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Cedars-Sinai Craft Specialist, Stationary Engineering - Central Plant - Full Time in Los Angeles, California

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What will you be doing in this role?

Under the direction of the Operations Supervisor and/or the Lead Craft Specialist, the Craft Specialist, Stationary Engineer operates the machinery that provides uninterrupted mechanical power and utility services to the medical center. Sets priorities and handles multiple projects or assignments and meets completion schedules within established objectives. Performs preventive maintenance. Uses various hand tools and testing instruments to accomplish assigned tasks. Reports appropriate corrections/repairs and makes referrals to the appropriate Operations Supervisor, Lead Craft Specialist, Hospitality Center or specialty shops. Performs other related duties as required.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Start up and shut down equipment as required

  • Monitors meters, gauges, and other instruments attached to equipment and makes adjustments whenever necessary.

  • Watches and listens to the machinery and routinely checks safety devices.

  • Tests boiler water, condenser water, and closed systems and chemically treats, as necessary, to prevent corrosion, scale, and biohazards.

  • Repair equipment, ranging from complete overhauls to minor maintenance tasks, such as replacing defective valves, gaskets, or bearings.

  • Cleans and paints equipment rooms and machinery.

  • Basic computer skills are required. Must understand Microsoft windows and Building Management System programs.

  • Responsible for equipment providing steam, chilled water, industrial and medical gases, water pressure, primary cooling, and incineration.


Job Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/GED - Required

  • Two (2) plus years' at an apprentice level of the craft or trade experience

  • Electrical and Mechanical background.

  • Excellent customer service and communication skills.

  • Computer proficiency is a requirement.


  • City of LA Unlimited Steam Engineering License

  • EPA Type I & II or Universal Certification

Working Title: Craft Specialist, Stationary Engineering - Central Plant - Full Time

Department: Central Plant

Business Entity: Clinical & Support Services

Job Category: ,Facilities,Facilities

Job Specialty: Maintenance

Position Type: Full-time

Shift Length: 8 hour shift

Shift Type: Day

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.