Job Description

Job Title: Stationary Engineer
Job ID: 683019
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Shift: Variable
Facility: UPMC McKeesport
Department: Plant Maintenance
Location: 1500 Fifth Avenue, Mckeesport PA 15132


Install and maintain all equipment related to Boiler House operations.

  • Adhere to all ICRA requirements concerning patient, visitors, and employee safety.
  • Assist in all Regulatory Bodies surveys and corrections.
  • Assist Plumbing or HVAC Journeyman in install and repair of boiler house equipment.
  • Complete preventive maintenance related to assigned duties in a timely fashion.
  • Complete work orders related to assigned duties in a timely fashion.
  • Daily operation of boiler house equipment that provides steam, hvac, emergency power, and hot water to facility.
  • Documentation of all equipment related to boiler house.
  • Estimate time and material for assigned jobs.
  • Investigate technical information and pricing for completion of purchase orders.
  • Keep consumption records pertaining to utilities supplied to and from boiler house.
  • Maintain chemical feed systems for facility equipment.
  • Maintain material for daily and project activity.
  • Perform required testing of boiler house equipment.
  • Perform steam trap program.
  • Respond to all Hospitals alarms and trouble calls.
  • Shift coverage to maintain daily Facilities Operations.
  • Work in conjunction with outside contractors assigned to facility task.
  • Days and hours for this position vary.


  • High School Diploma, or equivalent required.
  • Technical school or certified apprenticeship in area of employment preferred. 
  • Computer applications required to perform essential job functions.
  • Required to perform manual construction labor and lift in excess of 50lbs; also, work in Hazardous Areas when required. 
  • Required to interpret and build from blueprints and schematics. 
  • Required to climb ladders and work off of scaffolding when necessary.
  • Required to walk, stoop, or stand in positions required for job functions.
  • Maintain physical conditioning to perform necessary construction task.
  • Required knowledge of all hand and power tools required in Building Trades. 
  • Required to perform snow removal using proper equipment. 
  • Must be able to work in extreme temperature for long periods of time. 
  • Able to distinguish alarm sounds, read sign, and recognize colors.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • City of Pittsburgh Stationary Engineer License or National Institute for the Uniform Licensing of Power Engineers License within 18 months of hire.
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • Driver's License
  • Older Adult Protective Services Act
  • Stationary Engineer within 18 months of hire

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

Salary Range: $0 to $0

Union Position: Yes

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