Tim Mahaney is the System Director of Engineering for the nationally renowned West Penn Allegheny Health System (WPAHS). Mr. Mahaney is responsible for the health system’s hospitals, as well as owned and leased properties occupied by WPAHS and its physician organization, and has implemented system-wide guidelines and procedures to standardize engineering practices and reporting. Tim interfaces regularly with each site’s Facility Director and hospital leadership to ensure that communication is maintained and goals are aligned.
Tim has more than 30 years of diverse experience in engineering and facility operations. As Director of Facilities for WPAHS’ flagship hospital, Allegheny General, Mr. Mahaney identified and administered the replacement of several critical systems, including the medical air and medical vacuum system, humidification system, and fire alarm and building control systems. In addition, Tim was an advisor in union contract negotiations for the Allegheny General, Suburban General and West Penn hospitals. As Vice President for Planning and Operations for Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, Tim oversaw the facilities and grounds for four museums, 19 properties totaling more than 2.5 million square feet, and a central steam plant that supplied heating and humidification steam to four hospitals, the University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University, Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Carnegie Museum of Art, and the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh. Additional operations experience with high-profile properties includes PNC Park, the Pittsburgh Press and Post-Gazette, and the facilities for the testing of gas Turbine engines that power fixed wing aircraft and helicopters. Tim was responsible for purchasing natural gas, electricity and coal throughout his career and understands the deregulated energy markets and various energy buying strategies.
Mr. Mahaney now serves as part of CBRE’s Healthcare Services Group, which oversees over 30 million square feet of hospital, ambulatory care centers, medical office buildings and specialty centers throughout the country.