Chief Engineer

Application Deadline: 2022-10-02
Job Type: County
Job Description:

Purpose of the Position

The purpose of the Facility Manager- Health Care Center is to oversee all aspects of the facilities and to provide supervision/guidance to the HCC building environmental services and maintenance staff.
*Qualified candidate must be fully vaccinated or have an exemption.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Interview, hire, train, evaluate and discipline staff members for the department.

• Monitor and perform routine maintenance on Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) by lubricating motors and belts, changing filters, repairing boilers, etc.

• Assure completeness and effectiveness of all facility maintenance programs.

• Regulate and ensure compliance in all areas related to the facility.

• Schedule, supervise and coordinate work assignments for staff.

• Plan, direct, and monitor construction repair projects.

• Coordinate project management activities with outside contractors to ensure compliance standards are met.

• Plan, prepare and control the building maintenance annual budget for the Health Care Center.

• Maintain a safe, comfortable and functional environment by assessing the facility for potential hazards while implementing safety practices when necessary.

• Investigate and report all incidents and accidents occurring on the facility grounds.

• Assist with the implementation and training of staff on safety guidelines.

• Evaluate and monitor facilities equipment to ensure the functionality and safety of staff and residents.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities

• Assist Administrator create Requests for Bids/Proposals.

• Attend facility committee/team meetings as directed by the Administrator.

• Maintain/order supplies.

• Conduct annual facility risk/safety assessment with the Administrator.

• Participate in emergency preparedness activities, helping coordinate drills and training for the facility.

• And other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• To manage, direct, teach, control, counsel, mediate, convince and persuade others.

• Advisory data and information such as technical operating manuals, maintenance requests, equipment maintenance schedules and records, blueprints, electrical diagrams, service logs, equipment repair manuals, vehicle maintenance manuals and routine and non-routine correspondence.

• Explain, demonstrate, and clarify to others established policies, procedures, and standards.

• Computer skills, such as Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel.

• Understanding of applications of City, County, State, Federal, Life Safety and industrial safety regulations

• Calculating percentages, fractions, decimals, volume, ratios, and spatial relationships, and interpreting basic descriptive statistical reports.

• Analyze data and information using established criteria to define consequences and consider and select alternatives.

• Compare, count, differentiate, measure, sort, classify, compute, tabulate, and/or categorize data and/or information.

• Assemble, copy, record, and transcribe data and/or information.

• Apply functional and situational reasoning by exercising judgement, decisiveness, and creativity in everyday routine and non-routine situations.

• Use fine and gross motor skills to perform tasks such as operating mechanic hand tools, carpentry tools, snow shovels, drill press, cutting torch, welder, ax, shovels, rakes, vacuum cleaners, carpet extractors, electrical & pneumatic test equipment, and power equipment such as lawn mowers, trimmers, chain saws, and snow blowers.

• Exert effort in moderate to heavy work, such as lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, stooping, crouching, crawling, climbing, balancing, and standing for long periods of time.

• Recognize and identify degrees of similarity and differences between characteristics of colors, forms, sounds, odors, textures, etc. associated with objects, materials, and ingredients.


• Moderately unsafe and uncomfortable in respects to noise, temperature variations, odors, toxic agents, and dust.

• Occasionally on call for emergency situations.

Required Working Hours

Standard working hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 am until 4:30 pm. Please note these hours are subject to change and additional hours may be needed or required. Compensation for additional hours beyond normal working hours are subject to applicable state and federal regulations.

Education and Experience Requirements

Required: Associate’s degree or Technical diploma in building maintenance, electrical, or another related field
Prior supervisory experience
3-5 years of facility maintenance and janitorial experience

License: Valid Wisconsin State Motor Vehicle Operator’s License

Preferred: Ability to obtain Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)

Any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.

Deadline Note: