Manager - Facilities Support

Singing River Health System

Job Description

The Facilities Support Manager supervises department employees and coordinates all Singing River Health System renovation and construction requirements, to include any assigned Health System projects and grounds maintenance. He/She works under the direction of the Director of Facilities Support to ensure all projects are completed in a timely, efficient and accurate manner.

High school graduate or equivalent required; Associates Degree preferred. Completion of an approved technical trade school preferred.



A minimum of three (3) years experience in commercial or industrial electrical, mechanical construction or maintenance required. A minimum of two (2) years managerial experience in a maintenance or similar vocation required.

Physical Demands
Work requires moderate to high amount of physical agility and strength. Work activities include ascending/descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, etc.; positioning self to complete a task (stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching, reaching); standing for sustained periods of time; moving about to accomplish tasks (may be for long distances or moving from one work site to another); pushing; pulling; lifting 50 pounds without assistance; grasping; and using repetitive motion of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.

Work requires the ability to receive/exchange detailed information through oral communication and perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Work requires close visual acuity to analyze, inspect, and measure; visual acuity to identify and distinguish colors; depth perception; peripheral vision; and the ability to adjust vision. The worker is subject to both environmental conditions: activities occur inside and outside. The worker is subject to noise and hazards (including a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, or exposure to chemicals). The worker is subject to atmospheric conditions (including those that affect the respiratory system: fumes, odors, and dust, etc.). The worker may be exposed to infectious diseases.

Mental Demands
Must have strong reasoning/decision making skills, as there will be times when they are called on to make a decision to provide the highest level of safety and reliability for the facility. Must demonstrate superior communication/speaking/enunciation skills to receive and give information in person and by telephone. Must demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills. Must possess emotional stability conducive to dealing with high stress levels. Must demonstrate ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines. Attention to detail and the ability to multi-task in complex situations is required. Must possess a pleasant demeanor and a team attitude, as the employee will daily interact with patients, guests, and Health System employees.

Special Demands
Must possess superior customer service skills and professional etiquette. Must possess knowledge and ability to use a computer (must be keyboard proficient) and other office technology (i.e., telephone, fax, etc.). Must have intermediate knowledge of MS Outlook.

The management team may reassign the employee to report to any facility of Singing River Health System. Must have a valid driver license and satisfactory driving record as job requires traveling throughout the SRHS service area.

Must be experienced in reading, interpreting and explaining to subordinates all types of blue prints related to renovation and construction. Must demonstrate exceptional leadership and management skills. Must be familiar with national and local codes controlling construction and repairs; must have a basic working knowledge of computers, with computer-based building control systems (direct digital control), and computerized preventative maintenance programs.