The Engineering/Maintenance Manager reports to the Administrative Director of Plant Operations. The Engineering/Maintenance Manager ’s primary job function is provide the leadership necessary to facilitate maintenance of the physical structures, HVAC, mechanical, electrical systems, and utility systems of the hospital in an operative and safe working condition. Ensures compliance with established procedures and building codes. Works directly with the Senior Technical Manager to meet the technical needs of the organization as it pertains to maintaining and operating all facilities. Responsible for the direct supervision of the employees of the Maintenance Department. Performs other duties as assigned.
GED/High School Diploma required Associates Degree or equivalent experience required
Completion of up to one year technical training beyond technical or vocational high school required
BLS certification must be obtained within the first year of employment OSHA 30 hour certification required
Approximately seven to ten years progressively more responsible related work experience necessary in order to gain full knowledge of installation, testing, repair and maintenance of various Medical Center equipment and systems. Knowledge of all applicable building codes and compliance standards and can lead large organizational projects.
D. Interpersonal Skills
Moderate communication skills are needed to interact with patients, coworkers, vendors, and other professionals.
E. Essential Technical/Motor Skills
Skilled in the use of all equipment used in pertinent areas/including the following: computer, multi-meters, refrigeration scales, refrigeration equipment, micrometers, dial indicators, and hand tools.
F. Essential Physical Requirements
Stands and/or walks for four to six hours with normal breaks. Sits one to three hoursa day when planning, directing, and coordinating the work of subordinate personnel and interviewing, orienting, and training of new employees. Bending, squatting, climbing, crawling, and reaching above shoulder level is required when performing preventive maintenance and routine plumbing work.
G. Essential Mental Requirements
Has occasional contact with the customer and general public when working. Works under close supervision occasionally and most of the time without the assistance of other personnel. Requires the ability to frequently cope with deadlines and adjust to irregular activity schedules as well as concentrate and pay close attention to detail when observing equipment disassembling devices and making repairs and maintaining logs.
H. Essential Sensory Requirements
Good vision is required when reading technical manuals. Must be able to effectively communicate with various Medical Center personnel when determining repair and installation needs.
I. Exposure to Hazards
Normal hospital environment with occasional exposure to loud noise from machinery and to hazards of electrical shock or burns from heated equipment. Works in regular dirt due to grease and oil from machinery and toxic chemicals.