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SCCA Facilities Engineering Program Manager

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Seattle, WA
  • Expired: 11 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
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This position is the primary interface between the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) Day Campus Clinic (250,000 sq ft) and the Fred Hutch Facilities Engineering department.

In this role the incumbent serves as the primary point of contact for the SCCA facilities staff with regards to any and all issues related to Facilities Engineering and is responsible for the development and management of the Transfer Price Agreement between SCCA and Fred Hutch for engineering services. This position also ensures that all compliance requirements are identified and met, that the utility management plan is keep current, that work orders in the Engineering system are tracked and executed in a timely manner, and coordinates all outages that may affect clinic operations. This position also attends regular meetings with the associate director of SCCA facilities, the SCCA facilities team, serves as the Engineering rep on the Environment of Care Committee (EOC) and is a member of the Water Management Committee.

Additionally this position is responsible for the Planning of the Engineering operational support of the planned 250,000 square ft addition to the clinic. In this role the incumbent will be responsible for maintainability reviews of all construction documents, development of a core team to support the new clinic, development of PM procedures and operational procedures for the new addition and eventually will have a core team of Engineering Facilities personnel reporting directly to them.

This individual will also be available for all emergency response required by SCCA and will stand in, on a rotational basis, as an On Call Supervisor about once every 6 weeks. This position reports to the Facilities Engineering Director.

Budget Preparation and execution

+ Annually prepare and negotiate the Transfer Price Agreement (TPA) for/with SCCA

+ Carefully monitor all TPA, chargeback, contractor and energy cost for SCCA to ensure the appropriate budgets are being charged and that cost are consistent with projections and if deviation is projected give timely alert to SCCA and explanation

+ Annually develop a 5 year recapitalization projection for SCCA

+ Annually develop the Capital budget for SCCA and either manage of oversee management and execution of all projects on the capital budget


+ Stay informed and knowledgeable about all compliance requirements originating from the Joint Commission, DOH, CAP, Our Insurance Company, Seattle Fire Department, or any other Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) and ensure all engineering/maintenance related compliance requirements are met within the applicable timeframes.

+ Collaborate with key SCCA departments such as Infection Prevention, Life Safety, Medical Equipment, Clinical Operations etc. to determine accurate risk ratings, equipment maintenance categories, airflow/air pressure requirements and any other engineering equipment support requirements.

+ Ensure Work Orders or Contracts are in place and executed to meet the compliance requirement of all the AHJ's

+ Periodically review all compliance work orders and contractor work for Quality Control

+ Accompany all of the above organizations on their annual, bi-annual or tri-annual inspection tours

+ Coordinate and in some cases lead the training of the Engineering staff to ensure that Engineering has the proper skill set to meet any and all compliance requirements

Work Order Execution

+ Liaison with the SCCA facilities staff and the SCCA clinical staff to have a understanding of priorities, work order execution expectations and hot or emergency projects to ensure needs and priorities are met in a timely manner

+ In conjunction with SCCA facilities staff make the determination on execution strategies to meet key deadlines: In house, overtime or contractor

+ Monitor all work orders (especially the compliance ones) for timely execution, quality control and appropriate budget charges

+ Oversee all contractor performance for engineering work:, select contractors consistent with contract award policies, set up PO's for contractors, QC and coordinate contractor work and approve invoices for payment

+ Participate in weekly Work Order review meetings,

+ Coordinate and in some cases lead the training of the Engineering staff to ensure that Engineering has the proper skill set to met any and all Equipment Operation and Maintenance requirements

Project Coordination

+ Coordinate all Facilities or Engineering projects with Engineering

+ Ensure project support requirements are entered into the department calendar and coordinate far enough in advance for proper execution

+ In conjunction with the SCCA facilities staff identify and coordinate all outages this includes developing mitigation plans and informing SCCA staff

+ Review projects for maintainability

+ Ensure all new pieces of equipment is entered into the CMMS system and the appropriate PM's, critical spares and vendor contacts are also entered

+ Ensure projects are properly commissioned

+ Ensure, if required, that the appropriate Support contracts are set up in advance

+ Ensure sure that Facilities Engineering staff are properly trained in system specific task

+ For Engineering projects insure all ICRA's are completed in a timely manner

+ Issue Hot work permits

+ Coordinate or approve Fire System impairments

Clinic Expansion

+ Prepare Facilities Engineering to meet the SCCA clinic expansion requirements including

+ Participate in design meetings ensuring that maintainability and energy efficiently is carefully considered and incorporated

+ In conjunction with the Staff Engineer maintain a list of Engineering request at the DD, SD and Final design stages and ensure those request that are being met are identified as are those that aren't being met

+ Review drawings to ensure Engineering request are incorporated

+ Assist in reviewing submittals

+ Develop the Operational strategy for meeting the Engineering requirements for the future 500,000 square ft clinic. This strategy will revolve around identifying work to be done by a core team located at or in the clinic (trade calls and small work orders) supplemented by the onsite Facilities Engineering team for Plant operations (Power Plant, Controls) high level projects vacation fill in and off shift coverage

+ Manage the Core team when constituted including selection and performance reviews.

+ Help oversee the Functional performance testing of the new Clinic and the commissioning

+ Identify and ensure all training is accomplished in time for start up of the clinic

+ Ensure all new pieces of equipment are entered into the CMMS system and the appropriate PM's, critical spares and vendor contacts are also entered

+ Four-year college degree in Facilities Management. Engineering or related field or equivalent on-the-job experience

+ American Society of Healthcare Engineering (ASHE) Certified Hospital Facility Manager (CHFM) designation is desired.

+ Four or more years of increasing responsibilities in facilities maintenance and operations for a large bio-medical research, hospital, heavy manufacturing facilities or other equipment intensive zero downtime operation is desired

+ Experience Joint Commission and DOH Inspections

+ Strong management and leadership skills

+ Strong customer service skills

+ Excellent written and verbal communications skills

+ Strong computer skills in a windows environment including Microsoft Office

We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and VEVRAA Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at or by calling 206-667-4700.

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