Operating Engineer III

Children's Mercy Hospital Overland Park , KS 66204

Posted 2 months ago

Thanks for your interest in Children's Mercy!

Thank you for considering Children's Mercy! Half a million times a year, a child comes to our doors.

We take care of them all, fulfilling our non-profit mission. Joining the CM team means being a part of a caring environment where people are passionate about helping children get well. Whether clinical or non-clinical, we are all here for the same reason - our patients and their families! Read more below about this position and apply if you feel this organization and job are a fit for you.


The Operating Engineer is responsible for carrying out the direction of the department director to provide a safe and comfortable atmosphere for all patients, parents, visitors, and employees of the hospital.

The Operator is responsible for the operation, inspection, preventive maintenance, and repair of all fixed and non-fixed non-patient equipment, medical gas systems, and HVAC systems in the hospital.

The Operator is responsible for carrying out continuous quality improvement efforts. The Operator assists in developing new procedures, work practices, and data collection, to comply with all City, State, Federal, OSHA, NFPA, and JCAHO codes/requirements.

At Children's Mercy, we are committed to ensuring that everyone feels welcomed within our walls. A successful candidate for this position will join us as we strive to create a workplace that reflects the community we serve, as well as our core values of kindness, curiosity, inclusion, team and integrity.


  • Effectively and efficiently operate and maintain all equipment and systems for which the Engineering Department is responsible.

  • Performs all work to ensure all City, State, Federal, OSHA, NFPA, and JCAHO codes and requirements are met or exceeded.

  • Effectively evaluate building needs and take steps to efficiently use energy sources to maximize efficiency and minimize costs.


  • HS diploma or equivalent and 3-5 years experience (prefer hospital experience)

  • Employees must obtain Licensed Operating Engineer Class A or equivalent within 365 days

  • Class A Operating Engineers License Required 1 Year

  • EPA Refrigerant License Required 90 Days

Starting Pay

Our pay ranges are market competitive. The pay range for this job begins at $21.89, but your offer will be determined based on your education and experience.

EEO Employer/Disabled/Vet

Children's Mercy hires individuals based on their job skills, expertise and ability to maintain professional relationships with fellow employees, patients, parents and visitors. A personal interview, formal education and training, previous work experience, references and a criminal background investigation all are factors used to select the best candidates.

The hospital does not discriminate against prospective or current employees based on the race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, creed, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry or veteran status. A drug screen will be performed upon hire. Children's Mercy is smoke and tobacco free.

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

CM is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. Our patients and families come from all walks of life, and so do we. We know that our greatest strengths come from the people who make up our team so we hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it's the right thing to do, but because it makes our hospital stronger and our patient care more compassionate.

If you share our values and our enthusiasm for service, you will find a home at CM. In recruiting for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that you can bring, including education, ideas, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, languages spoken, veteran status, color, religion, disability and beliefs.

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