(805) 686-1234 bpainc@bentleyprice.com
Summary Responsible for the overall upkeep, and maintenance of a fully-integrated oceanfront resort property which includes two hotels, three restaurants, an executive golf course, and more than a dozen tennis courts. Coordinates and manages special projects pertaining to engineering under the direction and the guidelines of the Company, with direct responsibility for supervising the engineering staff, monitoring preventative maintenance programs, and managing operating expenses. Promotes and follows the company’s service standards and requirements ensuring a lasting impression of exemplary service resulting in supremely satisfied and loyal members and guests.
Essential duties and responsibilities Include, but are not limited to, the following: 

  • Responsible for staffing of all engineering and grounds positions.
  • Selects, hires and trains all employees in this department.
  • Directly supervises all engineering and grounds personnel.
  • Ensures quality control and work standards are maintained and regularly updated to meet changing department and property needs.
  • Implements and monitors preventative maintenance programs
  • Plans, coordinates and oversees major capital projects.
  • Prepares reports, budgets and correspondence.
  • Prepares monthly financial critiques along with monthly 90 day rolling forecast.
  • Sets projects specifications and obtains competitive pricing (3 bid process)
  • Ensures that compliance is met with all applicable ordinances, regulations and laws (OSHA, ADA, etc.).
  • Maintains inventories of repair parts and consumable supplies to minimize downtime and maximize cash flow.
  • Administers work request program in conjunction with HotSOS system.
  • Provides support and assistance to all departments to serve guest satisfaction, sales and profit goals.
  • Ensures neatness and cleanliness of the engineering shop and all engineering storage and areas of responsibility.
  • Establishes annual goals.
  • Facilitates monthly departmental meeting.
  • Other duties may be assigned.
Supervisory / Management Responsibilities
  • Confers with department employees to resolve complaints.
  • Coaches and counsels department personnel as needed.
  • Sets an example for subordinates by meeting and exceeding the performance requirements of the job and maintaining good work habits (punctuality, reliability).
Accident Prevention and Safety
  • Analyzes tasks for potential dangers and promptly corrects hazards or informs supervisor and/or safety committee representative.
  • Follows safety rules and regulations at all times.
Energy Conservation and Energy Consumption
  • In conjunction with the preventative maintenance program, observes the building and mechanical equipment to identify ways to conserve energy. Whenever possible, attempts to reduce unnecessary energy consumption and to ensure necessary consumption is as efficient as possible.
  • Assists in effectively establishing and implementing energy conservation programs. Offers technical advice and information for energy programs within each department.
Fire Protection
  • Maintains knowledge of the building fire and life safety systems and trains others in the operation of the system.
  • Maintains familiarity with the Company Emergency Organization Plan.
Financial Management
  • Assist in preparation of yearly budget.
  • Monitors the purchase order and material requisition systems to ensure that effective cost control is being maintained.
  • Completes monthly critiques and 90 day rolling forecast in regards to payroll, energy conservation, telephone, consumables and demands.
  • Manages labor costs according to agreed labor standards
Technical and Service Responsibilities
  • Responsible for the maintenance activities on utility systems to provide continuous supply of heat, electric power, gas, or air required for operations.
  • Inspects operating machines and equipment for conformance with operational standards.
  • Assists Engineering Supervisors and Chief Engineer in planning, developing, and implementing new methods and procedures designed to improve operations, minimize operating costs, and effect greater utilization of labor and materials.
  • Responds and ensures quick response by the Engineering Department to customer needs, which will meet or exceed customer expectations.
  • Confers with management to resolve maintenance problems and recommend measures to improve operations and conditions of machines and equipment.
  • Maintains skills and knowledge in the following areas: H.V.A.C. and Refrigeration; Boiler Plant Operation, A/C electrical and electrical troubleshooting; telephone switch; electronic door locks, arc welding, gas welding, soldering and brazing; plumbing (with steel, copper and plastic pipe; fire protection, hydraulics, pneumatics, sanitation, laundry and kitchen equipment).
Outcome The overall maintenance of the guest room and the facilities influence member, guest and fellow employee impression of the total organization. Clean, well-maintained guest rooms, facilities, and equipment will contribute to member and guest comfort and satisfaction.
Supervisory responsibilities Assists in the supervision of employees in the Engineering/Grounds Department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include: training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Qualification requirements To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or experience Associate’s degree (A. A.) or equivalent from Twoyear College or technical school; and/or five to ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Language skills Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively in English with customers, managers, vendors, or employees of organization.
Mathematical skills Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Reasoning ability Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
Certificates, licenses, registrations Must have valid California driver’s license.
Physical demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit and taste or smell.

The employee must constantly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Working conditions
Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in outside weather conditions. The employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts and in high, precarious places and is frequently exposed to risk of electrical shock and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme cold, and extreme heat. The employee is responsible in taking action to perform the task safely.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

The Company is committed to ensuring a safe work environment for all employees. In compliance with federal “Right to Know” requirements, the company freely discloses this information so that all employees are informed about
potential hazards in the work place. We encourage all employees to immediately report any known or potentially dangerous hazards to management.

Interaction Employees in the position of engineering/grounds interact frequently with all the departments, tenants and guests. Employees must have the ability to communicate effectively and work with the many departments along with designated guests or vendors.
Scheduling This company operates seven days a week, 24 hours a day. Shifts will generally be rotated unless you were hired for a specific shift, as much as possible to be fair to everyone. Be aware that at times it may be necessary to move you from your accustomed shift if business or task assignments demand. At times it may be necessary to move you from your accustomed shift if business or task assignments demand. In addition, it should be understood that business needs determine the amount of hours that you work.

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