Mgr - Mechanical Systems

5 - 7 years experience  •  Health & Beauty

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/15/17
5 - 7 years experience
Health & Beauty
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/15/17

General Purpose of Job:  

Provides leadership to the mechanical group and is an effective voice in shaping the future of the department. Leads, plans, directs, and manages Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning/Refrigeration and Plumbing activities for Sparrow Health System.

Essential Duties:

This job description is intended to cover the minimum essential duties assigned on a regular basis.  Caregivers may be asked to perform additional duties as assigned by their leader. Leadership has the right to alter or modify the duties of the position.


  • Manage maintenance operations, upgrades, and replacement of equipment for heating, ventilation, air conditioning/refrigeration systems and Central Sterile Supply for all applications in healthcare setting. Includes large tonnage/high voltage equipment.
  • Manage HVAC/R & Plumbing systems and components to ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements.
  • Manager and provide direction to all HVAC/R & Plumbing skilled trade associates in daily work activities with emphasis on safety, system operations, and equipment load cycle for cost containment.
  • Manage and oversee daily operations related to skilled trade team in record keeping, building management systems and documentation for TJC, AOA, EPA, and DEQ.
  • Manage, plan and provide recommendations on HVAC/R & Plumbing system improvements for capital upgrades and new building additions or renovation projects.
  • Manage and coordinate HVAC/R & Plumbing activities with other trade areas within Engineering and contractors.
  • Provides advisory skills to Caregivers to enable optimum performance with high emphasis on customer service/satisfaction.
  • Manages operational expenses and provides input in planning for new capital investments.
  • Participates in On-Call Program for Engineering.
  • Provides deep understanding and insight into the mechanical services needs of today's complex clinical teaching and research institutions and the contemporary workforce. Direct and lead staff within a collegial environment promoting a positive work environment.
  • Streamline procedures and promote increased productivity while accomplishing objectives in a timely fashion.
  • Interacts effectively with diverse constituencies and enhances involvement in facilities and service policy decisions among business units through participation and partnership.
  • Mobilizes human, technical and financial resources to develop and world class mechanical services program for the organization.


Required Responsibilities of the Caregiver:

  • Demonstrates knowledge and maintains and respects patient right to privacy by following the HIPAA Privacy and Security policies and procedures.
  • Adheres to ICARE values and standards of behavior (Innovation, Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence).
  • Role model behaviors that value the diversity of our caregivers, patients and customers and supports creating an environment that is inclusive, welcoming and respectful.
  • Adheres to established best practices (i.e. Rounding, Thank You Notes, AIDET, etc.).
  • Demonstrates commitment to safety by establishing an environment in which safety issues are promptly reported and appropriate actions are taken.
  • Adheres to policies and procedures designed to avoid, prevent and reduce the spread of communicable diseases.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required:



  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field and minimum or 4 years' experience in HVAC/R and Plumbing specifications and equipment installation/operations.
  • OR
  • Associate's Degree in a mechanical services field and 8 years of experience in HVAC/R and Plumbing specifications and equipment installation/operations.


License / Certification:

  • Valid Driver's License



  • Minimum 4 years leadership experience with mechanical services.
  • Minimum 4 years' experience in HVAC/R & Plumbing design and equipment installation/operations.
  • Previous experience in overseeing HVAC/R and Plumbing systems within a healthcare setting operating centrifugal chillers/cooling towers & air-cooled equipment.
  • Technical competence in facilities related issues involving Joint Commission


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