Job Locations US-AK-Haines
    Job ID
    Regular Full-Time/80hrs (1.0 FTE)
  • About Us:

    SEARHC is a non-profit health consortium which serves the health interests of the residents of Southeast Alaska. We see our employees as our strongest assets. It is our priority to further their development and our organization by aiding in their professional advancement.


    Working at SEARHC is more than a job, it’s a fulfilling career. We offer generous benefits, including retirement, paid time off, paid parental leave, health, dental, and vision benefits, life insurance and long and short-term disability, and more.

    Job Overview:

    Maintenance Supervisors oversee the day-to-day maintenance, repair, and installation of equipment and components in the SEARHC hospital, health centers, or other health care facilities.  The position may supervise maintenance staff in some locations.  This working position completes work orders for maintenance projects and completes all assigned preventive maintenance tasks.  On-call status will be assigned by the Facility Manager as required by specific campuses.  The position may occasionally travel to perform work.


    This position requires working experience and knowledge of both construction and maintenance of commercial healthcare settings.  Actions directly impact the ability for SEARHC to provide healthcare and the position is therefore a critical part of facility management responsibility for ensuring all facilities and systems remain operational.


    • Preventive maintenance.  Perform basic troubleshooting of heating and cooling systems, boilers, plumbing systems, electrical systems, drywall, carpentry and related equipment.  Identify and track supply needs, researches and analyze costs, provides information for cost effective purchases, and order supplies and tools.  Work directly with the Facility Manager on advanced troubleshooting and repair.  Maintain systems, equipment, tools independently and as assigned by the Facility Manager. Complete formal documentation of work completed.  Assist in collecting data for entry into the PM program. Gather project information from program managers.  May develop conceptual design obtaining advice from engineering consultants, assembling and analyzing contract bids or quotes, and submitting bids and cost estimates and present to the Project Manager and Facilities Director for approval.  Identifies and tracks supply needs, orders supplies and tools,
    • Supervise day-to-day maintenance including in-house maintenance projects.  Gather project information from program managers.  Assigns tools and equipment as needed. Schedules and completes formal documentation of work completed including collecting data for entry into the preventive maintenance program of buildings and grounds including completion and assignment of work requests and minor maintenance projects to staff according to trade, ability, knowledge of equipment, and priority of work. Ensure work orders assigned and completed in a timely and professional manner and according to priority. 
    • Depending on location, maintains parking lots and entrances including: snow plowing, applying non-slip materials during icy conditions, landscaping, removal of litter and organic material, lawn care, weed removal, gardening, sign maintenance, and stripe painting. These tasks will be assigned by the Facility Manager and vary by campus location.
    • Operates various shop tools, heavy equipment if applicable; has a working knowledge of table saws, rip saws, hand operated drills, grinders, gas powered equipment including weed eaters, chain saws, various power tools, installing and repairing locks, door closers, making keys and working with lock cores. Responds to emergency requests, maintains records and locksmith supplies. Supervise an inventory control program.  Ensure stocks of supplies are available for critical equipment, order supplies and repair parts on non-critical equipment as funds are available, monitor and distribute all of above.  Knowledge of operating a forklift, dump truck and backhoe is preferred, but not required 
    •  Evaluates quantity and quality of work performed and monitors work-loads.  Ensures timeliness and quality of work performed. Manage personnel, orientation of new staff, develop performance standards, evaluate employee performance, implement performance improvement plans, help select new maintenance employee’s staff, and documentation.  Ensure safety policies are followed by the maintenance staff.  Safety equipment is used consistently and patient comfort is not compromised by maintenance operations. 
    • Depending on location, perform journeymen level carpenter duties as assigned through written and verbal requests from the Facility Manager.  Activities may include concrete work, floor coverings, installing doors, building cabinets, hanging items on walls, installing drop ceilings, drywall repair, painting, etc.
    • Applicable for Rural Health Centers, assist Supervisors with Environmental Services activities requiring strict adherence to cleaning specifications and protocols, proper use of chemicals and equipment, and adherence to maintenance and engineering specifications and protocols to ensure a healthy and visually clean environment. 



    • High school diploma or GED.
    • Two years in a vocational school or 4 years documented experience in the maintenance or maintenance mechanic field.


    • Four years maintenance experience in a commercial or institutional environment or equivalent education and/or experience.
    • One year experience in directly supervising a maintenance staff.
    • One or more years work experience as a custodian, building attendant, or related field preferred.
    • Two years experience working in a hospital maintenance environment preferred.
    • Experience with the computerized Direct Digital Controls DDC of building equipment preferred.
    • Experience in construction/renovation in a health care setting is preferred.


    • Must have a valid driver's license and remain insurable under the SEARHC automobile insurance

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:


    • Basic knowledge of various mechanical plumbing, pipefitting, electrical, carpentry, painting, lawn care and systems. The position must be able to complete basic preventive maintenance, troubleshoot, and repair basic mechanical and electrical systems and equipment with and without supervision.
    • Basic knowledge of various carpentry skills is necessary. The position must be able to complete minor repairs and installations.
    • Basic knowledge of lawn, garden, snow removal equipment and general grounds care.
    • A minimum of journeyman level in one trade is preferred but not required.
    • Ability to lead, advice in other trades is basic.
    • Knowledge of safety equipment and OSHA regulations.
    • Working knowledge of computerized maintenance systems.


    • Basic troubleshooting skills for mechanical and electrical systems.
    • Working level skills for safe use of equipment, tools, manuals, and schematics.
    • Verbal and written communication skills including use of a computer for emailing and writing documents, accessing files, use of a cell phone, and use of handheld radios.
    • Organizational skills, knowledge of a variety of trades, machinery & operation of equipment.


    • Ability to coordinate maintenance personnel activities.
    • Ability to complete and supervise completion of preventive maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of basic mechanical and electrical systems and equipment with and without supervision once trained.
    • Ability to provide safety training (equipment, work practices, chemicals, etc.) for maintenance and custodial crews; oversee all government program compliance (O.S.H.A., A.D.A., HAZ-MAT, playground equipment safety, gas operations, fire code compliance, etc.). Work with the Facility Manager to develop capital needs; carry out projects in a manner to best use time, personnel, and resources
    • Ability to operate and maintain small combustion and electrical motors, hydraulic equipment, and similar equipment.


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