Providence Health & Services Building Engineer in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a Building Engineer (1.0 FTE, Rotating/Variable) to Providence St. Vincent Medical Center in Portland, OR.

In this position, you will:

  • Support the environment required for the delivery of healthcare services.

  • Be responsible for ensuring the reliability and safety of the building systems by monitoring, operating and maintaining, building systems and equipment.

  • Maintain a safe patient care environment and work place in a manner that supports a respectful, cooperative, and positive work environment

  • Maintain and repair mechanical, plumbing and electrical systems, hospital equipment and appliances.

  • Monitor, operate and maintain central plant systems including boilers, chillers, medical gas and emergency power generators.

  • Monitor and operate the building control and fire alarm systems.

  • Act as the primary responder in fire and other emergency events.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Current license from the options listed below:

  • Limited maintenance electrician (LME) license

  • General supervising electrician (S) license

  • Limited supervising electrician (PS) license

  • General journeyman electrician (J) license

  • Limited journeyman manufacturing plant electrician (PJ) license

  • Exception: Engineers hired prior to 1999 who do not have a valid LME are grandfathered and not required to have a LME

Preferred qualifications for this position include :

  • Successful completion of a stationary engineer apprenticeship or equivalent training

  • Universal refrigerant handling certificate

  • Valid driver's license

  • 3 years of experience in central plant operations and maintenance

  • Trained on or experience using computerized building controls system (DDC)

  • Experience in operation and maintenance of fire alarm systems

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

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 Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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: Maintenance

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 184493