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UnityPoint Health Boiler Operator in Peoria, Illinois

Boiler Operator

Proctor Hospital

Full-time; Benefitted

This position works a swing shift: Friday and Saturday is 2nd shift, 1:00pm-11:30pm; Sunday and Monday is 3rd shift, 9:30pm-8:00am.

The Boiler Operator is responsible for the proper operation, monitoring, repair and maintenance of boilers, mechanical and electrical equipment associated with the Power Plant and Waste Heat. Additional support maintenance on the main campus and Ancillary buildings.

About UnityPoint Health:

Our team members are the compassionate core of who we are and how we serve. Every day we strive to live out our vision statement of “Best outcome every patient every time” through living out our FOCUS values of Foster Unity, Own the Moment, Champion Excellence, and Seize Opportunities.

At UnityPoint Health, we provide care in nine regions throughout Illinois, Iowa, and Wisconsin. As the nation’s fourth largest nondenominational health system in America, UnityPoint Health keeps people at the center of all we do. We are looking for dynamic and talented individuals to join our team. You'll find opportunities for every sized dream.

Want to know about our culture and benefits? Click here to find out more: https://uphtotalrewards.com/.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

% of Time

(annually)

MAINTAINS A HIGH DEGREE OF EXPERTISE IN THE BOILER OPERATIONS IN ORDER TO EFFECTIVELY OPERATE, MONITOR AND MAINTAIN UTILITY EQUIPMENT AND SYSTEMS. PERFORMS ROUTINE AND SPECIAL WORK ASSIGNMENTS RELATED TO MAINTENANCE SERVICES FROM THE BASIC TO THE MORE COMPLEX. PROVIDE AN ENVIRONMENTALLY EFFICIENT UTILITY SERVICES INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO STEAM PRODUCTION.

· Maintains knowledge and skills in the diagnosing and repair of Boiler and incinerator equipment and systems.

· Performs preventive maintenance work assignments and inspections for the purpose of reducing the severity and frequency of equipment malfunctions.

· Performs all work within acceptable codes, guidelines and practices in the industry.

· Performs all of the above in a timely manner.

22%

DEMONSTRATES THE ABILITY TO MAKE DECISIONS, EVALUATE PROBLEMS, AND DETERMINE ACCEPTABLE METHODS FOR COMPLETION OF ASSIGNMENTS THAT HAVE BEEN REQUESTED OR SELF-IDENTIFIED. CONSTANTLY DEMONSTRATES THE ABILITY TO EVALUATE PRIORITY ON ASSIGNED OR SELF-IDENTIFIED WORK, RELATED TO, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, STEAM PRODUCTION, AND A WIDE VARIETY OF MAINTENANCE SERVICES UTILIZING THE MOST EFFICIENT, SAFE, AND EFFECTIVE METHODS.

· Diagnoses problems with steam generation equipment and systems.

· Provides continuous input on the status of the equipment in regard to possible code/safety issues.

· Performs preventive maintenance tests as required to ensure continuous operation of power plant..

· Provides diagnosis and repair of specialty items as requested by supervisor.

22%

CONTINUALLY EXHIBITS PROFESSIONALISM WHILE WORKING TOWARD A HIGHER LEVEL OF EXPERTISE IN THE BOILER OPERATION FIELD RELATED TO EFFICIENT ENERGY/WASTE MANAGEMENT PRACTICES THAT UTILIZE ECOLOGICAL, ENERGY CONSERVATION METHODS. FOSTERS TEAM WORK WHILE SUPPORTING THE ENGINEERING DIVISION IN A WIDE VARIETY OF FUNCTIONS RELATED TO THE GENERAL MAINTENANCE FIELD.

· Assists in achieving department goals and objectives.

· Interacts constructively and supportively with other staff.

· Recognizes the roles others play in providing patient care.

· Provides pertinent information as requested.

· Assists peers in assignment completion.

· Gives and receives peer evaluation constructively.

· Performs preventive maintenance and repair or replacement of broken parts. Performs periodic inspections of mechanical rooms throughout the hospital to ensure proper operation of heat, air conditioning, ventilation & medical support equipment.

· Keeps work areas, including Boiler Room, orderly, clean and safe. Ensures proper care in the use of equipment and supplies. Assists with care and maintenance of department equipment and supplies.

· Performs maintenance duties on outside grounds; snow removal, clean up

· Performs Security functions below: Ensures only authorized personnel are admitted onto hospital premises/ issues visitor passes and vendor keys to contractors during off hours. Keeps a daily log of security rounds when working security shift. Investigates incidents of unusual circumstances reported by hospital personnel, visitors, physicians or patients and reports all incidents, verbally or through general incident form by the end of Shift. Responds to emergency calls for assistance to control disorderly conduct or combative patients including assisting patient care staff in restraining patients. Checks windows doors, locks to determine security level; reports all safety and fire hazards observed on routine patrols.

23%

THE INCUMBENT WILL BE EVALUATED ON HIS/HER RESPONSIBILITIES RELATED TO DAILY STEAM PRODUCTION. WORK TOWARD A GOOD UNDERSTANDING OF ALL DOCUMENTATION, AND CODES (J.C.A.H.O., O.S.H.A., E.P.A., ETC.) AND CONSISTENTLY STRIVES TO IMPROVE AND DEVELOP EXPERTISE THROUGH CONTINUED EDUCATION AND ON-THE-JOB TRAINING.

· Attends educational offerings to validate skills and maintain current knowledge of trade.

· Maintains and updates knowledge of current processes and practices as technology changes and advances.

· Demonstrates initiative in communicating with other staff to ensure the proper completion of assigned tasks.

· Interacts constructively and supportively with other staff.

23%

Basic UPH Performance Criteria

· Demonstrates the UnityPoint Health Values and Standards of Behaviors as well as adheres to policies and procedures and safety guidelines.

· Demonstrates ability to meet business needs of department with regular, reliable attendance.

· Employee maintains current licenses and/or certifications required for the position.

· Practices and reflects knowledge of HIPAA, TJC, DNV, OSHA and other federal/state regulatory agencies guiding healthcare.

· Completes all annual education and competency requirements within the calendar year.

· Is knowledgeable of hospital and department compliance requirements for federally funded healthcare programs (e.g. Medicare and Medicaid) regarding fraud, waste and abuse. Brings any questions or concerns regarding compliance to the immediate attention of hospital administrative staff. Takes appropriate action on concerns reported by department staff related to compliance.

10%

Minimum Requirements

Identify items that are minimally required to perform the essential functions of this position.

Preferred or Specialized

Not required to perform the essential functions of the position.

Education:

High School graduate or GED equivalent

Experience:

· 1-3 years of experience in/with the specifications of applicable building codes such as B.O.C.A., E.P.A., N.F.P.A., O.S.H.A., and J.C.A.H.O. requirements is preferred.

· 1-3 years of experience in/with operating complex equipment related to incineration and steam production equipment preferred.

License(s)/Certification(s):

· Must possess and maintain a valid Driver’s License in the State of Illinois.

· Motor Vehicle Registration (MVR) must be run annually.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

· Required English Skills

o Basic reading skills

o Basic writing skills

o Basic oral skills

o Other: good people-to-people skills.

· Communication Skills

o Ability to respond appropriately to customer/co-worker

o Interaction with a wide variety of people

o Maintain confidential information

o Ability to communicate only the facts to recipients or to decline to reveal information

o Ability to project a professional, friendly, helpful demeanor

Other:

· Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.

· Computer Skills

o Basic computer knowledge: Uses word processing, spreadsheet, e-mail application, and web browser. Comfortable within a Windows OS and learning new applications.

o E-mail client

o Ability to use a Windows-based OS.

· Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.

· Work may occasionally require travel to other UPH facilities/hospitals.

· Required to drive your own vehicle for business purposes.

Requisition ID: 2021-90001

Street: 5409 N Knoxville Ave

Name: 51 UPH Proctor

Name: Plant Operations

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: Swing Shift Fri & Sat 2nd shift 1pm - 11:30pm, Sun & Mon 3rd shift 9:30pm - 8am

External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org

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