Providence Health & Services Engineer Building/Plant - Facilities Support in Anchorage, Alaska


Providence is calling a Engineer Building/Plant (Facilities Support, Shift, 0.0) to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Understand the needs of the customers and prioritize work personal assignments and efforts towards meeting these needs.

  • Clearly and consistently communicate agreed upon Facilities Support priorities, standards and desired outcomes to hospital staff.

  • Act in the Director's absence on matters affecting the department.

  • Routinely review the performance of the Facilities systems; equipment and processes against key codes, standards and indicators, and takes action when necessary to improve outcomes.

  • Individually and/or with consultant assistance, conduct regular detailed review of all facilities managed mechanical, electrical and other systems and components to identify potential points of failure, relative risk.

  • Understand and stay current on relevant standards, advancements and industry trends in the Facilities equipment field.

  • Oversee technical training and competency needs of Facilities staff.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Valid driver’s license for the State of Alaska

  • 10 years experience as a Building and Plant Building Maintenance Mechanic and/or plant operator/engineer with progressively increasing technical responsibility, including at least 1 year in a leadership role

  • A total of 5 years specialized training or experience in 2 or more of the fields of electronics, the operation of high-pressure boilers, mechanical chilled water systems, medical gas and vacuum systems, ventilation systems, and the operations of emergency generators in a hospital like environment.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • BS or AS College Degree in Mechanical or Electrical engineering or may substitute equivalent experience for degree

  • 2nd Class Alaska Boiler License

About Kodiak Island Medical Center

Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center (PKIMC) provides comprehensive health care to residents and visitors of Kodiak Island.

This critical access hospital features 25 acute care beds, including four birthing suites, two psychiatric care beds and two ICU beds. In addition, the Care Center, PKIMC’s extended care facility, has 19 long-term care beds.

PKIMC provides an extensive array of inpatient and outpatient services, including emergency department, surgery, laboratory services, maternity, general medicine, physical therapy, occupational therapy, respiratory therapy, sleep studies, specialty clinics, diagnostic imaging services and pharmacy. It is staffed by a mix of primary care physicians, surgeons and specialists who provide family practice, internal medicine, obstetrics, radiology and general practice.

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

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Facilities / Engineering

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 181928