GENERAL SUMMARY/ OVERVIEW STATEMENT:
Reporting to the Compliance Supervisor, coordinates all aspects of the departmental training and safety programs. Utilizes knowledge of systems, policies, regulations and interdepartmental functions to organize priorities and complete tasks in support of the Buildings & Grounds department.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Manage and maintain an updated curriculum database for departmental and hospital training.
Serve as Health stream administrator to ensure proper completion and documentation of all mandatory required training.
Organize and schedule specialized training or seminars to enhance the overall ability of the department to perform in a sound technical and professional manner.
Coordinate and support 3rd party vendor training and credentialing
Plan and coordinate Spotlight trainings for staff on a wide array of topics, such as; Pension/Investments, Stress, Identity theft, ergonomics, etc.
Serve as Chair of the departmental safety committee, ensuring there is representation from each area. Meets monthly to identify issue trends and training topics, which helps set our safety agenda.
Facilitate rounds programs to identify and correct any potential safety issues.
Identify personal injury trends from the data provided by Occupational Health and the Safety Reporting system and develop training plans to address these.
Manage the departmental Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) program, ensuring that we have the appropriate amount and type of equipment by shop. Frequently evaluate new PPE that may provide additional safety for employees.
Maintain policies, procedures, MOPs, SOPs and all other documentation necessary for safe and proper performance of preventive and corrective maintenance activities.
Evaluate new and existing equipment to determine type and frequency of routine inspections and preventive maintenance tasks based on established maintenance procedures, regulatory requirements and manufacturer recommendations.
Review corrective maintenance trends to determine if maintenance frequency should be evaluated for change or if equipment should be replaced.
Work with each shop to develop downtime procedures for all critical systems. Ensure comprehensive documentation is maintained on the SharePoint site for quick access by all staff.
Maintain an accurate inventory list (on SharePoint) of all critical supplies by shop for quick access during emergency situations.
Interface with Construction Managers and the Planning and Engineering departments on scheduled construction work (including regular visits to sites to ensure equipment can be easily maintained), maintenance activities and shutdown support.
Provide support on vendor report interpretation. Examples include; vibration analysis, thermal imaging, electrical testing, etc.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Responds to emergencies as necessary and appropriate.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY (if applicable):
Strong knowledge of physical plant maintenance procedures, policies and regulations.
Demonstrate a high proficiency and understanding of systems such as HVAC, plumbing, electrical, mechanical, and code compliance.
Proficiency in computer skills, Microsoft Office (Windows, Outlook, Excel, Access and Word) with the ability to learn new applications is required.
Possess an understanding of OSHA and life safety regulations.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to read blueprints.
Extensive planning and organizational skills.
Strong ability to handle multiple projects.
Potential exposure to extreme dust, dirt, fumes and outside elements throughout Hospital equipment areas.
Occasional exposure to moderately severe hazards of steam, water, acids, tool usage, electricity, asbestos, biohazard and low-level radiation; however, compliance with safety procedures minimizes risks.
Physical ability to climb stairs, ladders and walk almost constantly. Occasionally required to work in confined areas. Occasionally (less than 15% of the time) must exert effort to lift over seventy pounds.
Subject to call any time for emergency response to plant/building problems as required of all trades.
Compliance with Hospital rules and standards, universal precaution procedures to minimize risks. Also requires the use of personal protective equipment such as respirator, safety glasses, etc. on specific job assignments.
Some overtime will be required.
LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, and/or REGISTRATIONS (if applicable): Specify minimum credentials and clearly indicate if preferred or required