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Maintenance Engineer - Facilities

Job ID: 76398
Location: Longview, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Variable
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description


PeaceHealth is seeking a Maintenance Engineer - Facilities for a Full Time, 1.00 FTE, Variable position. The general salary range for this job opening at PeaceHealth is $40.26 – $40.26. The actual hiring rate is dependent upon several factors, including but not limited to, the job/position responsibilities, location, terms of the applicable collective bargaining agreement, education, training, work experience, seniority, work performance, etc.

This position is represented by a collective bargaining agreement. There may be more than one opening on this posting.

Performs a variety of skilled journeyman level general, mechanical and preventative maintenance tasks. Conducts inspections, servicing, repair and overhaul of equipment and facilities of the medical center and medical center owned facilities. May serve as a technical expert in HVAC operations, service, and repair.

Position Details:

  • Performs skilled repairs and operates plant equipment such as boilers, chillers, HVAC, air conditioners, fans, water systems and other fixed mechanical equipment. Ensures all HVAC work is in compliance with state hospital codes, EPA requirements, Uniform Mechanical Code, NFPA 70, NFPA 99 and all other applicable codes and standards.
  • Operate building 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.
  • Respond to and resolve skilled facility installation and repair requests for electrical, plumbing and department equipment as assigned.
  • Document work on computerized work orders in such a way as to provide accurate repair and preventive maintenance history.
  • Requisition, order and use maintenance and repair parts in an efficient and cost-effective manner.
  • Coordinate, oversee and ensure outside vendor service is properly completed and meets hospital standards for repair and maintenance as assigned.
  • Maintain and continually enhance operation, maintenance and repair knowledge of hospital utility systems and components, non-medical equipment and other assigned fixtures and appliances.
  • Respond to and resolve alarm or emergency situations involving utility systems, life safety systems and equipment, general facility equipment including all non-medical fixtures and appliances.
  • Maintain knowledge of hospital disaster, fire and hazardous material emergency processes. Actively participate in drills and critiques as well as actual emergencies.
  • Maintain knowledge of current required safety practice and always performs daily work in compliance with these safety practices.
  • Perform new equipment in-coming inspection and installation as assigned.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

What you bring:

  • High School Diploma Required or equivalent required.
  • Completion of a recognized apprenticeship program or a combination of skills, ability and experience required.
  • Associate Degree in Electrical Or Mechanical field of study preferred.
  • Minimum three years experience in facility maintenance required.
  • Experience with industrial or commercial HVAC maintenance and/or service experience strongly preferred.
  • State driver's license is required.


  • Competency in operation of computerized building automation systems. 
  • Basic electronic and computer systems knowledge preferred. 
  • Ability to analyze needed repairs and prioritize work accordingly is required. 
  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve and troubleshoot mechanical problems is required. 
  • Must be able to work independently. 
  • Must be able to use proper verbal communication skills in performing job on a daily basis. 
  • Must be able to operate powered and non-powered hand tools in daily performance of routine duties. 

Working Conditions


  • Fine motor skills to be able to grasp and control medical equipment and perform precise procedures.
  • Facilities/Maintenance/ Engineer: Continuous moving around area. Lifting/carrying: Frequent up to 30 lbs. Occasional up to 50 lbs. Frequent reaching/ bending/ stooping, grasping. Occasional pushing/pulling 15 lbs. sustained force with frequent stop/start. Occasional climbing ladders/stairs. Occasional squatting/kneeling/ crawling.
  • Occasional push/pull up to 50 lbs. force.
  • Occasional reaching/ bending/ stooping/ squatting/ crouching/ kneeling/ grasping.
  • Security: Ability to move around area with occasional sitting. Continuous moving around area. Lifting/carrying: Frequent up to 10 lbs. Occasional up to 50 lbs.

Environmental Conditions

  • Exposure to biohazard, body fluids and airborne particles.
  • Must be able to complete tasks in a noisy environment.
  • Exposure to outside temperatures (seasonal).
  • Exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals.
  • Facilities/Maintenance/Engineer: Time spent on site in medical/hospital setting.
  • Security: Time spent on site in medical/hospital setting.


  • Vision and hearing required within normal limits (glasses, contacts, hearing aids permitted).
  • Ability to communicate and exchange accurate information.

PeaceHealth is committed to the overall wellbeing of our caregivers: physical, emotional, financial, social, and spiritual. We offer caregivers a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical/dental/vision coverage; 403b retirement plan employer base and matching contributions; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buyup coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; wellness benefits, and expanded EAP and mental health program.

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.

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.

PeaceHealth requires a completed Primary Vaccine Series (e.g., 2 dose monovalent Pfizer, Moderna or Novavax series or 1 dose J&J vaccine series) or be Up to Date (receiving the most recent Pfizer/Moderna bivalent vaccine/booster) for COVID-19 vaccination prior to their start date. PeaceHealth has a medical and religious exemption request process for those that are unable to receive the COVID-19 primary vaccine series due to medical/religious reasons. For caregivers that will be working in Oregon there is a personal vaccine exemption form that may be requested.

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