Plant Operations Specialist 



Position: Plant Operations Specialist  
Department: Plant Operations
Hours: Full-Time
General Description:
Under general supervision of the Plant Operations Director, supports and maintains the organization’s facility operation, buildings, and grounds.  Assists in the performance of duties necessary to keep the physical structure and associated equipment of the facility in good repair.  Minor maintenance, repairs and other duties are the primary duties.  Assists with plumbing, electrical and HVAC maintenance. Constructs, repairs, and maintains wooden structures such as furniture, equipment, partitions, and other parts of the hospital buildings, using hand tools and power tools according to written and oral instructions.  Participates in rotating after hours/weekend on-call support.
Experience/Education Requirements:
A high school diploma, or equivalent, and a working knowledge of electrical, mechanical, and structural building operational and maintenance systems is desirable. Certification in plant systems equipment is desirable. Strong oral communication skills and interpersonal skills. Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.  Strong customer service orientation. A working knowledge of fire alarm and signal systems. A thorough knowledge of how to use and maintain plant tools and equipment. Knowledge and observance of safety precautions. Proficient in carpentry, boiler water testing, plumbing, painting/plastering, and other related skills.
We offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits including:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • IPERS Retirement Program and much more!
About Us:
Audubon County Memorial Hospital & Clinics is a 17- bed, Critical Access Hospital serving Audubon County and the surrounding areas, with the mission of “Excellence With Quality and Compassion to Those We Serve.”

Our services include emergency services, acute care, skilled nursing services, laboratory, radiology, respiratory therapy, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, and surgical services. In addition, we offer several specialty services including orthopedic, mental health, pain management, podiatry, dermatology, oncology, spine surgery, cardiology, head and neck surgery, and urology.

We also operate two rural health clinics, Audubon Family Health Care and Exira Medical Clinic. Our clinics offer complete care from newborns to senior adults by providing well child check-ups, age-appropriate preventative care, sports and school physicals, immunizations, and treatment of occasional and ongoing illnesses.

ACMH has been named as a Top 100 Critical Access Hospital for 2023 by the Chartis Group.

EEO/AAP Statement:
Audubon County Memorial Hospital & Clinics provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, ACMH takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and employees are treated during employment without regard to any of these characteristics. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at

Post Date: 4/21/2023


Haillie Bruch, Human Resources Specialist
712-563-5258 |

AARP Employee Pledge Program:

Audubon County Memorial Hospital is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. We believe the contribution of our employees to organizational success is enhanced, and not limited by, their age. We celebrate the differences and believe that together we are a stronger, more united organization. Audubon County Memorial Hospital wants our employees, regardless of age, to feel valued.

We are proud to be part of the AARP Employee Pledge Program — a nationwide group of employers AARP Employee Pledge Program committed to developing diverse, high-performing organizations by leveraging workers of all ages.