Job Description

Harris Health is a nationally recognized health system comprising three teaching hospitals and an extensive network of ambulatory care centers serving the people of Harris County, Texas, since 1966.  Staffed by the faculty, fellows and residents from two nationally ranked medical schools, Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Harris Health is the first healthcare system in Houston to receive the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) designation for its network of patient-centered medical homes.

Each year, Harris Health provides more than 1.8 million total outpatient visits through its more than 40 ambulatory care facilities.  Additionally, Harris Health sees more than 177,000 emergency visits at its Level 1 and Level 3 trauma centers and 35,000 hospital admissions through its three hospitals: Ben Taub, LBJ and Quentin Mease.

Established by voter referendum to enhance the level of charity care available in the community, Harris Health System has often received national recognition for serving those in need and for its achievements in operational excellence, such as being named to the 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 Most Wired Hospitals lists by the American Hospital Association’s Hospitals & Health Networks magazine.

Additionally, Harris Health System is pleased that each of its three hospitals — Ben Taub, Lyndon B. Johnson and Quentin Mease — achieved Pathway to Excellence™ designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Skills / Requirements

JOB SUMMARY: Operates plant equipment including, but not limited to, boilers, chillers, cooling towers, pumps, motors, generators, compressors, vacuum, medical gas, fire pump, fire alarm, building controls, and many other building infrastructure systems.

1. Education/Specialized Training/Licensure: High School or GED. Ability to read, write, and comprehend English (job- related instruction). Must be able to pass skills assessment for this level or above. First Grade Stationary Engineers license required.
2. Work Experience (Years and Area): Four years experience operating a central plant preferred, including ability to troubleshoot complex plant operations and maintenance problems.
3. Management Experience (Years and Area):
4. Equipment Operated: Valid Texas Drivers License preferred.

1. Communication Skills:
Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contract)
Writing /Composing (Correspondence / Reports )

2. Other Skills:
Analytical Mathematics

Work Schedule: Flexible Overtime

Other Requirements: Ability to keep records of activities performed.
Ability to read and understand blueprints and drawings.
Able calculate and interpret quantities using standard measuring devices.

Application Instructions

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