Yale New Haven Health System

PLANT OPERATOR

US-CT-Bridgeport
Job ID
63302
Department
ENGINEERING
Category
SERVICE/TRADES - MAIN & FACIL
Position Type
Casual/Per Diem Non-Benefits Eligible
Work Schedule
AS NEEDED
Work Days
PER DIEM POSITION TO COVER BOILER ROOM AND HOUSE AS NEEDED.
Work Hours
AS NEEDED FOR OFF SHIFTS
Work Shift
PER DIEM POSITION WORK AS NEEDED TO COVER SICK, VACATION AND HOLIDAYS
Requisition ID
2017-16573

Overview

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values—integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion—must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

At Bridgeport Hospital, we are committed to providing quality medical care and treatment that is coordinated and centered on the patient’s specific needs. We strive to achieve benchmarks as a Patient Centered Medical Home and provide health care in a setting where patients are at the center of their care team. All employees of Bridgeport Hospital are part of the patients care team and contribute to the team approach of promoting access, continuous, comprehensive care and work to provide quality improvement in the care provided to their patients.

Under the direction of the Boiler Room Operation Coordinator, the plant operator will maintain a OE2 license; perform operational duties, repairs and maintenance on all associated equipment to boilers and auxiliary equipment. You will oversee the boilers and equipment that control the generation of a continuous supply of steam for heating the hospital and outlying buildings to fulfilling the requirements of various departments. Maintain a working knowledge of building components and State, local fire codes including JCAHO requirements in order to facilitate the efficient planning and execution of all maintenance and projects knowledge. Will perform a variety of diversified duties as needed primarily in Heating System maintenance, performs various maintenance assignments and assists other maintenance personnel in the repair and maintenance of physical structures, equipment and fixtures of the hospital. Ground keeping duties and maintain hospital aesthetics.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Responsibilities

  • 1. RESPONSIBILITIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS.
    • 1.1 Performs diversified duties to operate boilers and auxiliary equipment to control the generation of a continuous supply of steam for heating the hospital and outlying buildings and to fulfill the requirements of various departments.
  • 2. RESPONSIBILITIES/NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS.
    • 2.1 Works with other trades assigned to perform work at the boiler house.
  • 3. SAFETY.
    • 3.1 Assure the safety of patients, staff and visitors through enforcement of department safety policies and procedures.
      Adheres to safety requirements when performing job using the following safety equipment:
      1. Safety Eye glasses
      2. Face Shields
      3. Ear Plugs or Mufflers
      4. Dust Mask
      5. Surgical Mask
      6. Gowns
      7. Boots
      8. Gloves
      9. Back supports
  • 4. ADDITIONAL TASKS.
    • 4.1 Performs any additional assignments as required by the manager/supervisor.

Qualifications

EDUCATION


High School Diploma.


EXPERIENCE


Minimum five years trade experience.


LICENSURE


Must possess a State of Connecticut Operating engineers OE2 License.


SPECIAL SKILLS


Ability to read blueprints and specifications.
Must be familiar with all plant operation guidelines, codes.
Demonstrated knowledge of position in order to train and direct staff.
Demonstrated ability to communicate well, both oral and written.


PHYSICAL DEMAND


Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
Vision requirements include distance, peripheral, depth and the ability to adjust focus.
Demonstrated ability to perform the following physical activities within the course of the work schedule:
1. Stand, Walk
2. Uses Hands to Finger, Feel, Reach with
Hands & Arms, Climb or Balance
3. Stoop, Kneel, Crouch or Crawl
4. Talk or Hear
5. Taste or Smell
Ability to withstand the exposure to the following environmental conditions during the work schedule:
1. Outdoor Weather Conditions
2. Extreme Cold (non-weather)
3. Work in High Precarious places
4. Risk of Electrical Shock
5. Risk of Radiation Exposure
6. Bloodborne Pathogens
7. Flammable, Explosive gases
8. Toxic or Caustic Chemicals
9. Dust or Other Irritants
10. Grease or Oils
11. Infection from disease bearing specimens
12. Infectious/Contagious Diseases
13 Cleaning Agents/Chemicals
14. Hot or Noisy Equipment
15. Humid or West conditions (non-weather)


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