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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Hospital Engineer Job
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PeaceHealth | Bellingham, WA
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Job Description

Req ID: 136765

PeaceHealth is seeking a Hospital Engineer for a 1.0 full time equivalent Non-Exempt position. This position will be working Day shift with shift durations of 8 Hours.


Provides in-house ability to maintain a large variety of plant equipment and health care systems.   


1. Repairs and maintains machinery and equipment; monitors condition and performance of mechanical, plumbing, electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems and devices.       

2. Repairs and maintains building structures.

3. Makes daily rounds in areas of responsibility for maintenance work and performs repairs according to department procedures.       

4. Coordinates activities and documentation to accomplish goals of the department ensuring an efficient operating department.

5. Performs other duties as assigned.



  • High school diploma or equivalent. 
  • Formal mechanical training by one or more of the following approaches: trade school, apprenticeship or military school or training. 


  • Two years experience in hospital maintenance, four years building/plant maintenance experience total


  • Building Operator Certification preferred.
  • Valid state driver’s license


  • Proficient in at least two of the following trades: plumbing, steam generation/maintenance, metal fabrication, control/alarm systems, HVAC systems or refrigeration
  • Knowledge of national and state codes, rules, regulations, laws and procedures applicable to the trade
  • Must be able to cope with repeated bending, squatting, stopping, prolonged standing, walking and climbing stairs. 
  • Must be able to lift 75 to 100 pounds and safely operate hand tools, power tools and diagnostic test equipment. 
  • Have a general understand of basic building structure and repair.
  • Must be able to communicate well both verbally and in writing with staff and contract services; intermediate computer, keyboarding, and data entry skills required.


  • Work constantly requires active physical exertion less than 66% of the time.        
  • Ability to lift up to 80 lbs.             
  • Work requires frequent exposure to conditions involving toxic materials or hazardous waste. Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more.
  • Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time).           

Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, WA, is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 800 physicians and providers, a comprehensive laboratory system, and ten medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues to serve communities when invited to do so with a spirit of collaboration and stewardship – the spirit of health.

We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Bellingham, WA community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers.

Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video, and visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn!

Questions? Review our Employment FAQ or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org. Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.

Location: Bellingham, WA, St. Joseph Medical Center (216)
Job Category:  Professionals - Other
Shift:  Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.0
Work Type:  Full Time
Hourly compensation starts at: $21.86, more depending on experience
Required Certifications/Licensure: Drivers License

PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.

The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

Posting Notes: Bellingham, WA || Professionals - Other || Full Time || FACILITIES SVCS

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth is a not-for-profit health care system sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace, with services in Washington, Oregon and Alaska. PeaceHealth's rigorous pursuit of exceptional medicine springs from its mission, values, and commitment to provide healing and compassionate care to patients and families.