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Control Tech Foreman - Plant Ops - Engineering Svcs

2131 South 17Th Street
Wilmington, NC
Job ID: 3106
Date Posted: May 19, 2021

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Job Description



NHRMC, established in 1967 in Wilmington, NC, is recognized as a preeminent healthcare organization focused on leading our community to outstanding health. We have an 855 bed network of hospitals and multi-specialty physician group practices with more than 200 physicians. With a network of primary, specialty, neighborhood clinics and regional medical centers; you will find our culture is the very definition of best in practice. Join us and find out how many ways NHRMC offers you the chance to focus on what really matters - our patients and community.

About the Job

Location: New Hanover Regional Medical Center

Department: Plant Ops - Engineering Svcs

Full Time Equivalent: FTE: 1.000000

Work Type: 64 to 80 Hours Pay Period

Work Schedule: 8HR DAY - Most of shift btwn 7A-3P

Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: No

What You'll Do

The Controls Technician Foreman works under the supervision of the Manager of Maintenance Services. This position is primarily responsible for maintenance and repair to controls systems and electronics throughout the system facilities (fire alarm system, nurse call, CCTV, radio / pager systems, overhead paging, etc.) to include scheduling preventive maintenance and work assignments, insuring adequate coverage, performing employee evaluations and general supervision and identification of training needs for the Controls Technicians. The Foreman must be self-motivated, display leadership skills, and possess an overall working knowledge of all the various control systems. The Foreman represents the Controls Technician group as part of the departmental leadership group for establishing priorities, goals, and PM development for the Controls group. In addition, the Controls Technician Foreman will act as point of contact for any construction projects dealing with control systems, and will serve as project manager on small controls related projects.

1. Responsible for insuring all necessary tasks/assignments are performed on his/her shift, this includes scheduled PM and repair technical support, code required testing, software and hardware system upgrades, system security, determining and justifying additions to system, and appropriate response to customer requests in regard to all electronic controls systems.
2. Directs and evaluates the efforts of other Controls Technicians on the shift as necessary to cover emergency and non-emergency repairs and ensure they are handled appropriately.
3. Performs annual performance reviews, assist the Maintenance Manager in addressing disciplinary issues and PM scheduling and development for the Plant Operator group.
4. Encourages Controls group to act as a resource for other staff in regard to electronics and controls related repairs, troubleshooting and will help to develop policy/procedure and training materials to facilitate education and training on various controls related topics.
5. Will act as a primary point of contact and resource person for construction projects that involve any of the various facility controls and electronics systems and will act as provide a designee to act as project manager on small controls/electronics related projects.
6. Is responsible for making sure all required documentation in regard to operations and maintenance is completed and submitted for that shift.
7. Responsible for ensuring that work performed in the facility by Facilities Services personnel as well as outside contractors is performed in a safe manner so as not to endanger those performing the work or any patients, visitors, or staff.
8. Is responsible for making sure facility is safe in regard to its alarm systems and for giving sufficient notification to the proper agencies when these systems are impaired in any way.

Position Requirements



Other information:
1. Education: Associates Degree in Electronics or equivalent experience (Four years experience as a controls technician or six years controls related experience)
2. Licensure: None
3. Experience: Five years of experience with various controls systems in addition to educational requirement. Two or more years in a supervisory capacity preferred. Familiarity with fire alarm systems and various communications systems and associated applicable codes desirable.
Demonstrates standard of performance (ownership, teamwork communication, compassion) that support patient satisfaction and principles of service excellence.Performs other duties as assigned.Individual will possess commensurate combination of education, experience and qualifications.

Other Information

This position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications which may be required of the employee assigned to the position. Depending on the location of the job, duties may vary. Receipt of the job description does not imply nor create a promise of employment, nor an employment contract of any kind; my employment with the Company is at will.

  • Member Top 100 Hospitals – In 2016 NHRMC was recognized as a Top 100 Hospital demonstrating significant investment and financial sustainability for the communities we serve. 
  • Newsweek's 2020 list of Best Maternity Care Hospitals - NHRMC Betty H. Cameron Women's & Children's Hospital was named as a Best Maternity Care Hospital by Newsweek. 
  • Forbes America’s Best Large Employers 2018 and 2019Link 
  • Becker’s 150 Top Places to Work in HealthcareLink 
  • Healthgrades Outstanding Patient Experience

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