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Operating Engineer - Plant

Kaiser Permanente
Harbor City, CA 90710
Under general supervision, the Operating Engineer performs a variety of routine or skilled preventive maintenance duties in the repair, alteration, and modification of buildings, equipment and facilities.

Essential Functions:
- Upholds Kaiser Permanente's Policies and Procedures, Principles of Responsibilities and applicable state, federal and local laws.
- Inspects equipment and facilities for proper operation and working condition.
- Maintains routine records and determines type and extent of any malfunction of equipment and, as necessary.
- Adjusts, disassembles and repairs or replaces parts or components, reassembles and tests for proper operation.
- Reports more serious problems to Chief Engineer for instructions or maintenance scheduling.
- May attend to gas fired steam boilers, hot water boilers, and heaters.
- May make necessary adjustments to assure proper steam pressure, combustion, water flow, water level and proper operation of safety devices and auxiliary equipment.
- Tests boiler water and adds chemicals as necessary.
- May service and make repairs to heating, air conditioning and refrigeration equipment including fans, motors, radiators, thermostats, dampers and regulating controls.
- Replaces filters and fluids as necessary; and maintains routine records of repairs.
- Performs a variety of general semi-skilled to skilled maintenance, alteration and repairs to machinery, equipment or facilities as assigned or in accordance with basic skills and abilities, and standard procedures, diagrams or manufacturer instructions, i.e.
- Performs routine electrical maintenance, replacement or alteration of circuit wiring, switches, control equipment and mechanisms, motors, transformers, relays, generators, appliances, fixtures, alarms, communication equipment, etc.
- Performs general mechanical maintenance of hospital and clinic equipment, kitchen equipment, office machines and equipment, etc.
- Normally excludes specialized and highly technical x-ray and surgical equipment requiring specific training, experience and materials.
- Performs general plumbing maintenance - Maintain, repair and make alterations to steam, gas, water, air, and sanitary plumbing pipes and fixtures.
- Bend, cut, ream, and thread pipe, wipe joints, test joints, and pipe systems for leaks.
- Repair leaks and clear drain stoppages.
- General welding - cutting, joining metals not requiring critical test tolerance or certification.
- Performs a variety of routine maintenance duties such as repair and assemble extension cords, replace fuses, fluorescent ballast's and tubes, clean and lubricate motors and other machinery.
- Clean sink and grease traps, replace and re-pack valves, assemble equipment, repair drape pull mechanisms and related items.
- Performs a variety of routine manual duties as required, such as moving supplies, furniture, equipment, removing trash, scrap material, and replacing light bulbs, etc.
- Establishes and maintains courteous, cooperative relations when interacting with other personnel, Health Plan members and the public.
- Performs other related duties as required.
- Assume other activities and responsibilities from time to time as directed.


Posted: 2020-03-23 Expires: 2020-04-26

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Operating Engineer - Plant

Kaiser Permanente
Harbor City, CA 90710

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