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Providence Plant Operator II in Anchorage, Alaska


Providence is calling a Plant Operator II (Plant Operations, Variable , 1.0 FTE) to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

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In this position, you will:

  • Communicate symptoms and problems with appropriate hospital team members for development and implementation of solutions. When requested, support other team members by the performance of other mechanical maintenance duties and duties supporting hospital and departmental functions. Coordinate tasks affecting other teams or departments to minimize overall disruption and inconveniences.

  • Plan activities to efficiently utilize work time. Provide steady work effort during paid work hours. Take initiative to identify tasks that need to be accomplished. Take responsibility for maintaining appropriate inventories of parts and supplies.

  • Complete projects and repairs in a manner that seldom requires follow-up or corrections. Seek technical support & assistance from co-workers and/or outside sources when appropriate and without unnecessary delays. Complete all service and work order documentation in an accurate and timely manner, according to hospital procedures and specified customer requirements. Perform utility system and equipment preventative maintenance inspections in a manner which produces a safe and functional outcome. Use effective methods for controlling maintenance costs while maintaining an acceptable level of quality.

  • Take responsibility for problems encountered and follow through to conclusion. Provide service in a calm manner with an objective of customer satisfaction. Promote customer satisfaction by effectively communicating the status of requested service. Conduct oneself as a hospital representative at all times. Monitor equipment awaiting parts or out of service with the intent to return the unit to service in a timely manner.

  • Initiate & participate in training of other staff members. Follow proper safety precautions and use appropriate equipment during the performance of work duties. Maintain a safe and clean work environment. Take initiative to learn new skills, systems and information pertaining to facilities functions.

  • Ensure continuity of problem resolution, even if beyond normally scheduled work hours. Is a dependable team member capable of being relied upon to be at work when scheduled. Demonstrate a willingness to work beyond scheduled work hours when needed due to workload demands.

  • Logically investigate and analyze symptoms to accurately identify problems. Demonstrate competence and knowledge in the use of standard test equipment. Demonstrate advanced knowledge for the steam generation system, including the operation and repair of boilers, pressure reducing stations, piping, de-aceration/feedwater systems, condensate pumps and heat exchangers; pneumatic tube systems and building automation systems; HVAC systems at Providence including air distribution, heat recover, chiller operation and cooling systems, and terminal and radiant heating systems; facility life safety systems and how each works together, including fire detection systems, sprinkler systems, smoke control and fan shut down sequencing; medical air and gas systems and emergency generation systems; and ability for the repair of appropriate plant utility systems and miscellaneous equipment assigned such as sterilizers, laundry, housekeeping, dietary, and physical therapy equipment. Effectively interprets manuals and schematics, including blueline drawings and emergency procedures.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • H.S. Diploma or GED

  • 4 years of mechanical experience, including boiler operation

  • Must be able to obtain 2nd Class Boiler License within one year from date of hire

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Hospital experience

  • Refrigeration experience

About Providence Alaska Medical Center

Providence Health & Services Alaska is among nation’s best employers for healthy lifestyles! The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Providence Alaska for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging our caregivers (employees) and families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center with its Quality Achievement Award for high-quality care in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. This is the highest honor awarded by Mountain-Pacific.

As the state’s largest hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center provides full-service, comprehensive care to all Alaskans, a role unmatched by any other in the state. Within our community, you will find top notch ski resorts, kayaking, and wildlife. Enjoying the outdoors is just one of many reasons to live in and explore Alaska!

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Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Facilities Management

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 289644