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Operator-Power Plant - JS Power Plant

Job ID: 8735
Job Category: Facilities & Security
Job Type: Non Clinical
Work Type: Full Time
Work Schedule: Rotating
Facility: MBMC-Hospital
Location: Jackson, MS

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Operates boiler, chiller, building automation, & utility systems. Performs preventive & corrective maintenance of equipment to ensure safety, reliability, & functionality in accordance with established policies & procedures. Responsible for the Energy Management functions. Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Ensures safe & efficient Power Plant Operations by operating, maintaining, repairing, monitoring, & documenting central power plant equipment to ensure proper operation & record keeping, & to minimize down time of critical power plant equipment.
  • Performs work control & field communications functions by serving as prime point of contact for Facility Services & other departments, receiving & documenting incoming work requests, performing work control & other maintenance related functions after normal office hours to ensure continued equipment operation & continued customer service throughout the hospital.
  • Performs shutdown & startup procedures on equipment by operating the Building Automation Systems & equipment controls in accordance with safety, comfort requirements & as recommended by equipment manufactures, standard engineering practices, & hospital policies & procedures to ensure efficient equipment operation, maximize efficiency, & extend equipment life.
  • Inspects equipment & mechanical spaces as assigned, corrects deficiencies & cleans and/or paints as necessary as required by OSHA, mechanical standards, hospital policies, & as directed by superiors to ensure proper equipment operation & that mechanical spaces & work areas are kept clean & safe.
  • Completes assigned goals.

Requirements, Preferences and Experience


Preferred: High school diploma or GED.

Minimum: Knowledge, skills and mental development equivalent to completion of 4 years of high school, or an acceptable equivalent combination of education and experience.


Preferred: 3 years of power plant operations, preferably in a health care setting.

Minimum: 3 years of power plant operations, preferably in a health care setting.

Licensure, Registration, Certification


Special Skills

Preferred: Basic computer literacy skills required

Minimum: Basic computer literacy skills required


Preferred: Completion of Vocational or Technical Training.

About Baptist Memorial Health Care

At Baptist, we owe our success to our colleagues, who have both technical expertise and a compassionate attitude. Every day they carry out Christ's three-fold ministry-healing, preaching and teaching. And, we reward their efforts with compensation and benefits packages that are highly competitive in the Mid-South health care community. For two consecutive years, Baptist has won a Best in Benefits award for offering the best benefit plans compared with their peer groups. Winners are chosen based on plan designs, premiums and the results of a Benefits Benchmarking Survey.

At Baptist, We Offer:
  • Competitive salaries
  • Paid vacation/time off
  • Continuing education opportunities
  • Generous retirement plan
  • Health insurance, including dental and vision
  • Sick leave
  • Service awards
  • Free parking
  • Short-term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Health care and dependent care spending accounts
  • Education assistance/continuing education
  • Employee referral program

Job Summary:
Position: 11684 - Operator-Power Plant
Facility: MBMC-Hospital
Department: JS Power Plant
Category: Facilities & Security
Type: Non Clinical
Work Type: Full Time
Work Schedule: Rotating
Location: US:MS:Jackson
Located in the Jackson, MS metro area
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