Kaiser Permanente Facility Engineer I - Alexandria Medical Center in Alexandria, Virginia

Oversees and/or performs routine, preventive, and maintenance on building systems at Kaiser Permanente facilities and provides an environment that is safe for members and staff.This position consistently supports compliance and Kaiser Permanente's Code of Conduct by adhering to federal, state and local laws and regulations, accreditation and licenser requirements and Kaiser Permanente's policies and procedures. In addition to defined technical requirements, accountable for consistently demonstrating service behaviors and principles defined by the Kaiser Permanente Service Quality Credo, the KP Mission as well as specific departmental/organizational initiatives. Also accountable for consistently demonstrating the knowledge, skills, abilities, and behaviors necessary to provide superior and culturally sensitive service to each other, to our members, and to purchasers, contracted providers and vendors.

Essential Responsibilities:

Performs routine maintenance and repair in facilities including HVAC, electrical, plumbing, and mechanical systems in accordance with Regional Facility Standards, State, and Federal life safety codes.

Basic computer skills, to include, at least, Windows, Excel and Word.

Performs maintenance and repairs at assigned facilities as directed by a Maintenance Supervisor.

Assures proper operation of building systems, to maximize equipment reliability and energy efficiency, and performs, plumbing, carpentry, and minor electrical work

Works independently to troubleshoot building systems problems and necessary action: when difficulties occur, requests assistance from Facility Engineer II.

Performs all Environmental and Safety tasks in accordance with appropriate Occupational, Safety, and Health and Environmental Regulations.

Operates facilities in accordance with Local, State, and Federal EHS Regulations as well as best management practices and procedures.

Documents steps or measures taken in performing tasks in accordance to EHS Regulations.

Participates in the EHS assessment process and performing the necessary tasks or operations to achieve compliance with assessment recommendations.

Serves as liaison/contact person for outside contractors and vendors.

Insures the upkeep of building grounds. Reports to proper authority observations of any condition(s) that need attention around the exterior of the buildings, including parking lots and garages.

Understands the Theory of Operation of BAS and the specific sequence of operations of the systems in each building where assigned.

Responds to facility problems during working hours and while on call.

Assists and serves as backup to Facility Engineer, II.

Maintains complete and accurate building equipment inventory.

Monitors and follows-up on preventive maintenance vendors.

Performs other duties within their field as assigned by immediate supervisor.

Basic Qualifications:


Minimum five (5) years of experience in the maintenance and repair of building systems in medical or industrial facilities to include: three (3) years of HVAC experience, including working with chillers both air and water cooled, package units, direct expansion, split systems and variable refrigeration system: and two (2) years' experience working with and performing maintenance on boilers or similar, and related equipment is required.

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to the position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.


High School Diploma or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience is required.

License, Certification, Registration

3rd Class Maryland Stationary Engineering License and Universal CFC are required.

Valid driver's license and driving record acceptable to the employer and employee's insurance company is required.

Additional Requirements:

Experience in mechanical and electrical systems is required.

Ability to read blueprints and electrical schematics is required.

Familiarity with life safety codes, NEC, OSHA, NFPA, ASME boiler codes, and regulations for ambulatory health care is required.

Minimum Requirement - Essential (Physical) Functions (bending, lifting, mobility):

Lift 50 lbs.

Preferred Qualifications:



TITLE: Facility Engineer I - Alexandria Medical Center

LOCATION: Alexandria, Virginia


External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.