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DCRA Stationary Engineer 1st Class - Shift Engineer
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Job Description


 Minimum Education
High School Diploma or GED

Specific Requirements and Preferences
HS diploma, GED or equivalent required. Preferred, Trade or Tech School in HVAC or Refrigeration.

Minimum Work Experience
5 Year(s)

Specific Requirements and Preferences
At least 5 to 7 years of related and progressive experience, 5 years of general maintenance experience with 2 years’ experience operating computerized building automation systems 5-10 years’ experience in related field. 3 years in a healthcare environment. Working knowledge of all applicable EPA & OSHA standards related to the position. At least 5 Years of healthcare experience within an acute care and research hospital, preferred.

Required Skills/Knowledge

Automation: Must have BAS and FLN operation training.

Specific Requirements and Preferences
Automation: Siemen’s Apogee/Pneumatic Automation Controls training.

Required Licenses and Certifications

Must carry an active DCRA Stationary Engineer 1st Class License or obtain within 18 months. DCRA Stationary Engineer License 3rd Class required at minimum.

Preferred, DCRA Stationary Engineer License 1st Class.

Functional Accountabilities


  1. Monitor Control Room activities during shift; decide when to switch, change or reset the computer monitored system in case of emergencies to accommodate continuous services.
  2. Monitor the Control Room computer system for normal and abnormal conditions and take corrective measures to re-establish proper functioning of building operations.
  3. Ensure essential systems are properly functioning by walking through the Hospital at least once each shift to check and record reading on gauges, dials, lights, meters, alarms, levers, switches and any other devices that regulate the equipment.
  4. Provide support services for all buildings, maintain and update logs and entering of service request into MP2.
  5. Formulate work orders for onsite maintenance staff or building service vendors.
  6. Ability to read blueprints
  1. Run and analyze daily documented summaries of the building operating systems to determine their status; document trends in equipment performance and recommend corrective action or replacement.
  2. Respond to trouble and fire alarms and take corrective action. Serve as a member of the Fire and Disaster Team.

Emergency Response

  1. In emergencies and/or crisis situations in any essential utility, coordinate the proper response required to bring system back into operational status.

Operate Building Automation System

  1. Operate building automation system.

Keys, radio, and vehicle use by Contractors

  1. Maintain the logging and retrieval process for keys, two-way radios and hospital-owned vehicles to building contractors and Hospital personnel.

Member of Emergency Team
  1. Act a member of the internal and external disaster team.
  2. Respond to all hospital emergencies to include but is not limited to: fire alarms leaks, outages and elevator trap calls.

Materials Management

  1. Identify material and tool needed to carry out job function. Make sure purchase orders and reports and legible, accurate, complete and on time.

Code Compliance

  1. Make sure all electrical work is completed within code by the governing body having jurisdiction.

  2. Establish and ensure compliance with work schedules.

Corrective and Preventive Maintenance

  1. Perform corrective maintenance on equipment in accordance with manufacturer specifications.

  2. Perform preventive maintenance of the electrical systems in accordance with manufacturer specifications.

  3. Troubleshoot electrical equipment and systems to determine functional problems and makes repairs as needed.

  4. Maintain corrective tickets. PM cards, project sheets and keep the status board up-to-date.

Quality Assurance

  1. Take the initiative to identify and report deficiencies in the physical plant of the hospital.

  2. Diagnose and resolve trouble ticket/work orders thoroughly until completed.

  3. When necessary, routinely follow up with manager to communicate or request assistance in order to complete work orders.

  4. Follow up with requestor after completion of a work order to ensure problem has been corrected.

  5. Routinely utilize all safety measures as related to work orders and specific task.

Organizational Accountabilities (Staff)

Organizational Commitment/Identification

1.Partner in the mission and upholds the core principles of the organization
2.Committed to diversity and recognizes value of cultural ethnic differences
3.Demonstrate personal and professional integrity
4.Maintain confidentiality at all times

Customer Service

1.Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met


1.Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior
2.Partner with all team members to achieve goals
3.Receptive to others’ ideas and opinions

Performance Improvement/Problem-solving

1.Contribute to a positive work environment
2.Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change
3.Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes
4.Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment

Cost Management/Financial Responsibility

1.Use resources efficiently
2.Search for less costly ways of doing things


1.Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance
2.Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation
3.Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation
4.Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication
5.Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers
6.Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance


About Children's National Health System

Childrens National Medical Center is the only exclusive provider of pediatric care in the metropolitan Washington area and is the only freestanding childrens hospital between Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Norfolk, and Atlanta. Serving the nations children for more than 130 years, Childrens National is a proven leader in the development and application of innovative new treatments for childhood illness and injury.

Childrens National is proudly ranked consistently among the best pediatric hospitals in America by US News & World Report.

Our Culture

Children's mission is to be preeminent in providing pediatric health care services that enhance the health and well-being of children regionally, nationally and internationally. Through leadership and innovation, Children's creates solutions to pediatric healthcare problems. Children's excels in Care, Advocacy, Research, and Education to meet the unique needs of children, adolescents and their families. Children's leadership realizes that our employees are the heart of our medical center and the soul of our mission. One of our greatest assets is the diversity of our workforce, which adds to the richness of our culture. Teamwork, dedication, and professionalism are essential values and characteristics that make our employees unique.

Childrens internationally recognized team of pediatric healthcare professionals care for more than 360,000 patients each year who come from throughout the region, nation and world. Our employees share a sense of pride and commitment to the patients and families we serve. We aspire to provide patients and their families with the highest quality of care and service in a family-centered environment. In essence, we are a team of "Great People Providing Great Care."

Nursing Students

As a nursing student, you might already be craving hands-on experience at a highly respected hospital. You may be thinking about where or with which population you want to work after graduation.

At Childrens, a world-class teaching hospital and internationally-recognized leader in pediatric health, we invite nursing students at all stages of learning to explore the real world of working in a hospital setting and experience first-hand the challenges and rewards of this career.

Internship Program

The internship program provides the novice nurse with the knowledge base and skill set needed to transition to competence in clinical nursing practice. While providing the needed skills to meet the organization goals and mission, the program provides nurses with the leadership skills to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team. The program bridges the gap between undergraduate education and real-life professional nursing practice, delivering state-of-the art pediatric care.

The program is offered to new graduate nurses from an accredited nursing program with a passion for children. All new graduates, with less than one-year acute care experience, are eligible to participate in the program after obtaining licensure.