1-3 years experience preferred
POSITION SUMMARY: The Plant Operator maintains and operates Verde Valley Medical Center (VVMC) boilers, chillers, and other auxiliary equipment necessary for producing steam for heat and chilled water. S/he operates and maintains mechanical and electrical systems. Performs hospital and plant maintenance and repairs as required by the preventive maintenance program or as directed. Maintenance may include mechanical, electrical, plumbing, masonry, carpentry, painting and light construction. Maintains records as appropriate for assignments. The Plant Operator prepares requisitions as required for assignments and adheres to cost containment programs. S/he will assist others as may be required in specific repairs. Assures a safe and secure environment.
- High School diploma/GED plus specialized training - Required
- Associates Degree or Specialty Training - Preferred
- 1 to 3 years refrigeration/AC experience preferred
REQUIRED SKILLS: * Effective oral and written communication skills to communicate with customers and understand oral and written instructions. Must be positive, kind and caring. * Able to read, write and speak English in an understandable manner. * Requires a high level of analytic ability to identify and evaluate problems and recommend solutions. * Requires high level of accuracy, is capable of precise detail work in an organized manner. * Possess the ability to assess, document and implement actions required to meet customer needs and exceed their expectations. * Able to relate to and work with ill and disabled customers of all ages, bilingual customers, emotionally distressed customers and families, and with hospital personnel within the facility. * Able to cope with varying and unpredictable situations tactfully with personnel, patients, family members, visitors and the general public while maintaining a positive, empathetic attitude at all times. * Able to respond to emergency and crisis situations in a timely and professional manner. * Able to deal with high stress and high demand work environment. * Able to work varying shifts/units, rotate days off, and work weekends.
- Refrigerant Handling Certificate required for night shift
Computer competency required.
Call required and must be able to respond to the hospital within 20 minutes.
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