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Mgr Plant Engineering Services
UVA Health Haymarket, VA

Mgr Plant Engineering Services

UVA Health
Haymarket, VA
Expired: November 27, 2023 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Full-Time

Manager Plant Engineering Services

Job Code: MG2131



We are welcoming a new era in healthcare where achieving good health is just the beginning. At UVA Health Northern VA & Culpeper, we believe in caring for the whole person by getting to know - and making connections with - our patients. By combining the talent and expertise of our people, the breadth of capabilities across our system, and our commitment to helping our communities get better and stay healthy, we are improving the patient experience.

As a UVA Health Northern VA & Culpeper team member, you will have a voice in patient care decisions, support the most advanced medical technologies and feel a strong sense of satisfaction from making a difference in people's lives every day.



Classification: Exempt

Supervises Positions: Yes



As Manager Plant Engineering Services, you will be responsible for work, as assigned by Plant Engineering Services leadership, to plan, organize, supervise, coordinate, and control the activities of the plant operations and facility maintenance functions which are necessary in maintaining the physical structures, HVAC, mechanical, utilities, and grounds in an operative and safe working condition. The Manager shall be accountable to the Senior Director or Director for planning and maintaining an effective organization, for administering labor and materials controls, for training of Plant Engineering Services personnel in safety and for other effective management practices. Coordinate the work of outside vendors and contractors, manage maintenance contracts for equipment and machinery. Serve as a change agent, role model, facilitator, and coach for team members on all shifts. Provide leadership in achieving ongoing quality, productivity, and efficiency in the Plant Engineering Services Department.

Analysis: Analyzes processes and creates deliverables to provide information and recommendations for improvements. 

  • Breaks down problems and issues into sub-components and assesses the costs, benefits, and risks of various options.  
  • Is able to select and recommend the best solution based on a thorough examination of all considerations.  
  • Is able to explain and justify actions in a systematic and logical fashion. 

Communication: Shares and receives information using clear oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills. 

  • Demonstrates effective written and oral communication skills. 
  • Actively listens, provides constructive feedback, and demonstrates respect for differing views. 
  • Tailors communications to diverse audiences. 

Quality Improvement: Demonstrates involvement in the unit's annual and/or periodic assessment efforts, including efforts to improve the quality services. 

  • Understands the value of innovation and quality improvement. 
  • Improves processes and practices by identifying inefficiencies and redundancies. 
  • Demonstrates efficiency and quality in one's own work. 

Customer Service: Builds relationships and maintains strategic partnerships with key internal and external stakeholders.  

  • Understands the importance of quality service. 
  • Is able to adjust and adapt service delivery to diverse customer needs and sensitivities. 
  • Frequently suggests and implements changes to improve the quality of service

Financial Management: Manages tasks and resources within the department to achieve quality and meet budget requirements. 

  • Ensures that financial and material resources are used effectively and efficiently.  
  • Leverages resources to maximize utility and return on investment (ROI). 
  • Implements measures to minimize theft, damage, or equipment breakdown. 

The incumbent may be asked to perform additional duties as assigned.



Education: High School Diploma or GED required. 4 Year/Bachelor's Degree preferred.

Experience: 5 years of experience in healthcare engineering and operations required. Leadership or lead technician experience preferred. Refer to the Life Support Training Policy for additional details.

Licensure: Certified Healthcare Facility Manager (CHFM) preferred.

Additional Skills/Requirements Required: Thorough knowledge of principles in design, operation, and repair of various types of mechanical, plumbing, heating, electrical, and air conditioning equipment, including hospital utility systems such as medical gases and fire alarm/fire protection systems. Knowledge in reading and understanding blueprints and schematic drawings. Considerable knowledge of building code requirements, electrical codes, fire codes, and regulatory compliance requirements for The Joint Commission, DNV, CMS, and other agencies. Skill in data analysis, organization, and presentation. Computer skills including spreadsheet and word processing applications. Ability to work effectively with physicians, administration, departmental directors and managers, nursing, and outside agencies. Strong leadership skills and work ethic. Ability to handle multiple projects/tasks, and to develop a self-directed work team.

Additional Skills/Requirements Preferred: N/A



Physical Demand Code: 3A, Administration

Work Function/Activity: Sedentary to Light Physical Demand

The job requires frequent sitting, standing, walking, and bending/stooping. Frequent repetitive body movements. Proficient communicative, auditory, and visual skills. Attention to detail and ability to write legibly. Ability to lift/push/pull up to 20 lbs. occasionally. This job description may not include all assigned duties, responsibilities, or aspects of the job described. It may be amended at any time at the sole discretion of UVA Health Northern VA & Culpeper.



  • May require the use of safety equipment, such as HEPA mask, for infection prevention: Yes
  • On call responsibilities as directed: Yes
  • Ability to travel between campus buildings, remote facilities, and out of town as needed: Yes


UVA Health

15225 Heathcote Blvd

Haymarket, VA
20169 USA



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