Director Facilities Engineering

Position: Director Facilities Engineering

Job ID: 147476

Location: US-TX-Houston


Talent Area: Professional - Non-Clinical

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at


We are searching for a Director of Facilities — someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you'll direct the operation, maintenance and repair functions at assigned facilities, including personnel management and development, financial and procurement services, as well as oversight of energy management, conservation programs and regulatory compliance. The role will lead and oversee efficient and cost-effective facilities operations across the system for all assigned locations.


Think you’ve got what it takes?

Responsibilities :

  • Provide support to senior leadership in setting the strategic and financial direction for the Facilities Operations Engineering business unit
  • Lead critical quantitative and qualitative analysis to project the financial impact of operational decisions on service models
  • Provide oversight of the Energy Management program and associated conservation measures
  • Provide leadership, guidance, and direction to Assistant Director to ensure organizational goals are achieved, quality customer service is maintained, and the programs are administered effectively and compliant with all applicable standards and regulations
  • Manage the regulatory compliance functions at all locations ensuring all key processes are aligned with the goals and objectives
  • Manage the Facilities Engineering, Plant Operations & Maintenance, and Building Maintenance Program functions at all assigned locations ensuring all key process are aligned with the goals and objectives
  • Develop and grow the competencies of the Engineering management team through team development, implementation, and support of the specific training for the various responsibilities


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology, or related field
  • 5 years of experience in progressive leadership in facilities management
  • CHFM – Certificate of Health Care Facility Management from The American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE) preferred
  • Master’s degree in business administration, healthcare or related field preferred
  • 5 years of experience in a strategic and/or financial planning environment of a large healthcare organization preferred

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