Engineering & Construction Manager- 83030

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At Tuality Healthcare, an OHSU Partner, it's an honor and a privilege to serve those near us. That's why since our beginnings in 1918, and as we expand our strong network of services through our clinical affiliation with OHSU, we continue to be committed to providing the best health care possible and a valued community partner.  Watch what happens when we combine our deep understanding of the community’s health needs with OHSU’s leadership in healthcare innovation.


Tuality’s many awards showcase our position as one of the Portland metro area’s premier health care providers, including 3rd Healthiest Employer in Oregon from The Portland Business Journal, Tuality’s 5th straight Gold Plus from the American Heart Association, and #1 Nationwide Best Hospital IT Department to work for according to Healthcare IT News.


Here at Tuality our employees care about making a difference.  In fact, they care so much that in our most recent employee satisfaction survey we had an 80% participation rate!  Tuality is truly unique because of the relationships we build and as individuals we are seen and heard.  Come be part of our team, and let your voice be heard!

Summary of Duties

Accountable for the 24/7 operation of the Tuality Healthcare physical plant, including timely response to emergencies.  Manages, supervises, monitors and operates through departmental staff all repairs and maintenance of the Tuality Healthcare physical plant and associated equipment.  Evaluates and implements corrective measures to return malfunctioning equipment and systems to specified standards.  Administers the Fire & Life Safety Management Plan and Utilities Management Plan and represents same to the Environment of Care Committee    Responsible for management, structuring and execution of technical and major capital projects as assigned.  Duties to include initial definition of project scope, budget and schedule; selection and direction of architects and engineers; selection of contractors and type of contract: management of budget and schedule development: project coordination and execution, and detailed project cost accounting.  Responsible for management of energy conservation measures related to all plant systems.  Directs efforts of Engineering staff and vendors in implementing comprehensive energy management strategies.  Works with Energy Trust of Oregon in obtaining capital funds to assist in energy projects.

Hiring Competencies

a)     Education:    Associate or Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related field preferred, or equivalent experience. 

b)     License: Steam and Limited Maintenance Electrical (LME) license or certificate at State level preferred.

c)     Certified Healthcare Facility Manager Certification preferred.

d)     Drives a Tuality owned vehicle as part of their job and is considered a Category A driver.  Must have a valid driver’s license and be at least 21 years old with minimum of two years’ experience with the type of vehicle being driven.  Must have a satisfactory driving record which is defined as no more than one accident and two moving violations or two accidents and one violation or no accidents and three violations on or off the job within the past 36 months, and no conviction for driving under the influence of intoxicants (DUII), license suspension, auto felony convictions or other serious violations within the past 36 months.  This employee must complete a defensive driving course within the first 90 days of employment and annually thereafter.

e)     Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in structuring and managing major capital construction, healthcare construction, plant technologies, and clinical equipment systems.

f)      Minimum of 3-5 years supervisory experience including directing and evaluating performance of staff and contractors.

g)     Strong knowledge of physical plant operations and repairs and principles and techniques of energy conservation.

h)     Knowledge of building trades functions including construction, carpentry, electrical, plumbing, ventilation/HVAC and direct digital control (DDC) building control systems.

i)      Experience ensuring compliance with building codes and The Joint Commission/CMS standards.

j)      Knowledge and experience reading building plans and documents.

k)     Experience developing, maintaining and monitoring operating budgets, ordering equipment and supplies.

l)      Experience coordinating ongoing training of self and staff related to new policies and procedures.

m)    Assists with leadership of organization-wide safety-related and environment of care-related activities.

n)     Knowledge and experience with computer-based preventative maintenance systems; Microsoft Office skills.

o)     Ability to respond promptly to customer concerns and complaints utilizing the ACT model of service recovery.

p)     Ability to undertake continuing education and on-the-job training programs in the operating engineer disciplines.

q)     Demonstrates proper appearance and personal conduct for the employee's particular job.

r)      Uses effective communication skills taking into consideration body language, filtering, listening, paraphrasing, and questioning with customers of diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds.



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Lifting / Carrying

Physically Demanding Tasks: Continual lifting between 25-50lbs.  Occasional lifting up to 75lbs. 

Additional Posting Information

Tuality Healthcare believes in providing equal employment opportunities for all qualified individuals. Recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, working conditions, training, and compensation will be based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, creed, national origin, marital status, family relationship, veteran status, genetic information, physical or mental disability, or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. We further commit ourselves to continuing the practical application of this policy in our daily business conduct.


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