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Field Director - Plant Mechanical Systems Facilities Operations

Job ID 00760345 Location Columbia University Irving Medical Center
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New York, New York


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Field Director – Plant and Mechanical Systems, Facilities Operations

Step into life at NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Medical Center, and help manage over 3 million square feet of high performance, high-tech health care facilities. It's an exciting era of innovation. NewYork-Presbyterian has received the Partner of the Year awards for Sustained Excellence in Energy Management - the energy program's highest honor. Transform your career as a facilities management leader at the #1 hospital in New York (U.S. News). Take the reins and lead the daily operations of a renowned center where clinicians thrive and patients come first. 

Reporting to the Director – Facilities Operations, the Mechanical Field Director directs and oversees preventive, reactive and emergency maintenance teams in the Power Plant, Chiller plant and HVAC shops at the CU/MSCHONY campuses.  Responsible for the safe, efficient and reliable operation of the central power plant and chiller plants as well as all HVAC and ancillary equipment.  Manages the Building Management System and directs its operation.  Plans for future capital requirements.  A critical responsibility is to coordinate all site system shutdown requests in support of major maintenance or capital project implementation.   Liaison between FDC and FO for mechanical system design and construction involved in capital projects implementation.   Ensures that the facility buildings are appropriately warmed and/or cooled.

Required Criteria:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent
  • NYC Steam/Refrigeration license or US Coast Guard Engineering license
  • A minimum of 7 years’ of supervisor facilities engineering experience
  • Proven management skills in diverse labor force
  • Knowledge of central plant systems and chiller plant systems and related codes and standards
  • Strong management/supervisory skills
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office programs including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge in the use of CMMS systems to organize and track staff work performance

Join a hospital where employee engagement is at an all-time high. Enjoy competitive compensation along with benefits such as tuition reimbursement, hospital retirement contributions, and financial planning assistance. Start your life-changing journey today.

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