Director - Engineering - Orlando at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 8/26/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Location:
    Orlando, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Family
    Director / Executive
  • Travel
  • Shift
  • Application Zone
    2-Legacy System
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Orlando

Job Description

Director - Engineering - Orlando

AdventHealth Orlando seeks to hire a Director-Engineering who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.

Facility Profile:

Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,368-bed AdventHealth Orlando, serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America. AdventHealth Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country. We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year.

Work Hours/Shifts:

M-F; 8am-4:30pm

Job Summary:

The Director of Engineering strategically plans, develops, coordinates, and administers all activities of the Engineering department and overall facility. Provides expert level oversight of all complex construction and building initiatives, RFPs and associated costs and capital requests. Directs the day to day operational activities for engineering services, repairs, landscaping, and facility maintenance necessary to ensure the safe and efficient operation of the hospital. Maintains a comfortable physical environment for patients, visitors and staff in accordance with our Mission Integration Plan. Ensures compliance with State and Federal standards relating to the hospital, system utilities, and equipment, and acts as key authority on disaster and emergency preparation and management for facility. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience Required:

  • Thorough knowledge of AHCA, CMS, DOH, DNV, FDEP, OSHA, and NFPA standards as well as other applicable healthcare industry codes.
  • Comprehensive understanding of large electro-mechanical systems such as; HVAC, plumbing, electrical and emergency power, and engineering maintenance.
  • Must possess the ability to read, understand, and interpret blueprints, drawings, and floor plans as they relate to electrical, mechanical, plumbing, HVAC equipment, building structures and finishes.
  • Must possess the ability to actively read, understand and implement Life Safety Code along with applicable building construction standards.
  • Ability to problem solve rapidly and effectively.
  • Excellent organizational, oral and mathematical skills including ability to understand and interpret statistical data and develop operations and capital budgets.
  • Effective computer skills, particularly with regard to Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel.)
  • Associate’s degree in Engineering, Business or related field or Technical Degree/Certification in related field
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business, or related field (Preferred)
  • Three years of management/supervisory experience in a healthcare setting over the functions of engineering / facilities maintenance or construction.
  • Five years’ experience in a healthcare environment.

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:

  • Valid Class “E” Florida Driver’s license and driving record in accordance with AdventHealth policy.
  • Certified Healthcare Facility Manager (CHFM) designation from the American Society for Healthcare Engineering or equivalent (recognized by ASHE and/or AHA). (Preferred)
  • Certified Healthcare Engineer (CHE) designation from the Florida Healthcare Engineering Association. (Preferred)

Job Responsibilities:

Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealth’s Core Values of Keep Me Safe, Love Me, Make it Easy, and Own it as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program.
  • Strategically plans, develops, coordinates and administers the daily operations of the Engineering department to provide services, repairs and preventative maintenance necessary to ensure the safe and efficient operation of the hospital.
  • Coordinates all utility shutdowns and notification to ensure the safety of the hospital and a comfortable physical environment for patients, visitors and staff.
  • Provides oversight of minor construction and renovation projects ensuring timely and cost-effective completion and continuity of services. Acts as project liaison for the Office of Design & Construction run projects at the campus.
  • Proactively prepares facility for emergencies and/or disasters and ensures rapid response of the department and its resources in the event of an emergency or disaster. Leads remediation and recovery efforts with multiple departments and contractors when incident subsides.
  • Utilizes knowledge of mold and mildew remediation to direct staff to maintain a safe, healing environment.
  • Maintains the AdventHealth / DOH Water Management program(s), ensuring compliance and the safety of our utility and potable water systems.
  • Oversees and ensures ongoing education and training programs for all department staff to provide up-to-date knowledge of local, State and Federal agencies such as AHCA, DNV, FDEP, OSHA, and other regulatory agencies, as well as with AdventHealth policies and procedures.
  • Ensures applicable documentation is maintained to comply with regulatory standards.
  • Develops, evaluates, and implements departmental policies and procedures, goals and objectives, and standards of work in group setting for consistency.
  • Responsible for the preventative and corrective maintenance of electrical, mechanical and utility systems, maintaining cost effective measures through the efficient and effective use of labor and materials.
  • Develops annual Engineering Department operations and maintenance budget consistent with senior leadership parameters and restrictions.
  • Develops annual plan to allocate capital funding resources to infrastructure project requirements. Effectively prioritizes capital requirements to optimize use of available resources.
  • Prepares and administers operating budgets incorporating long and short-term goals forecasting personnel, equipment, and professional development needs. Manages and monitors the department’s expenditures to assure fiscal responsibility and accountability.
  • Along with the Executive Director, provides strategic input and direction for facility upgrades, ensuring long-term stability and sustainability of facility engineering systems.
  • Understands and maintains the campus FCA (Facilities Condition Assessment) Master Plan and oversight of all associated projects.
  • Performs routine and periodic evaluation and documentation of electrical, mechanical, and emergency systems to ensure proper levels of operation and redundancy.
  • Promotes good staffing practices by maximizing the use of human resources. Forecasts and anticipates personnel requirements consistent with fluctuations in projected workload. Holds staffing at or below industry benchmark standards.
  • Encourages and promotes community involvement within department through participation in the American Heart Walk, Habitat for Humanity, United Way, Adopt-a-Family and other Hospital approved campaigns and/or Foundation events.
  • Supports and encourages professional development through participation in educational programs and professional organizations, and activities to maintain knowledge of national trends and to promote leading edge performance.
  • Builds capabilities and capacity within the department by coaching, developing, evaluating and mentoring supervisors and other team members.
If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Director - Engineering opportunity with AdventHealth Orlando and apply online today.

Job Keywords:

Director, Engineering, Orlando

Position Location:  Orlando
Job:  Director / Executive
Organization:  AdventHealth Central Florida
Primary Location:  US-FL-Orlando
Schedule:  Full-time
Shift:  Day
Job Level:  Director
Education Level:  Associate's Degree
Travel:  No
Job Posting:  Aug 26, 2019, 9:09:59 AM

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