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Hospital Engineer - Facilities Maintenance

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Job ID: 36999
Location: Bellingham, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Variable
Shift Length: Variable
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description


PeaceHealth is seeking a Hospital Engineer - Facilities Maintenance for a Full Time, 1.00 FTE, Variable position.  Hourly compensation starts at $28.34, more depending on experience.

Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date.


Provides in-house ability to maintain a large variety of plant equipment and health care systems.


  • Repairs and maintains facilities, equipment, and utility systems in a manner that will optimize the provision of a code-compliant, safe, comfortable and healing environment for patients, visitors and staff.
  • Responds to and resolves alarm or emergency situations involving utility systems, life safety systems, and general facility equipment, including all non-medical fixtures and appliances.
  • Makes daily rounds in areas of responsibility for maintenance work and performs repairs according to department procedures.
  • Coordinates and oversees outside vendor service to ensure all work is properly completed and meets hospital standards for repair and maintenance.
  • Coordinates activities and documentation to accomplish goals of the department ensuring an efficient operating department.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



  • One year of building/plant maintenance training by one or more of the following approaches: trade school, apprenticeship, or military school or training.
  • Associates degree preferred.


  • Minimum of three years of experience in hospital maintenance or industrial/commercial building/plant maintenance experience, or a combination of both required.


  • Building Operator Certification preferred.
  • Valid state driver’s license


  • Proficient in at least two of the following trades: plumbing, steam generation/maintenance, control/alarm systems, HVAC systems, or refrigeration
  • Knowledge of national and state codes, rules, regulations, laws and procedures applicable to the trade
  • Must be able to cope with repeated bending, squatting, stooping, prolonged standing, walking, and climbing stairs.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50pounds and safely operate hand tools, power tools, and diagnostic test equipment.
  • Have a general understanding of basic building structure and repair.
  • Must be able to communicate well both verbally and in writing with staff and contract services
  • Intermediate computer, keyboarding, and data entry skills required.


  • Work constantly requires active physical exertion less than 66% of the time.
  • Ability to lift up to 80 lbs.
  • Work requires frequent exposure to conditions involving toxic materials or hazardous waste.
  • Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more.
  • Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time). 

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For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.  EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state or federal laws.  

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