National HealthCare Associates | Wallingford, CT
Responsible for all aspects of building and grounds maintenance. Ensures that the facility's physical plant remains in compliance with all local, state and federal regulations. Responsible for facility's Emergency Preparedness Plan.
Oversees all aspects of the physical plant, mechanically and structurally, inside and out. Understands all aspects of plumbing. Understands and maintains the boilers, burners and pneumatic temperature control systems. Maintains heat and hot water systems at the proper temperatures. Plans for new electrical equipment and maintains all existing equipment. Understands and applies federal, state and local, safety, sanitary and health codes for plumbing, electrical and building systems. Understands and applies federal, state and local fire codes including the NFPA 101 code for health care facilities. Orders building materials and equipment. Secures the assistance of outside professionals, as needed, to properly maintain the physical plant.
Must be a high school graduate or equivalent. At least 5 years experience in healthcare plant engineering. Ability to read, write and comprehend English; ability to follow oral and written instructions. Ability to work with supervisors, co-workers and facility staff in the performance of duties. Ability to observe proper safety and sanitary techniques. Ability to work hours as scheduled based on the requirements of the position/assignment. Must be available for emergencies during off-duty hours. Ability to cost out future replacement costs. Ability to read blueprints, interpret and write specifications.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled