Dir - Plant Operations in Weslaco, TX at Knapp Medical Center

Date Posted: 12/9/2019

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    1401 East 8th Street
    Weslaco, TX
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Job Description


Knapp Medical Center is a Recognized Leader


Throughout recent years, Knapp has been recognized as one of the best healthcare facilities in the United States in the various areas we serve.

  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award

  • Labor & Delivery Excellence Award

  • Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology Excellence Award

  • One of Healthgrades America's 100 Best Hospitals for Critical Care

  • Recipient of Healthgrades General Surgery Excellence Award for 2 years in a row


Knapp Medical Center is a not-for-profit, acute care hospital, and a member of the Prime Healthcare Foundation, a 501(c)(3) public charity. Located in South Texas we provide exceptional healthcare services to residents of the Rio Grande Valley. Located in Weslaco, Knapp works hard to provide state-of-the-art technology, progressive diagnostic and treatment options, and patient-focused care.


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Knapp Medical Center has been serving the healthcare needs of Mid-Valley residents for five decades now.

Today, Knapp Medical Center is a 227-bed not-for-profit acute care hospital.


Our Service Area

  • Our Primary Service Area includes Donna east to La Feria and Monte Alto south to the Rio Grande River or what is referred to as the Mid-Valley.

Our Medical Team

  • More than 200 physicians serve on the Knapp Medical Staff.

  • Knapp employs more than 600 people and is one of the Mid-Valley’s largest private employers.

  • We also provide volunteer opportunities for more than 100 hard-working volunteers.


Directs and administers all work related to the physical plant and ancillary systems, Engineering, Grounds, EVS, Security, and Safety. Manages construction/remodeling projects upon direction from organizational leadership. The Director acts as liaison between Medical Center and other contracted personnel/vendors performing Facilities related work. The Director presents a positive image of the hospital to patients, visitors, physicians and the public.


Education and Work Experience

  • Basic HVAC, electrical, plumbing, boilers, hazardous material and safety management experience required. Management experience necessary.

  • A minimum of 3 years hospital experience in Plant Operations preferred

  • Knowledge of hospital associated codes

  • Experience in management/supervision of all Facilities related departments (EVS, Security, Grounds, Biomed, etc)

  • Knowledge of facility buildings, equipment, and utilities

  • Valid state driver's license.

  • High school diploma or equivalent required. College degree in Engineering field preferred


    We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources.  EEO is the Law: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf