Facilities Maintenance and Engineering Director

Alberta Health Services - Calgary, AB (28 days ago)

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Your Opportunity:
The Site Director of the Facilities Maintenance & Engineering department is a key leadership role in the Capital Management portfolio, and reports directly to the Zone Director, FM&E Calgary. The Facilities Maintenance and Engineering Director is responsible and accountable providing the direction, leadership and organization over the activities of the department, in support of the vision, mission and business plan of Alberta Health Services. These activities also will include the integration of various resources to carry out these activities. The position is also responsible and accountable for making key decisions and having direct leadership responsibility for establishing and contributing to the achievement of the goals of the department.

The Facilities Maintenance and Engineering Director will develop and maintain strong working relationships with key stakeholders in order to provide leadership to the Facilities Maintenance & Engineering department. The Director is also responsible for: Effectively leading a team of technical, trades and contract staff for the maintenance and operation of all mechanical, electrical and building equipment and systems in the facility and grounds, based on a 24 hour, 7 days a week, operation. Safe and efficient maintenance of existing infrastructure. Steward of fiscal and budget obligations. Development and enhancement of excellent client relationships. Departmental leadership. Input into construction and systems planning.

Classification: Director
Union: Exempt
Primary Location: Foothills Medical Centre
Employee Class: Regular Full Time
FTE: 1.00
Posting End Date: 23-SEP-2019
Date Available: 03-OCT-2019
Hours per Shift: 7.75
Length of Shift in weeks: 2
Shifts per cycle: 10
Shift Pattern: Days
Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
Minimum Salary: $40.32
Maximum Salary: $69.09
Vehicle Requirement: N/A

Required Qualifications:
A Province of Alberta certification in a mechanical, electrical, or related trade, or Bachelor’s degree in either Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, with professional certification in APEGA, or certification as a mechanical or electrical or engineering technologist with 10 years’ experience, along with a minimum of 5 years management experience in maintenance and building operation in a hospital setting, ideally in an organization of significant size, complexity and diversity. A demonstrated clear pattern of professional and personal development.

Additional Required Qualifications:
In addition, the incumbent must possess a record of accomplishment in the following areas: Progressive leadership experience in a facility maintenance environment, including 6 years’ experience in a management role in building operations. Effective communicator with strong organizational skills, influential skills, and client focused orientation and commitment to providing quality services. Leadership skills, including demonstrated ability and comfort with decision making responsibilities, coaching and teaching, and the ability to inspire and build confidence in others. Demonstrated ability to manage change and create innovative solutions for complex and diverse issues. Ability to manage human, financial and physical resources within an operating environment. Proven ability to foster partnerships and to achieve organizational goals within an organization and ideally managing within a unionized sector. Strong track record in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders. Effective leadership abilities combined with a strong commitment to operating within a team environment and the ability to motivate and inspire others to achieve common goals. Excellent analytical and decision-making skills. Ability to foster a climate of cooperation amongst, and build solid relationships with public agencies, government, committees and other partners.

Preferred Qualifications:
Masters certification in an appropriate trade is considered an asset. Experience with HVAC systems, electrical systems, emergency electrical systems, other mechanical systems, fire alarm systems, and medical gas systems is important. General knowledge of health care industry pertaining to building operations. Knowledge of applicable trade codes for a hospital environment. Knowledge of trade areas supervised. Knowledge of specific and appropriate policies, i.e. Infection Prevention and Control.