Safety and Maintenance Engineer

Colonial Courtyard at Clearfield

(Clearfield, PA)

Departmental Accountabilities: Maintenance, Safety, Hospitality
Reports To: Executive Operations Officer
Desired Education Level: High school graduate or GED.
Travel Required: Minimal
Position Summary:

Supervises and directs safety, maintenance, and hospitality functions to maintain the grounds, community and equipment in a safe, clean and efficient manner. Ensures these departments operate according to ICC policies, procedures and standards, and that all Resident and team member safety, maintenance and hospitality needs are met. Performs maintenance and repair of community, maintaining physical appearance of the grounds and building as well as ensuring that the building is physically sound and safe.

Required Job Functions:

1. Perform all duties and responsibilities with a positive attitude, and demonstrates impeccable ethics and integrity.
2. Performs routine maintenance of the community property and grounds.
3. Performs routine maintenance and repair on the community equipment.
4. Ensures the safety, maintenance, and hospitality departments operate in accordance with all ICC policies and procedures.
5. Ensures the community grounds and building are maintained in good repair, and are safe and clean, this is to include snow removal during inclement weather.
6. Ensures that vacant apartments are made marketable in a timely manner.
7. Orders and maintains proper inventory levels of the safety, maintenance, and hospitality supplies.
8. Negotiates and manages outside bids for contracts pertaining to maintenance, housekeeping and laundry.
9. Directs all outside vendors working in and around building and grounds, including landscaping, building renovations, HVAC repairs and inspections, elevator repairs and inspections, etc.
10. Supervises and directs the repair, painting, wallpapering and cleaning of all Resident rooms, common areas, offices, hallways, bathrooms, including carpets, furniture, plumbing, commercial kitchen and heating and cooling equipment, etc.
11. Manages and maintains records of all inspections including elevators, sprinkler system, boilers, fire alarms, ansul systems, hood cleaning, right-to-know information, MSDS, utilities and fire extinguishers, in accordance to all HUD, OSHA, DPW, NFDA and County Health codes and inspection regulations.
12. Establishes and enforces preventive maintenance, cleaning and inspection schedules.
13. Plans and manages operational and capital budgets for the safety, maintenance, and hospitality departments.
14. Maintains infection control standards.
15. Interviews and hires the safety, maintenance, and hospitality team members.
16. Manages and evaluates team members, providing performance counseling and additional training as needed.
17. Ensures work area is free of hazardous conditions and ensures safety rules and regulations are followed.
18. Chairs the Safety and Quality Indicators Review Team for the community, to include monthly meetings and minutes.
19. Conducts and/or attends all required in-service trainings and orientations.
20. Ensures all storage areas, workshops, linen closets and housekeeping closets are maintained in a safe and clean manner.
21. Determines adequate staffing needs and develops a work schedule for the safety, maintenance, and hospitality team members and performs weekly timekeeping duties.
22. Maintains contracts binder for the Safety and Maintenance department.
23. Works well and in a professional manner with other community supervisors.
24. Participates in the manager-on-duty program.
25. Conducts and documents fire drills in accordance to industry standards.
26. Coordinates and assists with the moving of residents in and out of the community and within the community.
27. Must be adaptable, teachable and flexible in tasks and have exceptional time management and organizational skills.
28. Must be a team player and have the ability to mentor and coach other residence team members.
29. Self-motivated, proactive and able to handle multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.
30. Remains on call to the community during off work hours.
31. Responds to Residents' requests promptly.
32. Respects Residents’ rights, privacy and dignity.

Requirements:

A. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of maintenance, housekeeping and laundry functions and techniques, OSHA standards and state and local fire code and other safety regulations are required. The ability to develop and manage budgets, purchase cost-effectively, and work with outside vendors and contracts is essential. The ability to communicate effectively in English both orally and in writing is essential. The ability to exercise good judgment and make confident ethical decisions is essential. Basic computer skills required to maintain company emails and community spend down files. Must be able to effectively manage time in order to complete multiple tasks, ability to prioritize daily tasks is key. Requires frequent heavy lifting, bending, stooping, climbing, pushing and stretching. Requires moving of heavy furniture, equipment and boxes.

B. Education
High school graduate or GED.

C. Experience
Four or more years of maintenance experience in a hands-on and supervisory capacity required, preferably in the health care industry. Housekeeping experience and knowledge of commercial cleaning procedure is preferred.

D. Certificates/Licenses
HVAC certificate preferred. Valid driver's license in the state employed is required, with no more than two moving violations in a three year period on the driving record as determined by our insurance broker.

Note: Minimum age of 18 is required for this position.

E. Job Characteristics

The focus of this specialized, technically oriented position is on meeting and exceeding high standards of accuracy and quality based on established systems, technologies and guidelines. Strength in technical problem solving based on expertise and experience, and a strong commitment to efficiently achieve high quality results is required. A thoughtful, persevering, self-disciplined approach to achieving accurate, detailed work is essential. Job responsibilities and expectations are clearly defined, as is the scope of job authority. Expertise and competency is developed through a systematic technical training program, as well as an ongoing exposure to and training in new technical systems once they have been adopted and well tested. A key aspect of the job includes the ongoing identification of technical problems and the development of sound, carefully thought-out solutions. Problem solving is focused on proven systems and technologies and established organizational relationships. Solutions should minimize risk to the organization and utilize existing resources. Because of the expertise developed in this position, it is necessary to regularly initiate and communicate viewpoints on problems and opportunities in a factual, straightforward manner. This job allows for autonomy and independence, and is primarily self-reliant. If the job involves managing others, there is a need for someone who will exercise the necessary authority in assuring that subordinates meet or exceed the same technical standards of quality and accuracy. Delegation must be firm, clear and focused on the specific tasks and technical activities of the job. Because of the fast paced job environment, decisions must be made quickly and firmly, within the defined scope of job authority and based on job expertise. In general, this is a valued expert expected to deliver high quality, accurate results, while efficiently maintaining and enhancing existing organizational systems and standards.

Additional Information:

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