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Director of Facilities Support

Boys Town Omaha, NE
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Job Title: Director of Facilities Support

Location: Omaha, NE

Job Summary:

In a career as our Director of Facilities Support your behind-the-scenes work is what leads to making the magic of our mission come true every day. Boys Town serves thousands of children and their families around the United States, which means that we need you to keep our operations running smoothly and efficiently. No matter your role at Boys Town, you contribute to helping us change the future of America's youth.

Responsibilities:

Under the general direction of the Associate Administrator of Facility Operations, plans, directs and coordinates the Engineering & Maintenance department, to maintain buildings, grounds, and equipment for the BTNRH, West Medical Campus. Administers training programs in safety and fire prevention. Procures or generates all utilities and maintains their distribution system. Provides a pleasant and comfortable physical environment for patients, employees, medical staff, and visitors.

  • Serves as Hospitals representative to the Villages Safety Committee. Arranges/coordinates departmental safety committee meetings and subsequent necessary documentation. Applies thorough knowledge of, adheres to, and administers safety practices involving hazardous chemicals, The Joint Commission requirements for plant, technology, and safety management and federal, state, and OSHA requirements for safety codes. Plans and administers training programs in security, infection control, fire prevention, and other employee safety procedures.
  • Plans, develops and directs a preventive and corrective maintenance program to ensure efficient and uninterrupted operation of the entire physical plant and all related operation equipment within the Hospital and property owned by the Hospital.
  • Responds to emergency calls for repairs. Instructs Hospital personnel on emergency maintenance procedures, such as waterline breaks and flooding and electrical shut downs. Applies thorough knowledge of, adheres to, and administers safety practices involving hazardous chemicals, The Joint Commission requirements for Plant, Technology, and Safety Management, and Federal, State, and OSHA requirements for the Hospital Safety Codes.
  • Solicits bids and reviews work done by outside contractors. Makes recommendations concerning retention of the contractor. Coordinates work with the Associate Administer of Facility Operations.
  • Oversees the Maintenance departmental personnel matters for the BTNRH West Medical Campus. Oversees the hiring of new staff, evaluates work performance, corrective action, continuing education, and training.

Required Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required, associate's degree preferred, with special emphasis in mechanical engineering or a related area
  • Minimum of five years management experience
  • Previous experience in a similar role in a hospital or related field
  • Extensive knowledge of tools, equipment, materials, practices and procedures used in maintenance work (i.e., Freon, chilled water distribution systems, natural gas distribution, electrical practices, blueprints, diagrams, etc.)
  • Due to the type of work, incumbent will be required to be "on-call" 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

About Boys Town National Research Hospital:

Since the opening of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, the hospital has been internationally recognized as a leader in clinical and research programs focusing on childhood deafness, visual impairment and related communication disorders. The hospital annually serves more than 44,000 children and families from across the United States. With 28 research labs and $7.1 million annually in extramural funding, the Boys Town National Research Hospital is dedicated to providing leading edge clinical care, pioneering translational research, and improving the lives of children and their families through applied technology and educational outreach programs.

Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Town's mission, which is why we offer an array of competitive and attractive benefit options. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town Physicians, free prescriptions, tuition assistance, access to the campus Field House, parenting resources from our experts and advancement opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.

About Boys Town:

Boys Town touches the lives of more than 2 million children and families nationwide each year. As one of the countrys largest nonprofit funded child-care organizations, Boys Town is nationally recognized for its research-proven child, health and family care programs. From our start in 1917, were poised to make even greater strides forward as we lead the way in changing how America cares for children, families and communities for the next 100 years.

Schedule: Full Time

Date Posted:August 6, 2019

Job ID: 14048

This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.

Job Details

Date Posted September 12, 2019
Date Closes October 12, 2019
Requisition 14048
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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