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Swedish Health Services Engineer Senior - Issaquah Evening Shift in Issaquah, Washington


Swedish Medical Center is calling for an Engineer Senior (1.0 FTE, Evening Shift) to work in Issaquah at Swedish Medical Center in Issaquah, WA.

Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with some additional questions from our Modern Hire system.

• STEAM – Ability to inspect, analyze, test, adjust, repair, and replace components of all steam related equipment to include; boilers, valves, steam traps, PRV’s, high-med-low pressure steam characteristics and management, pumps, compressors, piping, and fittings in accordance with the conditions of their licensure.

• HVAC – Advanced knowledge of the location, use, control of and maintenance processes for chillers, cooling towers, air handlers, boilers, steam controls, VFD, VAV, CAV, pneumatic controls, induction units, and building automation systems. Able to diagnose HVAC issues, including Pneumatic and DDC Controls, Air flow and general fan issues.

• Water treatment, including: Boiler water treatment, closed loop heating and cooling systems and open loop cooling tower systems.

• Plumbing – Specifies and installs all industry standard piping, valves and fittings (MBI – copper – cast – poly). Installs and repairs faucets, flushometers, sinks, toilets, DWV, drain cleaning, backflows, steam traps. Demonstrates Pipe fitting skills, including: Design and installation of black iron and copper pipe, copper, plastic stainless steel tubing, for steam, water, air and water treatment chemicals.

• Electrical – Responsible for generators, ATS, MCC, motors, disconnects, inter-ties, breakers, lighting, ballasts, testing equipment, switches, and outlets. Assist with monthly generator testing and scheduled maintenance. Inspect, lubricate and connect power to motors. Knowledge of location and functions of disconnects, breakers and inter-ties. Diagnose and replace lighting, ballasts, switches and outlets. Has good understanding of emergency power system and is able to operate the emergency power plant.

• Medical Gas – Ability to troubleshoot, inspect, calibrate and perform testing and repairs on compressors, vacuum pumps, scrubbers, air pumps, filtration, monitoring, calibration, and gas outlets.

• Fire/Life Safety – Ability to identify system types and locations. Ability to locate, operate and/or test valves, pumps, pressurization fans and emergency elevator operation procedures. Perform and/or assist AHJ, testing companies and Facilities with all testing requirements as indicated by CMMS and departmental documentation. Perform high skill level of fire control function, alarm system devices, sprinkler system function, wet and dry systems, pump and valve locations, FDC pressurization fans and elevator recall functions, suppression system and emergency lighting testing. Knowledge, location and ability to silence panels, SFD protocol for resetting alarm panel, arm and disarm points and replacement of detectors and initiating devices.

• Preventative Maintenance – Performs all of the requirements for the preventative maintenance of all equipment and spaces referenced in this document and/or the logical extension thereof. Familiar with O&M specifications, Inspection, cleaning, lubricating, adjusting, painting, tagging, labeling mechanical plant equipment and spaces.

• Patient Care Equipment – Familiar with all patient lifts - regular and specialty beds and their functions. Be able to troubleshoot normal failure points and perform testing of beds and patient lifts.

• Security – Familiar with and be able to cut keys, troubleshoot and repair/replace locks, access controls and mag locks.

• Safety/Jobsite/Mechanical Spaces – Certified in LOTO and required PPE. Be aware of confined space and asbestos protocol as well as dust and access control measures and procedures. Clean as you go on every jobsite, keep mechanical spaces, clean, orderly, painted.

• Communication – Manages work assignments and communication via the CMMS and associated reporting devices including computers and PDA. Constant radio availability and communication is required as well as attentiveness and response to paged messages and email Actively participate in all daily, one-on-one and other team meetings by contributing issues and solutions to support the efforts of their team.

• Support / Equipment – Forklift and Bobcat certified and participate in all snow/ ice removal and storm water management activities. Respond quickly and effectively to flood and disaster incidents and actively participating in the remediation measures.

• This is location dependent and may not be applicable for all locations.


Required qualifications:

  • Must have successfully completed at least two formal specialized, related training courses.

  • 4 years experience in equipment inspection, testing, repair and maintenance of required systems and equipment.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Solid background in the use of common and sophisticated tools and systems.

Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our mission of improving the health and wellbeing of each patient we serve.

About the Issaquah Campus.

With advances in technology, an environmentally friendly design and new hospital infrastructure, the campus is designed to be different. The new campus provides a broad range of inpatient and outpatient medical services including oncology, cardiac care, obstetrics, pediatric specialty care, emergency services, primary care and a host of other medical and surgical services and specialists.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details —

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

Our Vision is Health for a Better World.

About Us

Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we're committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Evening

Job Category: Facilities Management

Location: Washington-Issaquah

Work Locations: Issaquah Main Bldg (WA171) 751 Ne Blakely Dr Issaquah, 98029

Req ID: 367483