Plant Operating Engineer - Contingent - Dearborn Fairlane

Facility/Security/Support Services
199928 Requisition #


Under minimal to no supervision, operates, maintains and ensures the safe and economical operation of all heating and cooling systems, medical gases and vacuum, domestic hot and cold water, cooling towers, converters, pneumatic tube system, boilers, chillers, absorption units, package refrigeration and fire systems. Principal operator of the primary central plant mechanical systems. 



  • High School Diploma. Four to Five (4-5) years of experience operating a large complex central facility plant with special emphasis in operating under constantly changing loads.
  • Must have a working knowledge of advanced HVAC technologies and be able to use a computerized building automation system operator workstation. 
  • Must be able to efficiently operate a wide range of mechanical systems, perform chemical tests on cooling towers and heating and cooling loops.
  • Must have some plumbing and electrical repair knowledge


  • Requires a First Class Refrigeration Operator License, a minimum of a High Pressure Boiler license and up and State of Michigan, Department of Natural Resources 5B Microbial Pest Mgt Certification.
  • Must have City of Dearborn First Class Refrigeration License
  • Must have City of Dearborn High Pressure Boiler License


       Under the leadership of President and CEO Wright L. Lassiter, III, Henry Ford Health System is a

       $6 billion integrated health system comprised of six hospitals, a health plan, and 250+ sites

       including medical centers, walk-in and urgent care clinics, pharmacy, eye care facilities and

       other healthcare retail. Established in 1915 by auto industry pioneer Henry Ford, the health system

       now has 32,000 employees and remains home to the 1,900-member Henry Ford Medical Group, one

       of the nation’s oldest physician groups. An additional 2,200 physicians are also affiliated with the

       health system through the Henry Ford Physician Network. Henry Ford is also one of the region’s  

       major academic medical centers, receiving between $90-$100 million in annual research funding and

       remaining Michigan’s fourth largest NIH-funded institution. Also an active participant in medical

       education and training, the health system has trained nearly 40% of physicians currently practicing

       in the state and also provides education and training for other health professionals including nurses,

       pharmacists, radiology and respiratory technicians. visit


       Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or

       making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice.  Henry

       Ford Health System has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice

       Rewards.  My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves.  There are

       dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance

       and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life.  As an

       employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program

       (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness,                 and a whole host of other benefits and services.  Employee's classified as contingent status are not         eligible for benefits.    

      Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

        Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health System is

        committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to

        race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height,

        weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information,

        or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

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