Supervises the day-to-day activities of the Plant Operations department. Maintains the physical plant by tracking maintenance work schedules and work orders to insure 100% quality, timely completion of all work in a safe and professional matter in accordance with the industry’s best practices. Act as a technical resource and educator to train personnel in the proper techniques required to perform the responsibilities of their positions. Provides clear verbal and/or written instructions with diagrams, sketches, operational manuals and manufacturer’s specs as required to further educate and motivate the Plant Operations staff. Oversees and provides assistance to the Maintenance Mechanics, HVAC Mechanics, Stationary Engineers and Vendors as needed. Responsible for the upkeep of the outside of the facility including ground maintenance and snow removal. Supervises and provides assistance to outside vendors contracted through the Plant Operations department as needed.
Cooperates and collaborates closely with Project Coordinator and Lead Personnel to meet hospital and departmental goals. Acts as liaison with Architects, Designers, Engineers and consultants as needed. Orders and maintains reasonable part levels of parts and supplies for emergency repair purposes based on experience and historical data.
Evaluates the infrastructure utility systems and other essential equipment and makes recommendations to the Director.
Recommends and assists the Director of Plant Operations in upholding budgetary constraints within departmental parameters. Participates in the interview process of new candidates for hire, evaluation/performance.
Advises management on all aspects of major renovations, construction projects and facility upgrades with consideration to project timelines, project scope and capital expenses.
Treats everyone with dignity and respect.
Completion of high school or trade school, with a minimum of five (3) years’ supervisory experience working in a facilities management environment. Familiarity with national and state and safety codes as they apply to hospitals. Must be able to distinguish and identify colors. Must read, write and speak English. Must have a valid NJ Driver’s License.