Crothall Healthcare is 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 throughout its over 1300 healthcare service teams in 46 states. Crothall has been recognized as one of Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work and Best Places to Work in Pennsyvlania since 2013 and Becker's Top 150 Places to Work since 2016. A division of Compass Group USA, we have more than 26,000 team members. Our core services include: Environmental Services, Patient Transportation, Laundry & Linen, Facilities Management, Healthcare Technology Solutions, and Ambulatory EVS. Learn more at

Job Summary

The Unit Director administers and directs programs to manage building maintenance, grounds, and equipment and to procure or generate utilities and their distribution systems. Also coordinates construction and renovation programs. The Unit Director works under the direction of the Regional Manager and account client.

Incumbent is guided by thorough knowledge of engineering and construction principles, practices and procedures, applicable laws and government regulations, principles of management and supervision and procedures and policies of departments and facility.


  • Plans, organizes, and controls functions and activities of plant operations, maintenance and building renovations.

  • Reviews and evaluates existing programs, services, policies and procedures. Develops, recommends to Regional Manager and implements or guides implementation of new and/or modified programs, services, policies and/or procedures.

  • Meets with client, medical, administrative, and supervisory staff, as well as community groups, agencies, contractors, architects, and engineers to plan, organize, coordinate, and/or communicate programs, services, policies and/or procedures.

  • Monitors flow and quality of work to assure timely completion of workload and adherence to facility’s standards and regulations.

  • Insures adequate inventories of supplies and approved requisitions for equipment, supplies, etc., as authorized.

  • Prepares and manages departmental budgets, including utilities energy savings program.

  • Prepares and maintains a variety of departmental records and reports.

  • Manages and insures compliance with AHJ, State Health Department, NFPA, EPA, DEP, ADA and other regulatory business appointments.

Performs a variety of supervisory functions

  • Assigns work to staff.

  • Monitors work performance and prepares/reviews performance evaluations for assigned personnel.

  • Schedules and approves vacation and holidays.

  • Orients new employees and provides on-the-job training to assigned personnel.

  • Resolve complaints and disciplines employees, as required.

  • Interviews applicants and recommends qualified individuals for hire.

  • Informs employees of salient features of facility’s personnel and employee relations programs and answers questions regarding it or refers them to appropriate sources for additional information.

Plans, coordinates, and monitors construction and development of physical facilities

  • Reviews, evaluates, and recommends approval of plans for construction.

  • Advises on structural changes and additions and/or modifications to buildings.

  • Interviews independent contractors to receive and analyze bids, including blueprint analysis of proposed changes.

  • Submits bids and recommendations to administration for consideration.

  • Serves as liaison with contractors, architects, engineers, and material and equipment suppliers.

  • Negotiates with outside vendors for preferred agreements.

  • Responsible for grounds care and snow removal.

  • Responsible for in-house fire response team.

  • Performs other services and duties, as delegated, and serves on a variety of facility committees as required by administration.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to communicate effectively in written format and oral presentations

  • Ability to multi-tasks and establish priorities

  • Ability to maintain organization in a changing environment

  • Exhibits initiative, responsibility, flexibility, interpersonal skills and leadership

  • Possess a thorough knowledge of contract administration and office procedures

  • Ability to use working knowledge of working environment to meet established goals and objectives

  • Posess a strong knowledge and understanding of healthcare building mechanical, structural, and electrical systems

  • Must have knowledge and exprertise in NFPA, EPA, and OSHA codes and regulations and the ability to interpret and implement


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering preferred or related fields and 2 years responsibility at a director level or 5 years engineering, maintenance, and construction experience preferred, with related continuous education courses. The ability to read, comprehends, and transmits complicated detailed instructions orally and in writing.


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

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*Req ID: *188103

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