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Director of Engineering, Ellensburg, WA

Kittitas Valley Healthcare


Ellensburg, WA

January 26, 2017

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Director of Engineering

Ellensburg, WA * Full-time

Company Description

Who is KVH...

Our family of Clinics are the primary entry point into the Kittitas Valley Healthcare system of services. With a critical access hospital named in the Top 50 nationwide, and a variety of specialty clinics and services, we know that even you would be proud to call KVH your home for health. KVH is an integrated healthcare delivery system that includes 24-hour emergency care, inpatient and out patient hospital services through KVH Hospital. Clinics include family medicine, internal medicine, orthopedics, general surgery, women's health, and urgent care. Specialty services provide home health and hospice, physical, speech and occupational therapies and a geriatric nurse practitioner program.

What you can expect...

Work-life balance is important to us. We value your mental wellbeing as much as your skills to perform the job and therefore offer a competitive PTO plan, benefits package as well as a 7% employer contribution pension plan. When you're away from the office, we want you to be able to enjoy this beautiful setting. Commute to work by mountain bike. Hike in the wilderness on your day off. Backcountry ski from your door, or from lifts within an hour's drive.

Job Description

What to expect as the Director of Engineering...

Directs the overall hospital operations of plant operations, maintenance, construction, and owned/leased facilities. Responsible for the safe and efficient operations of institute service systems in conformity with fire, safety, sanitary and medical requirements. Supervises maintenance staff and is responsible for facility security.


What KVH expects from you...

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Engineering degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Six years’ experience in plant operations and/or the building trades in a hospital environment, two of which must be in a supervisory capacity.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Certified Healthcare Facilities Manager-AHA

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrated skills in collaboration, teamwork and problem-solving to achieve goals.
  • Demonstrated skills in verbal communication and listening.
  • Ability to coordinate multiple projects at one time.
  • Ability to independently analyze situations, recognize problems, search out pertinent facts, reach conclusions, make recommendations and implement solutions.
  • Special perception is necessary to read and interpret blueprints and specifications for installation and maintenance of equipment and apparatus.
  • Working knowledge of utilities systems to include electrical, refrigeration, air conditioning, heating as well as plumbing, masonry, carpentry, painting and grounds maintenance.

Additional Information
Wage Range D.O.E.

FTE - 1.0

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