Facilities Utilities Coordinator (Building Mechanical Systems)

Oregon Health & Science University
March 13, 2023
Portland, OR
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Job Summary:

Ranked the No. 1 Hospital in Oregon by the U.S. News & World Report, we pride ourselves in not only serving our community with the highest of accolades, but pushing a multifaceted mission that strives of excellence within the OHSU Culture. OHSU is hiring! We offer a variety of benefits on top of joining a thriving organization: Full time benefits covered 100% for full-time employees and 88% for dependents, $25K of term life insurance provided at no cost to the employee, and several retirement plans to choose from! Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan and University Pension Plan, voluntary savings plans (403b and 457b) 8 paid holidays per year. Also included is substantial Tri-met and C-Tran discounts, tuition reimbursement and annual raises. In addition, you receive employee discounts to local and major businesses, and growth/development opportunities.

Job Responsibilities:
The Facilities Utilities Coordinator for Building Mechanical Systems reports to the Healthcare Facilities Manager and is responsible for the maintaining of building mechanical system operations at Marquam Hill Healthcare facilities. Responsibilities include coordinating staff, vendors, and contractors to accomplish modifications, maintenance, repairs, renovations, energy usage monitoring, and materials management. The Facilities Utilities Coordinator for Building Mechanical Systems serves as the steward of healthcare facilities preventive maintenance program, as well as the steward of the mechanical capital renewal program. This requires a high degree of problem solving in a fast paced, team-based atmosphere. Attention to continuous process improvement to drive change and evolve with the needs of the business. Acts as trusted advisor often explaining complex technical aspects of infrastructure to clinical staff.

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering with progressive leadership experience of 5 years duration in applicable field OR
  • Completion of a recognized apprenticeship in electrical trades, boiler making, or pipe fitting trades with progressive leadership experience of 7 years duration OR
  • 10 years’ in combination of educational, trades and leadership to coordinate a large and complex utilities distribution network
  • 5 years of journey level experience repair and maintenance of commercial building mechanical systems
  • Demonstrated knowledge, skill and experience in the operation, maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of refrigeration, HVAC and HVAC controls systems, both pneumatic and DDC
  • Mechanical systems such as pumps, motors and controls
  • Valid driver’s license

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or similar area
  • Experience with Metasys OR Apogee (Johnson Controls OR Siemens)
  • Building Automation System controls
  • CFC Certification (Universal)
  • Brazing Certification
  • Electrical license of at least Limited Maintenance or low voltage
  • Certified Healthcare Facilities Manager Certification
  • Certified Healthcare Constructor Certification

Compensation:  $44.06 - $51.60 per hour

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