skip to Main Content

Associate Director of Engineering needed Elizabeth Seton Children’s Center, Yonkers

Title: Associate Director of Engineering
Location: Elizabeth Seton Children’s Center
300 Executive Boulevard South
Yonkers, NY 10701
To view our postings and apply:
Date: June 2024
Search # 2023-2217
Status: Full Time
Shift: Monday-Friday, 8a-4p/9a-5p
Compensation: Exempt: $95,000.00-$125,000.00
Qualifications Required:
• 5 years related experience minimum, preferably in a healthcare environment
• High school diploma/trade school diploma or equivalent
• Valid NYS driver’s license
• Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language fluently.
• Must meet or exceed all health standards and requirements for the position as established by
NYDOH and all other regulatory agencies.
• Must meet the general health requirements set forth by the policies of this Center which includes
a medical and physical examination.
• Must be able to push, pull, move, and/or lift a minimum of fifty (50) pounds.
• Perform tasks that may involve exposure to the resident’s blood/body fluids.
• Must be able to assist in the evacuation of residents, if necessary.
Under the direction of the Director of Engineering, this position provides day to day oversight and
maintenance of the staff, physical plant, building, and grounds. The Associate Director of Engineering is
responsible for the efficient operation and maintenance of the building’s physical plant and related
systems within parameters established by the VP of Facilities and Property and the Director of
Engineering. Building systems included in the scope of this position are: HVAC and Controls/BMS,
plumbing, electrical, emergency power, life safety, medical O2, medical air, medical vacuum systems,
roofs and architectural systems, and grounds. This position supervises, directs, trains, and evaluates
non-exempt staff, and oversees outside contract staff. This position monitors job progress and effectively
communicates to all concerned parties within the organization.
At the direction of the VP of Facilities and Engineering, as needed, to provide continuous Supervisory
coverage, or to complete special projects, perform some or all of the job duties stated herein for the White
Plains campus which includes the Elizabeth Seton School and Clinic.
Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position. However, it in no way
states or implies that these are the only duties this person may be required to perform. The omission of
specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is
an essential function of the position.
• Understands ESCC’s Mission and Core Values and incorporates these values into daily practice.
• Continually strives to improve the organization’s systems and services.
• Make decisions as a team to fulfill our mission, share recognition, and learn from failures.
• Treat every resident, family member, and co-worker with dignity, respect, and courtesy.
• Assist with assigning service and preventative work orders to staff and monitor staff productivity.
• Diagnosis and facilitate repair of electrical, plumbing, mechanical, architectural systems, medical
gas systems, safety management systems, building exterior, and grounds. This includes but is
not limited to replacing motors, bearings, piping, seals, gaskets, and circuit breakers, switches,
replacing light fixtures, pumps, small ductwork repairs, repairing doors and door hardware,
repairing beds and cribs, other minor equipment repairs, and painting, as directed.
• Facilitate preventative maintenance tasks on life safety, plant, and building equipment. This
includes but is not limited to changing oil on equipment, changing air filters, lubricating
equipment, replacing worn components, cleaning strainers, replacing gauges and thermometers,
maintaining cooling towers, boilers, chillers, emergency generator operation, and related HVAC
equipment and BMS systems.
• Participates in interviewing and hiring process of new employees and those transferring from
other departments.
• Supervises the work of the Assistant Director of Maintenance.
• Orients and trains Mechanics III, II & I, to evaluate deficient conditions and inspects repairs
completed to make sure the work meets the standards of the facility.
• Participate in and train staff in safety programs including OSHA compliance, life safety system
testing and servicing.
• Promotes continuous improvement in operations, disaster avoidance, reliability, maintainability
and performance of HVAC systems.
• Manage special projects for the facility.
• Completes property inspections on a monthly basis, both interior and exterior.
• Drafts material and replacement parts lists and other reports useful to Management. Exercises
purchasing authority within constraints set by ESCC and Department policy.
• Ensures that shops, machine rooms, storage rooms, roofs, and grounds are maintained in a neat,
clean, orderly fashion.
• Maintains records as directed.
• Oversees staff in the completion of all paperwork in a timely fashion.
• Advises on preventative maintenance standards, schedules, and process improvements.
• Assist with managing outside contract staff when needed.
• Respond to e-mails and communicates job progress to the organization.
• Respond to all fire alarms as a member of the fire response team.
• Participates in progressive discipline of non-exempt employees in cooperation with direct
Supervisors and the Talent Management Department.
• Provides feedback and participates in annual performance evaluations.
• Other related duties as may become necessary or as directed by Supervisor.
• After normal business hours, be reachable by phone, e-mail, text, and respond to campus as
necessary to mitigate plant related problems.
• During declared or pending campus or regional emergencies, the Associate Director of
Engineering may be asked to stay on campus or report to work upon request in order to ensure
the integrity of the physical plant and the delivery of quality Engineering service for all concerned.
• May be asked to drive vehicles owned or leased by ESCC.
• When directed, assists with managing the White Plains Campus by responding to problems,
overseeing outside contractors, and helping the Maintenance Superintendent when needed.
Working Conditions:
• Will work in varying conditions where PPE may be required.
• Will be subject to frequent interruptions and must be able to multi-tasking.
• May be asked to work beyond normal working hours, and in other positions temporarily,
when necessary

Back To Top