Engineering Services Specialist

Job Requisition #: JR56159

End Date: 9/27/2021

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Professional, Support Services/Maintenance

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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PRIMARY FUNCTION:

To provide technical assistance and coordination on issues concerning construction, renovation, repair, and ongoing operations of Christiana Care facilities and infrastructures to ensure appropriate internal and external standards and specifications are utilized and appropriately interfaced with existing facilities to provide safe and efficient operation.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

Associates degree in an engineering discipline with appropriate experience may be substituted.

Experience with construction process and project management. 

Ability to utilize Microsoft Office and third-party software to create reports

Knowledge of energy management practices and programs

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Develops and maintains a functional document and drawing library to include shop drawings, as built or record drawings, photographs, specifications, O & M manuals, and other reference materials from completed projects.

Develops and maintains current facility drawings to accurately represent current building configuration, utility infrastructure, and fire and life safety components.  Incorporates changes from recent completed projects into these drawing with deletion and addition of infrastructure components.  Evaluates and recommends improvements to the document library and process.

Provides training and assistance to others on utilizing archived information located in the document library.

Acts as a liaison to contractors and vendors performing activities at our facilities to ensure appropriate equipment and procedures are being utilized safely.  Assists with locating existing infrastructure components prior to work commencement.

Evaluate equipment and vendor capabilities and recommend for contracting or procurement purposes.  Provide feedback to management on performance of completed work or projects.

Conducts periodic progress inspections of project and maintenance work, identifies items of concern, and notifies responsible parties of such.  Photographically document significant project activities or milestones for future reference in the document library.   Inspections of completed projects and submits identified issues for inclusion on final punch list. Verify construction close-out documentation and drawings are received, filed, and maintained accordingly.

Attend internal and external project meeting for information exchange in an effort to reduce impact on affected occupants

Provides assistance with developing and maintaining Facilities and Services new construction and renovation standards

Provides assistance with evaluation of proposed equipment or systems and their design and application as part of new construction and renovation projects.

Identifies poor performing facility components and infrastructure items and provides input and recommendations on facility and system improvements.  Researches and investigates new technologies for improved facility performance, cost reduction, and energy efficiency.

Provides assistance with recording utility consumptions and identifying anomalies and variances.

Assists with the identification and development of utility conservation measures, projects, and measurement and verification.

Assists with management of internal projects.

Performs assigned work safely, adhering to established departmental safety standards and practices.  Identifies, in a timely manner, any unsafe activities, conditions, hazards, or safety violations that may cause injury to oneself, other employees, patients and visitors. 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL, AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS:

Knowledge of various building and utility systems and their operation, maintenance, and repair.

Knowledge and frequent use of formulas, tables and charts relating to energy calculations, system capacities, and equipment characteristics.

Knowledge of construction standards, codes, and regulatory compliance standards and ability to apply these standards to drawing and specification reviews. Ability to review project specifications and evaluate proposed equipment for possible inaccuracies and omissions prior to construction.

Ability to read schematic drawings and blueprints.  Ability to operate typical electromechanical test equipment.  Ability to measure equipment and system operation and determine they are performing properly and within listed specifications.  Ability to convert findings of deficient system performance into appropriate corrective actions.

Ability to research and review various types of manufacturer literature and consult with manufacturer's representatives on their potential application within Christiana Care facilities.  Ability to translate manufacturer/vendor literature into efficient and coordinated maintenance procedures and schedules as required.

Ability to utilize Microsoft Office Suite programs effectively.  Ability to effectively communicate and produce written reports as required.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must be able to climb stairs, ladders, or scaffolding.  Must be able to traverse typical construction sites.  Potential to access confined space for inspections activities.  Potential to access roof areas for inspections.  Must be able to wear PPE such as fall protection harness, hard hats, and safety glasses as an example while performing some job functions.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Environment is 50% office and 50% plant or construction site access.  Considerable walking while monitoring construction projects, many times working in extreme weather conditions.  There are usual hazards associated with working with high voltage electrical equipment.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Majority of time in an office environment.  Frequent exposure to unheated, unventilated, dusty, poorly lit, and noisy environments.

EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.


UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.

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For the Love of Health.

Inclusion & Diversity

At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.

Our Values

We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.

Benefits

ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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