Shift Engineer

Location
Washington, District of Columbia-Washington
Posted
Aug 19, 2020
Closes
Sep 23, 2020
Ref
200000UZ
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Primary Duties:

Building Automation System:
Log/Record/Report building abnormalities and respond to all requests in order of priority. Make adjustments and performs
repairs on ventilation, refrigeration, and heating equipment and components. Determines when auxiliary system components
need to be brought "on-line" to maximize equipment load balance and to maintain acceptable indoor environmental
conditions. Performs minor repairs to mechanical, plumbing, electrical controls, Pneumatic Tube, and components of heating
and air-conditioning systems with auxiliary support equipment.

Plant Inspections:
Conducts physical inspections of steam pressure reducing stations, main and auxiliary pumps, and performs such tasks as
oiling and greasing, testing for refrigerant leaks, proper functioning of controls. Including inspection, testing, and repair of
equipment for correct and efficient operation of all building systems.

Control Room activities:
Monitors Building automation system, UPS, Generators , Pneumatic Tube system, Fire Alarms Systems, Elevators, MedGas
Notification Systems for abnormalities and performs minor repairs and troubleshooting.
Ensure the proper functioning of fire protection systems: (Arming and disarming of fire alarm system devices, draining and filling
of sprinklers for construction projects including service calls for repairs).
Maintaining daily logs of operation, maintenance and safety activities, including DRCA regulatory logs for compliance.
Accountable for shift activities, emergencies, and dealing with events effectively with limited support and or supervision from management.
As required direct, coordinate and provide technical guidance of activities performed by facility staff, contractors and
equipment specialist engaged in corrective service for resolution. In the absence of qualified Tradesman, the shift engineers
will perform all duties as needed to preserve patient safety, comfort and/or compliance.
Logging, monitoring all items housed within control room: Including but not limited to Keys /Radio's and CMMS equipment.
Be on-call in a rotational basis and fill in for emergency call outs as required.
Responds to all hospital emergencies of any nature which includes but not limited
to leaks, fire alarms, odors, snow removal, etc..
Performs other related duties, as assigned.

Customer Service:
To include but no limited to: Occupant complaints, customer follow-up, heating, air-conditioning, humidity factors, plumbing,
electrical or water intrusions. Answer phones, Radios, and speak to all Staff, Patients, and Contractors in a courteous
professional manner following the expectations of Children's National Hospital core values.

Physical and other Requirements:
This position must hold a valid driver's license and the ability to operate hospital vehicles.
This may include picking up parts, snow removal, and driving to Children's National Hospital extended campuses.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform
the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand; walk; use hands
to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is required to climb or balance and
stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Qualifications

Minimum Education
High School Diploma or GED

Specific Requirements and Preferences
HS diploma, GED or equivalent required. Preferred, Trade or Tech School in HVAC or Refrigeration. (Required)

Minimum Work Experience
5 years

Specific Requirements and Preferences
At least 5 years of related and progressive experience, with 2 years' experience
operating computerized building automation systems. A minimum of 2 years of prior
experience as a 1st Class DC Engineer in a large facility similar in the size and scope
of (750,000+ square feet).Working knowledge of all applicable EPA & OSHA
standards related to the position. Preferred at least 3 Years of healthcare
experience within an acute care and research hospital.
(Required)

Required Skills/Knowledge
Must have in-depth skill and knowledge in HVAC systems and the ability to perform preventive/corrective maintenance on all operational and mechanical equipment along with the knowledge to operate related mechanical/electrical equipment and machinery is required.
Must have Building Automation and Floor level network operation training such as Pneumatic Controls, Siemen's
Apogee/Niagara/Tridium, Johnson, Metasys, Auto Logic or other Automation controls.
Familiarity with automated work order systems. PC operation systems and mobile work entry devices
Knowledge of Intranet Microsoft Office Suites (Word, Excel) and utilizing E-mails, calculator and copy machines.
Frequently bend/stoop, sit, stand/walk and reach; lift, carry, push, pull >40
Required Licenses and Certifications
Must possess an active 1st Class Steam Engineering license for the District of Columbia, and valid Universal CFC certification. Req
Must hold a valid drivers license. Req

Functional Accountabilities

Monitoring of Children's National Hospital and Extended Campuses.
1. Monitor Control Room activities during shift; decide when to switch, change or reset the computer monitored system in case of emergencies to accommodate continuous services.
2. Monitor all Building Systems for normal and abnormal conditions and take corrective measures to re-establish proper
functioning of building operations. Systems include but not limited to: Building automation system, Generator Monitoring
system, Pneumatic Tube system, Fire Alarm/Sprinkler Systems, Elevators, MedGas Notification Systems etc.
8. Drain, fill, and respond to issues with fire sprinkler/suppression systems.
3. Ensure essential systems are properly functioning by walking through the Hospital at least once each shift to check and record reading on gauges, dials, lights, meters, alarms, levers, switches and any other devices that regulate the equipment.
4. Provide support services for all buildings, maintain and update logs and entering of service request into CMMS(Computer Maintenance Management System)
5. Formulate work orders for onsite maintenance staff or building service vendors
6. Ability to read Building Maps/Blueprints
7. Answer Phones, Radio and Emails.

Analysis/Documentation
1. Run and analyze daily documented summaries of the building operating systems to determine their status.
2. Document trends in equipment performance and recommend corrective action or replacement.
3. Document all abnormal on-site and extended campus events in within shift Situation Report(SITREP).

Emergency Response/Member of Emergency Team
1. In emergencies and/or crisis situations with any essential utility , coordinate the proper response required to bring system back into operational status.
2. Respond to all hospital emergencies to include but not limited to: Fire alarms, fire sprinkler, water leaks, power outages, elevator entrapments, and weather related issues.
3. Act a member of the internal and external disaster team.

Operate Building Automation Systems
1. Operate, diagnose and monitor all building automation systems to include Main and Extended Campus locations.
2. Assist with Pm Maintenance team tasks by utilizing Building Automation to stop/start/disable/lockout systems.
3. Acknowledge, log, act, diagnose, ticket, track, and clear Building Automation alarms

Keys, radio, mobile electronic devices and vehicle use by Contractors/CNH Employees
1. Maintain the logging and retrieval process for keys, two-way radios and hospital-owned electronic devices or vehicles to building contractors and Hospital personnel.

Physical Requirements
1. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform
the essential functions of this job.
2. Must be able to stand, sit and walk for extended periods of time.
3. Must be able to climb ladders, kneel, bent, stoop, push pull and lift up to 50 lbs
4. Must be comfortable working at heights and in small spaces when necessary.
5. Be able to work and stay around loud equipment and hot equipment rooms.
6. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach
with hands and arms; and talk or hear.
7. The employee is required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.

Materials Management
1. Identify material and tools needed to carry out job functions.
2. Make sure purchase orders and reports are legible, accurate, complete and on time.

Code Compliance/Safety
1. Make sure all work is completed within code by the governing body having jurisdiction.
2. Establish and ensure compliance with work schedules.
3. Insure DCRA Logs and rounds are completed per established guidelines.
4. Utilize Lock-out tag-out and OSHA safety protocols

Corrective and Preventive Maintenance
1. Perform corrective maintenance on equipment in accordance with manufacturer specifications.
2. Perform preventive maintenance of mechanical/electrical systems in accordance with manufacturer specifications.
3. Troubleshoot mechanical/electrical systems or equipment to determine functional problems and makes repairs as needed.
4. Maintain corrective tickets. PM cards, project sheets and keep the status white board up-to-date.
5. Perform corrective maintenance on Pneumatic Tube System as required
6. Address and close out Preventive/Corrective Maintenance tickets as assigned.

Quality Assurance/Customer Service
1. Take the initiative to identify and report deficiencies in the physical plant of the hospital.
2. Diagnose and resolve trouble ticket/work orders thoroughly until completed.
3. When necessary, routinely follow up with manager to communicate or request assistance in order to complete work orders.
4. Follow up with requestor during and at the completion of a work order to ensure problem has been corrected.
5. Routinely utilize all safety measures as related to work orders and specific task

Organizational Accountabilities
Organizational Accountabilities (Staff)
Organizational Commitment/Identification
1. Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met
Teamwork/Communication 1. Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior
2. Partner with all team members to achieve goals
3. Receptive to others' ideas and opinions
Performance Improvement/Problem-solving 1. Contribute to a positive work environment
2. Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change
3. Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes
4. Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment
Cost Management/Financial Responsibility 1. Use resources efficiently
2. Search for less costly ways of doing things
Safety 1. Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance
2. Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation
3. Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation
4. Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication
5. Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers
6. Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance

Children's National Health System is an equal opportunity employer that evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, identity, or other characteristics protected by law.
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