Join our award-winning team at University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC). Among the top medical centers in the United States as rated by U.S. News & World Report's "America's Best Hospitals," UWMC prides itself on compassionate patient care as well as its pioneering medical advances. UWMC is operated by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW’s School of Medicine. The University of Washington 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.
UWMC Maintenance has an outstanding opportunity for a full time day shift UTILITIES SHUTDOWN MANAGER (PROGRAM OPERATIONS SPECIALIST).
Manage Operations and Maintenance complex projects. Manage complex utility shutdowns to support maintenance, repair, and construction projects to ensure that utilities are shutdown safely and timely. Coordinate utility shutdowns with affected departments. Works at NW and ML Campuses.
Works with administration, nursing leadership, nurse managers, trades persons, and contractors to ensure safe and timely shutdowns of utility systems. Identifies utility system vulnerabilities, alternate utility feeds, and complications. Completes Utility Shutdown permits and authorizes utility shutdowns.
Position Dimensions and Impact to the University:
Ensure safe and timely utility shutdowns. Manage complex utility and other Operations and Maintenance Projects.
Duties & Responsibilities: Manage utility shutdowns and coordinate with affected department leadership 25%
Assists contractors and O&M Management with technical review of utility systems 10%
Responsible for establishing policies, methods, and procedures for utility shutdowns for safety and compliance 10%
Responsible for ensuring compliance to institutional and department policies and regulations 10%
Independently reviews complex utility systems to ensure safety and regulatory compliance with utility shutdowns 15%
Manage complex maintenance and repair projects 20%
Responsible for decision making and authority to halt utility shutdowns for safety and compliance reasons 5%
Develop budgets for complex projects for approval by Administration 5%
This position provides opportunities to work in a fast-paced, challenging, diverse and rewarding environment. 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.
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or equivalent OR equivalent education/experience.
4-5 years' minimum experience as a project engineer or project manager for general contractor, other hospital, or equivalent experience.
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.