Job Description

Job Title: Journeyman Stationary Engineer
Job ID: 606027
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Facility: UPMC Presbyterian
Department: MUH Maint L_O
Location: 3459 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15213


Job Summary

Are you interested in putting your expertise to use in a meaningful career?  Do you think you are ready for the next step in your career?  If this sounds like an opportunity you’d like to take on, we invite you to explore this Journeyman/Stationary Engineer opportunity at UPMC Montefiore! 

In this full-time role, you would have the opportunity to operate, maintain and round a variety of mechanical equipment in a hospital and research environment as assigned. 

The ideal candidate would be flexible to work a split shift of Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday daylight shift & Friday and Saturday 3 p.m. to 11 p.m.

  • Act 33 and Act 73 clearance must be provided within 30 days of hire.
  • Inspect electrical distribution systems, locate short circuits, loose connectors, worn motor brushes, etc.; inspect fire alarm system and provide first response to all fire alarms.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area, equipment rooms and shop areas.
  • Maintain all written logs pertaining to shift responsibilities, i.e., med gas, equipment room rounds, etc.
  • Maintain water chemistry and testing procedures on equipment and building systems.
  • Operate and maintain a variety of building's direct digital control (DDC) systems.
  • Order materials as needed.
  • Perform all work following infection control procedures.
  • Perform minor carpentry and painting work.
  • Record work orders and submit hours to supervisor on a daily basis.
  • Repair and maintain plumbing fixtures, piping systems, plumbing leaks (soldering), defective pipes and clogged drains.
  • Safely and efficiently operate and maintain all mechanical systems, i.e., steam pressure heating systems, water systems, ventilation systems, refrigeration equipment, etc.; round mechanical equipment and machine rooms in all buildings as assigned.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required. 
  • Completion of an accredited technical school or apprenticeship program is required. 
  • Knowledge of maintenance and minor repairs for refrigeration, heating, plumbing, ventilation, electrical, sanitation, fire alarm system, building direct digital controls, medical gas systems, water chemistry, pneumatic controls, steam distribution and other hospital equipment is necessary. Knowledge of fire and safety regulations is necessary. 
  • Must possess the ability to respond to a variety of situations in difficult positions by the use of ladders, catwalks, crawl spaces, etc. 
  • Three or more years experience working in a hospital or commercial building environment is required. 
  • May in the course of their duties be in rooms where medications are stored. No contact with medications is allowed.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • Driver's License
  • Stationary Engineer

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $21.94 to $37.97

Union Position: No

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