St. John's Riverside Hospital

  • Supervisor, Engineering

    Job ID
    Facility Name
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Hours Per Week
    Work Shift
    8am-4pm, 5 days a week includes weekends and holidays
    Posted Salary
  • Overview

    St. John's Riverside Hospital is a leader in providing the highest quality, compassionate health care utilizing the latest, state-of-the-art medical technology. Serving the Westchester community from Yonkers to the river town communities of Hastings-on-Hudson, Ardsley, Dobbs Ferry and Irvington, St. John's Riverside has been and continues to be a unique and comprehensive network of medical professionals dedicated to a tradition of service that spans generations.


    St. John’s has been an integral part of the community since the 1890's and its’ commitment to provide the community with the most advanced medical services available continues to be the hospitals’ vision, mission and value. St. John's Riverside Hospital built itself around an early foundation of nursing and community service. In 1894, the Cochran School of Nursing, the oldest hospital-based school of nursing in the metropolitan area, was founded, thus making the St. John's Nursing Staff more than just the backbone of the hospital, but the heart and soul. St. John’s dedicated nurses give superior attention to those who need it most with a strong emphasis on patient and family-focused nursing care.   


    St. John’s Riverside Hospital staff is committed to making life better for all patients. The hospital continues to elevate the services provided with the goal of increasing the quality of life for all who entrust St. John's Riverside Hospital to their care.


    Personalized care together with advanced technology is what it means to be Community Strong


    Performs project management functions, such as developing project scope, manpower requirements and provides oversight/supervises staff through all phases of construction projects. Assures efficient operation of boilers, heat, ventilation and air-conditioning systems as well as maintenance of all hospital equipment. Supervises the repair of hospital equipment and the regular maintenance of buildings, grounds and equipment.  Orders materials and supplies to ensure the smooth completion of hospital maintenance.  Develops scope, schedule and budget for projects.  Oversees work schedules and payroll.

    Establishes and oversees a comprehensive preventive maintenance program.  Periodically inspects all buildings, systems, and equipment to ensure necessary status of maintenance and repair.


    Helps develop and recommends objectives and goals, including short and long range plans for department operations and services.  Implements plans for achieving goals and objectives, and ensure that they are kept up-to-date.  Keeps Director of Engineering informed as to status and progress of the department’s operation.

    Designs and directs programs for the full maintenance of Hospital buildings and grounds, equipment, air-conditioning and ventilation systems and distribution lines for heat, water, electricity, sanitation, etc. Develops new procedures and techniques as necessary or advisable and upon recommendation of the Maintenance and Power Plant Supervisors. Assists Director of Plant Operations to plan, budget and design specific programs to achieve construction goals.  May utilize department staff or outside contractors as necessary. Regularly reports status of equipment operation, possible interruption and other pertinent information to the Director of Engineering. Ensures that all employees are properly aware and informed of information, policies, and other matters.  Develops process to stimulate ideas, suggestions, and innovations from department employees.


    Develops, oversees and supervises department policies and procedures, standards of work performance for the maintenance and repair of equipment, buildings and building systems including boilers and other equipment that provide heat, cooling, steam, hot water, electricity, sanitation and medical gases. Implements and directs a preventive maintenance program to ensure efficient and uninterrupted operation of the entire physical plant and all related operating equipment.  Maintains documentation of all maintenance, repairs and testing as required by applicable codes and directives.

    Implements and directs work repair to program to provide scheduled and emergency corrective repairs to all installed and movable equipment within the facilities. Develops and participates in a continuing departmental training and orientation program in the repair and maintenance of all equipment.  Alerts personnel regarding safety and hazards to ensure safe procedures and equipment. Maintains stock levels of materials and parts within budget limitations.



    High School graduate or equivalent required. One year of advanced trade school or three years experience in maintenance field required; technical engineering training preferred. Familiarity with tools, methods of many trades and knowledge of building and safety codes.  Incumbent must be intelligent, verbal, have good motor coordination and have good dexterity.  Strong communications skills and understanding of technical terms and manuals for installation and repair of machinery and equipment.  Experience developing and maintaining budgets required along with strong computer skills. Five years of experience in all phases of construction including planning, scheduling, estimating construction projects.  Must possess knowledge of the different building trades associated with construction. Knowledge of all trades in operations of boilers, motors and auxiliary equipment in a supervisory or lead position.



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