Plant Operations Manager

Full Time Regular
1199 Pleasant Valley Way
West Orange, NJ 07052
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Job Description

Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation 

Select Medical

West Orange, NJ


Plant Operations Manager



At Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation our services have been designed for patients who need a longer rehabilitation hospitalization for their recovery. We are currently seeking a Plant Operations Manager to join our team.



The Plant Operations Manager will budget, plan, organize, supervise, coordinate and control the activities of the plant operations and maintenance functions which are necessary in maintaining the physical structures, HVAC, mechanical, electrical systems, utilities and ground of the hospital in an operative and safe working condition. Will maintain efficient and effective department operation while requiring compliance with JCAHO standards as well as state, federal and local regulations.


High School or equivalent required. Trade or Vocational School and Technical school certificate preferred. Five or more years experience, including three or more years experience in a supervisory position - healthcare environment highly preferred. Looking for experience with Joint Commission Standards as they relate to environment / physical plant and all regulatory requirements, and have clear knowledge of building codes.

Black Seal certificate highly preferred.

Following items highly desirable: 

-Possess an understanding of CMS and Joint Commission standards related to environment/physical plant and working knowledge of NFPA and building codes
-Familiarity with electronic project management tools including AutoCAD
-Responsibility to manage assessment and monitoring for interim life safety measures (ILSM) and infection control risk analysis (ICRA)

-Competency with development and management of Computerized Maintenance Management Software (CMMS)
-Experienced in operation of HVAC Building Management Software (BMS) a plus
-Experience with sewer treatment, industrial waste water, or drinking water operator licenses a plus
-Certified Healthcare Facility Manager (CHFM) designation is a plus

Additional Data

Overview of Select Medical Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospitals


Select Medical’s Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospitals provide advanced treatment and comprehensive care to best address the medical, physical, emotional and vocational challenges for individuals with:

  • Brain Injury
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Stroke
  • Amputation
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Orthopedic Conditions
  • Multiple Traumas


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