UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center

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Maintenance Worker - Plant Engineering

at UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center

Posted: 7/13/2019
Job Reference #: 9185
Keywords: electrical

Job Description

  • Posted Date4 months ago(3/18/2019 2:51 PM)
    ID
    2019-9185
    Type
    Full Time
    Department
    8430 Plant Engineering
    FTE
    1.00
    Shift
    1st, Days
    Job Location
    US-WA-Seattle
    New Grads?
    No
  • Overview

    Join our award-winning team at UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center. We're proud of the acclaim we've received for our excellence in patient care and safety. Among the local, regional and national recognition we've received are:

    • The Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award
    • The Emergency Medicine Excellence Award
    • This is the second consecutive year Northwest Hospital has achieved both the Spine Surgery Excellence Award and a ranking among the top 10 percent in the nation for spine surgery.
    • The Stroke Care Excellence Award
    • Winner of the Health Grades Distinguished Hospital Award for Patient Safety for the last three years in a row, we’re also one of the safest places to get care – among the top 5% in the country.

    UW Medicine includes Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, Valley Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine and Airlift Northwest.

    Northwest Hospital & Medical Center is a full-service, non-profit community hospital, offering comprehensive medical, surgical and therapeutic services. With 281 beds, more than 1900 employees and a world-class medical staff, we provide innovative, technologically advanced care on a patient-friendly, easy-access campus just north of Seattle.

    Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.

    As a UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs.

    We’re interested in learning more about you and appreciate your taking the time to apply online. UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center is committed to employing a diverse workforce. EOE

    UW Medicine – Northwest Hospital and Medical Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome job applications from qualified individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, marital status, physical or mental disability, or any other protected characteristic. Minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans are encouraged to apply

    Responsibilities

    Under the general supervision of the Facilities Manager and Senior Lead Engineer, the Maintenance Engineer performs general maintenance and repair duties. AH123

    Qualifications

    Educational Requirements

    • High school diploma or GED equivalent required.

    Licensure, Registration, Certification

    • Plumbing, electrical and/or air conditioning licensure preferred.

    Special Training/Skills

    • Able to organize, perform and prioritize multiple tasks.

    Work Experience

    • Minimum of one year maintenance experience required.

    Physical Abilities

    • Must be capable of working outdoors in all weather conditions.
    • Ability to stand or sit for long period of time.
    • Must be able to move freely about the department and hospital.

    Physical Demand Level: Heavy

    In an 8-hour workday, must be able to-

    Lift / Carry

    50 to 100 pounds occasionally

    25 to 50 pounds frequently

    10 to 20 pounds constantly

    As required, must be able to-

    Sit, Stand, Walk, Bend, Squat, Kneel, Crawl, Climb and Reach above shoulders

    Push and Pull

    Perform fine motor functions

    Must possess functional vision, hearing, and speech in order to communicate effectively with clients, client advocates, and staff.

    Not ready to apply? Connect with us for general consideration.