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At Lancaster General Health, our culture is what sets us apart and creates a lasting impression of our health system in the community and in the hearts of our patients and their families. A role with us is more than just a job, we ask that you Live Your Legacy at LGH by finding your passion in your everyday role, committing to those you serve, and reaching for your personal best.

We are recognized as 1 of only 9 hospitals in the entire country with awards in Medicare.Gov, LEAPFROG and Healthgrades Americas 50 Best Hospitals. We have attained four-year Magnet ® recognition status for the fourth time with the American Nurses’ Credentialing Center (ANCC) and we are the 2018 recipient of the Foster G. McGaw Prize in recognition of the commitment to community service.

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH offers a comprehensive benefits package:

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program so that our employees can stay actively engaged and committed to living their legacy every day. Together, we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

Join us and be part of a team that empowers you to do more than your job and encourages you to:

Live Your Passion. Live Your Best. Live Your Commitment. Live Your Legacy.


Lancaster General Hospital

Cost Center

1520 Operation of Plant

Supervisory Organization

Operation of Plant- Administration



Benefits of Joining Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health:

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH combines a Nationally Ranked Hospital with great schools, safe neighborhoods, affordable housing, local community events and festivals as well as a wealth of cultural and recreational activities. The scenic Susquehanna River Valley provides opportunities for fishing, skiing, kayaking, hiking and mountain biking in addition to easy access to NJ shoreline or Delaware beaches. Urban life is easily accessible, with New York, Baltimore, Philadelphia and Washington D.C. a train ride away. Local universities, Fulton Theatre, the downtown shopping and dining district and local sports teams make Lancaster a great place to Live, Work and Play.


POSITION SUMMARY:  Assists the director in the daily operations and maintenance of the LGH owned properties. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Qualified individuals must have the ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following duties:

  • Assists the director in maintaining JCAHO, DOH, and other regulatory Agencies documentation and compliance.    

    Manages all activities for repairs, preventive maintenance, and project activities by planning, organizing, scheduling  

  • and controlling manpower and materials, equipment and other associated resources.     

    Manages personnel activities including evaluations, training, performance/productivity standards, interviewing/hiring,      

  • disciplinary actions including suspension, staff grievances and counseling, technical assistance, etc.                 

    Performs work order and project investigation or management including estimates, manpower requirements, and schedules; preparation of layouts, plans, and material lists; procurement of materials; preparation of implementation plans; punch listing, etc.

  • Coordinates and controls outside contractors in the performance of purchased services, new construction, or other building trades work.  Assures work is performed in compliance with Life Safety and all other regulatory requirements and in conformance with hospital standards and practice. Supports contractors with required utility shutdowns and interfacing of existing systems. Plays an integral role in promoting a seamless integration of construction requirements and facility staff involvement.

  • Oversees daily manpower schedules to ensure adequate coverage for all routine and emergency conditions and coordinates activities with other trades and departments to eliminate conflicts.

  • Monitors employees for acceptable levels of work quantity and quality per established PMP standards.  Provides in-service training and directs employees in proper maintenance methods, procedures, and emergency protocols to improve working knowledge of equipment, operations, and systems.

  • Provides leadership, guidance and direction to staff for issues or problems that arise for off shift, weekends, and holidays.

  • Prepares and assists director in preparing annual minor capital and expense budgets. Monitors monthly expenditures to ensure shops operate within allocated budgetary allowances.

SECONDARY FUNCTIONS: The following duties are considered secondary to the primary duties listed above:

  • Communicates with the director on a daily basis the current progress levels of work being performed as well as problems encountered and recommended solutions.
  • Provides appropriate information to director, or personally performs when necessary, administrative functions including personnel transactions of promotion, discharge, payroll adjustment, performance review, disciplinary actions, and training.

  • Stays technologically current on developments affecting scope of responsibility by reviewing technical manuals, trade journals, and manufacturer’s literature and by attending technical seminars.

  • Makes recommendations to director for improving employee’s performance, work methods, procedures, office functions, scheduling, etc. 

    Makes recommendations to director for improving employee’s performance, work methods, procedures, office functions, scheduling, etc.

    Implements and encourages others to follow all Core Values and promotes good interpersonal and interdepartmental relationships.

    Other duties as assigned.



  • Eight (8) years of Plant Engineering/Maintenance experience.
  • Three (3) years of Supervisor/Administration experience.
  • Five (5) years of craft/trade skills.


  • Associate’s Degree in related field.
  • Familiarity with DOH, JCAHO, OSHA, DER, NFPA, etc.
  • Five (5) years’ experience in hospital engineering and maintenance.


Attention/Concentration: The following level of ability is essential for the jobholder to focus on certain aspects of current experience and reject others:           

  • The position requires the ability to attend to more than one aspect of a situation simultaneously.  It is highly likely that multiple task demands are going to be required of the individual at the same time.

New Learning and Memory: The following level of ability is essential for the jobholder to learn and retain material:

  • A large portion of this position required reliance on verbal memory and new learning.  Efficiency in processing of verbal information, either in written or spoken form, is a major requirement and prerequisite of the job.  The individual must be able to attend to and process multiple bits of information simultaneously.  The individual must be able to organize and categorize this information effectively so that later recall is feasible.

Problem Solving, Reasoning and Creative Thinking: The following level of ability that is essential for the jobholder to think (in order to solve a problem) by combining two or more elements from past experience or imaginative thought:

  • The position deals with issues or problems that often require thoughtful reasoning before arriving at approaches or solutions.  Some independent thought, planning or origination of options and solutions is necessary.  The individual must have the ability to apply principles of reasoning and problem solving to resolve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.

APTITUDES:  The following are essential requirements of the position in relation to job-worker situations.  These items describe how a worker must adapt, adjust, conform or act:

Leadership, control and planning: Ability to accept responsibility for leadership, direction, control, planning, negotiating, organizing, directing, supervising, formulating practices, or making final decisions.

Performing under stressful conditions: Ability to perform under stress when confronted with emergency, critical, unusual, or dangerous situations, or in situations in which working speed and sustained attention are critical aspects of the job. Is subject to danger or risk, or to tension as a regular, consistent part of the job.

Variety and change: Ability to perform a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another of a different nature without loss of efficiency or composure involving significant differences in technologies, techniques, procedures, environmental factors, physical demands, or work situations.

Communication:  Ability to exchange information with others clearly and concisely; to present ideas, facts and technical information.

Interpersonal relations: Ability to maintain relationships that facilitate task accomplishment; to cooperate and resolve conflicts; to recognize needs and be sensitive of others.


Equipment/Tools: Computer, Phone, Copier, Printer, Fax, Office Supplies, calculator, meter, control equipment, telephone, pager, portable radio, boiler, chiller, pump, air handlers, switch gear, compressors

Software: Microsoft Office Products, Energy Management, Digital Control, Inventory Management, Electronic Requisition, Simplex, Northern Telecom


Rarely 0-10%; Occasionally 11-35%; Frequently 36-70%; Continuously 71-100%

Body Position/Movement:

  • Sit: Frequently
  • Stand: Occasionally
  • Walk: Occasionally
  • Bend: Occasionally
  • Push: Rarely
  • Pull: Rarely
  • Kneel/Squat: Rarely
  • Reach: Rarely
  • Twist: Occasionally
  • Balance: Occasionally
  • Climb: Occasionally

Lifting: Degree of physical exertion is:

Light, exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to move objects.

Sensory Abilities specifically required:

  • Vision
  • Hearing


WORKING CONDITIONS: Position involves exposure to the following harmful elements:

  • Bio hazardous Waste
  • Chemicals
  • Extreme Noise Levels
  • Extreme Temperatures
  • High Pressure Steam/Gas
  • Moving/Rotating Machinery

Disclaimer: This job description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job.  It is intended to be a reflection of those principal job elements essential for recruitment and selection, for making fair job evaluations, and for establishing performance standards.  The percentages of time spent performing job duties are estimates, and should not be considered absolute.  The incumbent shall perform all other functions and/or be cross-trained as shall be determined at the sole discretion of management, who has the right to amend, modify, or terminate this job in part or in whole.  Incumbent must be able to perform all job functions safely.


PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.


Search Firm Representatives please read carefully: PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this employment opportunity. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH via-email, the Internet or directly to hiring managers at Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for that position will be deemed the sole property of PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH as a result of the referral or through other means.

LGH Full Time Posted on 12/23/2020