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Director Engineering & Plant Operations

Primary Location Wailuku, Hawaii Job Number 1237629 Date posted 11/29/2023
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Job Summary:

Accountable for the management, operations, and financial performance of Engineering and Plant Operations, including the ongoing maintenance and repair of the buildings, mechanical/electrical systems, equipment and grounds, and for the provision of a safe working environment for buildings in the Maui Health System.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Manages, perhaps through subordinate supervisors and/or staff, the coordination of the activities of a service area or region departments with responsibility for results, including costs, methods and staffing.

  • Frequently interacts with subordinate supervisors, customers, and/or functional peer group managers, normally involving matters between functional areas, other company divisions or units, or customers and the company.

  • Manages the budget and resource allocations. Manages the financial performance; identifies and recommends strategies/best practices to reduce costs and improve service.

  • Manages and resolves human resources, labor relations, employee and department safety and risk management issues.

  • Participates in the design, development, implementation of programs, policies and procedures to ensure all facilities (building, structures, systems, equipment, furnishings and physical environment) and grounds are maintained in an operationally effective, clean and safe manner.

  • Ensures compliance with administrative, legal and regulatory requirements of governmental and accrediting agencies.

  • Schedules, manages, documents, and maintains records of a comprehensive preventive maintenance program.

  •  Manages the landscaping maintenance as well as contractual services required to maintain all grounds and public sidewalks; schedules their upkeep and repairs to maintain them for safety, aesthetics, and effective operation.

  • If applicable, ensures the medical center is in compliance with fire prevention, general safety, seismic conformance, health hazards protection - plans.

  • Maintains and updates safety and emergency operations plans as needed.

  • Plans and manages construction projects as may be required.

  • May develop, implement and maintain related elements of the Environment of Care programs and submit summary reports to the Environment of Care committee as necessary.
Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum eight (8) years of experience in plant operations, maintenance, renovation and related activities.

  • Minimum of three (3) years of supervisory experience.


  • Bachelors degree in business administration, public health or engineering required OR four (4) years of experience in facility maintenance/management industry or directly related experience.
  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
License, Certification, Registration
  • N/A
Additional Requirements:

  • Demonstrated experience developing operational standards, policies and practices which contribute to organizational efficiencies and effectiveness.
  • Experience in the management of building systems and possess knowledge of advanced building engineering principles, especially as they relate to the medical care environment required.
  • Background in facility management, construction management and project management.
  • Requires full knowledge of own area of functional responsibility and working knowledge of another function.
  • Proficient in team building, conflict resolution, group dynamics, and project and budget management.
  • Expert knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations.
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Health care industry experience preferred.
  • Professional designation such as CFM or CHFM preferred.
  • Masters degree preferred.
Primary Location: Hawaii,Wailuku,Maui Memorial - Maintenance Building Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Variable Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 08:00 AM Working Hours End: 05:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: NUE-MHS-01|NUE|Non Union Employee Job Level: Director/Senior Director Department: MAUI MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER - Rgnl Facility Svcs Admin - 3601 Pay Range: $162400 - $210100 / year The ranges posted above reflect the location in the job posting. The salary range may vary if you reside in a different location or state than the location posted. Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time At Kaiser Permanente, equity, inclusion and diversity are inextricably linked to our mission, and we aim to make it a part of everything we do. We know that having a diverse and inclusive workforce makes Kaiser Permanente a better place to receive health care, a more supportive partner in our communities we serve, and a more fulfilling place to work. Working at Kaiser Permanente means that you agree to and abide by our commitment to equity and our expectation that we all work together to create an inclusive work environment focused on a sense of belonging and wellbeing.

Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status. Submit Interest