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Cedars-Sinai Stationary Engineer, Central Plant - Plant Operations - Full Time in Los Angeles, California

Job Description

Grow your career at Cedars-Sinai!

At Cedars-Sinai, we're motivated by a collective spirit of innovation and the challenge to continuously improve. Above all, we share a real passion for helping others. Day after day, from department to department, our people give their all to create a community unlike any other. This is just one of the many reasons U.S. News & World Report has named us one of America’s Best Hospitals—and now we invite you to join us and make a difference every single day in service of this outstanding work – excellence and innovation in patient care, research, and community service. From working with a team of dedicated professionals to using state-of-the-art facilities, you’ll have great resources to do something incredible—for yourself, and for others

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

About Us

Cedars-Sinai is a leader in providing high-quality healthcare encompassing primary care, specialized medicine and research. Since 1902, Cedars-Sinai has evolved to meet the needs of one of the most diverse regions in the nation, setting standards in quality and innovative patient care, research, teaching and community service. Today, Cedars- Sinai is known for its national leadership in transforming healthcare for the benefit of patients. Cedars-Sinai impacts the future of healthcare by developing new approaches to treatment and educating tomorrow's health professionals. Additionally, Cedars-Sinai demonstrates a commitment to the community through programs that improve the health of its most vulnerable residents.

About the Team

Cedars-Sinai is one of the largest nonprofit academic medical centers in the U.S., with 886 licensed beds, 2,100 physicians, 2,800 nurses and thousands of other healthcare professionals and staff. Choose this if you want to work in a fast-paced environment that offers the highest level of care to people in the Los Angeles that need our care the most.

Req ID : HRC1459074

Working Title : Stationary Engineer, Central Plant - Plant Operations - Full Time

Department : Plant Operations

Business Entity : Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Job Category : Facilities

Job Specialty : Maintenance

Overtime Status : NONEXEMPT

Primary Shift : Day

Shift Duration : 8 hour

Base Pay : $37.67 - $60.27

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.