As the region's only Level I Trauma center, Harborview Medical Center (HMC) is well known for innovations and excellence in trauma care and its centers of emphasis: Trauma, Burn, Neurosciences, AIDS/STD, Center for Advanced Reconstruction and Rehabilitation (CARER), and mentally-and medically- vulnerable populations. In addition to the centers of emphasis, HMC serves a mission population for King County. Harborview employees are committed to the vital role the institution plays in the immediate community, as well as the entire Northwest region. HMC is owned by King County and managed by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW’s School of Medicine. The UW is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.
HMC Maintenance has an outstanding opportunity for a full time day shift Engineering Operations Manager.
Under the direction of the Director of Facilities and Engineering, the Engineering Operations Manager is responsible for managing the day to day operations of the facility operations. Provide support to all in-house trades. Manages utility shutdowns and contractors throughout the Harborview campus.
Implements operational changes in accordance with direction from HMC Leadership. Manages the staff responsible for maintenance of infrastructure equipment. Schedules staff normal duties. Provides or directs staff education & training for safe maintenance practice. Supports the HMC’s goals and objectives. Maximizes labor distribution and activities for high productivity. Works with other agencies and outside vendors in meeting HMC goals Available to be on-call for systems and equipment maintenance related issues
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, OTHER WORK CHARACTERISTICS:
Ability to work with executive, administrative and clinical teams to provide professional engineering support. Working knowledge of all codes and standards that influence healthcare delivery. Working knowledge of asset management programs Ability to execute maintenance plan as approved by the Engineering Director. Ability to mentor and train staff to provide a team like environment of support to the overall HMC mission. Ability to plan for capital improvements and provide options with assumed impacts to the overall operations of HMC. Provide leadership to all HMC Engineers. Ability to define and evaluate issues or emergencies and manage corrective repairs. Must be a problem solver and have the ability to perform under pressure Flexibility to provide fluid services to support special HMC requests as they arise. Ability to see and plan into the future the needs of the facility and operations.
Develop and implement operating strategies for systems and equipment for the preservation of HMC assets and facilities. Evaluate productive operations in regards to effectiveness and efficiency. Provide front line leadership to help staff to resolve issues. Work with HMC leadership to support core values, mission, and goals. Provide accurate after action reports once repairs are made.
Greatest impact will made by identifying opportunities for energy savings. Integration of best practice and past practice conflicts.
SUPERVISION OF OTHERS:
Co-manage all Engineering tradespeople Vendors, Contractors, and Service Companies under the scope of Engineering operations.
Supports the Engineering Director Co-manages the activities and priorities of the Engineering department. Provide input to the Leadership team regarding risks, liabilities, and other impacts to operations and customer services. Assist with hiring, evaluating, mentoring staff Integrate new or revised codes and standards into facility operations Determine critical issues and implement action for resolution to limit HMC risk or exposure. Evaluate vendor proposals to identify value/cost benefit Implement, and maintain maintenance procedures and logging methods.
As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please view this page.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS AND PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
10 years of experience in the operation of Hospital buildings, including working knowledge of DOH, WAC’s and JCAHO process for accreditation in a regulated environment.
Bachelors' Degree or 10 years of relatable experience in Certified Plant Engineering; IFMA/BOMA Certification; Energy Management; Healthcare Engineering.
10 years of leadership experience in a critical environment. Needs to be able to manage staff and repairs during a crisis.
ME, or EE Degree, or training in Certified Plant Engineering or Certified Energy Manager.
WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS:
Percent of time spent inside of a office - 55% Percent of time spent outside of a office - 45% (Providing technical assistance to staff shops)
Hearing protection Ability to lift 50 pounds Stoop, bend, and lift Good body mechanics
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.