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Project Specialist

Company: Eastern State Hospital
Location: Williamsburg
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title : Project Specialist

Role Title : Trades Technician IV - 79034

Job Open Date : 12/21/2022

Job Close Date :

Open Until Filled : Yes

Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)? : No

Hiring Range : Negotiable, commensurate with experience.

Agency : Eastern State Hospital (704)

Agency Website :

Location : Williamsburg - 830

Sublocation :

Position Number : 00353

Job Posting Number : 1107510

Type of Recruitment : General Public - G

Does this position have telework options? : No

Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference : No

Job Type : Full-Time (Salaried)

Job Type Detail : Full-Time Salaried - Non-Faculty- FTS-1

Pay Band : 04

Job Description :
Multiple positions may be filled from this posting.

Eastern State Hospital, located in scenic Williamsburg, Virginia, was founded in 1773, with a well-intentional emphasis on community focused mental health care. This state of the art campus, situated on 500 acres, consists of two patient care buildings with 300 patients, and a highly skilled staff of over 900. Eastern State Hospital is part of the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services ( DBHDS ) system, and is accredited by the Joint Commission.

Eastern State Hospital invites qualified applicants for the position of Project Specialist.

This position may be required to work on-call rotating shift (Days, Evenings, Weekends and Holidays).

This position reports to the Trades Manager for providing a safe and comfortable environment for residents and staff. This position conducts inspections of corresponding trades for 100% compliance and support of JC, CMS , VOHSA , NFPA , National, State and Local codes and standards, TMS work orders, and all assigned maintenance and special projects programs. This position will manage special project work including general maintenance, and advanced knowledge in Carpentry, Plumbing, Electrical and mechanical shops for the replacement, installation of, and altering existing equipment components and devices to ensure properly functioning equipment and systems. Manages all resources required to complete in house projects including but not limited to Material, trade tech labor, contractor services, and all pre project permits and post project inspections. The Project Specialist will also assist the safety department with required PPE inventory, deliveries, and management of ESH respiratory program.

This position is considered essential personnel and would be required to work in the event of an emergency, pandemic, or facility need. All ESH positions are required to work different shifts to include nights, weekends, holidays, and/or overtime as requested.

Minimum Qualifications :
--- Valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record.
--- Extensive Journeyman's level of experience in commercial: plumbing, carpentry, electrical and HVAC fields.
--- Extensive experience with project planning and project management.
--- Extensive knowledge and understanding of OSHA and VOSH safety requirements.
--- Ability to read and interpret blueprints, diagrams and schematics.
--- Experience in the supervision and management for facility repair, replacement and remodeling projects in a healthcare setting.
--- Experience with troubleshooting and repairing of various types of mechanical and electrical systems and equipment as it relates to a healthcare setting.
--- Experience in training and mentoring of lower knowledge technicians in the proper techniques and use of tools and equipment for maximum efficiency and compliance with applicable codes and regulations.
--- Experience maintaining project paperwork and tracking of labor, material and project costs and timelines.

Preferred Qualifications :
--- High School Diploma or GED .

Special Requirements :
Minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people with National Service experience are encouraged to apply. EEO /AA/ TTY . Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities.

Eastern State Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment opportunities are open to applicants without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics or disability.

Applicants are responsible for ensuring that the application and supplemental materials thoroughly reflects their knowledge, skills, and abilities, as it relates to the advertised qualifications.

For consideration, a completed application must be received online by 11:59PM on the "Job Close Date"

Applicants who list "see resume" in lieu of completing the application may miss the opportunity for consideration.

Eastern State Hospital conducts a comprehensive and thorough background check on all employees hired in the Hospital.

DBHDS is a healthcare organization and must comply with the federal CMS Omnibus COVID -19 Health Care staff Vaccination Regulation which requires all employees to be vaccinated or receive an exemption. You will be asked to disclose your vaccination status (and for those fully vaccinated, proof of vaccination) during the pre-employment process. If you are not vaccinated for any reason or choose not to disclose your vaccination status, you will need to request a medical or religious accommodation. If you have questions, please contact the Office of Human Resources.

Special Instructions to Applicants :
Eastern State Hospital offers a competitive benefit package to include various health care plans, paid life insurance, Virginia Retirement System retirement plan, 12 paid holidays, annual, family personal and sick leave.

Commonwealth's Alternate Hiring Process: In support of the Commonwealth's commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability ( COD ) provided by a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services ( DARS ). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: , or call DARS at 800-552-5019.

Eastern State Hospital is a tobacco-free facility.

Keywords: Eastern State Hospital, Newport News , Project Specialist, Professions , Williamsburg, Virginia

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