Providence Veterans Jobs

Job Information

Providence Health & Services Plant Operator II *1.0/Variable*Up to $2,500 Hiring Bonus* in Anchorage, Alaska


Providence is calling a Plant Operator II (Plant Operations, Variable Shift, 1.0 FTE - 40 hours per week) 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.

$2,500 Hiring Bonus for eligible external candidates who meet all conditions for payment - this is in addition to the fantastic benefits and compensation package offered by Providence that begin on your first day of employment.

Apply Today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with some additional questions from our Modern system.

In this position you will:

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

  • QUANTITY: Plans activities to efficiently utilize work time. Provides steady work effort during paid work hours. Takes initiative to identify tasks that need to be accomplished. Takes responsibility for maintaining appropriate inventories of parts and supplies.

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

  • SERVICE: Takes responsibility for problems encountered and follows through to conclusion. Provides service in a calm manner with an objective of customer satisfaction. Promotes customer satisfaction by effectively communicating the status of requested service. Conducts oneself as a hospital representative at all times. Monitors equipment awaiting parts or out of service with the intent to return the unit to service in a timely manner.

  • SAFETY & TRAINING: Initiates & participates in training of other staff members. Follows proper safety precautions and uses appropriate equipment during the performance of work duties. Maintains a safe and clean work environment. Takes initiative to learn new skills, systems and information pertaining to facilities functions.

  • RELIABILITY: Ensures 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. Demonstrates a willingness to work beyond scheduled work hours when needed due to workload demands.

  • TECHNICAL: Logically investigates and analyzes symptoms to accurately identify problems. Demonstrates competence and knowledge in the use of standard test equipment. Demonstrates 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.

  • Completes initial and annual Competency Plan for assigned job and department.


Required qualifications for this position include:

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

  • 4 years Mechanical experience, including boiler operation

  • Must be able to read blueprints, use and interpret repair manual, operate power and hand tools, and use a variety of calibration devices and meters

  • Must have a basic understanding of steam generation and HVAC theory

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!

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

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: 326020