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ChristianaCare is looking for a full-time Power Plant Mechanic II in Elkton Maryland to accurately monitor and operate the facilities plant equipment at peak efficiency and provide necessary utilities and services throughout the building at all times. Maintain and repair steam plant/chiller plant, auxiliary systems, including chilled and condenser water pumps, cooling towers, chemical feed, plant air, fuel oil and feedwater systems.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Lays out repair work and utilizes blueprints and manufacturer's information. Determines materials for all system work under Power Plant cognizance or recommends contractor repair.
Installs and repairs selected piping systems which includes cutting, bending, threading, and soldering of pipes repaired.
Maintains all types of heat exchangers, hot water generators, feedwater pumps, fuel oil heaters and pumps, condensate return pump stations, pressure regulating valves and associated components.
Maintains chilled water plant including chillers, cooling towers, pumps, and associated components.
Monitor, repair, and preventative maintenance of HVAC systems, heating systems, ventilation/exhaust systems, and refrigeration systems as required.
Adjust, repair VAV and CV air terminal units (thermostat, humidistats, reheat valves, controls, etc.) to maintain compliance with regulatory standards and acceptable environmental conditions for patients, visitors, and employees.
Assists and instructs with more complex maintenance and operator tasks. Maintains good communications with operators and plant upkeep matters.
Hours: Evening Shift 3p - 11:30p Monday through Friday- Schedule may change based on department needs.
Education and Experience Requirements:
High school graduate or equivalent.
Completion of four -year apprenticeship program preferred.
Four years practical experience in a power plant or similar operation.
Basic computer skills with Microsoft operating systems
Maryland 1st Grade Stationary Engineering License required. A lower grade License is acceptable for new hires, with the expectation that advancement to a 1st grade license is required at the time frames consistent with DLLR regulations. EPA 608 CFC Certification is preferred.
Strenuous work associated with direct power plant systems repair, including operating chain falls and large wrenches, climbing cooling towers, boiler tops, ladder work, and bending and stooping over equipment; also lifting equipment into place
Environmentally uncontrolled - extremely hot (above boilers), cold (cooling towers and tank farm in the cooler months) and hazardous at times. Work areas can be wet, dirty, and/or dusty. Working with high pressures and hot fluids and hot surfaces poses the usual hazards. May be lack of sleep at times due to overnight and weekend emergency work. Some work is done with potentially hazardous chemicals.
Collaborative and team focused environment
Full Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, etc.
Generous paid time off
Incredible Work/Life benefits including annual membership to care.com, access to backup care services for dependents through Care@Work, retirement planning services, financial coaching, fitness and wellness reimbursement, and great discounts through several vendors for hotels, rental cars, theme parks, shows, sporting events, movie tickets and much more!
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.
UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.
ChristianaCare Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are ...positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.