observes meters, gauges and fuel levels to determine operating conditions of equipment / systems and regulates the performance within established standards.

* Performs preventative and general service on various pieces of industrial / commercial equipment and mechanical equipment / systems.

* Takes chemical readings of boilers, air conditioning systems, pools and related waters; adjusts or changes concentrated levels accordingly.

* Performs preventative maintenance and emergency repairs on commercial sterilizer and heavy duty industrial type equipment.

* Troubleshoots, repairs, and restores malfunctioning mechanical and electrical equipment and systems.

* Performs maintenance on hospital equipment such as desks, tables, TV's, nurse call, kitchen, laundry, chairs, patient beds, wheel chairs, stretchers and walkers.

* Identifies and reports safety and fire hazards in accordance with NFPA 99 and 101 regulations.

* Repairs interior and exterior surfaces of the building including minor roof repairs.

* Monitors and operates electrical and mechanical building automation system (BAS).

* Works with others in department on P.M.'s, Electrical/Refrigeration/Painting projects, general maintenance and emergency repairs.

* Works on a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) that includes data entry and entering routine work tickets.

* On accession will perform primary security functions as defined in Security Officer job description


* Stationary Engineering License (or within three months of hiring)

* Three or more years of progressively responsible engineering experience in similar building environment which includes general certifications and training on HVAC / mechanical equipment.

* Strong verbal skills and a customer-oriented attitude.

* Familiar with MS Office, strong computer skills, data entry


* Certified Pool Operators License

* CPI Certified

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