Job Description



To perform this job successfully, an individual should have a high school diploma, GED, or trade school education. Journeyman level skills, minimum seven (7) years of experience in a defined trade or an organized apprenticeship program with five (5) years of experience in the same trade or trades. In the absence of an organized apprenticeship program with defined trade experience, applicants must be semi- skilled in at least two identified trades with a minimum of 12 years full-time employment at SVMC or another inpatient healthcare facility in the Engineering/Maintenance department. Experience with kitchen equipment repair is a plus. Performance evaluations, competencies and tenure will be used to determine placement eligibility. Verified Journeyman Level Skills will be given priority over Tenured Semi-Skilled for placement of vacant Engineer A positions. Has knowledge in principles of all equipment used in hospitals.  Proficiently reads schematics, manuals, and blueprints on engines and blowers.
 
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence if required. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, and percentages if required. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Willing to learn all aspects of special systems.
 
Candidates must bring a full copy of their driving record if invited to interview. (Report must include the word "END" at the completion of the report.) To perform this job successfully, an individual must possess and maintain a valid California driver’s license. The employee must maintain a valid CA driver's license and current DMV report, the results of which are within acceptable standards as per SVMC policy as a condition of employment. The employee will also be required as a condition of employment to enroll in the DMV Pull Notice program to allow the Hospital to receive notice of any changes in their driving record.  The Employee must maintain at least state required limits of liability insurance/evidence of financial responsibility on own vehicles (such limits may not be adequate and Employee should consider higher limits for their own protection).
 
Must be able to work normal/scheduled working hours which may include Holidays, call-backs, weeknights, weekends, and on-call in the Director's absence. Agrees to participate, as directed, in emergencies and community disasters during scheduled and unscheduled hours.
 
Needs to recognize that they have an affirmative duty and responsibility for reporting perceived misconduct, including actual or potential violations of laws, regulations, policies, procedures, or this organization’s standards/code of conduct.
 
The employee must work well under pressure, meet multiple and sometimes competing deadlines; and the incumbent shall at all times demonstrate a cooperative behavior with colleagues and supervisors from all departments of the Hospital and government agency employees.

 
The Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit, qualifications, potential and competency.   The Hospital policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), religion (all aspects of religious beliefs, observance or practice, including religious dress or grooming practices) marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or a record or history of cancer, and genetic characteristics), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition), genetic information, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.  It also prohibits unlawful discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of those characteristics, or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics.  Discrimination can also include failing to reasonably accommodate religious practices or qualified individuals with disabilities where the accommodation does not pose an undue hardship.  All such discrimination is unlawful.
 
The Hospital is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities.  This commitment applies to all persons involved in the Hospital operations and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Hospital, including supervisors and coworkers.


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