Job Details

Cheif Engineer

Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR

Job - Engineering

Close Date: 02/21/2019

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The Chief Engineer reports to the Healthcare Facilities Manager and is responsible for engineering operations at Marquam Hill Healthcare facilities. Responsibilities include managing staff, vendors, and contractors to accomplish modifications, maintenance, repairs, renovations, energy usage monitoring, contract management, and materials management.
The Chief Engineer utilizes advanced skills to perform complex preventive maintenance and corrective repair of buildings, industrial systems, vehicles, equipment, and grounds. Working under limited supervision, monitors building system operations and performance. Utilizes several trade skills such as plumbing, electrical, heating and cooling.
The Chief Engineer serves as the system/subject matter expert for capital construction activities and assists design professionals in the preparation of detailed drawings. Additionally, the Chief Engineer supervises installation of mechanical equipment.
This role supports the institutional mission and vision by providing safe, compliant, reliable, and inviting facilities while being aggressive in fiscal management in a customer-oriented way. Success in this position is critical to maintaining uninterrupted business operations for the healthcare mission, and directly contributes to achieving OHSU’s financial and mission goals.
This position directly manages the technical staff that supports the operation and maintenance of 3.5 million square feet of inpatient adult and pediatric hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers, medical office buildings, and outpatient clinics. This individual plays a key role in compliance with CMS, OSHA, and all authorities having regulatory jurisdiction.
WORKING CONDITIONS: Working conditions may include working outside in inclement weather, walking, standing, bending and stooping for extended periods of time, lifting carrying heavy objects, crawling in small cramped spaces, working from ladders, scaffolds and other above ground locations including high sloping roofs. Working in extreme temperatures, around moving machinery, and in confined spaces containing high levels of noise dust and odors could be expected. There is some risk of exposure to dirt, biological, chemical and radiological materials or danger of steam or hot water burns, electric shock , infection or minor injuries that could require the use of OSHA approved Personal Protective Equipment. This position will participate in departmental on call rotation to support operations. PHYSICAL
DEMANDS & EQUIPMENT USAGE: This describes the physical requirements necessary to perform the essential functions of this position. Example: Ability to carry and lift up to 50 pounds. Ability to stand for four continuous hours a day. Working conditions as noted above may include working outside in inclement weather, walking, standing, bending and stooping for extended periods of time, lifting and carrying heavy objects up to 75 pounds.
•Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or similar area; OR, Journey level license in a construction trade; OR, Equivalent experience.
•Eight years of progressive experience managing construction projects, maintenance or operations, with experience in healthcare and research environments, and exposure to infrastructure and technical trades to include two years supervisory or lead experience.
•Demonstrated knowledge, skill and experience in the operation, maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of refrigeration, HVAC and HVAC controls systems, both pneumatic and DDC.
• Mechanical systems such as pumps, motors and controls.
•Valid driver’s license.
•CFC Certification (Universal)
•Brazing Certification
•Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation
•Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering.
•10 years of progressive experience.
•Experience with Metasys OR Apogee (Johnson Controls OR Siemens) Building Automation System controls
•Electrical license of at least Limited Maintenance or low voltage
Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or