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Plant Operations Director (Project Management)
Develops, operates, and documents a sound and supply program to ensure facilities remain stocked, inventory is maintained, invoices are processed and purchases are documented in the budget.
Coordinate pricing and supplies with vendors as needed to suit the needs of each facility.
Develops, operates, and documents a sound and practical preventative maintenance program.
Maintains the plans for fire, evacuation, disaster response, safe operating and fire prevention practices.
Investigates mechanical breakdowns and failure of machinery and equipment to determine cause and prevent recurrence. Repairs emergency breakdowns in the shortest possible time.
Participates in the preparation of annual repair budget and reports to the Executive Director all problems in controlling the budget.
Maintains the heating and cooling systems in proper working condition, as specified by the manufacturer. Prior to the onset of seasonal changes, inspects the systems for loose wires, broken lines, leaks, etc., and pre-start system to ensure proper working order.
Maintains repair logs and provides for corrective action in a timely manner.
Review all maintenance quotes, bids and contracts for all facilities and submit contracts for administrative approval and signature
Compiles an inventory of all facility equipment and systems and develops preventative maintenance procedure for each item
Maintains the following facility support systems through department personnel or outside contractors: heating, cooling, ventilation, water, plumbing, electrical, electronic, communication systems, appliances, equipment, and grounds.
Recommends development, improvement, alteration, and redecoration of physical plant and grounds to the Administrator.
Assist in the implementations of departmental policies and procedures to assure that the maintenance of the premises, facility, and equipment is current at all times.
Coordinates the environmental health and safety program.
Manages hazardous waste disposal programs.
Maintains the care and use of supplies, equipment, etc. and the appearance of housekeeping areas, and performs regular inspections of resident areas and rooms for sanitation, order, safety and proper performance of assigned duties.
Assures that housekeeping staff follows established safety regulations in the use of equipment and supplies at all times.
Recommends to the Administrator, budgetary amounts to meet the equipment and supply needs of the department.
Coordinates and monitors resident moves and responds to resident requests promptly and according to policy.
Acts as the facility Safety Director.
Perform life safety checks throughout the facility on a routine basis to ensure compliance.
Create, maintain, and be familiar with Standard Precautions, Exposure Control Plan, Fire Drill, Disaster Drill & Evacuation Procedures and know how to use the information.
Responsible for managing and continuously improving the safety management and emergency preparedness programs to ensure the safety of patients, staff, and visitors.
Oversees, in coordination with other team members, all operations associated with life safety, including but not limited to the development, coordination, and implementation of mandatory testing frequencies, schedules and documentation.
Demonstrates a high level competence in Healthcare Life Safety standards and associated codes.
Responsible for all safety and emergency preparedness regulatory compliance.
Responsible for policy and procedure development, implementation and monitoring of effectiveness.
Responsible for reducing the risk of system or process failures through effective assessments, gap analysis, and action planning
Leads the Safety and Emergency Preparedness Committee and facilitates the integration of safety priorities into all relevant work processes, functions, and services.
Conduct safety surveillance inspections, safety event investigations and monitors the effectiveness of safety improvements.
Serves as the facility representative on local, state and federal committees and task forces focused on issues of facility safety and emergency preparedness.
Works in constant coordination with all entities at both on and off-site locations for Life Safety and code compliance.
Handles observation and walk-throughs of sites identifying any safety concerns as needed.
Escorts inspectors of Department of Health, Fire Marshall and local fire departments when needed.
Works with facility departments, nursing, medical and support services leadership to coordinate and support an overall life safety plan and strategy.
Provide education and training for staff and contractors on life safety topics, including but not limited to: construction within a healthcare setting, fire stopping, life safety compliance, ILSM, etc.
Routinely conducts emergency preparedness drills and educates staff members on incident command procedures to ensure a state of continuous readiness for real-life disaster situations.
Handle emergency situations as they arise and act as the incident commander when needed.
Assist in determining departmental staffing, completing employee performance evaluations, and make recommendations to the Administrator concerning wage and salary adjustments, hiring, termination, transfers, etc.
Responsible for department adherence to company policies and procedures
Oversee departments to ensure Federal and State compliance
Responsible for hiring and ensuring appropriate training of employees
Responsible for staff scheduling
Responsible for department productivity and quality
Ensure departments are staying within the allocated budget.
Create and or participate in programs designed for in-service education, on the job training, and orientation classes for newly assigned department personnel when necessary
Maintain confidentiality of resident and facility records/information.
All other assigned duties
Requirements and Qualifications
This job operates in a clerical, office setting as well as throughout the facility. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, scanners, and fax machines. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme outside weather conditions.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
· Regularly required to talk and hear.
· Aural acuity to receive detailed information through oral communication, occasionally from persons with speech impairment.
· This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling and climbing all day.
· The employee must frequently lift or move items over 75 pounds and occasionally lift and move items over 100 pounds.
· Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
· This position requires work with chemicals and cleaning agents.
· This position requires work in high and low temperatures and in extreme heat and high humidity.
· Occasional exposure to infectious waste, diseases, various medical conditions, including the AIDS and Hepatitis B viruses.
· REQUIRED MINIMUM EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
· High school diploma/GED
· Minimum of two (2) years' experience with purchasing, billing, and accounts/payable
· Previous supervisory experience.
· Two years college or technical training preferred.
· Three years building maintenance, three years supervisory experience preferred.
· Two years life safety experience preferred.
· Prior experience or ability to learn scanning system
POSITION TYPE AND EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK
· This is a full time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.
· Frequent travel to other facility sites.
· Travel in town to obtain materials or necessary items to complete jobs.
· Occasionally travel to educational seminars.
SPECIAL JOB REQUIREMENT(S)
· Obtain/maintain Arizona Department of Public Safety Fingerprint Card at employee's expense.
· Obtain/maintain CPR Certification.
· Mandated federal, state, and local communicable disease testing as required, such as COVID testing or tuberculosis testing.
· Safety sensitive position pursuant to A.R.S. 23-493