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Operator/Central Energy Plant

Date: Jun 12, 2019

Location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28203

Company: Atrium Health

Job Req ID: 195354

Position Number: 00164463

Employment Type: Full Time

Shift: Variable/On Call

Shift Details: Rotating Shift/ 8-12 hour shifts

Standard Hours: 40.00

Department Name: Maintenance - Energy Plant

Location: Carolinas Medical Center

Location Details:  CMC Main/ CMC Pineville/ CMC Northeast

Carolinas HealthCare System is Atrium Health. Our mission remains the same: to improve health, elevate hope and advance healing - for all. The name Atrium Health allows us to grow beyond our current walls and geographical borders to impact as many lives as possible and deliver solutions that help communities thrive. For more information, please visit



Job Summary

Operates and monitors central energy plant equipment and systems. Detects equipment malfunctions, system abnormalities, and plant inefficiencies and takes appropriate corrective measures to ensure a continuous supply of water, chilled water, steam and emergency power is provided to the hospital campus.

Essential Functions


Physical Requirements

Able to lift/carry 75 pounds. Able to stand, walk, climb steps, access rooftops and crawlspaces, bend, stoop and turn repeatedly throughout shift. Can pass a minimum of 6 out 14 Farnsworth Lantern (or FALANT) Test for color vision (necessary for identifying signal lights and visual assessment of water chemistry tests). Potential exposure to electrical shock hazards, severe weather conditions, infectious diseases and hazardous chemicals.


Education, Experience and Certifications

High School Diploma or GED required. Technical school training preferred.  An EPA Universal Refrigeration Certification is preferred.  Minimum of 5 years’ experience operating high pressure steam systems, chilled water systems, emergency generators, air compressors, air handlers and associated plant equipment required. Experience evaluating and repairing mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and control systems and utilizing building automation systems (BAS) to efficiently operate plant systems required. Hospital experience preferred. Working knowledge of computers, building management systems, fire systems, and building drawings/specifications required.

A valid drivers’ license required. A current boiler operator engineer or stationary engineer certificate or license preferred. Previous water treatment analysis experience preferred. Knowledge/coursework/seminars in related codes/standards including but not limited to NFPA 110, NFPA 101, NFPA 99 and OSHA standards is preferred.





At Atrium Health, formerly Carolinas HealthCare System, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.


As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and the communities we serve.


Posting Notes: Not Applicable

Carolinas HealthCare System is an EOE/AA Employer

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte

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