Providence Health & Services Building Engineer/Limited Maintenance Electrical Apprentice in Milwaukie, Oregon


Providence is calling a Building Engineer/Limited Maintenance Electrical Apprentice (1.0 FTE, Rotating/Variable) to Providence Milwaukie Hospital in Milwaukie, OR and to Providence Willamette Falls Medical Center in Oregon City, OR. You will be working at both locations.

As for the schedule, you will need to be open to working any day, including weekends, evenings, holidays and possibly overnight shifts. You will also need to be on call one week of each month.

In this position, you will:

  • Be enrolled in the Limited Maintenance Electrical License apprenticeship program and complete the classroom work and on the job training within the time frames defined the Limited Maintenance Electrical (LME) License apprenticeship program standards.

  • Complete the apprenticeship documentation accurately and on time.

  • Pass the Limited Maintenance Electrical License Test.

  • Act, at all times, to maintain a safe patient care environment and work place.

  • Act, at all times, in a manner that supports a respectful, cooperative, and positive work environment.

  • Maintain and repair mechanical, plumbing and electrical systems, hospital equipment and appliances within the limits of the electrical code or under the supervision of journeyman building engineer.

  • Monitor, operate and maintain central plant systems including; boilers, chillers, medical gas and emergency power generators.

  • Monitor and operate the building control and fire alarm systems.

  • Respond to fire and other emergency events as directed.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Experienced in the operations of fire alarm systems

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Universal Refrigerant handling certificate

  • Valid driver’s license

  • 3 years of experience in central plant operations and maintenance

  • Trained or experienced in use of computerized building controls system (DDC)

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

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: Oregon-Milwaukie

Req ID: 179824