Associate Director - Engineering & Maintenance (SHC) for EMCOR at Stanford Health Care

Menlo Park, California

Posted in Building and Construction

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About Us:

EMCOR Facilities Services (EFS), an EMCOR core business, services over 1 billion square feet of commercial space across the United States. From corporate campuses to single sites, EFS provides a range of services that support mission-critical areas of financial services, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, transportation, and education sectors.

Job Title: Associate Director - Engineering & Maintenance (SHC) for EMCOR at Stanford Health Care

Job Summary: EMCOR Facilities Services (EFS) has an immediate need for an Associate Director - Engineering & Maintenance in Menlo Park, CA.

The Associate Director of Engineering and Maintenance is responsible for all facility services activities within a department and oversees the engineering & maintenance service lines. This includes design, development, and testing. Implements and maintains overall engineering objectives and initiatives. Confronts and solves performance / operational issues to improve development efficiency. Leads and develops the engineering team. This position plans, sequences and drives cross-functional operations change, communication, mitigation, and training programs; serves as a key liaison and driver of strategic and annual planning activities, such as the A3; and represents the department in VP / enterprise-wide meetings and projects. Analyzes, tracks, and coordinates key metrics and identifies/drives benchmarks. Resolves escalated issues arising from operations beyond that of ability of maintenance department. Includes identifying, prioritizing, planning and driving operational activities and assisting the Director in tracking/responding to enterprise-wide projects that impact the department. May oversee / manage operations as assigned.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification, and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.


  • Analyze statistics and read / write reports
  • Manage vendors
  • Produce scoping studies and conduct RFPs
  • Develop and manage the 10 year capital plan
  • Commission construction projects
  • Perform design reviews as owner representative
  • Develop/update organization standards
  • Interface with departments on regulatory compliance
  • Act in an advisory role to business unit staff and leaders
  • Develops and implements standards within engineering department to ensure regulatory / licensure compliance.
  • Perform root cause analysis on equipment failures
  • Manage design engineering services as owner's representative
Operational Plans
  • Implement and manage department operational plans. Examples would be quarterly business reviews and monthly metric reviews.
  • Manage quality assurance / performance metrics and programs. Monitor performance of the department based on these metrics and programs .
  • Interface with departments and business partners on budget development, benchmarking and staff planning.
  • Facilitate process improvement work groups, develop standard work that implements performance improvement for the department and business partners.
  • Monitor maintenance vendor contract compliance with contract / Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Adjust KPIs as required
Strategic Planning
  • Assist in the development of strategic plans for operational activity
  • Interface effectively with all levels of internal stakeholders, from C-suite to front line staff.
  • Manage business unit goal setting process and develop methods to ensure regular communication and updates
  • Plan and manage change initiatives. Lead or co-lead strategic initiatives and special projects
  • Develop and execute programs that will help more effectively manage and run the business unit
  • Demonstrate leadership and written communication skills including the ability to make presentations for various audiences using superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Coordinate with support services such as IT, HR, Facility Management, Clinical Operations, and Finance. Facilitate coordination and communication between support functions
Operations Management
  • Monitors departmental personnel matters with respect to employee training, promotion, discipline, and termination
  • Ensures execution of procedures and standards of work performance for maintenance and repair of equipment, buildings, and building systems through management of personnel
  • Responsible to ensure staff workers are supervised in a manner compliant within all safety codes
  • Ensures staff work & managed portfolio is compliant with all regulatory codes - develops corrective actions as required
  • Develops and participates in the orientation of new employees and the continuing education of department employees
  • Instructs personnel regarding hazards and safety to ensure safe procedures and safe use of equipment


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or related discipline
  • 10 years of progressively responsible experience in cross-functional project coordination roles.
  • 5 years experience in design engineering, commissioning, construction project management, asset management or related discipline
License / Certifications
  • Valid drivers license
  • Prefer Professional Engineer licensure
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

These are the observable and measurable attributes and skills required to successfully perform the essential functions of the job and are generally demonstrated through qualifying experience, education, or licensure / certification.
  • Ability to develop and coordinate complex operational plans
  • Abilities to communicate effectively at all organizational levels including C-suite
  • Ability to identify the need for and to pursue interdepartmental process improvement to maximize financial and project outcomes
  • Knowledge of facilities, maintenance, engineering, regulatory standards, capital, and operations standard practices

Physical Requirements / Working Conditions:

  • Work is sedentary in nature but requires ability to loco mote throughout the hospital and to related facilities
  • Category/Description: Category III - Tasks that involve NO exposure to blood, body fluids or tissues, and Category I tasks that are not a condition of employment

EMCOR Facilities Services requires all employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19. This position will require the successful candidate to show proof of a complete COVID-19 vaccination. EMCOR Facilities Services is an equal opportunity employer and will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.

We offer our employees a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package and are always looking for individuals with the talent and skills required to contribute to our continued growth and success. Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled
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