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Swedish Medical Center Supervisor of Plant Engineering Services in Seattle, Washington


Do you have a passion for helping people and enjoy working with your hands? Swedish Facilities is seeking a Supervisor of Plant Services to serve in a hidden hero role. By ensuring the condition of the physical plant and overall hospital environment is maintained in a manner that provides the best possible level of safety and well-being for our patients, staff and visitors while our clinicians provide care. Our facilities staff help support the mission of Swedish and enjoy the perks of being an employee.

The Supervisor of Plant Engineering Services is responsible for providing leadership, vision, and a working environment that promotes teamwork and customer satisfaction, and for ensuring that the standards of service are met in a manner consistent with SMC’s mission and values.

In this position you will:

  • Manage the Engineering Services budgets

  • Implement the Utility Management Plan and the Preventative Maintenance program

  • Assist in the development of the annual labor, operating and capital budgets

  • Manage the Engineering Services staff to insure the consistent, safe, and reliable operation of all utility systems, mechanical space and related equipment, and to enhance their value and enable their highest use in accomplishing the organization’s goals

  • Be responsible for selection, standardization and implementation of building automation and Life Safety systems at all Swedish campuses


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Must have at least ten years of plant operations and maintenance experience with at least three of those years in a management position

  • Must have experience with most utility and life safety systems

  • Must have at least three years of experience in the development, implementation and monitoring of computer-based preventive maintenance programs

  • Must have experience with all hospital plant and utility systems including HVAC, electrical, plumbing, steam, medical air, medical vacuum and control air.

  • Must have completed a broad range of formal, specialized training courses pertaining to plant operations and maintenance functions

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related field

About the First Hill Campus

The 697-bed tertiary-care center on the Swedish/First Hill campus is the flagship of the Swedish health-care system. Swedish/First Hill has one of the most active and advanced birthing programs in Washington State and houses a Level III neonatal intensive-care unit. More surgeries are performed each year at Swedish/First Hill than at any other facility in the region; volumes include more total joint replacements than any other medical center in the state.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details


Our Mission

Our nonprofit Mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of each person we serve. Our Vision is to demonstrate the highest-quality, best-value healthcare to all we serve.

About Us

Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group a network of more than 118 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Puget Sound. Swedish employs more than 13,300 employees and 3,100 physicians and allied health professionals. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we’re committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Non-Clinical Lead/Supervisor/Manager

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: First Hill Main Bldg (WA145) 747 Broadway Seattle, 98122

Req ID: 219780