Facilities & Engineering Careers at Lifespan

Maintenance Supervisor Job

Job Number: TMH18509

Job Title: Maintenance Supervisor

Department: Plant Operations - 1104440

Facility: The Miriam Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

Reports to the Facilities Manager and working through subordinate personnel, manages and coordinates skilled tradesmen in the maintenance, repair, and renovation of hospital buildings, equipment, machinery or systems. Plans, organizes, directs, and controls work activity of the facilities management department as prescribed by professional standards; recommends and revises work procedures to meet hospital needs.


The level of knowledge of facilities maintenance, construction and engineering technology normally acquired in a 2 year Associate's Degree Program and/or a Trade License (plumbing, electrician, stationary engineer or pipefitter) with 10 or more years’ trades’ experience.

Technical school training in mechanical, electrical discipline or HVAC with extensive experience will be considered.


1.Minimum of eight (8) year’s progressively responsible facility maintenance experience.

2.Minimum of five (5) years demonstrated successful supervisory experience.

3.Experience in establishment of comprehensive preventative maintenance programs.

4.Demonstrated knowledge and skills in the following disciplines: architectural, plumbing, electrical and HVAC.

5.Demonstrated ability to organize work and attention to detail.

6.Demonstrated ability to work independently.

7.Demonstrated excellent verbal and interpersonal communication skills.

8.Demonstrated knowledge of budget management.

9.Demonstrated knowledge of personal computer software applications in a business environment, including Microsoft Office.

10.Ability to respond to hospital facility emergency issues as required 24 hours a day, 7 days a week;

11.Joint Commission survey experience and knowledge of activities necessary to produce a state of readiness.

Must have a good driving record, meet and maintain the appropriate and valid driver licenses in order to operate motor vehicles as required by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations, and in accordance with the Lifespan Fleet Risk Control Policy.