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Director, Ops & Maintenance – (21002457)
Reporting to the Associate Vice President for Facilities, Operations, Maintenance, Engineering and Utilities, the Health Sciences Center Operations and Maintenance division director directs the Facilities Management function. Overseeing Regulatory Compliance, including The Joint Commission (TJC) and Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH), Fire & Life-Safety Management, and ensuring efficient planning, operations, and preservation of all properties, systems, and equipment constituting the Temple University Health Sciences Center (HSC) Campus.
The Director is responsible for the work outcomes of the HSC Operations and Maintenance Division of Facilities Management, ensuring that work is effectively planned, coordinated, and implemented in a consistent manner. The Director is also responsible for managing, through subordinate managers and supervisors, the mechanical and building trade functions of the department, including stationary engineering and BAS, plumbing, electric, fire, HVAC & Refrigeration, carpentry, painting, locksmith, and general mechanics.
The Director will be the lead on planning, organizing, and directing the maintenance and repair of University buildings and structures to include the electrical and mechanical systems as well as the maintenance and operation of building utility systems involving the steam generation and distribution, chilled water generation and distribution, domestic water, electricity, gas, and sanitary sewage.
In addition to ensuring responsive, timely, and thorough responses to meet the needs of the University and hospital communities and at the same time, providing an emphasis on cooperation and liaison with Hospital and University personnel.
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in an appropriate engineering discipline or equivalent in a closely related field. A minimum of eight years of experience in a similar healthcare environment is required. Demonstrated competency necessary to comply with regulatory requirements in a healthcare facility, i.e., The Joint Commission, CMS, Department of Health, and Local Authorities Having Jurisdiction. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Certified Healthcare Facilities Manager (CHFM) is required.
Required Skills and Abilities:
*Directs the operation and maintenance of the building utility distribution systems involving chilled and domestic water, electricity, gas, steam, and the campus tunnel system, including cathodic protection
*Manages the operation and maintenance of utility production facilities for steam and chilled water
*Establishes and conducts a preventive maintenance program of scheduled inspection and repair of electrical equipment, mechanical equipment, and other systems, equipment, and facilities to assure proper operation and to correct malfunctions before major breakdowns develop
*Directs the Operations and Maintenance safety and training programs
*Develops and maintains internal and external relationships with the department, administrators, vendors/contractors, and occasionally governmental agencies
*Professional Engineer (PE) License preferred
Note: This description incorporates the most typical duties performed. It is recognized that other related duties not specifically mentioned may also be performed. The inclusion of these duties would not alter the overall evaluation of this position.
Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial, and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies, and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments in which their essential functions cause them to interact.
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Primary Location: Pennsylvania-Philadelphia-Health Sciences Campus (HSC)-Facilities Mgm’t-Germantown Av
Employee Status: Regular