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    Summary

    About the Position: This position is located with the Director for Administration, Dept of Facilities Management, Operations and Maintenance at the Ft Belvoir Community Hospital in Ft Belvoir, VA. The engineering technician performs complex, technical work of broad scope and complexity. Ability to interpret, select and adapt many guidelines, precedents and engineering principles and practices relating to the area of specialization; and Knowledge of the construction, operation, and maintenance.

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    Responsibilities

    • Applies latest technological advances relating to the specialization; and analyzes and evaluates designs, proposals and ideas submitted by others.
    • Applies latest technological advances relating to the specialization; and analyzes and evaluates designs, proposals and ideas submitted by others.
    • Determines that all data needed for production is provided in accordance with appropriate design and drafting standards.
    • Prepare cost estimates for engineering projects.
    • Responsible for fire and life safety systems in a medical treatment facility and the outlying buildings.
    • Utilizes fire codes such as National Fire Protection Association NFPA 99 and NFPA 101 for a healthcare facility.
    • Develops and updates policy that will keep the facilities accredited at all times.
    • Monitors performance of contractor and government hospital maintenance procedures for compliance.
    • Research technical manuals, fire codes or trade reference books to determine appropriate codes for fire and life safety system.
    • Ensures fire codes such as NFPA 99 and NFPA 101 for a healthcare facility are adhered to appropriately.
    • Ensures staff are aware of joint commission compliance procedures.
    • Provide guidance to staff regarding technical matters for on-going engineering projects.
    • Write instructions for the operating, maintenance and calibration of equipment.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    11

  • Job family (Series)

    0802 Engineering Technical

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