Chief Engineer

Chief Engineer

The recent partership with Paris Linen has allowed Novo Health Services to double its size twice within the last five years.  Take your 5 + years experience within the linen/laundry industry as a Chief Engineer to a company that is growing and has excellent career opportunities.

The Chief Engineer is responsible for the management of facility infrastructure and building systems in a safe, efficient, and cost-effective manner. This position is expected to supervise and direct other engineers in performing electrical, HVAC, plumbing, repairs, and maintenance duties in support of the plant.


  • Provides supervision and is responsible for the implementation of all preventive maintenance and repair operations at the facility.
  • Schedule emergency repair activities according to priority and the abilities of assigned personnel.
  • Provides technical advice, encouragement, and instruction to subordinates in such areas as mechanical systems, hydraulic systems, and safety procedures.
  • Perform equipment inspections, noting equipment condition, insuring that proper maintenance is being performed in accordance with AES standards.
  • Coordinate facility projects as requested by customer (window washing, garage cleaning, roof repair, etc.).
  • Knowledge of, and experience with the location and function of building life safety systems including controls panels, smoke / duct detectors, sprinkler systems, pull stations, strobe lights, horns, fire doors, etc.
  • Responsible for the implementation of the quality assurance program for all work performed by the department.
  • Ensures that the general safety, and fire prevention regulations are enforced, and safe working habits are promoted throughout the facility.
  • Personally leads safety training initiatives, ensuring compliance with safety indoctrination training, and continuing safety training.
  • Make sure staff and any subcontractors meet plant’s requirements
  • Establish a safety sensitive culture in team.
  • Help enforce safety culture through site and subs that perform work on site
  • Manage site operations and permits including (JSA, work permit, hot work, roof, etc.)
  • Recommends equipment purchases to replace obsolete equipment items and provide assistance in formulation long-range equipment replacement requirements and coordinates actions with contractors.
  • Participate in site operations and project meetings as requested.
  • Establishes standards and work methods; takes steps to assure quantity of performance, and evaluates results.
  • Establishes plans for improving departmental work emphasizing efficiency and economy.
  • Communicates policies and procedures, discusses job problems, and employee concerns with supervisors and employees.
  • Encourages development of habits and attitudes for improved performance and good employee attitudes.
  • Direct, train, evaluate, and counsel all engineering personnel.
  • Ensures that the building systems are operated in the most efficient and effective manner especially as it relates to utility consumption and environmental responsibility.
  • Maintains an on-going self-improvement program to keep abreast of new equipment, standards, codes, and maintenance procedures.
  • Schedules engineering staff for regular workday, holiday, vacation, vacation relief, and emergency call out.
  • Reports to and collaborates with management of the facility related issues.
  • Works with management on customer related issues.
  • Sets and maintains a professional work environment with staff.
  • Builds morale and team approach.
  • Understand, observe and adhere to all safety procedures and policies.
  • Assist and perform other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in appropriate Engineering discipline preferred
  • 5 to 7 years experience in Engineering or related scientific field, including lead or supervisory experience
  • Advanced knowledge of the principles and practices of engineering
  • Able to research and analyze information of considerable difficulty and draw valid conclusions
  • Skilled in managing large/complex engineering projects
  • Ability to develop and maintain awareness of occupational hazards and safety precautions.
  • Ability to lift moderately heavy objects up to 30 pounds.
  • Skilled in following safety practices and recognizing hazards.
  • Skilled in supervising, evaluating, training, and motivating employees.
  • Demonstrated customer service, people, leadership, and organization skills with track record of achieving positive business results.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Advanced degree or Professional Engineering (PE) Certification preferred but not required.

Location of the item or position

1233 Northgate Business Parkwa
Madison, TN 37115
United States

Contact Information

Howard Arden


[email protected]


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