Facilities - Baystate Health

Req#: R16176
Category(s): Trades/Engineering/Facilities, Facilities
Full Time / Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: First

We are looking for a Physical Plant Operator to join our Baystate Franklin team!

Resume required with application


  • 40 hours, day shift
  • Greenfield, MA


​Required License: MA 3rd Class Engineers License

Minimally Required Education:  High School/GED

Minimally Required Experience: Boiler operating experience

Preferred Experience: HVAC Experience

Baystate Franklin Medical Center is an 89-bed community hospital in Greenfield, MA. Rooted in a rich tradition of service and accountability to the people of Franklin County, North Quabbin, and surrounding communities, BFMC services include emergency, surgery, cancer, heart and vascular, obstetrics, and more.

  • More than 200 physicians on active and courtesy staff
  • More than 24,000 Emergency Department visits annually
  • More than 400 babies delivered each year in The Birthplace – a progressive, midwife-driven service
  • Training site for the Family Medicine residency, and for residents in emergency medicine, surgery, and obstetrics programs based at Baystate Medical Center
  • Franklin Medical Center joined Baystate Health in 1986

Rooted in a rich tradition of 125 years of service and accountability, our highly skilled team is committed to advancing care with our state-of-the art facilities and technology. Baystate Franklin houses a $26 million surgical center and the talented surgical teams of the Baystate Health network. Our spacious pre-surgery, recovery, and family waiting areas offer privacy and comfort with natural light, healing gardens, and other amenities. Our multidisciplinary approach gives you access to specialists from across the Baystate Health system, offering comprehensive and collaborative medical treatments close to home.

For more information, please visit us online at: www.baystatehealthjobs.com or interact with us socially at www.facebook.com/BaystateCareers or on Twitter @BaystateCareers

All correspondence can be directed to:

Cole Courtemanche, Healthcare Recruiter



Under the direction of the Supervisor of Engineering or designee, the physical plant operator is responsible for safely performing a combination of functions on an assigned shift including, but not limited to, operating, maintaining all steam and chilled water production and distribution system equipment. The Physical Plant Operator will operate, maintain and take charge of high pressure steam boilers in accordance with MGL Chapter 146. Physical Plant Operator will operate and maintain low pressure heating boilers, chillers, cooling towers, distribution system components and HVAC system as needed. Physical Plant Operator will utilize the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) to continuously update, develop and perform preventive maintenance work orders. Physical Plant Operator will be responsible to maintain chemical treatment program.

Comfortable working independently. Must be able to operate high pressure steam boiler, hearting boilers, chillers, cooling towers, and axillary equipment safely and efficiently. Must understand the elements of the water treatments as it pertains to steam boilers. Must be able to do minor repairs as needed. Must be self-motivated and a self-starter.

You Belong At Baystate

At Baystate Health we know that treating one another with dignity and equity is what elevates respect for our patients and staff. It makes us not just an organization, but also a community where you belong. It is how we advance the care and enhance the lives of all people.



GED or HiSET (Required)


Massachusetts Third Class Engineer – Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Department of Fire Service

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

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