Operating Engineer - 2B

Allina Health

Allina Health

Other Engineering
Minneapolis, MN, USA
Posted on Tuesday, January 9, 2024

Number of Job Openings Available:


Date Posted:

January 09, 2024


31008027 Steam Plant Operations


Evening/Night (United States of America)

Shift Length:

8 hour shift

Hours Per Week:


Union Contract:

L70-1-Abbott Northwestern Engineers

Weekend Rotation:

Alternative Weekend Plan

Job Summary:

Provides modification, maintenance, repairs, and operation of the heating plant equipment and boilers. When not scheduled to work in the power plant, this position modifies and repairs building systems and equipment.

Key Position Details:

  • 40 hours per week
  • Benefit Eligible
  • 2B Boiler Licensure or better required

Job Description:

Principle Responsibilities

  • Modification, maintenance, repairs, and operation of the heating plant equipment and boilers.
    • Operate and maintain the main system power plant.
    • Monitors operating pressures and temperatures of systems continuously.
    • Tests and adjusts boiler water treatment sensor to maintain proper boiler water chemistry.
    • Repairs pumps, valves, and related equipment.
    • Cleans and maintains assigned mechanical rooms and equipment.
    • May need to provide steam for services (sterilizes) and heat.
    • May need to provide deionized water and reverse ozmonics water to various labs.
  • Modify and repair building systems and equipment
    • Performs preventative and corrective maintenance.
    • Clean and maintain shop area, equipment and tools.
    • May need to operate trucks to plow snow and lawn equipment.
    • May need to preform emergency repairs on patient care non-clinical equipment.
    • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Must be 18 years of age with education and/or experience needed to meet required functional competencies as listed on the job description, and High school diploma or GED preferred
  • Vocational or Technical Training in absorption and centrifugal air conditioning preferred
  • 2 to 5 years of experience in refrigeration, welding, HVAC, pneumatic control and fire systems in a Hospital setting preferred
  • Licensed Operating/Engineer required

Physical Demands
Heavy Work:
Lifting weight Up to 100 lbs. occasionally, Up to 50 lbs. frequently