Facilities Project Worker - Henry J. Austin Health Center

Facilities Project Worker

Status: Full Time
Department: Operations
Location: Warren
Hours: 8am-5pm
Union: Non-Union



Under the direction of the Director of Operations or Designee, the Facilities Project Worker will complete assigned minor facility related renovations and repairs to existing clinical and administrative areas.  The Project Worker will work closely with the Director of Operations or Designee to ensure that the scope and direction of each project is on schedule, as well as other departments for support.


  • Ensure that all facility related projects and repairs are completed on-time, within scope and within budget. Maintain project budget data (spreadsheets) with assistance of the Maintenance Supervisor.
  • Completes regular facility surveillance to identify areas in need of repair or represents a hazardous or safety condition that requires attention, and in conjunction the Director of Operations or Designee develops a corrective action plan.  
  • Site Maintenance – In conjunction with the Maintenance Supervisor ensures that all facilities and grounds are maintained in accordance with relevant regulations, agency standards and fiscal consideration.
    • Evaluates long-term needs in relation to major projects and property improvements and develops plan outlining same in cooperation with Director of Operations.
    • Coordinates, arranges and supervises, or provides for the completion of corrective and preventive maintenance in accordance with agency operating procedures, practices and financial considerations. 
  • Equipment Maintenance – The Maintenance Supervisor ensures that major equipment and furnishings are maintained in safe, operable condition and/or arranges for replacement.
    • Develops, implements and reviews equipment records.
    • Establishes procedures and contacts to ensure timely repairs of equipment requiring minor repairs on a frequent basis.
    • Secures major equipment bids and makes recommendations for purchase when replacement or new equipment is required.
  • Greets all patients/clients/customers via telephone or directly in a personal and professional manner.  Promotes positive patient relations.


  • Participates in the development of policies and procedures related to maintenance and safety.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Makes a positive contribution to the morale and joy of the workplace.
  • Occasional substitute for Security Officer as needed 
  • Completes other assignments as deemed appropriate by the Director of Operations.


  • Graduation from high school, vocational school, or possession of an approved high school equivalent certificate.    
  • A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in all phases of building maintenance of facilities, e.g. apartment building, industrial facility, etc. Experience in estimating maintenance and repair costs are considered an asset.


  • Extensive knowledge of electricity, plumbing, painting, and carpentry.
  • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude to make minor repairs. 
  • Experience in maintaining a health care facility preferable.
  • Knowledge of basis Microsoft products including proficiency with the use of Excel.
  •  NJ Security Officer Registration Act Certification (SORA)*
  • Valid unrestricted Driver’s License


  • High energy level, comfortable performing multifaceted projects in conjunction with day-to-day activities.
  • Good reasoning abilities.  Sound judgment.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Resourceful and well organized.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand and use hands to handle, finger or feel objects, tools or controls.  The employee is occasionally required to sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to fifty (50) pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to eighty-five (85) pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those      an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The employee may be required to work outdoors in inclement weather conditions to shovel snow and remove ice.  May be required to work with and around hazardous chemicals/waste material.  

I have read the above job description and fully understand the requirements set forth therein.  I hereby accept the position and agree to abide by the stated requirements, and will perform all duties and responsibilities as delineated.

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