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Company: Banfield Pet Hospital
Location: Vancouver, WA
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


Summary and Qualifications:

Provide appropriate design, preventive maintenance and repairs to ensure HVAC is 100% functional at our stand alone and acquisition locations.

Essential Responsibilities and Tasks:
  • Live and exemplify the Five Principles of Mars, Inc. within self and team.

  • Quickly assess, troubleshoot, determine best approach and react to each repair to resolve expediently.

  • Recognize deficiencies in existing design/equipment, collaborate with mechanical design engineers to identify resolution, procure costs and project manage to completion.

  • Interpret lease repair language for Landlord/Tenant responsibility, ensuring compliance with lease timing obligations, collaborating with Lease Administration and Legal teams to prepare default notice request to ensure compliance and resolution.

  • Interview, negotiate and procure contractors for repairs and national contracted preventive maintenance services, tracking and reporting on task completion and related costs.

  • Manage outside vendors ensuring completion of all assigned repairs and projects.

  • Utilize building management system to remotely diagnose refrigeration system and control malfunctions, providing oversite to local technicians.

  • Perform market tours to assess facility conditions and vendor quality control.

  • Communicate regularly with Field Leadership and associates regarding status of repairs and project completions.

  • Manage long term capital asset plan and perform equipment replacements based on plan.

  • Perform equipment roof sweeps with no effective HVAC downtime at the hospital.

  • Approve, track and report all expenditures for existing standalone hospital facility repair and capital projects, including responsibility of managing to an annual allocated plan for expense tracking.

  • Review and redline new construction engineer's specifications, working directly with outside mechanical engineers to improve mechanical designs based on Banfield specific needs, region and common complaints.

  • Review, update and approve new construction equipment and design submittals per construction timelines.

  • Other job duties as assigned.
Special Working Conditions:
  • Ability to work at a computer for long periods of time.

  • Project timelines and work volume / deadlines may often require more than 40 hours per week to complete essential duties of this job.

  • Must have mental processes for reasoning, remembering, mathematics and language ability (reading, writing, and speaking the English language) to perform the duties proficiently.

  • Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form and to solve problems involving several variables.

  • Ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and climb as well as manipulate (lift, carry, move) up to 50 pounds.

  • Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm-hand-finger dexterity with the ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard and operate necessary equipment.

  • The noise level in the work environment is normally moderate.

  • Environment where pets are present.
Experience, Education and/or Training:
  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, HVAC technician, Operating Engineer, Facilities, or Construction is preferred, or the equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

  • HVAC/Refrigeration Certification is preferred.

  • Five years of HVAC technician with mechanical and operating engineering and facilities construction in a multi-unit environment is required.

  • Problem Solving and trouble shooting in electrical, plumbing, casework and general building construction is required.

  • Ability to read and interpret construction blueprints is required.


Banfield Pet Hospital® strongly supports and values the uniqueness of all individuals and promotes a work environment where diversity is embraced. Banfield Pet Hospital is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability. Banfield Pet Hospital complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every Banfield location.

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