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Day - 08 Hour (United States of America)

This is a Stanford Health Care job.

A Brief Overview
The Chief Engineer is responsible for planning, organizing and supervising assigned activities of the Maintenance & Repair (M&R)/Engineering & Maintenance (E&M) department and services functions which are necessary in maintaining the physical structures, HVAC, mechanical, electrical systems, utilities and grounds of the hospital in an operative and safe working condition. This position is also responsible for planning and maintaining an effective organization by administering labor and material controls, safety training of maintenance personnel in operations and maintenance of all buildings, structures, and equipment.

Stanford Health Care

What you will do
  • Administers and supervises the predictive and preventive maintenance programs to ensure the uninterrupted operation of the entire hospital, monitoring its application to assure maximum effectiveness and provides appropriate documentation of it.
  • Develops and participates in the orientation of new employees and the continuing education of department employees in the repair and maintenance of all equipment. Instructs personnel regarding hazards and safety to ensure safe procedures and safe use of equipment.
  • Ensures staff work is compliant with all safety codes, building codes and operating process.
  • Monitors departmental personnel matters and makes recommendations, such as selection, training, promotion, discipline, and termination. Supervises scheduling of department personnel. Manages personnel issues to the Director for final disposition.
  • Participates in the development and applications of standards of quality and productivity for the Maintenance & Repair (M&R)/Engineering & Maintenance (E&M) department. Supervises and directs Maintenance & Repair (M&R)/Engineering & Maintenance (E&M) department personnel in the use of policies, procedures and standards of work performance for maintenance and repair of equipment, buildings, and building systems.
  • Reports daily to the Director regarding the physical and structural conditions of hospital facilities and the status of work in progress.
  • Responsible for maintaining repair and replacement records to keep within the projected budget. Provides input to the Director of Engineering of projected costs and budget requirements.
  • Responsible for operating budget of both salary and materials services of assigned programs and areas.
  • Schedules and supervises maintenance repair work, alterations, remodeling, and minor construction and checks out installation and servicing of mechanical and electrical equipment and building systems.
  • Works closely with other departments and administration, negotiates priorities, plans work schedules, and makes job assignments, place orders for materials, supplies and parts. Recommends use of outside specialty contractors as necessary.
  • Responsible for The Joint Commission readiness; including, but not limited to the Environment of Care and Fire Life Safety requirements.
  • Responsible for workforce management, work management functions, and development of standard work processes.

Education Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in a work-related discipline/field from an accredited college or university.

Experience Qualifications
  • Seven (7) years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to develop, implement and evaluate efficient and cost-effective methods for construction, repair and/or maintenance projects as applicable.
  • Ability to manage complex projects and resources (people, costs, time).
  • Ability to review, analyze and evaluate designs and installations and prepare comprehensive reports.
  • Knowledge of cost estimating, contract administration and project management.
  • Knowledge of engineering principles, practices, and mathematics.
  • Knowledge of materials methods and principles used in the maintenance of hospital, clinic and office building installations and systems.
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of organization, administration, fiscal and personnel management.

Licenses and Certifications
  • CADL - California Drivers License - Valid And In State

These principles apply to ALL employees:

SHC Commitment to Providing an Exceptional Patient & Family Experience

Stanford Health Care sets a high standard for delivering value and an exceptional experience for our patients and families. Candidates for employment and existing employees must adopt and execute C-I-CARE standards for all of patients, families and towards each other. C-I-CARE is the foundation of Stanford's patient-experience and represents a framework for patient-centered interactions. Simply put, we do what it takes to enable and empower patients and families to focus on health, healing and recovery.

You will do this by executing against our three experience pillars, from the patient and family's perspective:
  • Know Me: Anticipate my needs and status to deliver effective care
  • Show Me the Way: Guide and prompt my actions to arrive at better outcomes and better health
  • Coordinate for Me: Own the complexity of my care through coordination


Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.