Engineer - Yakima, WA

Employer: Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital

Job Description:
Facilities Management
Yakima, WA
Organization Support/Service/Trade
Full Time, Evening, Mon - Fri, Swing
Posted 06/03/2021
Req # 17358
Biweekly Hours: 80
Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred


The Engineer’s primary responsibility is for the general maintenance and repair of the physical building, all of the utility systems and the various medical and supportive systems that fall under facility management/s area of responsibility. The purpose is to maintain a high level of safety and efficiency in the infrastructure and all the systems.


Performs all preventative maintenance assigned within the allotted time frame. Preventative maintenance will be assigned for general maintenance and/or within their specialty education. Provides general building maintenance such as electrical maintenance, HVAC maintenance, boiler maintenance plumbing maintenance, basic construction material repair and maintenance such as sheet rock, base moldings. Assists with the smooth and efficient operation of the department. Provides excellent service to improve appearance and function of facilities. Assists in maintaining a culture that emphasizes continuous improvement, creativity, team work, high performance and quality. Organizes on-duty time to accommodate workload, including unanticipated changes in workload Uses good judgment in handling situations not covered by written or verbal instructions. Has the ability and willingness to independently seek and perform work on general maintenance issues in their area of responsibility. Provides work load summary reports to director and/or assistant director for priority and efficiency evaluation. Reports all equipment, system, and safety issues to director and/or assistant director. Passes all pertinent information to the following shift.


Education: High School diploma or GED equivalent required. Building training and/or trade school education in specific pertinent fields preferred.

Experience: Engineer I: Minimum of two years’ experience in building maintenance preferred.

Engineer II: Minimum of 5 years building maintenance experience preferred, in all aspects of building maintenance, including Mechanical, HVAC & Electrical repair

Licenses/Certificates/Registration: Valid driver’s license and proof of automobile insurance required.

About Us

Virginia Mason Memorial, part of the Virginia Mason Health System, is made up of a 226-bed hospital as well as 20+ primary care and specialty care practices/services. We are a nonprofit community hospital that has served Central Washington's Yakima Valley for more than 60 years. We are seeking remarkable employees with a passion for patients and customer service to add to our growing team!

We offer a three-tier benefit plan including medical, dental, vision coverage, plus a generous 401K plan (with matching!), life insurance options, competitive compensation, an employee wellness clinic and leadership development and education.

Why do we do what we do? As the region’s leading health care provider and Yakima’s largest employer, we believe that by improving health, we can transform Yakima! Our vision is to "create healthy communities one person at a time." This means that each member of our award-winning team works to provide our patients, and their families, with the best medical and individual care possible. We work together to demonstrate our values of Respect, Accountability, Teamwork, Stewardship, and Innovation for everyone who walks through our doors, patients and coworkers alike. We would love to hear from you!

Contact Person:
Location: Yakima, WA
Application Method:
Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on June 03, 2021

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