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Job Summary   

Primary responsibility is to oversee the day-to-day operations of the maintenance department. Evaluates systems or facilities to determine maintenance or repairs that need to be performed. Assesses building systems to plan work assignments and project schedules. Develops maintenance procedures and schedules.

Essential Functions 

  • Promotes the mission, vision, and values of the organization.
  • Attends all SHD meetings as requested or required.
  • Assists with the Maintenance of the interior and exterior of all buildings and grounds in all seasons.
  • Prioritize, plan, schedules, assign, motivate, supervise, train and evaluate the work of Maintenance and Grounds personnel.
  • Supervises and participates in the completion of both scheduled and unscheduled work, responds to work orders and emergency calls. Provides for 24-hour coverage of the Physical Plant, and rotates on call with department staff on a regular basis.
  • Operates and supervises the repair and, maintenance, and use of: electrical, mechanical, and electromechanical equipment, including electric generators, low pressure boilers, autoclaves, chillers, HVAC, medical gas compressors/pumps, and vehicles.
  • Makes recommendations for personnel actions, including hiring, performance evaluations, and discipline.
  • Assist with training/mentoring of new maintenance and grounds personnel and conducts ongoing training and safety sessions with shop staff as requested or required. Assists in the maintenance of safe working conditions and practices within the department.
  • Assists the Director of Plant Operations with the maintenance of required records including CCR – T22; CCR – T24; and NFPA.
  • Assists with department wide projects and responsibilities of the physical plant and grounds.
  • Reads and interprets blue prints, engineering diagrams, sketches and plans necessary to identify and define work assignments, standards, tools, materials, and equipment.
  • Prepares reports and summaries on the status of operations, maintenance and construction activities.
  • Makes drawings necessary to identify and define work assignments, standards, tools, materials, and equipment needed.
  • Analyze and describe certain maintenance problems and/or to recommend or perform suitable corrective action with effective utilization of available and appropriate resources, e.g., maintenance personnel or vendors.
  • Determine effective maintenance or repair solutions with consideration of materials, costs, time utilization, and work methods.
  • Assists with the establishment of policies, procedures, programs, and schedules to assure      effective maintenance of the physical plant and equipment in accordance with regulatory requirements, and to ensure continuity of plant and equipment operations.
  • Clearly and effectively communicate both orally and in writing for the purposes of supervision, training, and drafting correspondence and/or reports. Promote effective intradepartmental and interdepartmental communication, cooperation and relationships.
  • Responsible for the maintenance and care of maintenance tools and supplies, and replacement stock. Recommends the need for repair, replacement, restock of supplies, or acquisition new tools.
  • Assists with the establishment of policies, procedures, programs, and schedules to assure      effective maintenance of the physical plant in accordance with regulatory requirements, and to ensure continuity of plant and equipment operations.
  • Assume other duties as assigned by the Director of Plant Operations to achieve overall management goals, and continuity of Plant Operations.
  • Develops job related knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Participates in continuing educational opportunities for personal growth and development.


  • High school diploma or equivalent, or four (4) years’ technical training and experience to demonstrate understanding of mechanical systems used in the health care environment.
  • One (1) year previous supervisory experience preferably in an Acute Care setting.
  • Four (4) years’ experience operating and maintaining the building’s, equipment, and utility systems of an acute care hospital or other public building, which must have included architectural, structural, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing repair/maintenance work.
  • Experience maintaining and operating high voltage electrical power generators.

Safety and Regulatory Compliance Responsibilities

Conducts the District’s business in an ethical and lawful manner, and is willing to report any knowledge of real or potential fraud or abuse according to District policy.

Follows safe work practices, takes an active interest in preventing injury or illness and promoting a safe and healthful environment for self and others, and complies with Hospital and governmental safety regulations.

Professional Development

Promotes professional growth of self and co-workers by participating in on-the-job training, continuing education and assisting with training of new and current employees.


Assumes personal responsibility to comply with all Federal, State and local laws governing business conduct, conducts business in an ethical and trustworthy manner, and displays the qualities and characteristics of a professional at all times when dealing with patients, visitors, physicians, volunteers, and fellow employees.

Physical Requirements and Environmental Conditions   

  • Physically demanding, high-stress environment
  • Exposure to blood and body fluids, communicable diseases, chemicals, radiation, and repetitive motions
  • Pushing and pulling heavy objects
  • Full range of body motion including handling and lifting objects
  • Manual and finger dexterity
  • Hand and eye coordination
  • Standing and walking for extensive periods of time
  • Lifting and carrying items weighing up to 50 lbs.
  • Corrected vision and hearing to within normal range
  • Work under stressful conditions
  • Work irregular hours including after hours.
  • Work in varying degrees of temperature both heat and cold
  • May review interior and exterior work locations that involve hazardous environments requiring protective equipment that conforms to OSHA regulations and some physical discomfort due to temperature, dust and noise.
  • May be required to work in confined spaces, on ladders and rooftops, and in adverse weather conditions.

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 48
Education Required: High School
Driver's License Required: Yes
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Reference Check
  • Accessible by Public Transportation: Yes
    Salary: $68,897 - $90,664