The Chief Engineer reports to the Healthcare Facilities Manager and is responsible for engineering operations at Marquam Hill Healthcare facilities. Responsibilities include managing staff, vendors, and contractors to accomplish modifications, maintenance, repairs, renovations, energy usage monitoring, contract management, and materials management.
The Chief Engineer utilizes advanced skills to perform complex preventive maintenance and corrective repair of buildings, industrial systems, vehicles, equipment, and grounds. Working under limited supervision, monitors building system operations and performance. Utilizes several trade skills such as plumbing, electrical, heating and cooling.
The Chief Engineer serves as the system/subject matter expert for capital construction activities and assists design professionals in the preparation of detailed drawings. Additionally, the Chief Engineer supervises installation of mechanical equipment.
This role supports the institutional mission and vision by providing safe, compliant, reliable, and inviting facilities while being aggressive in fiscal management in a customer-oriented way. Success in this position is critical to maintaining uninterrupted business operations for the healthcare mission, and directly contributes to achieving OHSU\u2019s financial and mission goals.
This position directly manages the technical staff that supports the operation and maintenance of 3.5 million square feet of inpatient adult and pediatric hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers, medical office buildings, and outpatient clinics. This individual plays a key role in compliance with CMS, OSHA, and all authorities having regulatory jurisdiction.
WORKING CONDITIONS: Working conditions may include working outside in inclement weather, walking, standing, bending and stooping for extended periods of time, lifting carrying heavy objects, crawling in small cramped spaces, working from ladders, scaffolds and other above ground locations including high sloping roofs. Working in extreme temperatures, around moving machinery, and in confined spaces containing high levels of noise dust and odors could be expected. There is some risk of exposure to dirt, biological, chemical and radiological materials or danger of steam or hot water burns, electric shock , infection or minor injuries that could require the use of OSHA approved Personal Protective Equipment. This position will participate in departmental on call rotation to support operations. PHYSICAL
DEMANDS & EQUIPMENT USAGE: This describes the physical requirements necessary to perform the essential functions of this position. Example: Ability to carry and lift up to 50 pounds. Ability to stand for four continuous hours a day. Working conditions as noted above may include working outside in inclement weather, walking, standing, bending and stooping for extended periods of time, lifting and carrying heavy objects up to 75 pounds.
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