Challenging- Gratifing rectifing problems.
Pros: organizing team to inprove safety, plant and buildings.
Cons: long hours
Respond to situations that require immediate attention.
Consult with operators in boiler plant regarding any safety issues, and equipment problems and read the night shift log book. Discuss proactive safety and any upcoming equipment outages. Retrieve list of plant supplies required and prioritize the list.
Discuss building safety and mechanical issues with building trade people. Have a five minute safety talk, plan the day with priorities, and retrieve list of building mechanical supplies. Walk down mechanical spaces in 8-Story, 250,000 square foot hospital.
Return to office and check important e-mails from other departments, suppliers, contractors, ect. Start purchasing supplies required for both units. Ensure files are up to date (fire safety,staff,plant and building equipment ect.). Attend any required meeting, on site or off and usually finish day with unit planning.
The most enjoyable part of this job is people, many different personalities, getting to know them and how to deal with each, all the time being fair, asking for their input, and respecting them all.