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Hospital Engineer Certified (Plumber PL-01)

Job ID: 80950
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 Certified for a Full Time, 1.00 FTE, Variable position. The general salary range for this job opening at PeaceHealth is $38.38 – $57.58. 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.

Performs a variety of general, mechanical, and preventative maintenance tasks as well as inspections, servicing repair and overhaul of equipment and facilities of the medical centers.

Position Details:

  • Operates, troubleshoots, adjusts and performs complicated repairs and/or schedules and coordinates others on various types of electrical and mechanical equipment.
  • Completes preventive and corrective maintenance as assigned.
  • Requisitions, orders and uses maintenance, project and repair parts in an efficient and cost-effective manner.
  • Documents work on computerized work orders in such a way as to provide accurate repair and preventive maintenance history. Generates assigned computerized work order system reports.
  • Maintains and continually enhances operation, maintenance and repair knowledge of hospital systems, components, non-medical equipment and other assigned fixtures and appliance.
  • Serves as a mentor and provides instruction and training to fellow caregivers on the safe and proper installation, operation and maintenance of various mechanical and electrical systems and equipment.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

What you bring:

  • Job related course work after high school in mechanical, electrical or building support field required.
  • Associate Degree in Electrical, Mechanical or Facility Management preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in the maintenance and repair of electrical and mechanical equipment and systems required.
  • Required : Drivers License 
    • The following is required: Plumbing PL01


  • Excellent knowledge of the building core and shell, mechanical and electrical systems, including operation of building automation systems. (Preferred)
  • Good communication skills related to providing technical instruction and work schedules to other technicians. (Preferred)
  • Demonstrated ability in records and projects organization, quality control and successful time management. (Preferred)
  • Good computer, keyboarding and data entry skills. (Required)
  • Ability to read and interpret complicated mechanical and electrical drawings and specifications, and procedure manuals. (Preferred)

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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