Fairview Health Services Operating Engineer in St. Paul, Minnesota


Operates, repairs and monitors operation of building equipment in a safe and efficient manner.


  • Maintains knowledge of, and complies with, all relevant laws, regulations and policies, procedures and standards

  • Actively participates in creating and implementing improvements to achieve clinical, satisfaction and/or efficiency outcomes

  • Operates high/low pressure boiler heating system and air conditioning equipment

  • Repairs steam plank equipment, plumbing, structure, heating, air conditioning and electrical equipment

  • Completes monitoring and repairs in accordance with operating procedures, manufacturer guidelines, OSHA, State and Federal regulations

  • Monitors equipment to ensure proper temperature and pressure readings/settings

  • Maintains records on equipment repairs, safety inspections, and preventive maintenance

  • Communicates supply shortages to others as needed

  • Answers all departmental telephone calls and or work requests received and enters on work order system to ensure prompt response to inquiries or problems

  • Consults with and advises supervisor regarding problems with operation of the building and reports all repairs and maintenance that require assistance from maintenance engineer or outside services

  • Demonstrates safe practice in the use of equipment and makes recommendations and improvement of safety

  • Wears safety equipment as appropriate


  • High school graduate or equivalent

  • ENG 1B(1st class Stationary Engineer license) Bethesda

  • ENG 1C (1st class Stationary Engineer license) Woodwinds

  • ENG 2B (2nd class Stationary Engineer license) - St. Johns and St. Josephs

  • ENG CA (1st class Chief C Boilers license) Midway

  • 3 years experience required in operating, heating and cooling systems and maintaining building structures and grounds

  • Knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques used in high/low pressure steam heating or power plant operation

  • Knowledge and ability to repair Medical Office Buildings and Clinic equipment, including utility systems, HVAC systems

  • Ability to use a computer and applications that are associated with performing basic work tasks (use a mouse, navigate in Windows, Outlook, etc)

  • Demonstrates behavior consistent with the standards, scope of practice, ethics, and characteristics of a licensed professional

  • Knowledge and application of safety practices, fire and disaster policies and procedures; safety testing, performance verification, and operations procedures for various types of equipment

About HealthEast

At HealthEast, our patients are our neighbors and we are dedicated to their, and our, optimal health and well-being. We are guided by our faith-based heritage, a call to healing that respects the dignity and culture of every person. We empower our patients with user-friendly access to their health information, dependable service, and affordable, high-quality care.

We put new, more efficient models of care into practice, allowing our 7,500 employees and 850 physicians to focus on what’s important: providing compassionate health care that puts the patient and their needs first. With 14 clinics, home care, a medical transportation center, and four hospitals — Bethesda Hospital, St. John’s Hospital, St. Joseph’s Hospital, and Woodwinds Health Campus — we provide excellent family health and specialization, including primary, maternity, orthopaedics and post-acute care.

Job ID 2018-9609

Category Facilities/Engineer/Fleet

Contract Status C2

FTE 1.00

Shift All Shifts - Day/Evening/Night Rotations

Department Plant Maintenance

Standard Work Schedule 8/12 hour shifts every other weekend

HealthEast is an Equal Opportunity Employer. HealthEast will not discriminate in public accommodation, or employment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age or genetic information.