System Director of Physical Plant (MA & RI)

Athena Management Office - CT, MA, RI
Posted 1 week ago

We are hiring a System Director of Physical Plant to oversee our facilities in MA & RI!! This position requires travel between our facilities in Massachusetts & Rhode Island.

Where you work is as important as the work you do!
When it comes to our employees, we believe no one does it better than Athena. Not only do we continually strive to be the best in the care and services we provide to our patients and their families, but we also aim to be the employer of choice.

  • Shift differentials
  • Vacation and Personal Time
  • Competitive pay
  • Health insurance among the lowest employee contributions in the state (Employee Contributions as low as $12.00 for singles & $39.00 for families)
  • 401(k) with employer match
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • Career growth opportunities

Athena Health Care Systems, based in Connecticut, has been a leader in providing quality health care services since 1984. With nursing homes throughout Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island, Athena has been recognized as one of the largest and most respected operators of skilled nursing centers in Southern New England. By enhancing the quality of life and quality of our environments, we have made our managed facilities a better place for our residents to live and a better place for employees to work.

Specific Requirements:

  • Must be able to read, write, and comprehend the English language.
  • Must have reliable transportation for travel between various locations.
  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions, to follow instructions, and to accept constructive criticism.
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
  • Must maintain the care and use of supplies, equipment, etc., and maintain the appearance of maintenance work areas.
  • Must be willing to work harmoniously with other personnel as well as be willing to handle residents based on whatever maturity level they are currently functioning.
  • Must have the ability to minimize waste of supplies, misuse of equipment, etc.
  • Must possess the ability to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing practices with approval by Supervisors.
  • Must possess sufficient mechanical abilities to handle facility maintenance needs when directed.
  • Must complete Work Log at the end of each job at each individual facility and turn into Project Manager for your documentation of work performed at the facility.
  • *May be required to work night, weekends, Holiday’s and out of state if needed and directed by Supervisors.
  • *May be called upon to fill in as directed to cover Physical Plants call outs or transitional periods due to vacations and open positions in that dept. May result in a long duration of time till the need is for filled and then redirected from there. This may include a commute greater than 1 hour from your residence.


  • Five to ten years of experience as a long-term care Physical Plant Director.


  • Engineering Degree preferred, however a candidate with experience (as outlined above) will be considered.
  • CHFM preferred.

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply.

Athena Health Care Systems and its managed centers follow federal and state mandatory guidelines regarding staff vaccinations; our vaccination policy requires all newly hired staff, regardless of position or work location, to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they receive an approved exemption from Athena, except where prohibited by state law.

Location: North Attleboro, MA with travel between facilities in Massachusetts & Rhode Island

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance

Experience level:

  • 5 years


  • Monday to Friday
  • On call
  • Weekends as needed


  • Healthcare Facility Plant Management: 5 years (Preferred)


  • Certified Healthcare Facility Manager (CHFM) (Preferred)

Willingness to travel:

  • 100% (Preferred)

Work Location: On the road

Job Features

Job CategoryPhysical Plant
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