Facilities Manager-Health Care Services (#RM0350)
$49.03-$59.60 Hourly / $8,498.38-$10,329.84 Monthly / $101,980.64-$123,958.10 Yearly


Under administrative direction, plans, organizes, coordinates, staffs and directs activities related to construction, maintenance and repair of buildings, grounds and equipment within the Health Care Services agency; and does related or other work as required in accordance with Rule 3, Section 3 of the Civil Service Rules.


The incumbent in this management class is responsible for broadly overseeing operations and administrative functions related to plant maintenance, plant engineering, environmental maintenance, and grounds maintenance for various facilities at the San Joaquin General Hospital (SJGH) campus as well as several ancillary sites. Direction is received from a senior-level Hospital administrator.


  • Plans, organizes, coordinates, staffs and directs various facility-related construction, maintenance and repair processes and programs; provides guidance and technical expertise to staff performing facility-related activities.
  • Assures appropriate department staffing; selects, assigns, trains, and monitors staff performing a wide variety of facilities-related duties; evaluates employee performance and takes appropriate action on disciplinary matters; verifies and monitors staff proficiency; identifies staff development needs and oversees training activities as required.
  • Plans, assigns and directs the operation, maintenance and repair of buildings and related infrastructure/equipment including all major Hospital utility systems such as high pressure boilers, steam lines, water, sewer, telephone, gas, electrical, HVAC and Medical Gas systems.
  • Coordinates remodeling, renovation and new construction projects as assigned; participates in the project planning and development process; inspects and coordinates work of outside contractors involved with remodeling and construction; coordinates the activities of in-house construction crews.
  • Plans, assigns, and directs the construction, repair and maintenance of grounds and facilities.
  • Plans and directs the maintenance, inspection and repair of a wide variety of standard and complex medical equipment; oversees the development of preventive maintenance schedules.
  • Evaluates work methods and systems; develops and utilizes various quality control and quality improvement methods; inspects and reviews work performed; may act as liaison for the hospital in matters of regulatory or compliance issues with outside agencies for assigned areas; assures compliance with state and other standards/regulations; reviews call logs and service requests to monitor customer service; recommends and implements process and procedural changes to meet needs.
  • Monitors equipment to assure proper function as well as the need for timely maintenance, repairs or replacement; assures that staff have up-to-date supplies, tools and resources; assures the proper use of chemicals and personal safety equipment; develops accident prevention and emergency and disaster plans.
  • Prepares and administers budgets for each functional area; recommends expenditures for Hospital maintenance services; coordinates the purchase and storage of all materials, equipment, tools and services provided by outside vendors for the repair and maintenance of facilities, equipment and grounds.
  • Develops, interprets and applies policies and procedures for operations; reviews and revises policies and procedures pertaining to hazardous materials, hazardous/infectious waste, emergency response, asbestos maintenance and other safety-related programs; establishes and directs the preparation/maintenance of department policy and procedure manuals and process instructions.
  • Prepares and submits reports; collects and maintains accurate operations and other data; investigates complaints regarding facilities services; determines and implements corrective actions.


Experience: One year as a District Maintenance and Construction Superintendent in San Joaquin County service. 

Experience: Two years as a Crafts Worker IV or Office Building Engineer in San Joaquin County service in a position that included project management and/or supervisory responsibilities. 

Experience: Six years of experience in plant engineering, plant operations and plant maintenance in a large commercial, industrial or institutional building or building complex including two years supervising staff and operational activities, preferably in a large, acute hospital facility. 

Substitution: Academic college work with a major in mechanical, civil or electrical engineering at an accredited college or university may be substituted for the above non-supervisory experience on a year-for-year basis to a maximum of two years (30 semester units equals one year).


Low and high pressure boilers, heating, lighting, ventilating, electrical power, air conditioning, refrigeration, biomedical and other mechanical equipment as it applies to the operation, maintenance and repair of such equipment; methods, materials, tools and practices used in the painting, plumbing, carpentry, masonry, electronic, electrical and mechanical trades; occupational hazards and safety practices of the building, electrical and mechanical trades; supervisory methods and techniques; California administrative codes and O.S.H.A. requirements regarding plant maintenance and operations; standard uniform building and safety codes; standard business uses of computer hardware, software and peripherals.


Plan, assign, supervise and coordinate the work of subordinates; plan and lay out maintenance projects; estimate labor, materials and other costs for projects; plan and execute preventive maintenance programs; keep records and prepare reports; express oneself clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with subordinates, superiors, other County employees, outside agencies/individuals and others; read and interpret complex rules, regulations, plans and specifications; prepare budgets and make expenditure recommendations; utilize computers effectively to accomplish management objectives.


Mobility-Frequent walking and standing for long periods of time; occasional sitting for long periods of time while operating a keyboard; Lifting-Frequent lifting of 30 pounds or less; occasional lifting of 30 to 50 pounds; Vision-Constant use of overall visual capabilities; frequent use of color perception, hand/eye coordination, reading and/or close up work; Dexterity-Frequent holding, grasping, repetitive motion and writing; Hearing/Talking-Constant hearing and talking of normal speech in person and on the telephone; Emotional/Psychological-Constant concentration and decision making; frequent public contact; occasional exposure to emergency situations, trauma, grief or death; occasional working alone and traveling; Special Requirements-May occasionally work weekends/nights; Environmental Conditions-Frequent exposure to noise; frequent risk of exposure to hazardous materials; frequent contact with dirt, dust, smoke, fumes, poor ventilation and indoor/outdoor cold and heat.

San Joaquin County complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and, upon request, will consider reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

CLASS: RM0350; EST: 2/10/1993; REV: 6/8/2005;