Job Description

Job Title: Manager, Facilities (Hamot Medical Center)
Job ID: 26874345
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Shift: Day Job
Department: Plant Maintenance
Location: 201 State St, Erie PA 16550


Strategically manage all aspects of the UPMC Facilities, Engineering and Maintenance Departments assigned areas under the departments jurisdiction which may include autoclave, incinerators, laboratories, loading docks, patient areas, public areas and all ancillary areas. Responsible for all UPMC and applicable University of Pittsburgh payroll, human resources and labor relations functions, as well as oversight of the various contractual agreements, as applicable.


  • Oversee testing and training to ensure compliance with TJC, DOH, AAALAC, Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), DLAR, Department of Agriculture, etc., guidelines.
  • High level oversight of other Hamot owned Facilities such as Sterling Square and 380 Bayfront Highway Facility. 
  • Collaborate with various UPMC maintenance shops and departments (Infection Control, Environmental Health and Safety, Security, University of Pittsburgh Facilities, Corporate Real Estate, Construction Project Management, etc.) to ensure efficient use of manpower and materials and that projects, systems and equipment meet facility and/or departmental standards.
  • Oversee department budget and purchasing, including supplies, equipment, construction projects and/or crews, and management of vendor contracts to achieve economic and efficient operations consistent with UPMC's missions, goals and objectives while maintaining the principles of cost containment.
  • Effectively oversee an FTE staff to ensure continuous improvement in productivity and quality. Maintain an organizational structure appropriate to achieve the organizational objectives of the department while managing daily staffing requirements and schedules to ensure that daily work and special assignments are completed.
  • Responsible for all facets of UPMC and University of Pittsburgh payroll procedures, including but not limited to: ensuring that employee hours worked, including overtime, are properly submitted according to deadline, ensure that contractual obligations are met, preparation and processing of employee records, submission of scheduled salary increases, and tracking of compensated absences.
  • Assist in formulating and revising the department Policies and Procedures, as well as periodically analyzing standard operation procedures for potential improvement.
  • Participate in negotiations of contractual agreements, as applicable, under the direction of the Assistant Vice President or his designee; responsible for its proper application and administration within the department, including seniority and overtime rotation.
  • Inspect routinely all areas of responsibility and equipment operation for safety and housekeeping and implement corrective actions when necessary.
  • Work with supervisors to bring personnel problems in their initial stages to a comprehensive solution to avoid major grievances: provide a forum for discussion and resolution of personnel problems to ensure positive and professional interaction; advise supervisor of either the resolution of the problem or the need for further investigation; direct, at the request of the Engineering and Maintenance Department, the hospital and the University, the investigation of continuing problems and use all necessary resources to follow through to a permanent solution.
  • Serve as a liaison between UPMC's Facilities, Engineering and Maintenance Department and the University of Pittsburgh's Facilities Management Department as well as the Corporate Real Estate Department to oversee building systems and respond to tenant needs and concerns.
  • Responsible for all personnel reporting to or through his/her direct reports, including recruitment, orientation, retention, performance appraisals, progressive discipline, and compliance with training and education requirements.


  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.
    • Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Completion of accredited trade school or other applicable certified training in related field a plus.
  • Three to five years of experience, preferably in a large, fast-paced or healthcare setting is required.
  • Must be proficient in all phases of building operations.
  • Working knowledge of the physical plant, preventive maintenance and general operations a plus.
  • Strong leadership, communication, verbal and written skills are required. Must possess the skills to supervise and motivate subordinates. 
  • Formal training of diverse management techniques on a university level a plus.
  • Strong computer skills and the ability to operate computerized building management systems and CMMS systems are required.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

Salary Range: $23.61 to $40.42 / hour

Union Position: No

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