Compass Group, North America CHIEF ENGINEER in Santa Clara, California

CHIEF ENGINEER 10/12/17California-Santa Clara

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Crothall Healthcareis a Compass One Company that provides specialized, high-quality, innovative, and responsive support services exclusively to the healthcare industry. Crothall serves many of the Top 100 Hospitals among their 1200 healthcare clients and across the nation in 39 states. Crothall has earned a spot on the Top 100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare in 2013, 2014, and 2015, and a Becker’s Healthcare Top Places to Work in 2016. Our core services include: Environmental Services, Patient Transport, Laundry & Linen, Facilities Management, Healthcare Technology Solutions, and Ambulatory Services. For more information, go

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the safety of all operating equipment within the facility

  • Develop and train all staff in plant and emergency procedures

  • Handle the procurement of all repair parts for routine preventative, and emergency repairs

  • Develop and maintain relationships with vendors

  • Develop a plant wide Preventative maintenance schedule for all building, process equipment, and all plant utilities

  • Maintain the departmental budget with focus on parts, supplies and labor management

  • Assure compliance with all wastewater and emissions standards

  • Oversee outside contractors in the repairs and upkeep of plant equipment

  • Available for off-site, plants startups and special projects

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or military experience is preferred

  • Ability to communicate effectively in written format and oral presentations

  • Ability to multi-task and establish priorities

  • Ability to maintain organization in a changing environment

  • Exhibits initiative, responsibility, flexibility and leadership

  • Must be capable of reading electrical schematics, mechanical, and plumbing blue prints

  • Proficient in the use of Windows based office software including but not limited to Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

  • Good working knowledge all aspects of plant maintenance to include but not limited to; Electrical, Boilers, Hydraulics, Compressed Air, Mechanical Equipment

Military Transferrable Skills:

  • Navy Rank E-5 + with experience as ET- Electronics Technician, IC – Interior Communications, MM – Machinist Mate, EM- Electricians Mate is highly sought after

  • United States Coast Guard Rank E-5 plus with experience as EK - Machinery Technician and EM – Electricians Mate, and DC-Damage Control Man

  • Military positions understanding the electrical schematics of heavy duty machinery as well as boilers, chillers, hydraulics, pneumatic pumps, and centrifuges

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Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer. At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.


Career LevelMid Career (2+ Years Experience)SectorCrothallAreas of InterestLaundryEducationAssociate's Degree/2 Year CollegeLocaleCalifornia-Santa ClaraPreferred LanguageEnglish