Plant Operations Director Job Opening in Kentucky

Plant Operations Director job opening located in Kentucky.

A hospital in KY, close to Lexington, has a need for an experienced Plant Operations Director to join their team.  They would really love to have someone from the tristate area if possible.


  • Four to six years of Hospital general maintenance experience.
  • Two to three years of supervisory experience.
  • Certification in a trade field such as; HVAC, Electrical or Plumbing is preferred.
  • Having a CHFM certification is also preferred.
  • Knowledge of code requirements such as JCAHO, NEC, NFPA and building codes.
  • A huge piece of this role is Joint Commission compliance.


  • To properly maintain the building infrastructures and associated equipment related to building operations and patient care.
  • Maintain equipment and repair expenses as cost effectively as possible.
  • Maintain code compliance as it relates to all authorities having jurisdiction as it relates to the healthcare industry.


  • Good communication skills.
  • Able to manage employees appropriately & ethically.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Able to read & understand blueprints and schematic drawings.
  • Able to make sound decisions as it relates to building/equipment maintenance processes and procedures.
  • Capable of developing, managing & maintaining operational budgets.


  • Detailed knowledge of HVAC mechanical systems.
  • Be literate in the basic operations of computers & associated software.
  • Have knowledge of medical gas systems.
  • Knowledge of electrical systems & associated equipment such as emergency generators, transfer switches, disconnects, etc.
  • Knowledge of steam systems, their components and operation.
  • Knowledge of plumbing systems, their components and operation.
  • Knowledge of control systems as they relate to electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic and digital.
  • Understand the operation of fire protection systems.
  • Have basic knowledge of construction procedures.


  • Able to develop, implement and manage the Environment of Care TJC standards.
  • Maintain to TJC expectations the following programs:
  1. Safety Management Program
  2. Security Management Program
  3. Hazardous Management Program
  4. Emergency Management Program
  5. Fire Prevention Management Program
  6. Medical Equipment Management Program
  7. Utility Management Program
  • Perform annual evaluations of all seven management programs
  • Develop & maintain Plan for Improvements for all seven management programs
  • Maintain the Statement of Conditions to JCAHO standards
  • Able to identify & address Life Safety issues prior to a TJC visitation.


  • Have knowledge of the following regulatory agencies & programs:
  1. TJC – EOC
  2. OSHA
  3. EPA
  4. ADA
  5. NFPA
  6. NEC

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Competitive Salary Range!

How to apply for the Plant Operations Director Job: contact or 

Tina Roberts

Executive & Management Recruitment Services

(415) 770-1200 

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