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Providence Health & Services Engineering Technician in Colville, Washington


Providence is calling a Plant Operations Technician (Plant Operations, Variable Shift, 1.0) to Providence Mount Carmel Hospital in Colville, Washington. 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.

In this position you will:

  • Perform a variety of duties in an around the buildings of the hospital complex including repairing and maintaining machinery and mechanical equipment.

  • Operate and maintain stationary engines and mechanical equipment such as pumps, compressors, generators, and steam boilers to provide for utilities such as light, heat, and power for refrigeration, air conditioning, and other services for the hospital.

  • Inspect, troubleshoot, and perform minor repairs and installation on electrical equipment and machinery and to buildings and facilities, including painting, plastering, carpentry, plumbing, or electrical power.

  • Order needed materials, equipment, and supplies as required and regularly inventories to assure that adequate supplies are on hand.

  • Check temperature and draft gauges on air handling systems and performs filter changes as needed.

  • Maintain log sheets and performs routine maintenance, lubrication, and cleaning of boilers, boiler room, and boiler room equipment on a regular basis.

  • Operate emergency generator for test purposes and maintains its readiness weekly.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Valid State of Washington Driver's License

  • Be able to read, write, and understand the English language

  • Ability to make simple arithmetic calculations equivalent to a high school education

  • Able to follow technical, oral, and written instruction

  • Able to read specifications, blueprints, and technical manuals for installation/repair of equipment

  • May be required to have an Engineer's license

  • Must exhibit general maintenance skills in such fields as electrical, electronics, plumbing, boilers, refrigeration, pumps, carpentry, etc

About the hospital you will serve.

Mount Carmel Hospital is a Critical Access hospital in Colville, WA serving a three county area in Northeast Washington. We are a progressive, full service hospital offering advanced medical and surgical care as well as specialty support and outpatient services.

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: Facilities Management

Location: Washington-Colville

Req ID: 243697