This position functions independently and reports directly to the Executive Director, Facilities Operations/Development in the management of Engineering staff, and for oversight of their day-today activities relating to Facilities operations and the physical plant (mechanical, electrical, fire/life safety, plumbing, hazardous waste management systems and the Environment of Care). This position is responsible for the coordination and supervision of maintenance and repair activities, contracted services, and ensures that building and health accreditation standards and regulations are in compliance. Responsibilities include meeting budgetary and strategic objectives relating to building advocacy and maintenance. With respect to the Environment of Care, the position includes responsibility for the development, implementation and evaluation of an Environment of Care (EOC) Program, which includes but is not limited to processes and special projects/tasks related to EOC management plans, accreditation and regulatory compliance (e.g., the Joint Commission, Title 8, Title 22, Title 3, Title 17 and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid), including the design of a comprehensive safety program. This position is accountable for the development of engineering and Environment of Care policies, procedures, training/education and program evaluations, providing a leadership role throughout the organization.
Directs, supervises and evaluates department staff, and oversees their daily work schedules; ensures staff receives training related to specific job tasks and responsibilities.
Ensures that work responsibilities are allocated properly among Engineering staff by developing and implementing labor schedules and work methods and procedures that are designed to obtain low cost and efficient operations.
Monitors department budget; orders equipment and supplies and monitors inventory; makes requests for capital outlay expenditures as needed in collaboration with the Executive Director
Serves as subject matter expert of Building Management Systems
Develops operating instructions and procedures for equipment and systems as needed
Ensures all permits and inspections are secured and in compliance with legal requirements.
Directs, schedules, and oversees external contractors; ensures contractor meet quality standards and performance expectations of the hospital.
Responds to any OSHA issues and requirements.
Prepares specifications for physical plant projects; estimates costs of equipment, materials, labor, and supplies; prepares bid specifications for projects, equipment, and contracted services; oversees site and building projects performed by outside contractors.
Develops specifications for cost-effective campus energy management systems; supervises the operations, maintenance, and repair of such systems.
Ensures the proper disposal of hazardous and controlled wastes in compliance with regulations and guidelines; works directly with outside agencies such as OSHA, Cal/OSHA, and local and state health departments as required.
Develops and implements safety training program (Joint Commission, OSHA, Cal/OSHA, hazardous materials, fire, utility, and other job-related training) for both in-house and off-site locations.
Performs other facility or engineering tasks as needed/requested (e.g., produces reports, copies and distributes information to managers/staff, attends meetings and or committees, provides assistance for audits, surveys and inspections).
Performs EOC responsibilities
Oversees the Hazardous Materials and Waste Management Program