First Class Engineer
Olney, MD 
Posted 28 days ago
Job Description

General Summary of Position

As a First Class Engineer, you will perform stationary engineer work in the hospital power plant, involving a variety of routine and fairly complex problems. To ensure all equipment and systems are properly operating for a maximum safety and comfortable environment.

Primary Duties:

* Technical/Mechanical: Operates, maintains and performs preventative maintenance on technical equipment. Operates boilers, water chillers, pumps, air compressors and generators to provide steam, electrical power, heat and chilled water throughout hospital. a. Performs preventive maintenance and repairs on water /steam distribution systems other boiler associated systems. b. Interprets technical information related to equipment operation and maintenance. c. Maintains constant watch over dials, meters and gauges to assure proper operation and to detect malfunctioning equipment. d. Records data in appropriate logs and operates boiler room EMS systems. e. Runs test on boiler and cooling tower water and adjusts treatment dosage as needed. f. Maintains proper operation of pneumatic tube system. g. Makes quality improvement or cost containment recommendations and sees through approval and implementation stages.

* Customer Service: Consistently displays professionalism in dealings with customers, staff, and physicians. Promptly answers customer and staff requests a. Approaches, greets and offers assistance and direction to patients, family members, physicians and others who may need help in finding their way. b. Takes initiative to solve problems and recommends improvements of hospital procedures and intra or interdepartmental processes.

* Development: Participates with supervisors in identifying learning needs. When learning needs are identified, participates in training and development activities. a. Attends hospital sponsored training programs as required by the department. b. Completes all mandatory requirements within allotted timeframe for completion.

* Organizational knowledge: Works effectively within and between departments. Participates in departmental projects. a. Participates in interdepartmental activities when asked. b. Demonstrates a constructive approach during all interactions with staff, supervisors, and managers both inside and outside the unit.


* High School Diploma or GED Required and

* Equivalent work experience in lieu of education may be considered. Required

* 1-2 years 2-3 years of experience as first class engineer, Required

* Previous experience in a hospital setting, Preferred

* Ability to communicate with all levels of internal and external customers

* Knowledge of building equipment and systems techniques and codes.

* Knowledge of regulatory requirements including all State, Federal and JCAHO regulation

* Maryland First Class Stationary Engineer License, Required

Why MedStar Health?
At MedStar Health, we understand that our ability to treat others well begins with how we treat each other. We work hard to foster an inclusive and positive environment where our associates feel valued, connected, and empowered. We live up to this promise through:

  • Strong emphasis on teamwork-our associates feel connected to each other and our mission as an organization. In return, our effective team environment generates positive patient outcomes and high associate satisfaction ratings that exceed the national benchmark.
  • Strategic focus on equity, inclusion, & diversity-we are committed to equity for all people and communities. We continue to build a diverse and inclusive workplace where people feel a sense of belonging and the ability to contribute to equitable care delivery and improved community health outcomes at all levels of the organization.
  • Comprehensive total rewards package-including competitive pay, generous paid time off, great health and wellness benefits, retirement savings, education assistance, and so much more.
  • More career opportunities closer to home-as the largest healthcare provider in the Baltimore-Washington, D.C. region, there are countless opportunities to grow your career and fulfill your aspirations.

About MedStar Health
MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation, and research. Our team of 32,000 includes physicians, nurses, residents, fellows, and many other clinical and non-clinical associates working in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest home health provider in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar Health is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education, professional development, and personal fulfillment of our whole team. Together, we use the best of our minds and the best of our hearts to serve our patients, those who care for them, and our communities. It's how we treat people.

MedStar Health is an Equal Opportunity (EO) Employer and assures equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. We hire people to work in different locations, and we comply with the federal, state and local laws governing each of those locations. MedStar Health makes all decisions regarding employment, including for example, hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, benefit eligibility, discipline, and discharge without regard to any protected status, including race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, sex, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, political affiliations, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local EO laws. If you receive an offer of employment, it is MedStar Health's policy to hire its employees on an at-will basis, which means you or MedStar Health may terminate this relationship at any time, for any reason.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
1 to 2 years
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